Thursday 26 December 2013

Vol. 7, no. 17

Ressources / Resources

De la communauté / From the community
Centre de recherche en civilisation canadienne-française - Rapport annuel 2012-2013

Article - Electronic Memory of the Arctic: an Arena for Knowledge on the Arctic 

Article - The Availability of Research Data Declines Rapidly with Article Age

Papers of The Bibliographical Society of Canada, vol. 51, no. 1 (2013)

Journal of Documentation, vol. 70, no. 3 (2014)

Journal of the Japan Society for Archival Science, no. 19 (2013)

The National Voice: Canadian Library Association's Advocacy Newsletter, vol. 2 (December 2013)

À rayons ouverts: Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec, no. 93 (automne 2013)

Broadsheet: Scottish Council on Archives Newsletter, no. 28 (2013)
Revue électronique suisse de science de l'information, no. 14 (Décembre 2013)

Bulletin des bibliothèques de France, vol. 58, no. 6, 2013 (dossier Actualité de quelques bibliothèques nationales)

Queensland State Archives Newsletter (December 2013)

Book - Archive: Imagining the East End, a Photographic Discourse
Book - Security and Privacy Preserving in Social Networks

Book - Digital Libraries: Social Media and Community Networks

Book - Thinking, Recording, and Writing History in the Ancient World
Book - Digging for Ancestors: An In-Depth Guide to Land Records
Book - Visual Heritage in the Digital Age
Book - Against the Hypothesis of the End of Privacy: An Agent-Based Modelling Approach to Social Media
Book - Crash Course in Dealing with Difficult Library Customers

Livre - L'avenir de la mémoire: patrimoine, restauration et réemploi cinématographiques

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Free Webinar - Strategies to Sustain Digitized Special Collections: Key Lessons from Ithaka S+R/ARL Report “Searching for Sustainability”
January 31, 2014

Current Research in Photography
November 18-20, 2014, St.Petersburg (Russia)

Sur le web / On the web
Podcast - Brief Interviews with Archivists Discussing their Trade, Recorded at the 2013 New York Archivists Roundtable and the 2013 Association of Moving Image Archivists Conference

UK National Archives Podcast - The Day Parliament Burned Down

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Ontario revamps public access to court documents
Artists in residence at Royal B.C. Museum offer a new take on history 

Queen's University - Board approves Library and Archives Master Plan

Dalhousie University Archives digitizes Dutch Mason master recording

Montreal archives: "Quand les archives racontent Montréal"
Toronto - A rare book store’s last chapter

Saving the stories of those who left: Greek Canadian spearheads effort to salvage local archive of migration organization

Afrique / Africa
Archival Platform (South Africa) - Reflecting on 2013: Looking Forward to 2014
Mossad gave Nelson Mandela weapons training, Israeli archives show

Report of Nelson Mandela trained by Israeli agents rejected

French archive to digitise Rivonia Trial tapes (the trial that saw Nelson Mandela and seven other anti-apartheid activists sentenced to life in jail)

The Race to Save Mali’s Priceless Artifacts

Somalia to rebuild national library

Tunisie - Les archives du ministère de l’Intérieur trouvées dans une auto-école à El Mourouj 

Amériques / Americas
US Department of Defense's public domain archive to be privatized, locked up for ten years

Bush center prepares for open-records onslaught in 2014

Herbert Hoover Jr. papers, including declassified Top Secret materials on Suez Canal crisis, now open

Volunteers Help Newtown Archive Every Item Received Following Shooting

Iowa - Investigates: Government E-mail Retention Policies

Arizona - Your digital deeds, transcripts are in jeopardy

Texas - Red Cross archives WWII veterans’ stories
Kentucky Derby Museum Opens Archives To Public

Historians lament destruction of Franklin County (North Carolina) records

Discordian archive rescued from dumpster, now online

Asie-Pacifique / Asia-Pacific
Timor-Leste asks UN court to order Australia to return seized documents
New Zealand Presbyterian Church Archivist shelves long career

British Library and National Library of Singapore - Malay manuscripts digitisation project completes first year

National Archives Set Up Malaysian Records Rescue Team To Face Floods

Documents lost or damaged by floods in typhoon-hit Philippine province

Japan - State secret rules to be set in fall 2014

India - SMS to be accepted as official document

India - Memory Keeper’s Archive

India - Problems in saving heritage sites, dates back to British rule, claim archival records

