Thursday 26 April 2012

Vol. 5, no. 34

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
U.N. Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management - Future trends in geospatial information management: the five to ten year vision

The British Library - Transforming stored knowledge into smart knowledge

De la communauté / From the community
OCLC - Final Two Reports in Social Metadata for Libraries, Archives, and Museums Series

Open Planets Foundation - Migrating a Windows 2000 Database Server to Virtualized and Emulated Hardware

American Institute of Architects, California Council - Can CAD Be Saved? Preserving Digital Designs

Archives and Manuscripts, vol. 40, no. 1 (2012)

Trent University Archives Newsletter, no. 41 (April 2012)

Livre - La valorisation des archives: une mission, des motivations, des modalités, des collaborations
Book - Photography and the Artist's Book

Book - Silent Film Performers: An Annotated Bibliography of Published, Unpublished and Archival Sources for Over 350 Actors and Actresses

Book - What is Media Archaeology?

Book - Implementing Electronic Document and Record Management Systems

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Webinar - Protect Your Holdings AND Provide Access? (Society of American Archivists)
May 31, 2012
Webinar - Using and Understanding PDF/A as a Preservation Format (Society of American Archivists)
Jun 28, 2012

Webinar - Managing and Preserving Audio and Video in Your Digital Repository
May 16, 2012
June 6, 2012
June 13,2012

Pathways to Privacy Research Symposium: Privacy for Everyone
May 2, 2012, Ottawa

Sur le web / On the web
Exposition virtuelle - GOAAAL ! Un siècle de football belge aux Archives générales du Royaume de Belgique

Podcast - Mike Wash, National Archives and Record Administration: Conversations about Digital Preservation

Video - An Overview of Preservation at the UCLA Library

OCLC - Archives, special collections researchers invited to take online survey

Outils / Tools
Linked Open Vocabularies (LOV)

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world


Library and Archives Canada - The Famous “Kitchen Accord”: Now Available in Digital Format

Library and Archives Canada - Lester Bowles Pearson Images Now on Flickr

Estonian heritage display at the Provincial Archives of Alberta 

United Church archives ground zero in search for evidence of forced adoptions

Toronto - The Scarborough Hospital honours its past: longtime doctor joins archive committee to preserve hospitals' past

Afrique / Africa
Namibia: Feasibility Study On National Archives Almost Complete

Amériques / Americas
Jamaica - Policy of Openness Being Pursued by Government

Library of Congress’s collection preserves history of American culture

Seeking Miraculous and Lossless Victories: An Update on the Federal Agencies Digitization Guidelines Initiative (FADGI) Still Image Working Group

Veterans Affairs, National Archives team up to help dig out of claims backlog

Galleries, Libraries, Archives, Museums with Wikipedia (GLAM-Wiki): Insights Interview with Lori Phillips

U.S. Geological Survey Historical Maps Go Digital

Nebraska - 'The written word endures' at archives

Millions of Harvard Library Catalog Records Publicly Available

The Humanities, Digitized: Reconceiving the study of culture

Folger Shakespeare Library Acquires Lynn Redgrave Archive

This Camera Doesn’t Take Pictures. It Describes Them.

Chicago - Historians up in arms about archives future: as Gerber/Hart moves, LGBT library's board accused of stonewalling its members


What are Australian Government agencies using social media to achieve?

President Aquino orders preservation of all Philippine films and audio visuals

Indonesia - Archive and Document Preservation is Important for Jakarta Governor Fauzi Bowo

India - National University of Educational Planning and Administration to establish national digital archive

Europe / Europa

Poland - National archive acquires JP II's letters to communists

France - Le gouvernement se dote d'un délégué interministériel aux Archives de France
France - De la description des documents à l’exploitation des données : le projet

National Library of Wales £1m war records project
Scotland - Dirty books reveal secret lives of people living in mediaeval times

UK - After the release of colonial records – what about Northern Ireland?

