Thursday 30 August 2012

Vol. 5, no. 52

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
Whitehouse and NARA - Managing Government Records Directive

National Archives of the Netherlands - Performance parameters for archival boxes for tropical countries

U.S. Information Security Oversight Office - Report on Classification Guidance Reviews

Annual Report of the Librarian of Congress 2011

De la communauté / From the community
Association of European Research Libraries - Ten recommendations for libraries to get started with research data management

Article - Getting the whole picture: finding a common language between digital preservation and conservation

La Gazette des archives, no 226 (2012)

National Archives of Australia - Your memento, no. 7 (August 2012)

ISO 14721:2012 - Space data and information transfer systems - Open archival information system (OAIS) - Reference model (updated version)

Book - Intellectual Property Law and History

Book - Electronic Resource Management: Practical perspectives in a new technical services model

Book - Digital Libraries and Information Access: Research perspectives 

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Archives Society of Alberta - Copyright for Archives Workshop
October 19-20, 2012, Edmonton 

Access Conference 2012
October 18-21, 2012, Montreal

Free webinar - The Principle of Accountability: A Records Manager Is Not Enough

The Electronic Re-evolution: News Media in the Digital Age IFLA 2012 Pre-Conference (presentations available)
7-9 August 2012, Finland

Webcast - Steps in a Digital Preservation Workflow (recording available)
March 7, 2012

Sur le web / On the web
Video - Flying reporters interviews at the International Congress on Archives Congress

Israel State Archives Special Publication: The Fortieth Anniversary of the Massacre of the Israeli Athletes in Munich

Video - The Politics of Digital Curation

UK National Archives Podcast - The War of 1812: from the British side

Video - Linked Data for Libraries: Why Should We Care? Where Should We Start?

Outils / Tools

Software for extracting file format information

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

New Brunswick - Scientists fight to save library from federal cuts

Indigenous tap new app to save old languages: a modern texting app released in Canada allows indigenous people to communicate in their native languages

Air Canada centralizes record-management system with AirVault

Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives (Ont.) Launches New Website and "Try It For $20" Programming
Afrique / Africa

Mali - Préservation et la valorisation des archives audiovisuelles : les professionnels à l’école de l’UEMOA

Gabon Télévision ouvre les archives des ex barons du Parti démocratique gabonais devenus opposants

Amériques / Americas
Government is ramping up document declassifications
After a century of movie copyrights, piracy and preservation still present challenges

Want to Be a Corporate Archivist? It Sure Helps to Be a Pack Rat
University of Nebraska-Lincoln archivist specializes as detective, preservationist for Love Library


Europe / Europa
Norway - Time capsule opened after 100 years in great fanfare contains flags, letters and historical records

Belgique - Des anecdotes bruxelloises contées par les archives de la Ville de Bruxelles

Bosnia-Herzegovina - Sarajevo's burned library testifies to multiethnic past

Wiesenthal Center Calls for Immediate Dismissal of Director of Croatian Episcopal Archives who Denies Holocaust Crimes at Jasenovac

Does Russian legislation allow destroying the original paper records after digitizing or microfilming?
Plus de 300 millions de pages numérisées par les services d’archives français

La Bibliothèque nationale de France cherche mécènes pour manuscrit royal

UK National Archives - Digitisation of First World War unit diaries
My ancestor was… a traffic officer: how the UK Government Web Archive might help the family and social historians of the future

Campaign to preserve voluntary sector archives prepares for launch
The privacy of our medical records is being sold off: a new code claims to ringfence personal data held by hospitals and GPs

London Heathrow creates online archive of athletes' Olympics memories

Moyen-Orient / Middle East International
The ‘new cold war’ is an information war

Kodak Introduces New Film Aimed at Archiving

La fonction de Records manager: l’archivage électronique est plus sophistiqué, le profil du « Records manager » aussi

Thursday 23 August 2012

Vol. 5, no. 51

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
Information and Privacy Commissioner of Alberta - Email Communication FAQs 

National Museum of Australia - Digital preservation and digitisation policy (version 2.1)

UK Web Archive - Format Profile Dataset

Australian Law Reform Comission - Copyright and the digital economy

De la communauté / From the community
OCLC - You've Got to Walk Before You Can Run: First Steps for Managing Born-Digital Content Received on Physical Media

Association for Library Collections and Technical Services Preservation and Reformatting Section - Minimum Digitization Capture Recommendations (Draft)

Library Hi Tech, vol. 30, no. 3 (2012)

Book - The Art of Record Production: An Introductory Reader for a New Academic Field

Book - Understanding Information and Computation: From Einstein to Web Science

Book - Intellectual Property and the Work of Information Professionals

Book - Archives and Societal Provenance: Australian essays

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Canadian Conservation Institute workshop - Modern Information Carriers
October 25, 2012, Halifax

South Peace Regional Archives - 2012 Film and Story Tea
October 14, 2012, Grande Prairie (Alb.)

