Thursday 29 November 2012

Vol. 6, no. 13

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
UK National Archives - Records Collection Policy

Library of Congress - Bibliographic Framework as a Web of Data: Linked Data Model and Supporting Services 

NARA - 2012 Performance and Accountability Report

De la communauté / From the community
Submission by the Australian Society of Archivists on the Consultation Paper Regarding the Establishment of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Abuse

European Data Infrastructure - Sustainability Plan

Academic Libraries and Research Data Services: Current Practices and Plans for the Future

Article - The Practice, Power, and Promise of Archival Collections Assessment 

Archival Science, vol. 12, no. 4, December 2012 (Special Issue: Genre Studies in Archives)

Free ebook - Digital_Humanities

Book - Reel Time: Movie Exhibitors and Movie Audiences in Prairie Canada, 1896 to 1986

Book - Big Data Analytics: Turning Big Data into Big Money

Book - The Missing Ink: The Lost Art of Handwriting

Book - An Introduction to Book History (2nd edition)

Livre - Le silence a le poids des larmes: mémoire familiale et réalités d'archives

Livre - Archives d'Afrique et communication pour le développement: plaidoyer pour une gestion responsable des archives en Afrique subsaharienne

Book - Financial Analysis and Risk Management: Data Governance, Analytics and Life Cycle Management

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Linking the Future: International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications
September 2-6, 2012, Lisbon, Portugal
The Sedona Conference Webinar: How to Counsel Clients on the Use and Discovery of Social Media 
December 12, 2012

Journées OAIS (présentations disponibles)
23-24 octobre 2012, Lyon

Congrès du milieux documentaires du Québec (actes disponibles)
31 octobre - 2 novembre 2012, Montréal

Sur le web / On the web
University of Toronto Launches New Heritage Website 

Concordia University - Records Management and Archives is now on Flickr

Slidecast - Data Journalism In Canada: Why we're so far behind (and what we can do to change that)

UK National Archives podcast - Adlestrop: railways, poetry and the myths of 1914

UK National Gallery Archive catalogue now online

OpenGLAM (Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums) - Resources

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Will the digital cloud lead to a deluge of privacy class actions?

Zombie mould returns to attack Privy Council archives

B.C. historical records available online — for free

Le personnel de Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec pourrait déclencher de nouvelles journées de grève

Le patrimoine francophone de Terre-Neuve passe à l'ère numérique
Rare book on witchcraft discovered in Alberta library

Toronto - Do grassroots archives have a future?

Le passé de Québec en images

Afrique / Africa
Zambia - Continue funding archives digital project – Scott

Amériques / Americas
National Archives awards Unisys $7.2M contract for cloud email

Osama bin Laden's death: Secret e-mails document burial at sea

Joe Smith’s Recorded Interviews with Music Icons Featured on Library of Congress Website

Thanksgiving parade confetti contained secret police documents

History is now for Wisconsin Historical Society's collectors

New Hampshire Historical Society works to digitize entire catalogue

Two Ohio Universities Digitally Archive Senator's Career

Recovering the Memories: Working to Find and Restore Photographs Lost During Superstorm Sandy

Vincent van Gogh, John Lennon letters among important historical papers coming to NYC auction

Australia - National Archives to keep abuse docs

Asie - Archives left offer on shelf, claims owner

India - Rare official documents on display

India - Mamata govt plans archive of old films

Europe / Europa
Armenian National Archive publishes the testimonies of Genocide survivors

Red Cross to hand WWII missing persons data to Germany

Rare colour pictures of 1930s Berlin show carefree life in Hitler’s capital before war that reduced it to rubble

First public beta version of the Deutsche Digitale Bibliothek is launched

Archive of Russian filmmaker sells for 15 times its estimate

Comment Claude Lévi-Strauss a donné ses archives au département des Manuscrits de la Bibliothèque nationale de France

France - 650 000 euros pour les archives de Jean-Étienne-Marie Portalis (1746-1807)

France - À la découverte des manuscrits de Marcel Proust

France-Soir: les archives photographiques acquises par la Ville de Paris

UK - Bess of Hardwick's letters at The National Archives

Code Found on Pigeon Baffles British Cryptographers

Discovery of a long-lost book from the library of Sir Isaac Newton in the Cardiff Rare Books Collection

Photography of Ludwig Wittgenstein Released by Archives at Cambridge

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
Ebooks crucial in preserving United Arab Emirates heritage, experts say

