Thursday 28 June 2012

Vol. 5, no. 43

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
UK National Archives - Annual report and accounts 2011-12

Australian National Audit Office - Records Management in the Australian Public Service

Information and Privacy Commissioner of Alberta - Causes of Breaches and Breach Prevention Recommendations

JISC and the British Library - Researchers of Tomorrow: The research behaviour of Generation Y doctoral students
UK Government - Open Data White Paper: Unleashing the potential

Commission nationale de l’informatique et des libertés (France) - Recommandations pour les entreprises qui envisagent de souscrire à des services de Cloud computing

De la communauté / From the community
Open Data Dialogue Final Report

Library of Congress - A Digital Asset Sustainability and Preservation Cost Bibliography
Article - Digital Preservation in Grids and Clouds: A Middleware Approach

Journal of Digital Humanities, vol. 1, no. 2 (Spring 2012)

The Code4lib Journal, no. 17 (2012)

Documentaliste - Sciences de l'information, vol. 49, no. 2 (Juin 2012)

Poli: politique de l'image, no 6, juin 2012 (numéro spécial: les promesses de l'archive)
Livre - Construire au-delà de la Méditerranée : l'apport des archives d'entreprises européennes (1860-1970)

Book - The Librarian's Legal Companion for Licensing Information Resources and Services

Livre - Patrimoine et numérique : technique et politique de la mémoire

Book - Safeguarding Critical E-Documents: Implementing a Program for Securing Confidential Information Assets

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Free Webinar - Creating Records Retention Plans that $ave Thousands

Sur le web / On the web
Library and Archives Canada Podcast - The Shamrock and the Fleur-de-Lys

Library and Archives Canada - A new finding aid: Veterans Death Cards: First World War

Slidecast - Digital Preservation and Social Media Outreach

Video - National Status of Data Management: Current Research in Policy and Education
The European Library (offers access to the collections of the 48 National Libraries of Europe and leading European Research Libraries)

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world


Info Commissioner unveils strategy to investigate national security exemption claims

Governments Celebrate Groundbreaking of the Ukrainian Canadian Archives and Museum of Alberta

Dalhousie University - Archives and Special Collections Receives Grant to Provide Access to MT&T Photographs

University of Alberta - Earning a degree, and a vintage book

Société historique de Saint-Boniface - L'Histoire de vive voix

Wetaskiwin (AB) - City’s archives takes historical hit

Mariposa Folk Festival (Ont.) Archives Appeal

Afrique / Africa

South Africa - The National Archives: Holding the records of government safe?

Mali - Tombouctou manuscripts project: Report by Dr. Thomas Schuler

Amériques / Americas
Politics, Plantations and Camels: early publishing about Barbados

U.S. agencies ordered to preserve records in leak probes

'Family Guy' Creator Donates Carl Sagan Papers to Library of Congress
Experts Propose Defensible E-Discovery Standards

Historic document thief sentenced to 7 years in prison: Barry H. Landau also ordered to pay roughly $46,000

George Washington’s annotated Constitution fetches almost $10 million

ProQuest Releases Digital NAACP Content Ahead of Schedule
Historical Aerial Photos of Connecticut’s Coastline Now Available Online
Detroit Public Library Opens Documents Of Auto Industry's War Production to Researchers

Yale U. Press Digitizes Stalin’s Massive Personal Archive

Asie-Pacifique/Asia-Pacific Europe / Europa

France - L’archivage électronique, un défi constant pour les Archives Nationales

France - L'Imprimerie Nationale migre vers l'archivage numérique

Ireland - Cost-benefit analysis of archives and library merger urged

Robert Louis Stevenson's works donated to National Library of Scotland

Guaranteeing access to the UK's 'collective abundance': how the BBC can lead the way in creating a Digital Public Space

Moyen-Orient / Middle East

Shaking Up Israel’s National Archives: A conversation with Israel’s new chief archivist

Israel - Arabic manuscripts from Jerusalem libraries to go online

United Arab Emirates - NCDR to help develop Archives of Abu Dhabi Media

Turkish theater memory kept in a digital library

Will your Internet data still be there in 100 years?

Is Your Organization Worried About Archiving External Social Activity? - Here's a List of 13 Solutions That Might Help

Un archivage "millénaire" pour stocker les données des entreprises

What Is Digital Humanities and What’s it Doing in the Library?