International Council on Archives Congress (Speaker Full Papers & Abstracts)
20-24 August 2012, Australia

Sur le web / On the web
New Library and Archives Canada RSS Feed – Finding Aid, Database and Digitization News 

EUscreen Online Exhibitions

National Archives of Australia - Archives viewer

UK National Archives Podcast - Coroners’ Inquests

Outils / Tools
U.S. National Information Standards Organization - Journal Article Tag Suite (JATS) Standard

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

In Gatineau, Canada’s history lies beneath concrete, steel and glass

‘Big data’ could help solve Canada’s productivity problem

Ryerson University gallery to open with exhibition inspired by Black Star photos

Afrique / Africa
Amériques / Americas
Federal Faces: Kelly Maltagliati (Special agent-in-charge of the Archival Recovery Team, NARA)

Collaborating to Identify Government or Election-related Websites to Preserve

Martin Luther King Jr. interview found in Tennessee attic

Internet Archives - Alexandria 2.0: One Millionaire’s Quest to Build the Biggest Library on Earth

Maryland - Around Annapolis: Archives reach back to create 'old' new record

Archive Collects Kansas City's Gay And Lesbian History

Annie Kuebler, jazz archivist who survived near-fatal fire, dies at 61

Bandera County (Texas) - User fee funds historic preservation

Turkmen president instructs to create presidential archive in Turkmenistan

India - Archiving a past

Japan's World War II veterans commit their stories to video for online archive

National Archives of Australia - After a 30-year wait, the Goodies can finally reveal all

Europe / Europa
OCLC Research to Develop Semantic Similarity Computing Algorithms with the Europeana Dataset

Bulgarian Court Cases as Open Data

Switzerland - Wartime radio archives come to light

Ireland - Public to see rare CS Lewis letters

UK National Archives - Digitised Home Guard records reveal unexpected find

Digitizing the Past to Protect and Preserve History: using supercomputers to help protect and preserve ancient sites and artifacts

Digital books may not be for everyone. But for blind people, they're a true revolution

Thursday 16 August 2012

Vol. 5, no. 50

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
National Library of Australia - Testing Software Tools of Potential Interest for Digital Preservation

De la communauté / From the community
Digital Curation Resource Guide

International Council on Archives, Section on University and Research Institutions Archives - Draft Guidelines on Appraisal and Disposition of Student Records 

International Coalition of Sites of Conscience - From Memory to Action: A Toolkit for Memorialization in Post-Conflict Societies
IFLA Code of Ethics for Librarians and other Information Workers

MS Thesis - Visualizing Digital Collections at Archive-it

Educopia Institute - Aligning National Approaches to Digital Preservation (Final version)


Report - The Survey of Institutional Digital Repositories, 2012-13 Edition

Provincial Archives of Alberta Greetings Cards
Book - How to Manage Processing in Archives and Special Collections

Book - Archives of Authority: Empire, Culture, and the Cold War

Book - Indexing: From Thesauri to the Semantic Web
Book - How to Find Out Anything: From Extreme Google Searches to Scouring Government Documents

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
IFLA Round table on Linked Data (presentations available)
13 August 2012, Helsinki

Sur le web / On the web
Library and Archives Canada - The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee: Caricatures, stamps and other documents

Video - Building the Grateful Dead Archive Online: The Golden Road to Unlimited Devotion

Tutorial by ArchivesHub on using MS Excel to create EAD

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Closing doors on Canada’s history

Canadian Conservation Institute - 2012 Conservation and Restoration Treatments Services

Ontario - Archeologists go gaming: video game technology allows for virtual tour of village and its artifacts

No new materials in Millet and District Museum (Alb.) archives due to funding cuts

Rivière-du-Loup - Le Centre d’archives récipiendaire d'un Prix du patrimoine

Afrique / Africa
Tunisie - Des journalistes dénoncent la lenteur du gouvernement à dévoiler les dossiers de la «police politique»

Amériques / Americas
Mexico - Documentation Sciences Foundation Agreement with the National School of Librarianship and Archival Science

National archives gets ready to taste first fruits of TechStat labor

Efforts under way to make Nixon's White House tapes accessible

Vermont State Archives opens court records for research

California - Bill would make public records easier to search

Scanning history – a visit to the conservation lab at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania

University of Texas at Austin - Foundations of Modern Cartography Now Visible Online and in Detail
Southern Methodist University archivist stands the test of time

Kansas State University launches digital archive of lost towns

University of North Texas Libraries to host gay history archives in deal with Resource Center Dallas

