Thursday 23 February 2012

Vol. 5, no. 25

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
Treasury Board of Canada - Directive on the Administration of the Access to Information Act

De la communauté / From the community
Open Knowledge Foundation - Open Data Handbook version 1.0

Review of Data Management Lifecycle Models

Archives départementales du Cantal (France) - Le web collaboratif dans les services d’archives publics : un pari sur l’intelligence et la motivation des publics 

Library Management, vol. 33, no. 3 (2012)

Library and Archives Canada - Governance and Recordkeeping Around the World, vol. 4, no. 2 (February 2012)

Book - Libraries and Archives: A Comparative Study

Book - Exploring Education for Digital Librarians: Meaning, Modes and Models
Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Conférence Internationale Supérieure d’Archivistique : la place des archives et le rôle des archivistes dans la société d'aujourd'hui et de demain
12-16 novembre 2012, Paris

Free Webinar - Institutional Repositories and Local Practice: Sharing Experience and Lessons

A Rendez-vous with Alberta’s francophone heritage at the Provincial Archives
March 5, 2012, Edmonton

Archives Association of British Columbia - Managing an Oral History Program Workshop
April 19-20 2012, Vancouver

Sur le web / On the web
Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Armenian envoy meets with Canadian Archivist

Canadian Library Association Releases Proposed Technical Amendments to Bill C-11 (An Act to Amend the Copyright Act)

Library and Archives Canada - Louis Riel Images Now On Flickr

Westland series of rural BC films to become part of UBC archive

Burnaby on history map - literally lancement d'une importante collection d'archives canadiennes-françaises

Afrique / Africa
Amériques / America

U.S. National Archives to see dip in its budget next year

National Archives Announces Website for Free 1940 Census Release Online on April 2, 2012

Maine - Marine Museum Boasts Online Photo Archive

McDonald's archivist: Michael Bullington gives a tour of his office in former Hamburger University


Europe / Europa
Europeana opens up Europe’s cultural data for innovators

Lithuanian archive releases names of KGB collaborators in transparency drive

UK - Campaign launched to 'save the Freedom of Information Act'
UK National Archives - New merchant seamen records online

Tate's national photographic archive 'rescued from skip' after internal tipoff

Hammer Films Announces Project to House Hammer’s Script Archive

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
International Council on Archives - Protecting the Archives of Dissident Writers: Proposal for Establishment of a Project

Academic Networking 2.0: Historians and Social Media

Digital tools 'to save languages'

Thursday 16 February 2012

Vol. 5, no. 24

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
Provincial Archives of New Brunswick - Managing E-Mail: Guidelines for Senior Officials 

Provincial Archives of New Brunswick - Naming Conventions for Electronic Documents 

De la communauté / From the community
Lawful Access and Data Preservation/Retention: Present Practices, Ongoing Harm, and Future Canadian Policies

LIBER Quarterly. vol. 21, no. 2 (2012)

Journal of eScience Librarianship, vol. 1, no. 1 (2012)

International Center for Archival Research newsletter, no. 4 (February 2012)

City of Richmond Archives newsletter, vol. 17, no. 1 (Spring 2012)

Book - Management of Information Organizations

Livre - Quels droits pour copier aujourd'hui ? Copier et diffuser une oeuvre dans l'environnement numérique

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Canadian Conservation Institute Workshop - Extraordinary Ubiquity: Examination of Photographic Print Materials
October 1-4, 2012, Ottawa

Free Webinar - Digital Preservation: Audio and Video Formats
March 20, 2012

Mitigating Records Risks
February 28, 2012, Winnipeg

Assessing Preservation Readiness Webinar (video available)
February 07, 2012

Sur le web / On the web
UK National Archives now has a blog

Video - What is it you love about archives? (UK National Archives)

Outils / Tools
OCLC - Downloadable Version of FAST (Faceted Application of Subject Terminology) Now Available

