Thursday 29 September 2011

Vol. 5, no. 4

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
Interoperability Solutions for European Public Administrations - Towards Open Government Metadata 

France - Amélioration de la relation numérique à l'usager: rapport issu des travaux du groupe "Experts Numériques"

De la communauté / From the community
OCLC - Taking Stock and Making Hay: Archival Collections Assessment

Cineaste, vol. 36, no.4, Fall 2011 (Special Issue on Film Preservation)

Program: electronic library and information systems, vol. 45, no. 4 (2011)

Service interministériel des Archives de France - Bulletin sur les ressources archivistiques numériques, no 43 (septembre 2011)

Book - The future of looking back (first book in the Microsoft Research series from Microsoft Press)

Book - Essential Law for information Professionals, 3rd edition 

Livre - Les livres dans l'univers numérique 

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Exhibiting Archival Materials
November 4, 2011, Edmonton

Digital Humanities Summer Institute 
5-8 June 2012, University of Victoria

2011 CBA Privacy Law Conference and 7th International Conference of Information Commissioners
October 3-5, 2011, Ottawa

ARMA International 57th Annual Conference & Expo
September 21 – 26, 2012, Chicago

Actes du 39e congrès de l'Association des Archivistiques du Québec
3 au 5 juin 2010, Victoriaville

Sur le web / On the web
Podcast - Nova Scotia Public Archives at CBC discussing the @Photopolis crowdsourcing project 

The Digital Dead Sea Scrolls

NARA Now Available on iTunes

Guardian's Tech podcast: Creating a digital public space

Video - A Brief History of Digital Data

Outils / Tools
Free Your Metadata 

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Feds appeal judge's order to open up RCMP security file on Tommy Douglas

Library and Archives Canada digitizes past issues of the Canada Gazette (1841-1997)

P.E.I. shines in national access to information audit

Newfoundland - NDP Promise Overhaul of Access to Information Act

Members lament B.C. Freedom of Information Act is a shell of what it once was

Burnaby played role in Freedom of information laws

BANQ - Des certificats d'agrément remis à trois sociétés d'histoire du Lac-Saint-Jean

Ted Harrison donates archives to University of Victoria

University of Western Ontario Librarians and Archivists Strike Ends As Both Sides Ratify New Agreement

Afrique / Africa
African Platform on Access to Information adopted at conference in Cape Town

Numérisation des archives audiovisuelles de la TV tunisienne

Amériques / Americas
Bermuda's archivist put on administrative leave

U.S. Federal Player of the Week: Archivist of the presidential gifts and records

NARA - Online Access To The Founding Fathers Papers

The Fight Over the Future of Digital Books

Former National Archives employee accused of stealing from agency that safeguards US records

Presidential historian accused in document theft case wants to sell Warhol print, other art

Frank Driggs, Collector of Jazz Photos, Dies at 81

Billionaire Donates Elliott Erwitt's Print Archive to Ransom Center (Texas)

Asie-Pacifique/Asia-Pacific Europe / Europa
EU - TV Archives Join Linked Open Data Movement

Armenia’s National Archive contains 350 million documents

Belgium Launches Data Portal

France - Archives diplomatiques : transfert ou... pas ?

France - Les Archives nationales choisissent le Groupe Numen pour numériser leur 23 327 instruments de recherche

France - Les messages secrets du général de Gaulle
La chorégraphe Carolyn Carlson fait don de ses archives à la Bibliothèque nationale de France

Scotland - Note from author Rudyard Kipling found after 40 years on shelf
British Postal Museum and Archive under threat

The University of London, the British Library and JISC make ancient music books accessible to all

Alice in Wonderland manuscript released as ebook

UK - Saxophonist Peter to set up national Blues Archive

Archives of England's oldest swimming club unearthed in Brighton library


Thursday 22 September 2011

Vol. 5, no. 3

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
Annual Report of the Librarian of Congress 2010

British Library - Seeking New Landscapes: a rights clearance study in the context of mass digitisation of 140 books published between 1870 and 2010

Archives nationales de France - Vade-Mecum de l'archivage des documents papier

De la communauté / From the community
Indiana University - Meeting the Challenge of Media Preservation: Strategies and Solutions

Ithaka S+R and the Strategic Content Alliance - Updated online digital resources sustainability case studies
Science and Technology Facilities Council - Scientific data policy

Article - Improving Public Policymaking with the Help of Digital Archives

Library and Archives Canada - Governance and Recordkeeping Around the World, vol. 3, no. 12 (September 2011)

University of Toronto - Faculty of Information Quarterly, vol. 3, no. 4 (2011)

