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


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