Thursday 24 November 2011

Vol. 5, no. 12

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
British Library and Research Information Network - Information handling in collaborative research: an exploration of five case studies

Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat - Guideline for External Use of Web 2.0

De la communauté / From the community
World Intellectual Property Organization - The Case for a Treaty on Exceptions and Limitations for Libraries and archives: Background Paper by IFLA, ICA, EIFL and INNOVARTE

A Surfboard for Riding the Wave: Towards a four country action programme on research data

Livre en ligne - L’historien, l’archiviste et le magnétophone : de la constitution de la source orale à son exploitation

Records Management Journal, vol. 21, no. 3 (2011)
VINE: The journal of information and knowledge management systems, vol. 41, no. 4 (2011)

Passim: bulletin des Archives littéraires suisses, no. 9 (2011)

Livre - Archives incandescentes: écrire, entre la psychanalyse, l'Histoire et le politique

Book - Image Matters: Archive, Photography, and the African Diaspora in Europe

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
OCLC - ArchiveGrid Webinar Recording Now Available

Storing and Preserving Family Archives and Artifacts
3 March 2012, Ottawa

Slides from 'Intellectual Property Rights and Digital Preservation' now available
21 November 2011, Bristol

Présentations disponibles - La désacidification de masse : une technique de base pour la préservation des collections patrimoniales de bibliothèques et des archives 
29 mars 2011, Paris

Sur le web / On the web
NARA - What's Next in the Social Media Revolution? (video)

L'intégralité des cours du Portail International Archivistique Francophone sont désormais disponibles en format PDF

Outils / Tools
DAITSS (Dark Archive in the Sunshine State) software is available under a GPL v 3 license

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world


Ottawa, churches playing hardball over residential school historical documents, TRC charges

New Brunswick - Right to information compliance deadline yet to be set

Jack Shadbolt originals found at Jewish Museum and Archives of British Columbia

Ottawa - City archives likely to be named for James Bartleman

BAnQ acquiert et met en ligne le fonds d'archives de Clémence DesRochers

University of Victoria - Digital libraries make community history accessible

Ontario - Elgin County Archives receives funding for new digitization project

Le Fonds d’archives photographiques du Centre d’arts Orford accessible au public

Nouveau service au Centre d’Archives de la région de Rivière-du-Loup

Afrique / Africa
Saving Ghana's flooded music archive

L'Algérie a récupéré 50 tonnes d'archives à partir de la Tunisie

Amériques / America
National Security Archive: Brazil Takes Steps on Truth, Human Rights, and the Right to Know

White House inaction stalls Freedom of Information Act recommendations

U.S. - Uniform Electronic Legal Material Act: A Law We All Can Love

National Library of Medicine Launches YouTube Channel

China - Beijing Municipal Archives
Europe / Europa

Armenian expert advises Turkish MP to check their archives

Govt saves stamp archive for Gibraltar

Communist-era police files still elusive in Czech Republic

Fashion Designer Valentino launches online museum archive

New Archive of Nazi Exhibitions Complicates Our Understanding of Hitler's Art History

National Archives of Ireland to merge into National Library of Ireland

Ireland - IRA archive reveals peace contact's role

UK - Announcing JISC eCollections: A new community-owned content service providing access to collections of historical books, journal archives and multimedia content

Anthony Burgess archive reveals vast body of previously unseen work

Le manuscrit de la vie de sainte Catherine d’Alexandrie, trésor national, entre dans les collections de la Bibliothèque nationale de France

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
Iraq informs int'l community readiness to hand over some archives to Kuwait

Oman - National Records and Archives Authority’s expo showcases 1,000 historial items

Turkey - CHP leader fails to apologize for Dersim, calls for opening state archives

The Big Data Boom Is the Innovation Story of Our Time

Quietly, Google Puts History Online

RFID for Archives: Or "Why QR Codes Are Becoming So Appealling As An Alternative"

PDF/A-2: what it is, what it can do, what it cannot do, and what to expect in the future

Friday 18 November 2011

Vol. 5, no. 11

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
Library and Archives Canada - Governance and Recordkeeping Around the World (November 2011)

Bibliothèque nationale de France - Actualités de la conservation (novembre 2011)

De la communauté / From the community
World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) - First Draft of Standard for Online Privacy

Article - Email Preservation Options

D-Lib Magazine, vol. 17, no. 11-12 (November/December 2011) 

Journal of Archival Organization, vol. 9, no. 2 (2011)

Book - Making the Archives Talk: New and Selected Essays in Bibliography, Editing, and Book History

