Thursday 25 October 2012

Vol. 6, no. 8

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
Presentation by the National Archives of Australia Director-General - The digital reality: optimising government business in a digital world

De la communauté / From the community

World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) - Linked Data Platform 1.0

Article - From Information to Progress : How an Audit of Electronic Information Management May Contribute to the Overall Efficiency of an Organization

Journal of Archival Organization, vol. 10, no. 2 (2012)

Restaurator: International Journal for the Preservation of Library and Archival Material, vol. 33, no. 3-4 (October 2012)

Silhouettes: The Associates of the Provincial Archives of New Brunswick Newsletter, no. 34 (2012)

Broadsheet: the Schottish Council on Archives newsletter, no. 19 (October 2012)

ISO 19005-3:2012 - Document management - Electronic document file format for long-term preservation - Part 3: Use of ISO 32000-1 with support for embedded files (PDF/A-3)

Book - Powering Search: The Role of Thesauri in New Information Environments

eBook - Publishing and Using Cultural Heritage Linked Data on the Semantic Web

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Cultural Heritage Archives: Networks, Innovation & Collaboration
September 26-27, 2013, Washington D.C.

Library and Archives Canada, Ten Years After the Merger (video available)
October 3, 2012, Vancouver

National Declassification Center Public Forum (video available)
August 29, 2012, Washington D.C.

Sur le web / On the web
Library and Archives Canada Video - The Out of the Trenches: A Linked Open Data Project 

Now in English - France Overseas Territories Archives Website

UK National Archives Podcast - Remembering Samuel Coleridge Taylor; African British musician and pan-Africanist

Video - Digital Initiatives Forum Opening Session with the State Librarian & Library of Congress Digital Archivist Trevor Owens

Podcast - Interview with Astrid M. Eckert (author of The Struggle for the Files: The Western Allies and the Return of German Archives after the Second World War)

Outils / Tools
Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Library and Archives Canada - Queen Victoria’s Journals now available at 395 Wellington Street, Ottawa

Lettre du président de l’AAQ aux quotidiens La Presse et le Devoir concernant les archives des politiciens

Centre d'archives de la Mauricie et du Centre-du-Québec - Une exposition sur la dynastie des architectes Caron

University of Victoria - Transgender Archives call for material

University of Alberta - Old books hide even older secrets from Middle Ages

Calgary - Bow Valley College records found for nearly 200,000 people on recycled computer server

Afrique / Africa
South Africa - Is the National Film, Video and Sound Archives in a Position to Preserve our Audio-visual Heritage Properly?
Burkina Faso - Hamidou Diallo, DG des archives nationales : « Avant, les gens ne savaient pas ce que sont les archives ni où les trouver »

Amériques / Americas
Virgin Island - Public records dispute goes to court today Obstructing the public's right to know

U.S. Copyright Offices Continuing Work on Orphan Works Problem With Public Inquiry

NOAA, National Archives team up with citizen-scientists to reconstruct historical climate of the Arctic

National Geographic to auction part of massive archive for first time
News of yesteryear: Online archive of digitized historical newspapers hits 5 million pages

L.A. Public Library inherits treasure of maps

Yale University - Archivist an expert on all things 'born digital'

St. John's library begins placing historic manuscripts online


Vietnam, Laos Boost Archives Management Cooperation 

Sydney Opera House to be digitally recorded by team of Scottish experts

Europe / Europa
Vienna Jewish community denies losing case to retrieve archive documents

Netherlands - Officials gave millions of death registrations to Mormon church

'Irreplaceable' Nazi-era documents stolen from Danish archives

Young Henry VIII revealed at National Library of Wales

L'Institut national de l'audivisuel ouvre des accès libres à ses archives en région

Minister Deenihan launches National Archives documents relating to Northern Ireland conflict on CAIN (Conflict Archive on the INternet)

Ireland - Abbey Theatre archive to go online

UK National Archives - Newly released MI5 files include early Cold War diaries

UK - The National Archives of…where, exactly?

