Thursday 26 July 2012

Vol. 5, no. 47

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
State Records Authority of New South Wales - SharePoint 2010: recordkeeping considerations (exposure draft)

De la communauté / From the community
EUscreen - Second Online Access to Audiovisual Heritage Status Report

Business Archives in Scotland  - New case studies

UK Museum Association - Museums 2020 consultation paper

Council on Library and Information Resources - Core Infrastructure Considerations for Large Digital Libraries

Pew Internet Report - The Future of Big Data

Article - Digitising and Searching Australasian Colonial Legal History

Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, vol. 63, no. 8 (August 2012)

The Electronic Library, vol. 30, no. 4 (2012)

Book - Electronically Stored Information: The Complete Guide to Management, Understanding, Acquisition, Storage, Search, and Retrieval 

Book - Effective Document and Data Management: Unlocking Corporate Content

Book - Digital Image Forensics: There is More to a Picture than Meets the Eye 

Book - Archives, Museums and Collecting Practices in the Modern Arab World

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Cultural heritage on line: Trusted Digital Repositories & Trusted Professionals
10-13 December 2012, Florence (Italia)

Using Open Data: policy modeling, citizen empowerment, data journalism (report available)
19 - 20 June 2012, Brussels

Sur le web / On the web
Video - Simon Fraser University Archives

UK National Archives podcast - Charities and their records for family historians

Podcast -  England and Scotland at War, 1296-1513: sources at The National Archives
Slidecast - The Development of Digital Preservation Best Practices in EPrints

Slidecast - Digital Forensics for Digital Archives

Outils / Tools
State Library of North Carolina - CINCH (Capture, INgest, and CHecksum)

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world


B.C. software woes worse than predicted: privacy group

Appel à projets de numérisation - 2012-2014 par le Réseau Québécois de numérisation patrimoniale (RQNP)

OCLC opens data center in Toronto, Canada

Manitoba history through the camera lens

Brock University - Archivist wins award for work on 1812 website

Library and Archives Canada - New Finding Aids Online: Department of Militia and Defence (RG9) circa 1914–1919

Afrique / Africa
Ghana - National archives in danger of losing official documents

Comores - Archives nationales: sauver la mémoire de l'indifférence

German anthropologists present oral history materials to National Archives of Burkina Faso

Les enjeux historiques du patrimoine malien

Amériques / Americas
Haïti - Archives nationales, apporte de nouvelles visions dans l’administration public

Haïti : Vers la restructuration des archives publiques

Ex-federal official calls U.S. classification system ‘dysfunctional’

Listing of Maine archival institutions sought

Digital Curation at the University of Maine, a two-year online certificate program launched in the fall of 2012

Peering Into the Exquisite Life of Rare Books (the Rare Book School at the University of Virginia)

Cook County (Illinois) court staffer held on $750,000 bail for allegedly shredding court files

Online Archive of Ivan Karp’s Publications Launched at Emory University

Australia - Sydney Games ephemera gets a timely outing

Malaysia - National Archives' Sarawak branch to provide base on managing public sector records

Malaysia - Terenganu National Archives gets valuable items related to Islamic astronomy

India - Human Resource Development ministry to preserve Kashmir's manuscripts, paintings

National Archives of India should reach out to people for archival material: Culture Minister Kumari Selja 

Pakistan - Loss of history at the hands of ‘elements’ feared

Europe / Europa
Digital Agenda: European Commission opens public consultation on preservation of the open internet

France - Les archives françaises et les archives du Vatican

RTÉ Puts Archive Irish TV Content Online

National Sound Archive for Scotland to be established

UK National Archives - Americas through a lens: Colonial Office photographic collection released online
UK National Archives - Ancient Deeds and the Semantic Cardigan (on linked data)

UK National Archives - Reflections of a Collaborative Doctoral Award student
Harwood ruling raises question over online archives

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
Yemen Passes Strongest Right of Access to Information Law in the Arab World


