Thursday 5 January 2012

Vol. 5, no. 18

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
U.S. Copyright Office - Federal Copyright Protection for Pre-1972 Sound Recordings

De la communauté / From the community
President of the American Historical Association: The Public Practice of History in and for a Digital Age

Centre d'animation et de recherche en écologie politique (Belgique) - Les archives, un médicament générique pour la démocratie

International Journal of Digital Information and Wireless Communications, vol. 1, no. 2 (February 2012)

Book - Preserving Local Writers, Genealogy, Photographs, Newspapers, and Related Materials

Book - Digital Libraries and Archives: 7th Italian Research Conference, IRCDL 2011

Book - Too Big to Know: Rethinking Knowledge Now That the Facts Aren't the Facts, Experts Are Everywhere, and the Smartest Person in the Room Is the Room

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Free Webinar - 10 Ways To Jump Start Your Genealogy In 2012
January 10, 2012

Sur le web / On the web
Start the New Year Right with Tips from the Smithsonian Institution Archives

NARA - Genealogy "how to" workshops now available as online videos

Library of Congress Podcast - Conversations about Digital Preservation

New Digital Preservation Videos From Archipel Steal the Show

Outils / Tools
8 Simple Digital Tools for Scanning Documents

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world


Bureau of Canadian Archivists - New gun bill erases archival record

International Council on Archives Section for Local, Municipal and Territorial Archives - The Archives of Ontario Remembers an Eaton's Christmas

Multiculturalism Trudeau's gift to Canada (on the Multicultural History Society of Ontario)

Ontario - Freedom of information to apply to hospitals

QuébecLeaks se dégonfle, faute de fuites

University of Waterloo - New archives open for research

Afrique / Africa
Amériques / America
How Brazil is opening up access to official information

Internet Archives - Government archives: Scan and deliver

Boston D.A. Subpoenas Twitter Over Occupy Boston, Anonymous

Lazarus archive: St. Louis facility restores burned or otherwise damaged records 

Scientists scan damaged audio discs, resurrect fresh beats

Kansas - After years of uncertainty, Black Archives has found its way

Archives of American Art announces the opening of Carnegie Institute exhibition records for research

Scorsese talks preservation: director still passionate about protecting film history


National Diet Library - Building the Digital Archive of the Great East Japan Earthquake and Launching New Services

German mould-warriors help to save Thailand's wet books 

Europe / Europa
Dutch National Archives repositioning in the digital world

Estonia - National Archive Comes Under Education Ministry Jurisidiction

Germans remember 20 years' access to Stasi archives

Sweden recognises new file-sharing religion Kopimism

Papers of Europe's first female professor to become available online, with help from Stanford's libraries

Ireland's Military Archives go online

UK - Gems from National Archives unearthed after the 30-year rule

The Blue Cross opens archives to remember real war horses

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
Tunisie: Le rôle des archives dans la lutte contre la corruption

Iran, Afghanistan seal library MOU

Does The Discovery of ‘Lost’ Materials Help Or Harm The Archival Field?

Archives New Zealand and the University of Freiburg (Germany) - Digital Archaeology and Forensics

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