Thursday 27 December 2012

Vol. 6, no. 17

Ressources / Resources

De la communauté / From the community
International Council on Archives annual report 2012

Journal of Digital Humanities, vol. 1, no. 4 (Fall 2012)

Revue électronique suisse de science de l'information, no. 13 (Décembre 2012)

Document numérique, vol. 15, no. 3 (2012)

Free ebook - From Documentation to Information Science: The Beginnings and Early Development of the American Documentation Institute-American Society for Information Science

Book - Ephemeral Material: Queering the Archive

Book - Corporate Responsibility for Cultural Heritage: Conservation, Sustainable Development, and Corporate Reputation

Book - Scientific Computing and Cultural Heritage: Contributions in Computational Humanities

Livre - Les Archives Internationales de la Danse: un projet inachevé, 1931-1952

Book - Evaluating the Impact of Your Library (2nd edition)

Book - Intellectual Property Law in Canada: Cases and Commentary (2nd Edition)

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Psychology and Information Management
February 20, 2013, Toronto (and Internet)

Digging For Gold In Toronto Libraries and Archives: Day-long Workshop for Family Historians
May 4, 2013, Toronto

International Association of Sound and Audiovisual Archives / Baltic Audiovisual Archival Council Joint Conference
6-10 October, 2013, Vilnius, Lithuania

Free Genealogy Webinars
December 20, 2012 - January 21, 2013

Sur le web / On the web
The Open Data Hub of the European Union (beta version)

Database of Italian Church’s Art and Artefacts

Searching Your Irish Roots Online: a Guide to Irish Genealogy Websites and How to Search on Them

Top 10 Digital Preservation Presentations of 2012

Slidecast - Tool Academy: Web Archiving

Tutoriel: Comment utiliser les annuaires Lovell (BAnQ)

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Ottawa says it never agreed to duplicate residential school records

Debate over crucial residential school documents delays reconciliation deal

Culture of secrecy keeping Canadians in the dark

Ryerson University Archives and Special Collections - The War of 1812, Two Hundred Years Ago

Archival Dialogues at Ryerson Image Centre: A Taster

Lanark County (Ont.) council battles to keep records close to home

Afrique / Africa
Namibia: Home Affairs Switches to Electronic Records

Les archives du génocide rwandais divisent

Tunisie : l'agence Tunis Afrique presse (TAP) contribue à préserver l'archive nationale photographique 

Amériques / Americas
How Paraguay's 'Archive of Terror' put Operation Condor in focus

White House data strategy calls for standardized metadata and identity authentication

NARA Honored for Innovation and Best Practices in Government

First complete color photo of Earth from space sold off at auction

Texas State Archives Unveils Online Flag Exhibit

Inside the life of the Inuit: Extraordinary photographs document how Alaska's Eskimos survived the cruelest of winters

Portland Art Museum digitizes its collections, adding, history, context to artworks

Abraham Lincoln archive at GVSU helps bring to life Golden Globe-nominated film by Steven Spielberg

University of Vermont - The specialness of Special Collections

Picturing freedom: how former slaves used photography to imagine and create their new lives after Emancipation

Researchers Say Much to Be Learned from Chicago's Open Data

Maps alter the course of several lives: Mount Washington man leaves behind a collection whose discovery affects a number of disparate people in profound ways

One man's effort to save TV's physical history raises question: Is it art or just strange stuff?

Stokowski sleuth finds historic items for Philly Orchestra on conductor’s 100th anniversary

Oldest Southern library's book bindery repairs historic works by hand

Australia - Hunter Valley Theatre Company archive photos saved 

Earliest surviving Mughal document?

India (state of Karnataka) - Files pile up in secretariat as space for storage shrinks in Archives

Philippine - Value of film preservation, restoration acknowledged

Europe / Europa
New agreement for cooperation between Jewish Records Index-Poland and the Polish State Archives

Germany - Updating Thomas Mann’s Status From Stuffy to Chatty

Germany - Official wants Rolling Stones to rock Stasi archive

Italy - Free app reveals Dianese archives

France - Les beaux jours du manuscrit

Entretien avec Jean-Yves Houard, secrétaire général de la Fédération Française de généalogie

Ireland - Radio Free Éireann interviews Belfast Project Director Ed Moloney

National Library of Ireland releases prison letters written by Roger Casement in 1916

British Library - Here Comes Santa Claus

UK National Archives - Newly released files from 1982 include Falklands War papers

WWI Belfast soldiers' letters found in Cavan

Bristol Old Vic theatre creates memories audio archive

Archive film showing Norwich’s Christmas past

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
Débat à Oran sur le cinéma Palestinien: «Nos archives sont livrées aux quatre vents»

The End of the Map

Why You Should Digitize Your Film Using a Camera Instead of a Scanner

The state-of-the-art in System Preservation

Back up systems are not recordkeeping systems

Best Gift Ever: A 3D Printer

Thursday 20 December 2012

Vol. 6, no. 16

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
Archives New Zealand - Chief Archivist’s Report to the Minister: Public Records Act 2005 Audits 2010/2011