Europe / Europa
Unlocking the scrolls of Herculaneum

Spain - End to exile for a key political archive (Juan Negrín, Spain's last Republican leader)

Suisse - Chacun sa technique pour conserver les archives

Pourquoi la France a mieux conservé ses films muets que les États-Unis
France - La fabuleuse découverte d’un manuscrit de Tristan Corbière

Ireland - Over 1,800 Freedom of Information requests to departments in 2013

National Library of Wales asks supporters for financial help

British Library - Amazing selection of phonograph releases from Christmas 100 years ago

A fascinating insight into crime and punishment in Victorian Sheffield has been revealed for the first time

'Don't expect new dresses all the time': Old fashioned newspaper advice on how to be a good wife unearthed in new collection

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
La Ligue arabe commémore la Journée arabe des archives

Creating the Jewish Moroccan Sound Archive

Israel State Archives - Israel and Nelson Mandela, 1962 -1965

Behold: The World's First Digitally Signed International Agreement

ArchivesInfo Top Ten Stories of 2013
The Clock Strikes 13 in the Archive World
Who is the Data Scientist?
Can You Digitize A Digital Object? It’s Complicated

Great Lost Manuscripts of Science Fiction and Fantasy

The blog is dead, long live the blog

3D printed food transforms creation in the kitchen

Thursday 19 December 2013

Vol. 7, no. 16

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
Library and Archives Canada - Code of Conduct: Values and Ethics (Revised Edition)

Library and Archives Canada - Business Plan 2013-2016
European Commission - Final Results and Feedback from the Consultation on Public Sector Information Re-Use Guidelines

Comité interministériel aux Archives de France - Référentiel général de gestion des Archives

Bibliographie historique de la Bibliothèque nationale de France

De la communauté / From the community
Canadian Association of Research Libraries Statement on Internet Privacy

Canadian Library Association Statement on Social Media Monitoring of Canadians

Copenhagen City Archives - Interview with Tom Nesmith, professor at the University of Manitoba 

National Digital Stewardship Alliance - Staffing for Effective Digital Preservation

Association of European Research Libraries - Copyright Position Statement

Impact of Library Discovery Technologies: a Report for UKSG

Archives and Records: the Journal of the Archives and Records Association, vol. 34, no. 2 (2013)

Arbido: organe de Bibliothèque Information Suisse et de l'Association des Archivistes suisses, 4 (Décembre 2013)

Comma: International Journal on Archives, vol. 2012, no. 1 (2012)

Journal of Digital Humanities, vol. 2, no. 3 (2013)

BMGN: Low Countries Historical Review, vol. 128, no.4, 2013 (Special Issue on Digital History)

Research Library Issues, no. 284 (2013)

Archives Society of Alberta Newsletter, vol. 33, no. 1 (Fall 2013)

Mémoire collective: bulletin du Centre d'archives de la région du Rivière-du-Loup, vol. 2, no. 4 (Hiver 2013)

Association of Research Libraries - Library Management of Disciplinary Repositories SPEC Kit

Book - Unarchived Histories: The 'Mad' and the 'Trifling' in the Colonial and Postcolonial World

Book - Federal Records Management: Elements and Issues

Book - Big Data Analysis

Book - Secrets and Truth: Ethnography in the Archive of Romania’s Secret Police 

Book - The Reflexive Photographer

Livre - État civil et registres paroissiaux: les basiques de la généalogie

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Letting the Outside In: the Internet as Big Data's Biggest Problem
January 15, 2014, Toronto

Language Technology for Cultural Heritage, Social Sciences, and Humanities
April 26, 2014, Gothenburg (Sweden)

2014 International Open Repositories Conference
June 9-13, 2014, Helsinki

Webinar - Library Linked Data: From Vision to Reality (Slidecast Available)
December 11, 2013

Procuring Preservation: Writing and Understanding Requirements in Digital Preservation (Slides Available)
December 13, 2013, London

Sur le web / On the web
Podcast - War, Memory and Reaction: Reshaping History in Harper’s Canada

Podcast - Paper Is Dead! Long Live Paper!