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world


CBC planning to go off the record: decades-old archive could be lost forever as broadcaster reveals plans to convert to digital format

Titanic in Nova Scotia: Garry Shutlak of the Nova Scotia Archives

Simon Fraser University Students to Attempt Restoration of Chase Archives

Calgary Herald - Contribute to our growing archive of "old Calgary"

Mitchell (Ont.) - Group protests possible archives branch closure

Afrique / Africa
Maroc - Les archives nationales en péril : 4 ans après la loi, pas de décrets d'application

République arabe sahraouie - Le Premier ministre reçoit une délégation de l’Archive nationale algérienne

Amériques / America
Saint Kitts - Search for government-owned property to house National Archives

US - FAA Bill Requires Preservation And Sharing Of Vintage Aircraft Data

Library of Congress - Collecting and Preserving Websites

After plea, a hunt for stolen documents' owners

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum Library and Archives now open for business

University of Virginia Library's New Streaming Oral History Project Tells the Legal Story of the Civil Rights Struggle

Australia - Father of freedom laws says secrecy obsession undercuts good intentions

India - Key Islamic archival text to be released

Europe / Europa

Germany - Debate on Saving Historic Films Explodes

National Library of Sweden - The labour movement – digitized

France - Le Sénat donne son accord à la numérisation des livres indisponibles

Ireland - Rare images of missionaries who worked in Raj India

UK - Freedom of Information Act has not improved government, says Ministry of Justice

Archivists discover rare love letters in Kew Gardens

Right Royal family photos in Cecil Beaton's Queen Elizabeth II at Victoria & Albert Museum
Moyen-Orient / Middle East
A Year After the Egyptian Revolution, 10% of Its Social Media Documentation Is Already Gone

Qatar’s imaging project in progress

Israeli national library digitizes Sir Isaac Newton's theological writings, puts it online


Thursday 9 February 2012

Vol. 5, no. 23

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
Statistics Canada - Heritage Institutions 2012

State Records of New South Wales - Managing digitisation programs and projects (Exposure Draft)

De la communauté / From the community
Scalable preservation environments - Preservation Watch Component Architecture

World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) - Ontology for Media Resources 1.0

Journal of the Text Encoding Initiative, no. 2 (February 2012)
The Electronic Library, vol. 30, no. 1 (2012)

Journal of Archival Organization, vol. 9, no. 3-4, (2011)

Book - Sharing: Culture and the Economy in the Internet Age

Book - Heritage and Social Media: Understanding Heritage in a Participatory Culture

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Indigenous Knowledges: IFLA Presidential Programme Spring Meeting
April 12-14, 2012, Vancouver

Preserving Canada’s Memory
February 22, 2012, Halifax

Digital Preservation: What I Wish I Knew Before (presentations avalaible)
24 January 2012, London

Sur le web / On the web
Launch of the Library and Archives Canada podcast series

UK - Challenges facing The National Archives and the archives sector – Part 2 (podcast)

Video - Preservation Status of e-Resources: A Potential Crisis in Electronic Journal Preservation

Outils / Tools
Version 1.1 of MoReq2010 (Model Requirements for the Management of Electronic Records 2010) now available

Archivematica 0.8 now available

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Le bibliothécaire et archiviste du Canada invite les citoyens à s'investir dans la révolution numérique

Barbara Ann Scott donates her figure skating memorabilia to Ottawa

Amériques / America
Federal Emergency Management Agency Grant Helps Restore New Orleans' Katrina-Damaged Archives

MIT Libraries receive papers of distinguished linguist, philosopher and activist Noam Chomsky

Kentucky - Students invite farmers to archive memories

Europe / Europa
France - La Société Nationale des Chemins de Fer (SNCF) ouvre toutes ses archives des années 1939-1945

Bibliothèque nationale de France - Un accès titre uniforme pour les jeux vidéo et les films

UK National Archives - Developing tools to interpret medieval documents

UK Web Archives - New Collection: Video Games, Gaming Culture and the Impact of games on Society