Book - Closed Stacks, Open Shutters: An Archivist Photobook

Book - Legal Ontology Engineering: Methodologies, Modelling Trends, and the Ontology of Professional Judicial Knowledge

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
International Conference of Tribal Archives, Libraries and Museums
June 4-7 2012, Catoosa (Oklahoma)

Semaine internationale des archives francophones
22-24 novembre 2011, Hanoï, Vietnam

Free ARMA Webinar - Records Management Policies and Practices in a Social Media World

Report on the Data Curation Research Summit
9 December 2010, Chicago

Sur le web / On the web
Mise en service de la Salle des inventaires virtuelle des Archives nationales de France

Library of Congress - Conversations about Digital Preservation (podcast)

Slideshare - Cooperating with Google for the Digitlization of Austrian National Library Holdings

New U.S. National Library of Medicine Online Exhibition - Building a National Medical Library on a Shoestring: 1872, the First Year

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Minister Clement Announces Progress on Key Open Government Initiatives
Researchers work to build a national online library to house Canada's history

Ukrainian Canadian Archives and Museum of Alberta set to go after eight-year wait

Ottawa - Une présence francophone bien ancrée (première d'une série de chroniques historiques en collaboration avec l’archiviste en chef de l’Université d’Ottawa)

EMC Heritage Trust Project Grant to Help University of Western Ontario Library Digitize and Preserve Largest Collection of Canadian Company Annual Reports

Girl Guides archives a treasure trove of members' contributions to war effort

Follow exploits of Calgary’s Second World War heroes in Herald archives

York University - Remembrance Day exhibit

University of Waterloo librarians create digital historical street map

Afrique / Africa
The Archive of the Tunisian Political Police: How does it Contribute to the Democratic Transition?

Cameroon: National Archives Annex Buea Undergoes Modernization

Kenya Open Data Initiative (KODI) Heralds a New Era for Access to Information

Interview with a Librarian/Archivist at South African Broadcasting Corporation Platfontein

Amériques / America
Mexico's Largest University to Post Online Nearly All Publications and Course Materials

U.S. Government - NARA has one of the Lowest Scores for Employee Satisfaction and Commitment

NARA - Demystifying Declassification

NARA - Records Lost and Found, or, Dresden on the Eve of Destruction

Library of Congress - It’s Beginning to Look A Lot Like… Election Archiving Season

Opposition Grows To Meaningful Use Metadata (In Electronic Health Records)

Historic Exxon Valdez spill documents to be made available to the public

The New Zealand Film Archive Brings Local Films Home To Northland

India - A police station reaches into forgotten archives to honour Mahatma Gandhi

Television Broadcasts Limited hands over treasured films to Hong Kong Film Archive

Thailand - Our heritage in film

Europe / Europa
Europe's archived trove of rare Great War documents goes online

Polish Literary Treasure Found in Russia
Archives on the role of the Church during the Spanish Civil War are published

Vatican - La « Pénitencerie apostolique » ouvre ses archives

Les Archives littéraires suisses mettent d’autres inventaires en ligne

National Dance Archive of Ireland Opens at University of Limerick

The Rolling Stones Launch The Rolling Stones Archive

Norwich charity’s £600,000 boost to create carnival archive

La Maison de l’histoire de France entend développer une stratégie numérique ambitieuse

Agathe Sanjuan : conservatrice-archiviste de la Comédie-Française

New ISO management system standards for records facilitate transparency in corporate governance

Farewell to paper? Companies discover efficiency in managing information without documents

Cultural Artifacts In an Impermanent Digital World

Associated Press Impact: Right-to-know laws often ignored

Vivian Norris: Our Cinematic History is at Stake: Film Archives and Apocalypse in 0's and 1's

Infographic: Data Deluge - 8 Zettabytes of Data by 2015

Friday 11 November 2011

Vol. 5, no. 10

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
Australasian Digital Recordkeeping Initiative - Glossary of Disposal Triggers (Exposure Draft)

De la communauté / From the community
Association for Recorded Sound Collections - A Study of Embedded Metadata Support in Audio Recording Software: Summary of Findings and Conclusions

Thesis - Metaphors and Norms: Understanding copyright law in a digital society

Conference paper - Evolving Domains, Problems and Solutions for Long Term Digital Preservation 

Canadian Journal of Information and Library Science, vol. 35, no. 4 (December 2011)

RBM: A Journal of Rare Books, Manuscripts, and Cultural Heritage, vol. 12, no. 2 (Fall 2011)