Using recordkeeping to support high risk business and to mitigate information risks

Thursday 21 June 2012

Vol. 5, no. 42

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
Ukrainian Archival Records at the Provincial Archives of Alberta: An Annotated Guide

Privacy Commissioners of Canada, Alberta and British Columbia - Cloud Computing for Small and Medium Sized Enterprises: Privacy Responsibilities and Considerations

De la communauté / From the community
Consultative Committee for Space Data Systems - Reference Model for an Open Archival Information System (OAIS) (Issue 2)

Review of Digital Curation Center Tools and Guidance

National Library of the Netherlands - EPUB for archival preservation

Association of Canadian Women Composers Archivist's Memoir (1982-2011)

Australian Society of Archivists submission on the Australian Heritage Strategy consultation paper 

Research Library Issues, no. 279, June 2012 (Special Issue on Special Collections and Archives in the Digital Age)

Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship, vol. 24, no. 2 (2012)

Archival Connections: Newsletter of the Catholic Archivist Group, vol. 9, no. 2 (June 2012)

Passim: bulletin des Archives littéraires suisses, no. 10 (2012)

Book - Introduction to Information Science 

Livre - Usages et usagers de l’information : quelles pratiques hier et aujourd’hui ?

Livre - L'Ère post-média: Humanités digitales et Cultures numériques

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
2012 Catholic Archivist Group Conference
24-27 September 2012, Montreal

International Conference on Open Repositories 2013
July 2013, Charlottetown

DLM Forum: Information Governance across Europe Members meeting (presentations available)
May/June 2012, Copenhagen

Sur le web / On the web
Library and Archives Canada - Wahkotowin: Aboriginal Imprints in Canadian Heritage online toolkit

Spreadsheet - Tweets at the Archives Association of Ontarion annual conference

Video - Les Centres d'archives de Bibliothèque et Archives nationale du Québec

Video - Archiving Large Swaths of Digital Content: Lessons from Archiving the Occupy Movement

Slidecast - Coordination of the Digital Cultural Heritage in Sweden

Outils / Tools
Dewey Decimal Classification Released as Linked Data at

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world


Prime Minister nominates next Parliamentary Librarian

Newfoundland - Protesters demand repeal of access to information act changes

Trials and Titillation in Toronto: A Virtual Tour of the Canadian Lesbian & Gay Archives

Vancouver - Museum displays Citizen Wall boards as an archive of different sentiments

Afrique / Africa
Amériques / Americas

Veteran Affairs would need a staff of 4,000 to scan all its backlogged paper records 

CIA releases declassified documents from 9/11 file with details about funding woes before 9/11

Internet Archive Sues to Stop New Washington State Law

Announcing Five National Digital Stewardship Alliance Innovation Award Winners

Karen Cariani Talks about Public Television Archives and the NDSA Infrastructure Working Group

Joe Smith Donates Recorded Interviews with Music’s Who’s Who to the Library of Congress

Indiana University media historian's find in stacks at Wells Library could represent oldest record in world

Water leak ruins valuable Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra’s archives

New York - The Lesbian Herstory Archives: A Constant Affirmation That You Exist
Tower Records Founder Turning Disbanded Chain into Archive


Malaysia - Forming Of Records Management Committee At All Agencies Proposed

Europe / Europa
Denmark drops reform of EU access to documents rules as disagreements prove insurmountable

Malta - National Archives conservation laboratory opened

Pope looks for new Librarian

France - La Vendée en images: 10.000 illustrations en ligne dont 7000 cartes postales 

Ireland - James Joyce Manuscripts Online

United Kingdom proposes massive archive of citizens’ Internet activity

UK - The National Archives launches new diversity education bursary

UK - Council rejects archive clearout claims at Manchester Central Library

Music evolution: Is this the end of the composer?

