Thursday 31 May 2012

Vol. 5, no. 39

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
National Archives of Scotland - Electronic Records Guidance

U.S. - National Institute of Standards and Technology - Cloud Computing Synopsis and Recommendations
U.S. - Information Security Oversight Office - Annual report 2011

DLM Forum: Information Governance

De la communauté / From the community
Information and Records Management Society - Records Management Toolkit for Schools (version 4)

World Economic Forum - Rethinking Personal Data: Strengthening Trust
Memoriav: association pour la sauvegarde de la mémoire audiovisuelle suisse - Rapport annuel 2011
PDF Association - PDF/A and Health Care

Association of College & Research Libraries - Scenarios for the Future of the Book

Journal of Archival Organization, vol. 10, no. 1 (2012)

British Records Association Newsletter, series 3, no. 12 (Spring 2012)

South Peace (Alberta) Regional Archives Society newsletter, vol. 3, no. 3 (June 2012)

Book - The Curious Cookbook (British Library)

Book - Knowledge into Action: Research and Evaluation in Library and Information Science

Book - Preserving Our Heritage: Perspectives from Antiquity to the Digital Age

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
7th Annual MDM & Data Governance Summit Canada 
June 27-28, 2012, Toronto

Free Webinar - Born-Digital Collections: An Inter-Institutional Model for Stewardship
June 7th, 2012

Managing Digital Identity in a Networked World (video and presentations available)
30 April to 1 May 2012, New Zealand

Sur le web / On the web
Library and Archives Canada is now on Facebook

Podcast - The Golden Stool: cataloguing Colonial Office records from 1900 (UK National Archives)
Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

'Mother of Confederation' made no mention of the event in her diary

Social media websites ignoring privacy laws, watchdog says

British Library - Exploring Nouvelle-France: the voyages of Samuel de Champlain

Ontario - Moving toward an online court document system

Peel (Ont.) Art Gallery, Museum and Archives (PAMA) Official Opening Dates Announced
On a search for her ancestors, one Meaford (Ont.) woman is helping to photograph every headstone in Canada

Afrique / Africa
Rwanda: UN Funds U.S.$3 Million International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda Archives

Amériques / Americas
Library of Congress - Veterans History Project Recognizes Vietnam Veterans with Web Feature

After decade in storage, Washington letter on religious freedom will go public

Librarians Helping Their Communities with Personal Digital Archiving

In the battle to digitize paperwork, paper is winning

Syracuse University in tug-of-war over historic Malcolm X letter

University archivist works to make Catholic history just a click away


Australian Society of Archivist calls to adequately fund the State Records Office of Western Australia

Europe / Europa

Europeana and cultural digitisation are of “vital importance” says Council of Europe
Today National Archive of Belarus turns 85

Russia Denies It's Hiding Details Of Holocaust Hero Raoul Wallenberg's Fate

France - Dans les petits et grands papiers des présidents

La Bibliothèque nationale de France fait appel au mécénat pour acquérir les archives de Michel Foucault

France - Le manuscrit de Jean Jaurès échappe à la privatisation

Why the Archives & Records Association Ireland is against merger of the National Archives into the National Library

Scotland - Warning over digital archive 'black hole'

UK - Opening up Archives project receives additional funding

UK National Archives - How a conservator helped uncover Jubilee records

UK - Iron Mountain awarded Government document management framework

British Library, Open Rights Group and ISPs accused of "tawdry theft"

Archive to save Guernsey French

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
Israeli Approves Plans for Einstein Museum near Hebrew University's Albert Einstein Archives

Egypt - Revolution’s Documentation Committee to restart its work this month 


Thursday 24 May 2012

Vol. 5, no. 38

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
UK National Archives - How to research and develop signatures for file format identification

UK - Social media guidance for civil servants

De la communauté / From the community
Digital Curator Vocational Education Europe Project - Report and analysis of the survey of Training Needs

IFLA - Strategic plans for 2012

England Arts Council - Measuring the economic benefits of arts and culture

Library and Archives Canada - Governance and Recordkeeping Around the World, vol. 4, no. 3 (May 2012)

Book - Burdens of Proof: Cryptographic Culture and Evidence Law in the Age of Electronic Documents

Book - User Studies for Digital Library Development 

Book - Demystifying FRAD: Functional Requirements for Authority Data

Book - Privacy: Management, Legal Issues and Security Aspects

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
City of Toronto Archives Open Door
May 26, 2012, Toronto

Webinar - Metadata for Managing Scientific Research Data
August 22, 2012

Sur le web / On the web
Podcast - Prof. Carol Couture (BAnQ) : parcours d'un archiviste

Video - Communicating Personal Digital Archiving to the General Public

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Association des archivistes français - La situation des Archives au Canada

New director for Ontario Jewish Archives

Stampede seeks missing posters to complete collection

Rare 18th-century Bible acquired by York University archives
Simon Fraser University - Guides make cultural archives accessible

Terrace and District (B.C.) Museum builds up digital photo collection

North Van Museum and Archives feels the pinch after federal funding cut

Uncovered archives offer a peek into Port Perry (Ont.) High School's past

Afrique / Africa
Amériques / Americas
Brazil Freedom Of Information Law Passed

Haïti/Archives nationales : La livraison d’extraits à l’étranger enfin une réalité