Queen Victoria archive goes online
Alan Turing papers on code breaking released by GCHQ

British Library publishes 30 years of letters between Ted Hughes and critic Keith Sagar

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
Lebanese monastery to archive first Arabic Bible, thousands of manuscripts

Emirati films to be archived in new library

Einstein Archives website received nearly 1 million unique visitors in its first month: more than 34 million hits from 160 countries

Saving the game: Why preserving video games is illegal
Why PDF/A is becoming the de facto document format for digital archiving

Usability and Analytics in Libraries, Archives, and Museums
History flushed: The digital age promised vast libraries, but they remain incomplete

Digital Preservation Is Cultural Literacy

Information hoarders: A Harvard history professor explains how human societies evolved to collect, organize and use data

Thursday 19 April 2012

Vol. 5, no. 33

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
Federal, British Columbia and Alberta Privacy Commissioners - Getting Accountability Right with a Privacy Management Program

UK - Consultation on the Draft Legal Deposit Libraries (non-print works) Regulations 2013: Response from The British Library

De la communauté / From the community
Free e-book - The Digital Public Domain: Foundations for an Open Culture

Research Data Curation Bibliography

London School of Economics - Analysis of Results from the Research Data Preservation Survey

Bulletin of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, vol. 38, no. 4 (April/May 2012)

LIBER Quarterly, vol. 21, no. 3/4 (2012)

ARMA - Generally Accepted Recordkeeping Principles (GARP) Assessment Tool

National Archives of Australia - Your Memento, no. 6 (April 2012)

Book - Leadership in Libraries: A Focus on Minority Librarians

Book - Heritage from Below
Book - Collaborative Research in the Digital Humanities

Livre - Histoire administrative du ministère de la culture et de la communication 1959-2012 (France)

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Free Webinar - Growing Your Career Beyond the RIM Environment (ARMA)
May 25, 2012

Free Webinar - Saving Cherished Memorabilia: Preservation Tips for Family Historians
April 25, 2012 

Orphan Works and Mass Digitization Symposium (presentations available)
April 12-13, 2012, Berkeley 

Future Perfect 2012: Digital Preservation by Design (video available)
26 & 27 March 2012, New Zealand

Sur le web / On the web
Manitoba's Child-Care Institutions Database Now Available

Video - The Mechanics of Book Recommendation Engines

Video - Nelson Mandela Digital Archive

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Canada Joins International Open Government Partnership

The 2012 Budget and Publishing and Depository Services

Signed, stained and sealed: Chretien's unplanned signature of 1982 proclamation

Box at National Archives yields high-level telegrams sent after ship’s sinking

La soprano Colette Boky fait don de ses archives à BAnQ

B.C. - Harper Government Invests in Pemberton and District Museum and Archives Society

B.C. - Reach Gallery Museum expands photo archives

Ottawa university ready for legal fight for privacy of professor's expenses

York University - Recent Acquisition: Paul-Émile Borduas’ copy of “Refus global”

Afrique / Africa
Amériques / Americas
A Colonial WikiLeaks? The Migrated Archives and the Caribbean Pt.2

21st century smarter government is 'data-centric' and 'digital first,' says US CIO

Digital Preservation Pioneer: Anne Van Camp

Library of Congress - New Online Collection and Book Features Rare Garden Images

Ronald Reagan Library and Museum to Host Largest Exhibition of Disney Archives to Date Partners With the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America to Publish Millions of Church Records

The 'Archive Team' Rescues User Content From Doomed Sites

Carnegie Library releases Iron and Steel Heritage Collection

Transmissions from The Timothy Leary Papers: The Self-Annotated Papers

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee archivist completes Milwaukee Transgender Oral History Project

Kurdistan - Photographer’s Archive Offers Rare Glimpse into Sulaimani’s Past

Europe / Europa
European Film Gateway - World War I Film Footage in Cyberspace

Italian museum burns artworks in protest at cuts

Italie : la crise menace le patrimoine (et les Archives Nationales)

Armenia’s archive to publish memories of Armenian Genocide witnesses

Suisse - Les archives du Montreux Jazz Festival classées à l'UNESCO?