Archives and Records Association Ireland Newsletter (Autumn-Winter 2011)
Library of Congress - Digital Preservation Newsletter (November 2011)

Book - Cultural Memory and Western Civilization: Functions, Media, Archives

Book - Becoming Worthy Ancestors: Archive, Public Deliberation and Identity in South Africa

Book - Electronics Resources Management in the Academic Library: A Professional Guide

Book - The Routledge Guide to European Political Archives: Sources since 1945

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
38th Canadian Association for Conservation of Cultural Property conference
22 to 26 May 2012, Peterborough, Ontario

Association of Newfoundland and Labrador Archives - Archives and Science: Connections
November 18, 2011, St. Johns

Webinar - WAS Under the Hood: How Web Archives Work 
November 16, 2011
OCLC Research - Scan and Deliver Webinar Recording Now Available

Sur le web / On the web
Launch of new Confederation of Open Access Repositories website
IFLA - New Webpages on Copyright Limitations and Exceptions

Podcast - Archives and Activism: The Contemporary Turn

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Library and Archives Canada, Canadian Urban Libraries Council, and Canadian War Museum expand collaboration for the delivery of Lest We Forget workshops

Dalhousie University - Remembering Our Fallen Through Archival Records

Rich resources available for finding military records of beloved vets

Mennonite archive of Ontario marks anniversary

Jewish archives founder, author honoured by the Beth Avraham Yoseph of Toronto Congregation

Archive acquisition to preserve a piece of Vancouver’s film industry

Historical B.C. newspapers digitized by University of British Columbia Library

Tasting event celebrates University of Guelph archive

Le Groupe d’archivistes de la région de Montréal (GARM) se joint au Réseau des services d’archives du Québec (RAQ)

Afrique / Africa
In Egypt, Director Of Famed Library Of Alexandria Under Fire

Burkina Faso - Calls for France to open its archives for evidence of involvement of the French secret services in the 1987 death of Thomas Sankara

Amériques / Americas
BBC Caribbean archives donated to University of West Indies

La mémoire guatémaltèque sous la garde de la Suisse

Leading North American institutions endorse the Berlin Declaration on Open Access to Knowledge

U.S. - More than thirty organizations support the Presidential Records Act Amendments 

NARA Launches Initial Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) Registry

NARA to launch Citizen Archivist Dashboard

NARA extends its reach via social media

Nixon Grand Jury records and additional records have been released

Holocaust stories pieced together with photos

NAACP Archives Go Digital

Illinois, Indiana archives have top websites

New tool makes Delaware Public Archives searches easier

Ravers and time travellers re-record history

Texas Tech University - Thanks to music archive, show will go on

'New' Lincoln documents found

KFC Discovers Unpublished "Food Autobiography" Written by Colonel Sanders Four Decades Ago Hidden in Archive Storage Facility

Malaysia - Discussion on access to Archives documents

Japan Earthquake: Libraries to Recover

Rare Chinese papercuts, liberated from University of Michigan storage room, now on display 

Europe / Europa
Pressure mounts to open Sweden's Stasi archive

Armenia’s National Archives to Publish Genocide Testimonials

Sketches of Hitler and Nazi officials by British artist given access to the dictator's HQ to go under the hammer
IFI Irish Film Archive Preservation Fund Launched

Scottish Freedom of Information watchdog reports 20% boost in appeals
UK - Opportunity for archives to help develop a new accreditation standard

How New Labour gave the Royal family exemption from the Freedom of Information Act
Parliament Week 2011: Jeremy McIlwaine on the Conservative Party Archive

Tiny Bronte manuscript that introduces world to Jane Eyre character Bertha goes up for auction

France - L’Etat revendique les manuscrits du général de Gaulle

La Préfecture de police signe une convention avec les Archives de France

France - Des archives inédites du procès de Nuremberg confiées à la Maison d’Izieu

France - Les entreprises face aux secrets du passé

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
40 Years Since the Establishment of the Israeli "Black Panther" Movement: New Documents on the Response of Government Institutions

Library of Congress to expand ties with Qatar Foundation 


Friday 4 November 2011

Vol. 5, no. 9

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
European Commission - Recommandations on the digitisation and online accessibility of cultural material and digital preservation
NARA - 2nd Annual Environmental Sustainability Plan

United States Copyright Office - Legal Issues in Mass Digitization: A Preliminary Analysis and Discussion Document
De la communauté / From the community
Society of American Archivists - Using Archives: A Guide to Effective Research