Law Society Archives reveal historical legal documents

Film Archiving: The Importance of Enlightening Those Audiences Sitting in the Dark

York researchers delve deep into digital archives

Moyen-Orient / Middle East

Thursday 2 February 2012

Vol. 5, no. 22

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
Archives New Zealand - Rendering Matters: report on the results of research into digital object rendering

UK Information Commissioner - Guide to Freedom of Information

European Commission - Online survey on scientific information in the digital age

U.S. National Information Standards Organization - Making Good on the Promise of Electronic Resources Management

De la communauté / From the community
Association of Research Libraries - Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Academic and Research Libraries

World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) - New Resource Description Framework (RDF) Drafts

Article - Who Gives A Tweet? Evaluating Microblog Content Value

Journal of Documentation, vol. 68, no. 1 (2012)

Bulletin of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, vol. 38, no. 3 (February/March 2012)

UK National Archives - Archive Sector Update (Winter 2012)

Broadsheet: the Scottish Council on Archives newsletter, no. 11 (January/February 2012)

Book - Enterprise Content Management and the Electronic Health Record (ARMA)

Livre - Vu, lu, su: les architectes de l'information face à l'oligopole du Web

Book - Not Your Ordinary Librarian: Debunking the popular perceptions of librarians

Sur le web / On the web
NARA Video Short Documents 1297 Magna Carta Encasement Project

Suisse - Lancement de

Slidecast - Of Cataloging & Context : metadata and metadata experts on the Linked Data Web

Outils / Tools
Library of Congress - There are More Tools for Digital Curation Than You Might Think

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Library And Archives Canada begins implementation of new approach to service delivery

Prime Minister Louis Stephen St-Laurent Flickr Image Set is Now Available

Rare list of Prince Edward Island Acadians intrigues New Brunswick researchers

Montreal - Jewish Public Library’s Yiddish audio collection to go digital

Vancouver - Black History Month: What’s in the Archives?

Toronto - Exhibit playfully investigates lesbian content in Canadian gay archives

Ottawa - Help shape the city's archives plan with online questionnaire

New Westminster Museum and Archives (BC) - Images of the past find new life

Archival home wanted for material on 1918 Spanish Influenza Epidemic in Canada

Afrique / Africa
Les Burundais réclament le rapatriement de leurs archives emportés par les Européens

Ghana - Government to commence implementation of Open Data Initiative

Amériques / America
U.S. Agencies are Likely to Miss 2013 Declassification Deadline

National Archives Accessions Newly Discovered Post-JFK Assassination Tape Recording

Presidential historian expected to plead guilty

Library of Congress and French Archive INA Exchange Cinema and TV Treasures

From the Rwandan genocide to the Guatemalan police, University of Texas libraries are digitally securing fragile records for research, advocacy around the world

Restored Edison Records Revive Giants of 19th-Century Germany
Documenting Discovery: NASA, archivists work to record space shuttles' history
Folklorist’s Global Jukebox Goes Digital

Japan - Lack of govt records highlights solidarity gaps

Philippines - Metropolitan Museum of Manila exhibits 19th-century documents, maps and paintings on Ilocos

Europe / Europa

Germany - Computer re-pieces destroyed Stasi files

Catalogue of Azerbaijani manuscripts to be created in Vatican archives

Political Dismissal of the Director of the National Library of Serbia

France - Images d'archives : ce qu'elles nous racontent

Experts begin work on ‘alternative’ national archive of Ireland (Irish Franciscan archive)
UK Court Says You Can Copyright The Basic Idea Of A Photograph

Matthew Arnold archive dispute continues

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
Israel Broadcasting Authority gives public access to archival treasures

Israel - MP pushing for release of Auschwitz files

Tunisie : Le distinguo d’Ali Laridh qui refuse d’ouvrir toutes les archives de la police politique 

United Arab Emirates - ADACH establishes state-of-the-art facilities for protecting art, heritage