“Cloud! Unless …” – pros and cons of cloud technology

OCLC adds Linked Data to

Thursday 14 June 2012

Vol. 5, no. 41

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
Provincial Archives of New Brunswick - Guidelines for the Secure Destruction of Records

Ontario Information & Privacy Commissioner - Privacy by Design in the Age of Big Data

U.S. - National Archives Open Government Plan version 2.0

De la communauté / From the community
Digital Curation Bibliography: Preservation and Stewardship of Scholarly Works

MetaMillions: Turning Bits Into Bucks for the Music Industry Through the Standardization of Archival and Contextual Metadata

Council on Library and Information Resources - One Culture: Computationally Intensive Research in the Humanities and Social Sciences

Conservation Perspectives: the Getty Conservation Institute Newsletter, vol. 27, no. 1, Spring 2012 (Special issue on Photograph Conservation)

Bulletin of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, vol. 38, no. 5 (June/July 2012)

Information Technology and Libraries, vol. 31, no. 2 (2012)

Livre - Les chantiers du numérique : dématérialisation des archives et métiers de l'archiviste
Livre - Archives pour l'histoire de la formation des adultes

Book - Audiovisual Archives: Digital Text and Discourse Analysis

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
New exhibit - Picturing Immigrants in the Ward: How photography shaped ideas about Central and Eastern European immigrants in early 20th-century Toronto
June 22 until May 2013, Toronto

Exhibition - We Simply Turned to the Women: 100 Years of the Catholic Women's League, Edmonton Archdiocese 1912-2012
June 12 to August 31 2012, Edmonton (Provincial Archives of Alberta)

Exhibition - Public Sins / Private Desires: Tracing Lesbian Lives in the Archives, 1950-1980
June 22 – August 6 2012, Toronto 

Exhibition - Faces of 1812 (Library and Archives Canada)
June 13, 2012 to January 6, 2013, Ottawa
Costs and Benefits of Keeping Knowledge (presentations available)
11 June 2012, Copenhagen

Sur le web / On the web
Excel spreadsheet - Tweets at the ACA 2012 annual conference

Podcast - Digital Preservation Network: Cliff Lynch Speaks with University of Virginia’s James Hilton

Podcast - UK National Archives : Tracing merchant seamen, 1857-1918

The Web-Archives Timeline
Poème - L'Archiviste

Outils / Tools
Dublin Core Metadata Initiative Metadata Terms with RDFa markup

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Glenn Gould's preferred piano, chair set for display (they were transferred from LAC to the National Arts Centre)

Digitisation of Canadian material from the British Library as part of The Europeana Collections 1914-1918 project

Ontario - Courting disaster: How increased digitization of court records could streamline system

Commissioner sides with University of Ottawa professor in privacy battle

Rescue mission for Riverview Hospital (B.C.) photos
Nearly lost, photographs tell story of bold invasion
Reclaiming History Through Photographs

Saskatchewan - Man in legislature time capsule photo identified

Elgin County Archives (Ont.) - A fight to save archives funding

Belleville (Ont.) - City's history needs support

Afrique / Africa
Director of Tunsia’s National Archives: “We Need Action” on Transitional Justice

Tunisia: Offices and Archives of Tunis II Court of First Instance Set Ablaze

Les Archives du Sénégal : Un riche patrimoine à la recherche de nouveaux espaces

Etat des lieux dressé des archives de la République démocratique du Congo à la célébration vendredi de la Journée internationale des archives

Amériques / Americas

National Archives will continue to hold Kennedy assassination records secret

Smithsonian Institution - To Preserve or Not to Preserve: Social Media

Civil War photos: Help sought to solve old mystery

Notebooks Shed Light on an Antibiotic’s Contested Discovery

Forbes - No. 1 Worst Master's Degree For Jobs: Library and Information Science 

'The Book Of Mormon' Found: Rare, First-Edition Copy Stolen From Arizona Bookstore Recovered In D.C.

Asie-Pacifique/Asia-Pacific Europe / Europa
Agreement reached on new EU copyright laws on 'orphan' works

European medieval and WWI history digital archiving project gets €6.5m in EU funding

Tapes of infamous communist show trial with AP correspondent William Oatis unearthed in Czech National Archives

Who was the first Pope to be photographed? A look at the Vatican's Photographic Archive

Ireland’s genealogy experts join forces to provide Irish ancestry info

UK - The National Archives opens up war art with Wikipedia
UK - Supporting archival biodiversity – welcome to the world of private archives

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
Muammar Gaddafi's photo archive gives an insight into the 'Jamahiriya'

Why Twitter matters: Tomorrow’s knowledge network

Web Archiving Lifecycle

Processing special collections: An archivist’s workstation