Thursday 19 July 2012

Vol. 5, no. 46

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
State of the Holdings: The Condition of Analogue Holdings at Library and Archives Canada

For The Record: Yukon Archives 1972–2012
UK National Archives - Records collection policy (draft)

U.S. National Declassification Center - Fifth biannual Report

De la communauté / From the community
IFLA, EIFL and CLA joint intervention before the World Intellectual Property Organization Standing Committee on Copyright and related rights  

Association des archives de l’Ontario - Archeion pour archivistes (version française)

Electronic Discovery Reference Model XML White Paper

UK Heritage Lotery Fund - Using digital technology in heritage projects 

D-Lib Magazine, vol. 18, no. 7-8 (July-August 2012)

Museum Practice (Special Issue on New approaches to archives)

Historical Social Research, vol. 37, no. 3 (Special Issue: Controversies around the Digital Humanities)

Mémoire d'avenir: en direct des Archives nationales de France, no. 10 (Juillet - septembre 2012)

Book - Heritage Under Siege: Military Implementation of Cultural Property Protection Following the 1954 Hague Convention 

Book - Tracing Your Prisoner of War Ancestors: The First World War
Livre - Sécurité de la dématérialisation: de la signature électronique au coffre-fort numérique, une démarche de mise en oeuvre

Book - The Past Is a Moving Picture: Preserving the Twentieth Century on Film

Book - Image Processing and Analysis with Graphs: Theory and Practice

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
International conference - Dublin Core and Metadata Applications
September 3-7 2012, Malaysia

Slavery in New France, an Exhibit at the Montréal Archives Centre
July 17 to August 26, 2012, Montreal

Exhibit - Of Prairies, Pens and Poets: Celebrating Manitoba Writers on the 30th Anniversary of the Manitoba Writers' Guild
July 16 - August 24, Winnipeg

Sur le web / On the web

National Library of Australia podcast - Pulitzer Prize winning author Richard Ford discusses his new book Canada and his writing life

Baladodiffusion de la CNIL (France) - Publication d'archives publiques sur internet: quelles conséquences pour la vie privée?

Video - Wikimania 2012 Closing Plenary by David Ferriero, Archivist of the United States

Outils / Tools
Inventory of Free/Libre and Open Source Software (FLOSS) in the Cultural Heritage Domain

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world


Victoria's early history bursts from the archives

Edson (Alb.) - Local vets take part in archive project
UBC - Unpacking the Douglas Coupland fonds: a new acquisition and a new project

Tracing your family history takes time, effort and money: how to avoid barking up the wrong tree

Afrique / Africa
Preserving Algeria's audiovisual memory: EU-funded project putting digitized archives online

Swaziland - Govt working on effective record managing, archiving system

Kenyatta National Hospital records go digital

Amériques / Americas
That plan to archive every tweet in the Library of Congress? Definitely still happening

U.S. Department of the Interior Deploys OpenText Cloud-based Enterprise Content Management Solution

Historian unveils one of the few surviving audio recordings of blast from 1950's Nevada tests

Volunteer transcribers preparing letters to and from Lincoln

Alaska - Famous carver Amos Wallace’s documents headed for public archive

Connecting the Dots: Issues with Preserving Complex Websites

Malaysia - Police to recover insurgency-era battle records from Britain

Malaysia - National Archives To Use Films To Nurture Patriotism Among Younger Generation

Australia - Defence personnel's personal secrets revealed in archive files

Europe / Europa
Heritage scandal: Italy shuts down national sound archives

Italy - Vivaldi's lost masterpiece is found in library archives

350 millions de documents dans les archives de l’Arménie

Public Consultation on New Dutch Freedom of Information Law

France - Une réseau de musées consacrés à la Résistance vient d’être créé afin d’enrichir leurs archives

U.K. Government confirms transition to 20-year rule will begin from 2013

Free access to British scientific research within two years

Canterbury Cathedral and University of Kent in bid to preserve unique historic collection
Canterbury Collection of 128,000 images now available for online research

