Thursday 29 March 2012

Vol. 5, no. 30

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
National Library of Australia - Trove: the terrors and triumphs of service-based social media

Public Record Office Victoria - Recordkeeping Implications of Social Media

De la communauté / From the community
JISC - Future Proofing: enabling practical preservation of born-digital records

La gouvernance documentaire dans les organisations françaises

Law Society of Scotland - Cloud Computing: Advice for the profession

Journal of the Society of Archivists, vol. 33, no. 1, 2012 (Special Issue: Community engagement and the Olympic and Paralympic Games)

Records Management Journal, vol. 22, no. 1 (2012)

The Reference Librarian, vol. 53, no. 2 (2012)

JISC Inform, no. 33 (Spring 2012)

British Standards Institution - PAS 198:2012 - Specification for managing environmental conditions for cultural collections

Booklet - Save As...: Basic Rules for Digital Preservation

Book - Managing Canadian Electronic Records: Electronic Records Management, Document Management & E-Discovery in Canada

Book - Publishing, Digital Information and Society: New Models of Information Production, Distribution and Consumption
Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
International Joint Conference on Knowledge Discovery, Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management
4-7 October 2012, Barcelona

Semantic Technologies & Linked Data for Digitized Collections (video available)
March 7, 2012, New York

The book: history and practice workshop (video available)
March 12, 2012, Dublin 

Sur le web / On the web
Library and Archives Canada Podcast - The Lest We Forget Project

UK - New website for the archives sector launched

Archives Portal Europe (final version)

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Budget - National museums, Canada Council spared cuts, Library and Archives, NAC, NFB, Telefilm see reductions over 3 years

Judge upset by RCMP records backlog
New Irish Famine documents shed light on incredible nuns and priests in Canada

Afrique / Africa
Amériques / Americas

Justice accused of hindering multi-agency Freedom of Information Act website

Archives crowdsources advice on federal e-records management

National Archives Announces Discovery of "Hitler Albums" Documenting Looted Art

California - Council Votes To End Implementation Of $1.9 Billion Court Records System

Florida - Digitalizing Duval courthouse making up for loss of manpower, clerk of court says

San Francisco State University’s Labor Archives and Research Center earns RUSA award for preservation and promotion of labor history
An Archival History of Women’s Education at Harvard

Getty gets NEH grant to organize huge contemporary art archive

Transmissions from The Timothy Leary Papers: Applying Archival Processing
Unpublished Letters Written by Ernest Hemingway Made Available for the First Time by JFK Library

“Empire Strikes Back” and “Raiders of the Lost Ark” Visual Effects Producer Thomas Smith donates collection


Malaysia - National archives to digitise collections

Europe / Europa
European Computer and Video Game Archives and Museums Joining Forces to Preserve Gaming Legacy

Spain moves toward freedom of information law amid widespread disgust over corruption

Dutch Broadcaster Releases Footage for Re-use

Historians call for faster access to Václav Havel archives

France: Law on Digital Exploitation of Unavailable Books

UK - Government consults on revised archive plans for 'non-print' content

UK National Archives - Discover more than 300,000 naturalisation records

British Film Institute National Archive acquires over 20,000 COI films

Make your history part of Kent’s history

Victorian Newcastle brought to life in photographic treasure trove

Exeter Cathedral: How do you move 70,000 archives?

Moyen-Orient / Middle East International

Thursday 22 March 2012

Vol. 5, no. 29

Ressources / Resources

De la communauté / From the community
Relationship between the ISO 30300 series of standards and other products of ISO/TC 46/SC 11

Digitising Contemporary Art - Guidelines for a Long-term Preservation Strategy for Digital Reproductions and Metadata
The Sedona Conference Commentary on Ethics & Metadata (Public Comment Version)

Fondation Jean-Jaurès - Les archives face au défi du numérique et de la démocratisation

Canadian Journal of Information and Library Science, vol. 36, no. 1-2 (2012)

IFLA Journal, vol. 38, no. 1 (March 2012)

Bibliothèque nationale de France - Actualités de la conservation, no 31, mars 2012 (numéro sur la désacidification des collections)

Texas Bar Journal, vol. 75, no. 3, March 2012 (Special Issue on Preserving Texas Legal History)

ISO 27729:2012 - Information and documentation - International standard name identifier (ISNI)
Books - The UK National Archives' first branded children's books (about RMS Titanic)

Book - European Data Protection: In Good Health? 

Book - Linked Data in Linguistics: Representing and Connecting Language Data and Language Metadata

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Information Management, Access and Privacy Symposium
May 23-25, 2012, Toronto

Manitoba Ombudsman - The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA): An Introduction
April 13, 2012, Brandon

Durham Region Area Archives Group - Preserve your family history
April 4 2012, Oshawa

Information Resource Management Association of Canada - Semantic MediaWiki Approach to Metadata / How to Get Business Value from Metadata
April 18, 2012, Toronto

2012 WebWise Conference on Libraries and Museums in the Digital Age (video available)
February 29 - March 2, 2012, Baltimore

Personal Digital Archiving 2012 (video available)
February 23-24, 2012, San Francisco

Sur le web / On the web
Library and Archives Canada - Release of New Video Tutorial

Slides and Webinar - Digital Records Management system : Understanding Requirements and Implementation from a Vendor Perspective
BANQ - Formations pour les communautés autochtones

Video - Preservation Lab at the NARA - Boxing our Treasures

Outils / Tools
Nouvelles du monde / News from the world


Bibliothèque et Archives Canada: des rénovations de 40 000 $ 

Justice delayed: Courts too slow in getting records online?