Jordan - National library developing strategy to reduce piracy

1,000-Year-Old Muslim Joke Book Found

Another digital preservation problem: Microsoft lacks specifications for its own old formats
Blogging et réseaux sociaux pour la publication et la valorisation d’archives et de fonds de bibliothèque

Twitter CEO says tweet archiving to come end of this year – hopefully

Yiddish Goes Digital: Crowdsourcing Project Will Create Transatlantic Labor History Archive

Dématérialisation: la gouvernance documentaire

Thursday 22 November 2012

Vol. 6, no. 12

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
Archives de France - Note d’information relative aux évolutions de l’outil de consultation du Thésaurus pour la description et l’indexation des archives locales
Public Record Office Victoria - Use of Back-up Technology to Archive (Issues Paper)

Dossier de presse - Intelligentsia: entre France et Russie, archives inédites du XXe siècle (exposition)

De la communauté / From the community
Historic Libraries Forum - Cataloguing Maps: Guidance Notes for the Occasional Map Cataloguer 

IFLA - Bibliography ”Impact and Outcome of Libraries” (updated version)

Relationship between the ISO 30300 series of standards and other products of ISO/TC 46/SC 11 (version 5)

Journal of Library Metadata, vol. 12, no. 4 (2012)

Library Hi Tech, vol. 30, no. 4 (2012)

Library and Archives Canada - Governance and Recordkeeping Around the World, vol. 4, no. 5 (November 2012)

Livre - Guide des sources de l’histoire de l’art aux Archives nationales et aux Archives de Paris

Book - Digital Storytelling: Capturing Lives, Creating Community (4th edition)

Book - Information Resource Description: Creating and Managing Metadata 

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Free Webinars: Strategies for Preserving Electronic Records
January 24 & February 20, 2013

NAGARA 2013 Judicial Records Forum
February 8, 2013, Phoenix, Arizona

The Past and Future of Note-taking (video available)
1-2 November 2012, Harvard

Sur le web / On the web
Library and Archives Canada - Three Grey Cup Heritage Videos on YouTube

UK National Archives Podcast - Marjorie’s War: four families and the Great War

Slidecast - What Future for Linked Data Projects?

Video Tour of the Conservation Lab at Duke University

British Library - Catalogue of Illuminated Manuscripts content is now available for download and reuse

Outils / Tools

New Digital Humanities tool: Tesserae for text mining

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Canadian history, heritage at risk from cuts to Libraries and Archives Canada, say academics

Des trésors de papier au bout des doigts

Abitibi - Une mémoire unique en son genre au Canada

Burnaby archives proposes film digitization project

Around the House: Archival Photos and Vintage Curling Gear in Vancouver

L'archiviste, entre le présent et l'avenir (Université de Montréal)

Queen's University - Planning for the Library and the Archives of the future

Afrique / Africa

Uganda: Parliament Criminalizes Leaking of Oil Details 

Amériques / Americas
Bermuda - Archivist ‘matter is closed’

U.S. - How Did Military Units Lose Combat Records in War on Terror?

Battle over Travis letter shines spotlight on Texas state archives

Alaska State Archives places Governor's Exxon Valdez photographs online

Oregon - Women's center has digital archive

Pennsylvania State University - Wormholes in old books preserve a history of insects

Pacifica Radio Archives: A History of Social Justice, Preserved

Hurricane Sandy Highlights the Problems of Digital Archives


Internet archive brings India’s political past to life

India - Files of 9 secretaries to PMs destroyed

Japan - Manuscript of philosopher Kitaro Nishida uploaded on Kyoto school digital archive

Europe / Europa

Sweden - They Cracked This 250-Year-Old Code, and Found a Secret Society Inside

Greek Archive Honors Diaspora Filmmakers

The National Historical Library of Ukraine (NHLU) presented the results of the first stage of the project “Worldwide Access to Historical Heritage of Ukraine through Digitization”

Ireland - Online archive reveals local War of Independence records

Archivists stumble across Alfred Hitchcock's lost directorial debut

British-made typewriters reach the end of the line
World’s oldest working digital computer springs back to glorious blinking, clacking life

Moyen-Orient / Middle East

Qatar launches National Library project

Preserving.exe: A Short List of Readings on Software Preservation

Corporations hiring archivists to gather vintage advertising, historical artifacts

Security remains major concern to cloud adoption: survey

NDSA Levels of Digital Preservation: Release Candidate One

Viewpoint: How to invent in an age of information overload

Read me, write me: the new media revolution is just beginning