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Book - Silent Film Performers: An Annotated Bibliography of Published, Unpublished and Archival Sources for Over 350 Actors and Actresses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

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