American Radio Archives is a refuge for the time when the medium ruled

Truman Capote Murder Archives: A chilling glimpse behind a bestseller

Digging Up the Recent Past: An Interview With Doug Reside (Digital Curator with the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts)

Tokyo professor creates digital maps of A-bombed cities

Sri Lanka archives international commitments

Vietnam - Les documents des rois Nguyên se dévoilent en majesté

State Archives of New South Wales - Digital archives team drops its warez on Github

Europe / Europa
Benedict XVI Dreamed of Becoming Vatican's Librarian

France - Recel de vieux documents aux archives départementales du Nord

Scotland - 700-year-old letter belonging to William Wallace to go on display
UK National Archives - Design through research: The concepts behind Discovery

Hedgehog Street and Linked Open Data

Historic archive saved for the nation

Moyen-Orient / Middle East

Algeria TV gives Palestinian Authority archival records of Palestinian struggle


Thursday 9 August 2012

Vol. 5, no. 49

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
UK National Archives - Draft Archives Service Accreditation Standard

De la communauté / From the community
Pre-Budget Consultation 2012: Submission by the Canadian Library Association
Article - Losing My Revolution: How Many Resources Shared on Social Media Have Been Lost?

Article - Du document à la donnée et retour: la fourmilière ou les Lumières

Archives Society of Alberta newsletter, vol. 31, no. 4 (Summer 2012)

Archives Association Of Ontario - Off the Record, vol. 28, no. 3 (2012)

Records Management Journal, vol. 22, no. 2 (2012)

Archives Matters: the Bulletin of the Australian Society of Archivists, no. 20 (August 2012)
Bulletin of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, vol. 38, no. 6 (August/September 2012)

Broadsheet: the Scottish Council on Archives E-Magazine, no. 27 (August 2012) 

Library of Congress Digital Preservation Newsletter (August 2012)

Book - Emergency Planning and Response for Libraries, Archives and Museums 

Book - Digital Forensics for Handheld Devices

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
EDRMS Implementation - A methodology for Success
11 September, 2012, Edmonton

NARA Records Administration Conference
September 25, 2012, Washington D.C. and via webcast

Sur le web / On the web
Web Exhibit - CFRC: 90 Years of Queen's Radio (Queen's University Archives)

Video - Linked Data for Libraries

Video - British Film Institute National Archive Tour

Print Archives Preservation Registry Now Online

UK National Archives - Visualised: Timelines of Government departments

Video - Society of American Archivists: Growing the Archives Profession

Outils / Tools
Library and Archives Canada - Canadian Subject Headings in SKOS/RDF Format

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Is That An Archive In Your Basement... or Are You Just Hoarding? (on Connexions, a Toronto-based project that works to preserve the history of grassroots movements for social change)

Sunshine Coast Museum and Archives (B.C.) - Digital newspaper archive set to launch

Centre du patrimoine de Saint-Boniface - Les archives de la série Alexandre Taché en ligne

Rivière-du-Loup - Nombreux fonds traités par le Centre d’archives

Afrique / Africa
Namibia’s archive of anti-colonial resistance in limbo

Amériques / Americas
160,000 volunteers indexed the 1940 U.S. Census in 124 days

Working at the National Archives: Inside the Ice Cube

National Science Foundation Reaches Out to the Public on Federal Government-wide Digital Strategy

Digital Preservation’s Wicked Problems – An Interview With Megan Winget

Digital Strategy Catches up With the Present: An Interview with Smithsonian’s Michael Edson

Alaska - Project focused on digitizing legislative record

North Carolina - College yearbook archive offers many blasts from the past

'Dear uncles, I am free': Fascinating 19th century letters give glimpse into lives of African-American slaves

Montgomery plans photo archive with contest

Asie-Pacifique/Asia-Pacific Europe / Europa
Italy's cultural memory under threat: budget squeeze at state archives puts future of thousands of valuable documents all over the country in doubt

The National Archives of Latvia chooses Tessella and Tieto to preserve Latvia’s digital heritage

L’École française d’Athènes valorise son patrimoine iconographique

Ireland - Secret archives on Rising released online
UK - New Memorandum of Understanding signed by the Information Commissioner and the Chief Executive of The National Archives

London Stations Olympic past published on virtual archive

Moyen-Orient / Middle East International
The State of Digitisation

Call for case studies for edited volume on participatory archives

Is Cloud Computing Really Cheaper?
Google records show book scanning was aimed at Amazon
“Supply Side” Digital Preservation
OCLC recommends Open Data Commons Attribution License (ODC-BY) for WorldCat data

Internet Archives - Over 1,000,000 Torrents of Downloadable Books, Music, and Movies