Closure of forensic archive a 'shambles', experts warn

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
Iraq rejects US offer to restore half of seized Jewish Archive: report

Israel State Archives - Scanning and digitizing in Hebrew

Why a link between MoReq2010 and the OAIS model would benefit both records managers and archivists

Thursday 12 July 2012

Vol. 5, no. 45

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
De la communauté / From the community
Unified Digital Format Registry (UDFR): Final Report

Pan-Canadian Documentary Heritage Network: Linked Open Data Visualization “Proof-of-Concept

JISC - A Technical Review of Open Access Repository Registries

American Archivist, vol. 75, no. 1 (Spring-Summer 2012)

Trent University archives news, no. 42 (July 2012)

Broadsheet: E-Magazine of the Scottish Council on Archives, no. 16 (July 2012)

Library of Congress Digital Preservation Newsletter (July 2012)

Program: electronic library and information systems, vol. 46, no. 3 (2012)

Livre - Vos ancêtres à travers les archives militaires

Book - Visualizing the Holocaust: Documents, Aesthetics, Memory

Book - Personal Knowledge Capital: The inner and outer path of knowledge creation in a web world

Book - The No-nonsense Guide to Legal Issues in Web 2.0 and Cloud Computing

Book - Discover Scottish Land Records

Book - Digital Preservation of Cultural Heritage Collection Among Libraries of India and Iran: A Comparative Study

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
November 27- 28, 2012, Kanata

Workshop - Archiving at Home
July 28, 2012, Cambridge (ON)

Webcast - Big Data for Development: Challenges and Opportunities
10th July, 2012, UN Headquarters, New York

European Research Libraries (LIBER) Annual Conference (video and presentations available)
June 27-30, 2012, Estonia

Sur le web / On the web

UK National Archives podcast - The Silken Paper Trail: openness and the national collective memory

Israel's Documented Story: The English-language blog of the Israel State Archives

OCLC Video - Scanning and Photography in Special Collections

Video - Why tech can't break the hold of paper

Outils / Tools
Digital Preservation In a Box

Open Planets Foundation - xcorrSound:migrationQA New Audio Quality Assurance Tool

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world


Supreme Court of Canada Stands Up For Fair Dealing in Stunning Sweep of Cases

Provincial Archives of Alberta - New in Collections Management: the Scott, Bisset, and McPherson family fonds

City of Regina launches open data initiative

Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives (Ont.) asks public to make a connection

Afrique / Africa
Amériques / Americas
Bermuda - Archives director still on leave after ten months

U.S. - Reforming Copyright Is Possible: And it's the only way to create a national digital library

Overview: Library of Congress Launches Beta Release of Linked Data Classification

Pennsylvania - Property records dating to 1850 put online

Survey: In the Past 4 Years, Universities Have Started Preserving the Web

Bankrupt law firm Dewey & LeBoeuf's dilemma over client files: to shred or not to shred 


India - Mulk Raj Anand arrives at National Archives, ready to unpack in his room

Japan - University opens unique archive on grassroots campaigns

The search for photos of China's past

Australia - Tape used to hold down 'asbestos' tiles at National Archives storage

Library will thrive in a digital world: new chairman of the National Library of Australia Council

Europe / Europa
Reforming copyright for the digital age: the European Commission takes an important step forward

Crossdressing, Compression and Colliders: The First Photo on the Web

Malta - First digital archive about Żejtun launched

Austrian city builds public library with nothing but QR codes, NFC and stickers

France - Données publiques : le juge administratif précise les conditions de réutilisation des données des services d’archives

Ireland - Freedom of information legislation to be extended

UK National Archives - Mapping our collection

UK National Archives - Newly released files go behind the scenes of the 'UFO Desk'

Probably the best national beer advertising archived in Raveningham

Web hits delete on magazine's 12-year archive
Medieval manuscript "The Laws of Hywel Dda" back from USA sold for £541,250

Leeds nostalgia: Secrets of the city book archive


Preservation in the cloud? A first look at ‘Preservica’