Linked Data for Libraries, Museums, and Archives: Survey and Workshop Report

IFLA - Final version of the Guidelines for Subject Access in National Bibliographies 

Archives Association of Ontario - Off the Record, vol. 27, no. 4 (November 2011)

International Council on Archives Section on University and Research Institution Archives - Newsletter (no. 3, October 2011)

First Monday, vol. 16, no. 11 (November 2011)

Documentaliste-Sciences de l'Information, vol. 48, no 3, 2011 (numéro spécial sur l'accès à l'information)

Cultural Human Resources Council - Culture 3.0: Impact of emerging digital technologies on human resources in the cultural sector

Book - Tribal Libraries, Archives, and Museums: Preserving our Language, Memory, and Lifeways 

Book - Ancestors and Relatives: Genealogy, Identity, and Community 

Book - Government Information Management in the 21st Century: International Perspectives 

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Designing Storage Architectures for Preservation Collections (Support material and presentations available)
September 26-27, 2011, Washington, DC 

European Cultural Commons conference (videos available)
October 12, 2011, Warsaw, Poland

Free webinar - Digital Preservation: Fundamentals
December 8, 2011

Sur le web / On the web
Ryerson University - Archives & Special Collections database now online

Library and Archives Canada - Royal Canadian Navy Ledger Sheets (1910-1941) Database

Nova Scotia Archives Video - Helen Creighton's Bluenose Ghosts

Outils / Tools
Library of Congress - Create and Share Interfaces to Our Digital Cultural Heritage

DMP Tool: Guidance and Resources for your Data Management Plan

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Professors decry cuts to Library and Archives Canada

Library and Archives Canada public booking changes delayed 

Nunavut to propose amendments to privacy act: Aariak

Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador Says Commissioner Can Review Documents Subject to Solicitor-Client Privilege Claim

Inuit films move online and into northern communities

McMaster Library to offer access to massive archive of Holocaust testimonies

Montreal's open data sparks archival photo site

Brampton - Preserving today for tomorrow

McCarthy Tétrault Launches Technology and Intellectual Property Blog

Afrique / Africa
OCLC’s WorldCat Local to transform resource discovery and delivery in South African libraries

Cameroon: Buea - Experts Begin Digitalization of Archives

Amériques / America
Library of Congress - A Bibliographic Framework for the Digital Age

Library of Congress Acquires AIA/AAF Collection of Rare Architectural Drawings, Photographs and Illustrated Publications

NARA and EPA Launch Documerica-Inspired Student Multimedia Contest
NARA officials defend searchability of electronic archive

Historians and Archivists Comment on Oral History Review Rules and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Release First Searchable Online Records Collections from World Memory Project

Association of Research Libraries Endorses the Berlin Declaration on Open Access to Knowledge in the Sciences and Humanities 

Major Book Publisher Files Mass-BitTorrent Lawsuit

Oregon State Merges Archives and Special Collections as Part of Overall Reorganization 

Professor argues for archiving genocide

Scientific American's online archive to 1845 goes live 

Unseen archive of Orson Welles's hidden masterpiece for sale at Bonhams

Introducing, Chinese Linked Open Data

Australia - Defence archive cash secures Fort

India - Rare Persian manuscripts being preserved at archival institute in Andhra Pradesh

Europe / Europa
IMAGO President: Digitizing Europe's Film Heritage Could Cost 2 Billion Euros

Germany and Romania in Hot Water Over Data Retention

German spy archives paint Putin as abusive

The secrets of Bad Arolsen Documents housed in the massive Holocaust archive are now only beginning to be understood 

Inauguration en Suisse des archives tchétchènes sur les droits humains

La discothèque de Radio France: un trésor de 450.000 "galettes"

France - Archivage : les multiples services associés

France - Génocide en Vendée : les archives parlent

National Library of Scotland Bill published

"Freedom of Information Act could be too expensive to implement" says Isle of Man Chief Minister

Top secret WWII files released: Documents on US Marines’ operations in Northern Ireland to go in new Derry museum 

UK National Archives - First World War nursing records available online

UK - Parliament Week: The objects and photos from Parliament through the centuries

BBC to open vast radio archive online

Royal Society opens electronic archive of scientific papers, including Franklin, Newton, Darwin

A bloody good read: 'Dracula' author's journal found

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
Israeli theater history, alive via a few clicks of a mouse

Emulation is becoming a viable option (#KEEP) (1) 

New Digital Afterlife Planning Site World Without Me Offers Tools to Archive, Curate Digital Footprint 

New e-book app allows readers to share their marginalia

Storing Information for a Thousand Years