Michel Foucault archives declared ‘national treasure’ by French government

France - La vie des notaires exposée aux Archives nationales

Ireland’s National Library publish James Joyce manuscripts online amid copyright dispute

Britain destroyed records of colonial crimes

UK National Archives - Web Continuity success

Europe's oldest book: St Cuthbert's gospel is sold for £9m to the the British Library


Thursday 12 April 2012

Vol. 5, no. 32

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
Canada's Action Plan on Open Government

UNESCO - Policy Guidelines for the Development and Promotion of Open Access

Institut français d'éducation - Architecture de l'information, architecture des connaissances

World Bank - Open Access Policy for Research and Knowledge, Open Knowledge Repository

De la communauté / From the community
Organizing Digital Information for Others: How to Organize Webpages and Shared Documents to Improve Findability

Culture & History Digital Journal, vol. 1, no. 1 (2012)

Library of Congress Digital Preservation Newsletter (April 2012)

Livre - Bibliothèques numériques : logiciels et plateformes

Livre - Utilisation des images d'archives dans l'audiovisuel

Book - The New Professional’s Toolkit 

Book - Lester J. Cappon, Pioneer Public Historian

Book - Archivists, Collectors, Dealers, and Replevin: Case Studies on Private Ownership of Public Documents

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Call for Contributions – iPRES 2012: the ninth annual conference on digital preservation
October 1-5 2012, Toronto

Webinar - Archival Materials: Using RDA with DACS
May 30, 2012

Webinar - What does tagging have to do with a taxonomy?
April 18, 2012

Saskatchewan Council for Archives and Archivists - "Let's Go for a Beer"
May 2, 2012, Saskatoon

Sur le web / On the web
Interview - Garry Shutlak, Senior Archivist at the Nova Scotia Archives - Titanic

Video - Keeping Our Stories Alive: Canadian Lesbian + Gay Archives

Slidecast - Better Cross-Channel Experiences With Metadata

Video - Titanic at the NARA -- 100 Years

Outils / Tools
Crowdsourced Transcription Tool List

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Library and Archives Canada - Vimy Ridge images now on Flickr

Vancouver’s history goes digital: 5,000 photos from more than 70 years being posted online for library

Titanic: Budget crunch forced Vancouver museum to sell rare photo

Cobourg - There’s a future in archives

Afrique / Africa
Amériques / Americas
Bermuda Archives receives dozens of records for preservation

A Colonial WikiLeaks? The Migrated Archives and the Caribbean Pt.1

NARA to Issue Records Management Directives by July

NARA eyes a shared scanning hub in the cloud

Linking libraries, museums, archives: U.S. archivist says interactivity must rise because users demand it

Movie Studios Are Forcing Hollywood to Abandon 35mm Film. But the Consequences of Going Digital Are Vast, and Troubling

Coalition On Political Assassinations, in Washington,D.C., believes gov't records hide details surrounding King assassination

New York Public Library's plan to take books off shelves worries scholars

New York Public Library's Massive Digitization Project Begins

Ford Foundation Files Reveal Insights on Culture

Archives of American Art contributes to Syracuse University Library's Marcel Breuer digital archive

Doak Ewing is baseball's biggest private film archivist

India - Helping faded pages turn a fresh leaf

India - Bharat Itihas Sanshodhak Mandal’s archives go digital to aid academic research

Pakistan - Lutfullah preserves 5,000 plus voices

Historical exhibition handed over to Seychelles National Archives

Japan - Digital images of official gazettes from the Meiji Era are now available on the Internet

Europe / Europa
Archive Reveals New Details Of Holocaust In Moldova

Spanish couturier Cristobal Balenciaga's personal archives on show for first time

Vatican and Oxford University share ancient texts online

Scotland - Titanic discovery: Victim’s letter discovered in national archive

Sixty years of Irish history captured in photographic archives

Ireland's film archives set for new research centre at NUIM

UK - True cost of university Freedom of Information requests revealed
Moyen-Orient / Middle East International Releases Comprehensive Collection of Titanic Records Available Online 

The Challenge of Teaching Personal Archiving

Gloves or no gloves? The archivist's dilemma

YouTube founders’ new project will help you publish your own digital magazine