Book - Guide to Security Considerations and Practices for Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collection Libraries 

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Preservation Of Complex Digital Objects Symposia (POCOS) event
11-12 October 2011, Glasgow

Structural frameworks for open, digital research: strategy, policy & infrastructure
June 11th-13th 2012, Copenhagen

Sur le web / On the web
Podcast - Science and sustainability in cultural heritage: building a resilient future for The National Archives (UK)

Slideshare - Archives and archival organization in southern Germany from the early 19th century until World War I: the example of Bavaria

Outils / Tools

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Archives Canada reclaims mysterious Gen. Wolfe statue

Tentative deal reached at the University of Western Ontario

Kitchener - Field naturalists’ archives find new home

New photography exhibit – Merging Time: Vancouver Through The Lens

L’Union française de Montréal confie ses archives à BAnQ

College of the North Atlantic (Stephenville, Newfoundland) receives trove of mill memorabilia

Goderich (Ont.) - Funding for Archival Records

Afrique / Africa

Amériques / Americas
Bermuda Archives’ staff vote to strike

Une bibliothèque numérique ouvre ses portes à Haïti

Guyana approves freedom of information act

The U.S. National Archives Celebrates the United States’ Entry into the Open Government Partnership

U.S. National Archives Lawyer Jason R. Baron Receives Emmett Leahy Award

For records management, agencies see clouds in the forecast

California Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Electronic Public Records Case

Smithsonian Institution Archives launches a new website
Harvard’s Hip Hop Archivist

Frick Art Reference Library photo archive records now accessible online

Incredible Titanic archive will cross the block Oct. 21 by Philip Weiss Auctions in New York

The real face of white Australia: experience of face recognition on archival material

Europe / Europa
Europeana adopts new data exchange agreement, all metadata to be published under CC0

Commission brokers agreement for mass digitisation

Armenia - Matenadaran Institute of Ancient Manuscripts Opens New Building 

Belgique - 80 millions d'archives de la Seconde Guerre Mondiale disponibles aux Archives du Royaume

France - Qu’est-ce qu’une archive en ethnographie ? un entretien avec Florence Weber

Les archives de Julien Green seront vendues à Genève (Suisse)

National Library of Ireland inquiry into legality of records release by UK ancestry firm

Ireland - Derry’s history to go online

The British Museum is the first UK arts organisation to publish its collection semantically

Voluntary Action History Society - Including the Excluded: Cataloguing the records of disabled children

Manchester prison and workhouse archives go online

Hebrew manuscript published online by Bodleian Library

Oxford scanner reveals secrets of documents, ancient and modern

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
Sultanate of Oman - Archive updating drive in top gear

Oman and Pakistan keen on archive collaboration

Tunisie - "Botzarileaks": les archives du RCD à Paris révèlent les malversations du parti de Ben Ali

Internet Archive Just Scanned their 3 Millionth Text

Historic global Open Government Partnership launches in New York City

Thursday 15 September 2011

Vol. 5, no. 2

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
UK - Transparent Government, Not Transparent Citizens: A Report on Privacy and Transparency for the Cabinet Office

National library of the Netherlands contract with Google 

De la communauté / From the community
Scotland's Archives Matter: a Scottish Council on Archives advocacy publication showcasing Scotland's archive and records management sector

Digital Curation Center - How to Develop a Data Management and Sharing Plan 

Conference Paper - MUSE: Reviving Memories Using Email Archives

Association of Research Libraries - Resource Packet on Orphan Works: Legal and Policy Issues for Research Libraries 

D-Lib Magazine, vol. 17, no. 9-10 (September-October 2011)

Document numérique, vol. 14, no. (2011)

Book - The Good Digital Preservation Guide

Book - Going Mobile: Developing Apps for Your Library Using Basic HTML Programming 

Livre - Pour un humanisme numérique

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
World Information Architecture Day 2012
February 11, 2012, 14 cities across the globe

National Digital Public Library of America: Perspectives and Directions
October 11, 2011, New York City

Sur le web / On the web

Outils / Tools
OCLC - Introducing ArchiveGrid - the sandbox where archivists build something better

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Privacy Commissioner of Canada: Respecting Canadians' Privacy in the Decade After 9/11

University of Calgary - Rare glimpse into the Canadian Architectural Archives

Acquisition spéciale à l’Université Laval: la première édition de l’Encyclopédie de Diderot et d’Alembert

Exhibit, relying heavily on archival documents and oral history interviews, will explore Jewish role in Winnipeg's garment industry

Windsor - 426-year-old Bible library's oldest book

Amériques / America
NARA - Ten years later: Handling 9/11 Commission records

Digitized Newspapers Are “The Biographers New Best Friend”

What’s a Presidential Library to Do?