British Film Institute to digitise Royal film collection

Introducing the British Diplomatic Oral History Programme

Filed under ‘B’ for bomb? Museum makes an explosive discovery in its archive

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
Network preserving photo heritage of Middle East

UN sides with law enforcement over data retention

Digital preservation: preserving heritage and protecting civil rights: Interview with Anne Thurston, International Records Management Trust

'Collect the WWWorld' attempts to archive the internet through art

Thursday 18 October 2012

Vol. 6, no. 7

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
Article - Is Archiving the Act of Sorting? A Governance Perspective (by Daniel J. Caron and Richard G. Brown)

De la communauté / From the community
Digital Preservation Coalition - Intellectual Property Rights for Digital Preservation

Article - Copyright Fee Shifting: A Proposal to Promote Fair Use and Fair Licensing

Journal of the Society of Archivists, vol. 33, no. 2 (2012)

Journal of Documentation, vol. 68, no. 5 (2012)

Communication +1, vol. 1 (2012) 

IFLA - International Preservation News, no. 57 (2012)

Book - Progress in Cultural Heritage Preservation

Book - Archaeology from Historical Aerial and Satellite Archives

Livre - Apprendre à gérer des collections patrimoniales en bibliothèque

Book - Reconciliation, Civil Society, and the Politics of Memory: Transnational Initiatives in the 20th Century

Book - Digital Rights Management: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Webcast - The Federal Theatre Project: Uncovering Changes in Playscripts of Popular Performances
October 24, 2012

Webcast - The Landmark HathiTrust Decision: Implications for Research Libraries
October 24, 2012

Sur le web / On the web
Saskatchewan History Online

New website - Mediterranean Memory

Video - Search Winnipeg: The Hamilton Collection

UK National Archives podcast - Philip Henslowe, Edward Alleyn and the invention of London theatre in the age of Shakespeare

Vidéo - Jeu de rôle "révolutionnaire" aux archives départementales des Hauts-de-Seine à Nanterre (France)

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Canada’s 132-year-old Hansard system gets modern-day online upgrade

Pierre Nantel, "Library and Archives Canada" on Oct. 16th, 2012

Library and Archives Canada contributes to CPAC’s New Digital Archive – 18 000 hours of parliamentary proceedings will be digitized

Dartmouth - Protesters lament closure of archive centre

SPGQ : vote de grève à Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec

An Interview with the BC Digitization Coalition

Commission Bouchard-Talylor: le site internet fermé; BAnQ s'en mêle

Saskatoon - Century-old church tapping into its past: Knox United to open time capsule

Calgary - A big year: St. Francis High turns 50 and its longtime archivist steps down

Afrique / Africa
Hollande Promises to Give Colonial-Era Massacre Archives to Senegal

Djiboutian Council of Ministers authorises national archives

Entretien avec Jamaâ Baida, directeur des Archives du Maroc

Amériques / Americas
Guatemala: Historical Archive of the National Police Needs Donations to Continue its Work to End Impunity

NARA - Celebrating Our Volunteers

Robert S. McNamara's personal archive to be sold at auction

Smithsonian Institution Archives - Challenges of Appraising Records in the Digital Age

Supreme Court halts turnover of secret IRA tapes

After uproar, Georgia officials back off plan to sharply limit public access to state archives

South Florida archivist wants your home movies for free show

New web site sheds light on Birmingham Civil Rights era
Carnegie Hall’s Archives Begins Digitizing

Archives of Michigan signs new deal to preserve historic electronic records

American Civil Liberties Union Records Processing Completed

Singapore Parliament Passes Personal Data Protection Act

Europe / Europa
Switzerland - Archives and Dealing with the Past Project

Tchécosclovaquie - La correspondance de František Kupka entre dans les archives de la Galerie nationale de Prague

Researching Family History: Gathering the genealogy records in Germany that survived World War II

France - L'Institut National de l'Audiovisuel, première banque d'images numérisées au monde

Bibliothèque nationale de France : des relations conflictuelles entre le personnel et la direction

France - Dans les petits papiers de Monsieur le Marquis de Chasseloup-Laubat, général d'Empire (1754-1833)

Wartime letters of French father in Nazi labour camp resurface

Dublin - Lord Mayor to receive First World War archival collections

Jersey Archive want your business records

UK - Communism committee records released to The National Archives

British Library acquires the archive of Caribbean British poet and writer, James Berry

Prince Charles letters: bid to keep parts of missives to ministers secret

Government data PDF enthusiasts will be 'dealt with'

British Film Institute Donates Film Costume Archive To The Victoria & Alberts Museum

Cambridge University sheds light on illuminated manuscripts

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
Israel National Library to get Kafka manuscripts: disputed documents in court battle

Vienna’s Jewish archives to remain in Israel’s hands

Fatah Uncovers Hamas Archive

Preserving the Syrian Paper Trail

Pakistan - Freedom of Information Act: Govt slow and reluctant in answering people’s questions

Digital Archives through the eyes of not-yet-archivists

Archivematica and the Open Source Mindset for Digital Preservation Systems

Among the Missing: Notable Games Lost to Time