Obama intervenes to toughen government e-discovery rules

National Archives at San Francisco Opens Immigration Files and Dedicates Tom Lantos Research Center

The Library of Congress Announces Modeling Initiative
Presidential Libraries, Museums Are Dark Horses on Campus, Students Say
Smithsonian Institution - Web-enabling Archive Digital Content

Activist seeks to archive black history

Vietnam Project Archive receives national funding

Indonesia - Jakarta’s film archive in dire condition

Sri Lanka - Guardian Angel of the National Archives

Shanghai - Archives given German's old city photos

New South Wales - State Records social media and recordkeeping survey results

Europe / Europa
Russian library discovers hidden treasure

An Interview with Giovanna Fossati, Film Archivist and Curator at EYE Film Institute Netherlands

Archive details children’s flight from Spanish war

France - 385.600 euros pour un brouillon du Petit Prince

France - Les Archives nationales déménagement du Marais parisien à Pierrefitte-sur-Seine

Scotland - National archives set for Aberdeen move

Rare theatre archive captures London life stories

Moyen-Orient / Middle East

Iraqi Foreign Minister on the Missing Kuwait Archives

Advice for The New Archivist: Veterans In The Field Explain How To Survive

Digital archivists: technological custodians of human history

A Vision of the Role and Future of Web Archives
The Web Archive in Today’s World

Thursday 17 May 2012

Vol. 5, no. 37

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
Library and Archives Canada - Conducting Research on Residential Schools: A Guide to the Records of the Indian and Inuit Affairs Program and Related Resources

Archives de France - Version française du schéma XML EAC-CPF (Contexte archivistique encodé - Collectivités, personnes, familles)

Library of Congress  - Federal Government Strategic Sourcing Of Information Products And Services

De la communauté / From the community
Institute of Museum and Library Services - Libraries and Museums in an Era of Participatory Culture

IFLA - Background Paper on e-Lending

OCLC - Lasting Impact: Sustainability of Disciplinary Repositories

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Centuries of Knowledge: Graduate School of Library and Information Science Data Curation Education Program

RBM: A Journal of Rare Books, Manuscripts, and Cultural Heritage, vol. 13, no. 1 (Spring 2012)
D-Lib Magazine, vol. 18, no. 5-6 (May-June 2012)

New Review of Information Networking, vol. 17, no. 1 (May 2012)

Review of the National Center for Digitization, no. 21 (2012)

Library Hi Tech, vol. 30, no. 2 (2012)

ISO 26324:2012, Information and documentation - Digital object identifier system

Book - Tracing Your Ancestors from 1066 to 1837

Book - The Blind Giant: Being Human in a Digital World

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
From Reel-to-Reel to MP3: The Challenge of Converting Archival Records 
May 23 2012, Nanaimo

W3C Meetup in Ottawa
24 May 2012, Ottawa

Sur le web / On the web
Podcast - Medieval queens in The National Archives (UK)

Video - Historians Reconstruct Thousands of Medieval Documents Bombed in the Four Courts (Ireland)
Vidéo - Les archives à l'heure de la migration numérique

Outils / Tools
PREMIS (Preservation Metadata Schema), version 2.2

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

BANQ - Towards a Pooling of the Archive Collections of Major East Coast Institutions

Bookkeeper gets 20 months for stealing from Opera Lyra, Council of Archives

Stratford Institute for Digital Media - Digitizing content increases our ability to use it, share it, preserve it

Nunavut ATIPP tips public on their information rights: brochures hitting northern communities on privacy rights and how to seek information

Yukon Archives marks milestone with a book and a new vault 

Whistler Answer gets the digital treatment: Will be featured on WHistler Museum Website

Royal Victoria Hospital records safe in McGill archives

Amériques / Americas
U.S. Federal Judge Slows Down Declassification Secret Documents

Ferriero talks role of National Archives

GeoMAPP and the Future of Digital Geospatial Preservation

Longtime Nevada state archivist calls Distinguished Nevadan honor 'pinnacle of career'

Projects Aims to Build Online Hub for Archival Materials

University of Michigan computer and video game archive has lofty goal: collect every game ever made

The Surreal Selling of Man Ray: how a Long Island family with an auto-body shop wound up controlling the artist's legacy

A Few Minutes with an Archivist (from the Connecticut Historical Society)


Graffiti Artists Document Indonesia's Street Art Online

South Australia State Library says thousands of pics out of copyright

New South Wales Government - Our top 10 tips for a great EDRMS implementation

Mutiny on a convict ship: Carpenter's diary describing how vessel heading for Australia was seized by French soldiers is sold at auction

Europe / Europa

Germany - Agency Chief Says Stasi Archive Should Stay Open

Association des archivistes français - Archives et politique : le fantasme du broyeur

Scotland - £2m facelift for National library storage site

Scotland - ‘Cultural vandalism’ claims as church breaks up archive

Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh - Napoleon's post mortem among documents featuring in new online archive

Introducing Discovery, The UK National Archives' new catalogue

UK National Archives - Olympic records available online

BBC archive director to move to British Library

Archive films used in pioneering approach to tackling dementia and memory loss

Archives from the pioneers of modern genetics to be brought together for the first time

North Yorkshire County Records Office - Rapid response centre to save archives at risk

Moyen-Orient / Middle East International