Video - Interview with Edward Humphrey, British Film Institute, About Film Archiving
Slidecast - The ARCOMEM (Archiving Community Memories) System

Video - Launch of Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory
NARA - Capstone: A New Approach to Managing Email Records (Video)

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Former prime minister Joe Clark and Maureen McTeer donate collection to Carleton University
St. Anne's Residential School survivor says Ottawa 'hiding evidence': fight on to obtain documents former students say would corroborate abuse claims

Affaire Laskin: il ne faut pas conclure trop vite que les quelque 2000 pages archives caviardées sur le rapatriement ne nous disent rien sur les graves indiscrétions du juge en chef

Transport Canada - Officials delayed release of records
An Old Diary at Library and Archives Canada Sheds Light on the Siege of Louisbourg

The Nova Scotia Archives has unearthed a stash of bizarre Christmas cards

The Terry Fox collection – all 180,000 pieces – needs a home

54-year-old message in bottle helps chronicle death of glacier

Entrevue avec Roger Otis, un exemple de revitalisation des archives audiovisuelles
À quel prix ? Déterrer ses racines

Afrique / Africa
The Politics of Memory: A Case Study of the South African Archival Landscape

Bénin - Incendie au niveau du bâtiment des archives de Ganhi: la Poste du Bénin prend feu, le Dg rassure

Tunisie - Appel de 36 associations et organisations de la société civile pour la protection des archives de la dictature

Accord de coopération bilatéral entre les archives de France et les archives nationales du Sénégal

Amériques / Americas
Latin America’s largest antique negative archive in Medellin (Colombia)

Argentina - Launch of the National Digital Repositories portal and the new website of the Electronic Library

Obama’s Library, Advisers’ Dream

Nearly Half of Federal Agencies Not Confident They Can Meet Looming Deadlines for Improving Records Management Practices
NARA moved email to the cloud at 'lightning speed'

Capital Buzz: A Google for the National Archives

Library of Congress - Cinema with the Right Stuff Marks 2013 National Film Registry

Long-lost diary of Nazi Alfred Rosenberg turned over to U.S. Holocaust Museum

A Lesson in Metadata: Harvard Bomb Hoax

Maine - Report Says State Agency Illegally Shredded Documents

Ford set to digitize material from its archives for an online museum
Random House Acquires 1800s Prison Memoir

Mapping the Movement of Books Using Viewshare: An Interview with Mitch Fraas

Steve Puglia, Digital Preservation Pioneer
You Won't Believe This Incredible Art Edition Of James Joyce's Ulysses

Artist Uses Google Glass to Create Interactive Installation

Asie-Pacifique / Asia-Pacific
Australia - Mugshots from the 1920s are Significantly Cooler Than Mugshots from Today

China - Shanghai Library digitizes defunct English newspaper

Prof. Parmananda Sharma honored by Library of Tibetan Works and Archives 

North Korea Erased Its Official Online News Archives

India - Nomads who archive family details

Europe / Europa
European Copyright Laws Lead to Rare Music Releases

No Old Maps Actually Say 'Here Be Dragons': But an Ancient Globe Does
US film historians find treasure in Czech archive

Hungary - 'We Are What We Remember': The Open Society Archives

Foreign Ministry to hand over archives of Latvian Legation in London to State Historical Archives of Latvia

“Très-humblement”: Tracing the mysteries of a 1602 Dutch pamphlet

Suisse - Révision de la législation sur les actes authentiques
Acquisitions majeures de la Bibliothèque Nationale de France, dont un manuscrit de Jean Genet

France - Simenon et son commissaire Maigret font flamber les enchères

Ireland - Scholarly resources dating back to 1600 published online

Scotland - Music inspired by Edinburgh University archive captures the heart

Vintage 'selfies' uncovered in Scottish archives

Copyright compromise keeps UK internet archive offline

British Library - Digitisation as a preservation tool; some considerations

15 of the Weirdest Images in the British Library’s New Digital Trove

UK - Invitation to dig deep into the North-East's mining history

Funding to help preserve archive of Tyneside company Vickers Armstrong

The Story of the World's First Christmas Card

London in the snow: archive pictures of our city coated with the white stuff

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
Why border lines drawn with a ruler in WW1 still rock the Middle East

Digitizing a Beloved Egyptian Scholar’s Archive

TV Technology: Examining the Evolution of Archives

Mining the records management resource

Scientists losing data at a rapid rate: decline can mean 80% of data are unavailable after 20 years
Corporate Spies Love Social Media

Twitter buzz about papers does not mean citations later