Bibliothèque nationale de France - Bibliographie 2012 du Dépôt légal de l'Internet et de l'archivage du Web

Bibliothèque nationale de France - Rapport d’orientation pour le Comité stratégique bibliographique

De la communauté / From the community
Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards (OASIS) - Electronic Court Filing Version 4.01 Committee Specification

Archives and Manuscripts, vol. 40, no. 3 (2012)

Ariadne, no. 70 (2012)

Above Board: a Quarterly Newsletter Published by the Office of the Newfoundland and Labrador's Information and Privacy Commissioner, vol. 2, no. 3-4 (2012)    

Book - Bad Data Handbook: Mapping the World of Data Problems

Book - Classified: Secrecy and the State in Modern Britain

Book - Digital Forensics Explained

Book - The Future of Scientific Knowledge Discovery in Open Networked Environments

Livre - Les métiers de la culture et du patrimoine

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
2013 World Social Science Forum: Social Transformations and the Digital Age
October 13-15, 2013, Montreal

Archives Week 2013 in Saskatchewan
February 3 to 9, 2013, Saskatchewan

Exposition - Playmobil archiviste: Documents d’archives (XVe-XIXe) mis en dioramas
1er décembre 2012 - 31 janvier 2013, Archives du royaume de Belgique à Saint-Hubert

Webinar - Introduction to Geospatial Metadata: ISO 191** Metadata
January 15 - March 3, 2013
Webinar - Archival Encounters
January 28, February 18, March 25, April 22, 2013

Spring Semester 2013: Harvard Law School Class on Copyright Will Be Available Online for Free 
500 Students To Be Selected

Reinventing Archival Methods: Report and what’s next? (presentations available)
November 29-30, 2012, Sydney (Australia)

Sur le web / On the web

UK National Archives podcast - Tracing Huguenot ancestors

UK National Archives podcast - The scandalous case of John Vassall: sexuality, spying and the Civil Service

Slidecast - The RLUK/OCLC Survey of Special Collections and Archives in the UK & Ireland: Outcomes and Perspectives

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Government of Canada Providing Canadians with Record Amount of Government Information

The Government of Canada refusal to produce millions of records in Federal Archives is making it impossible – Nishnawbe Aski Nation

Lettre - Bibliothèque et Archives Canada : des milliers d’infos à un clic de souris (par Daniel J. Caron)

Compressions fédérales - De face et de fesses : réplique à Daniel J. Caron

Bibliothèque et Archives Canada fait marche arrière

Toronto - U.S. Consulate donates special book to Jewish archives

New association - Canadian Association of Professional Academic Librarians (CAPAL)

Afrique / Africa
Amériques / Americas
NASA 'dusts off' its Apollo archives

Emancipation Proclamation to go on display at National Archives

Presidential Library opens $11 million exhibit that reconsiders Lyndon B. Johnson

Christmas cards from presidents on display at Presidential Archives and Leadership Library

Spotlighting the Top Electronic Discovery Cases from 2012

'Peanuts' archive fails to find a buyer

Unique Metropolis movie poster lot fetches $1.2 million at auction

Dominican Studies Institute at The City College of New York Makes 2,900-Photo Archive Accessible Via Flickr

Before You Were Born: We Were Digitizing Texts

Digital Technology Expands the Scope and Reach of the Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collections

An Interview with Julie Sweetkind-Singer, Assistant Director of Geospatial, Cartographic and Scientific Data and Services, Stanford University

Preserving What Remains of Bay Area TV News History

Europe / Europa
Photos of Lost Russian Crown Jewels Found In US Library

New documents about Azerbaijani history revealed in Germany

Swedes Think Different: A New Model for E-lending

Suisse - Achèvement du Programme GEVER de la Confédération (passage à la gestion électronique des dossiers traités par l’administration fédérale)

UK government pledges reforms to intellectual property landscape

Fascinating National Health Service archives now available

British Library - New Testament from the oldest complete Bible available online for the first time

Curators at the National Museum of London discover first recordings of Christmas Day

Earliest pocket-size country pursuits manual to be shown at British Library

It's a real coo as 'unbreakable' war code found on pigeon in Portland is cracked (by Canadians researchers)

From Bethlehem to the Garden of Gethsemane, the biblical locations photographed in 1862 to prove to the English they really did exist 

Wartime German Christmas letters stolen by Jersey youths finally delivered to soldiers' relatives

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
Israeli government openly licenses all images they own

Google - “In the beginning”...bringing the Dead sea scrolls of Genesis and the Ten Commandments online

Syrie - Damas: "protéger le patrimoine"


International Launch of the IMPACT Centre of Competence in Digitisation
Forensic scientists can authenticate digital recordings using electrical hum
The Open Government Partnership: What this means for records management and archives

What recordkeeping functionality do business systems need to provide?