Archives' exhibit asks 'What's Cooking, Uncle Sam?'

Papers of Broadway Giant John Raitt to Join Collections at the Library of Congress

Database of Viginia Slave Names Goes Online

Battleship Missouri opens research room with archive documents, photo, videos, oral histories


Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says that it is unfortunate that there is no archival work being done in the Indian film industry

Australia - Deadline looms for federal agency digital checkup

Europe / Europa
Germany - Former Stasi employees to be banned from working at Stasi archive

Canton de Genève (Suisse) - Les inventaires des procédures criminelles de l'Ancien Régime sont consultables en ligne

Des milliers d’archives sonores sur la Bibliothèque nationale d’Espagne

France - A touring program at Cinematheque hauls historic film out of the National Archives and gives it new life

Rare manuscript found in France

British Film Institute’s Archive: Safe home for a vast collection

Theatre Archives in the UK

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
WikiLeaks: Ottoman Archives ‘Purged’ to Hide Armenian Genocide

Expert: Turkish archives cleaned of Armenian Genocide documents back in 1919

Sultanate of Oman - Archives meet lays stress on managing records

Preserving the Legacy of Film

Digitisation may have came late to book publishing, but it is transforming the business in short order

Sony Disc Archive Storage System announced

IKEA anticipates death of paper books, tweaks bookcase

Authors Guild, Australian Society of Authors and Quebec Writers Union lawsuit
U.S. colleges hit with copyright infringement complaint from Canadian writers

Authors Guild, Australian Society of Authors, Quebec Writers Union Sue Five U.S. Universities

Lawsuit Seeks the Removal of a Digital Book Collection

Library Copyright Alliance Statement on Authors Guild, Inc., et al. v. HathiTrust et al.

Thursday 8 September 2011

Vol. 5, no. 1

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
Government of New South Wales - Records, risks, business systems and government information

De la communauté / From the community
OCLC - Social Metadata for Libraries, Archives and Museums Part 1: Site Reviews

International Council on Archives - Archival Automation: A Bibliography

Data Centres: their Use, Value and Impact

2010 IFLA Annual Report

Open Data: Emerging Trends, Issues and Best Practices

Emerging Practice in a Digital Age: a Guide to Technology-Enhanced Institutional Innovation

First Monday, vol. 16, no. 9 (September 2011)

The National Library of Australia Magazine (September 2011)

ISO 25964-1:2011 - Information and documentation -- Thesauri and interoperability with other vocabularies -- Part 1: Thesauri for information retrieval

Book - Archival Narratives for Canada: Re-Telling Stories in a Changing Landscape

Book - Information Users and Usability in the Digital Age 

Book - Collection Development in the Digital Age 

Book - The Special Collections Handbook

Book - Losing Site: Architecture, Memory and Place

Book - The Struggle over the Files: The Western Allies and the Return of German Archives after the Second World War

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Webinar: Core Issues in Digital Preservation
24 October 11

Les coulisses des Archives nationales (France)
28 septembre et 26 octobre 2011, Paris

Sur le web / On the web
Podcast - The social life of data

Video - Cool Things at the NARA

Video - Archives SENSibles: une promenade patrimoniale au cœur d’une sélection d’archives représentatives de l’histoire du Pays basque

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Afrique / Africa
Amériques / Americas
NARA sits on 9/11 Commission records

Documents Show Feds Believed in the Yeti

Journalists seek to intervene in IRA oral history case

Texas historical court documents in peril, panel says 

The Judy Chicago Art Education Collection, one of the most important private collections of archival materials on feminist art education, is now open to the public 

Public remains barred from Attica prison riot files after 40 years

India - Keeping a record of our past

Kazakhstan proposes opening historical archives in Central Asia

State archives in Uzbekistan in chaos

Malaysia - 48th year of nation's formation, says State Archives boss

Australia - National archives in dark over museum plans

Europe / Europa
Europeana Libraries Project Begins To Aggregate Digital Content

Poland - Riddle of missing Third Reich files

1,700-year-old map of Roman roads used for online journey planner

France - The unseen photographs that throw new light on the First World War

France - Les anciens condamnés demandent à disparaître des archives des journaux

France - Réaménagement des bibliothèques nationales : le canapé aurait-il raison du livre ?

Google Book-Scanning Lawsuit Is Dropped by French Publishers

Digital Preservation Coalition to set up new Career Development and Training Task Force

UK National Archives: One million Merchant Navy seamen records now available online

UK - National Archives releases public application programming interface for 11m records

British Library to buy oldest original-bound book from Jesuits