Canadian musical memorabilia has nowhere to go

Nova Scotia’s provincial archives - Vintage 1930s Bermuda Travel Film

Laurentian University - Carrefour francophone opens its archives

Centre d’archives de Lanaudière : une aide financière pour le patrimoine

Cobourg archivist leaves with concerns and regrets

Afrique / Africa
Algérie - Armistice, amnistie, amnésie et archives

À l'annonce de l'indépendance de l'Algérie, 600 tonnes d'archives transférées vers la France

Amériques / Americas
Secret files reveal 9,000 Nazi war criminals fled to South America after WWII

National Library of Jamaica Looks to Boost Clientele

U.S. Administration won’t release bin Laden records

Even Presidents Get Lost: Archivist Recovers a Picture of a Young F.D. Roosevelt

South Carolina governor's office signs new records policy with archives agency, representing a first

New York Archdiocese To Make Its Archives Public In Yonkers

Archives in action: Yale papers breathe life into theatric roles

New Mexico State University - Finding a dream job: Archivist switched careers at 60

From glovebox to archive: Private collector gives huge trove of road maps to Stanford

New South Wales Govt to open source digital archives software

Repairing the Damage at India’s National Archives

Europe / Europa

German archives on Armenian Genocide translated into Turkish

Scottish Screen Archive Awarded £250K

National Library of Wales puts oils collection online

Ireland - Apology to Omagh victims as private papers go online

Ireland - National Library seeks WWI memorabilia

Archived papers reveal Thatcher secrets

UK National Archives - Open data and archiving datasets

UK Data Archive - Authenticity and provenance: a view from producers and users

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
Egypt - Archival materials shed light on archaeology’s golden age

Thursday 15 March 2012

Vol. 5, no. 28

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
National Archives of Australia - Digital Continuity Plan

France - Rapport d'information sur les enjeux européens de la numérisation de l’écrit

De la communauté / From the community
Orphan Works: Mapping the Possible Solution Spaces

Digital Curation Centre - Digital curation and the cloud

Journal of European Television History and Culture, vol. 1, no. 1, 2012 (Special issue: Making Sense of Digital Sources)

International Journal of Digital Curation, vol. 7, no. 1 (2012)

D-Lib Magazine, vol. 18, no. 3/4, March/April 2012 (Special issue on Web archives)

Restaurator: International Journal for the Preservation of Library and Archival Material, vol. 33, no. 1 (March 2012)

Microform & Digitization Review, vol. 41, no. 1 (March 2012)

Book - Libraries and the Enlightenment

Book - Managing Organizational Knowledge: 3rd Generation Knowledge Management and Beyond

Book - Understanding Digital Humanities

Book - The Nineteenth-Century Press in the Digital Age

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Archives Society of Alberta Conference - Verne Harris, "Nelson Mandela and Reckoning with Pasts and Futures"
May 23 2012, Calgary

Sur le web / On the web
UK National Archives Podcast - Finding your family in Canada

Nouvelle interface de recherche de BANQ - Images : le patrimoine visuel québécois en 50 000 reflets

New blog - Irish Jesuit Archives

NARA Open GOvernment Idea Forum

Outils / Tools
ChronoZoom Beta (Interactive Timeline Database and Open-Source Software)

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world


Aboriginal Affairs exploiting loophole in Access to Information legislation

The War of 1812 at Library and Archives Canada

Bibliothèque et Archives Canada resserre ses critères de préservation

New Brunswick - Bank ledger from 1800s restored: historic ledger was later used as a scrapbook

Nainamo - Unearthing lost Johnny Cash archive 'cathartic' for manager's son

Montréal, mémoire vive des pires atrocités du monde

Nicola Valley Museum Archives Association (B.C.) wants to preserve local mementoes

Cambridge (Ont.) - New Hall of Fame may raise archives profile

Reduced Cobourg Archive hours could cause hardship, says archivist: Northumberland County to take over local archive operations

Afrique / Africa
Rwanda: Archives for UN Genocide Tribunal to Remain in Arusha

Burundi : un ministre plaide pour le rapatriement des archives se trouvant en Allemagne et en Belgique

Amériques / Americas

Library of Congress - Unlocking Sounds of the Past

Google Begins to Scale Back Its Scanning of Books From University Libraries

Huge Digital Archive of African American History Now Available Online

Fashion History, Just a Click Away

Lakeland woman is thought to be the only carillon librarian in the world

$200M annual storage costs drive Australia's digital transition

Europe / Europa
Poland - New documents from the archives of the Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington

Google will form partnership with Belgian 'paper internet' museum

Time to Come Clean on Shoah Role: French Train Company Faces Pressure To Open WW II Archive

Ireland - Auction of 'Gusty' Spence archives casts new light on UVF's secret talks with IRA

Scotland - Historical Catholic archive items may be sold off

Open Education Metadata UK (OEM-UK) has started

The British Library releases the first ever audio CD of Shakespeare spoken in the original pronunciation

Project Barcelona to see BBC open archive for downloads

First World War digitisation project off to a flyer as crowds flock to museums roadshow

Laser 'unprinter' wipes photocopied ink from paper

Bletchley Park tweet saves Alan Turing computing papers

M&S archive moves to Leeds university

Literary legends brought to life in publisher's archive

Earliest Charles Dickens film uncovered
Using web archives to preserve the past

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
The Turkish Army’s Gay Porn Archive

Bahrain - Press Archives Inaugurated

Egypt - The angry librarians of Alexandria

French Embassy Officials in Tehran Burned Diplomatic Archives

National Libraries and a Museum open up their data using CC0
Crowdsourcing Cultural Heritage: The Objectives Are Upside Down