Thursday 28 February 2013

Vol. 6, no. 26

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
Suisse - eCH-0160: Interface de versements d’archives (SIP)

De la communauté / From the community
ACTI - Data Management Glossary

Book Industry Study Group - Best Practices for Identifying Digital Products (Revised Edition)

Public Records Resources Online: How to Find Everything There Is to Know About "Mr./Ms. X" (Updated version)

Article - Intégrité, signature et processus d'archivage

Training in Digital Preservation: what we’ve learned and what we’re going to do about it

Heritage: the Journal of the Jewish Archives & Historical Society of Edmonton & Northern Alberta, vol. 15, no. 2 (Winter 2013)

City of Richmond (B.C.) - Archives News, vol. 18, no. 1 (Spring 2013)

South Peace Regional Archives Newsletter, vol. 4, no. 2 (March 2013)

À rayons ouverts: Chroniques de BAnQ, no. 91 (hiver 2013)

Book - Improving the Visibility and Use of Digital Repositories through Search Engine Optimization (SEO): A Library and Information Technology Association Guide

Book - International Life Writing: Memory and Identity in Global Context

Book - Workplace Culture in Academic Libraries: The early 21st Century

Book -  Teaching History in the Digital Age

Book - Freedom of Information: Local Government and Accountability

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Social Media In Small Archives Workshop
April 15, 2013, Oshawa

Exhibit - The Face of the Ghetto: Pictures by Jewish Photographers from the Lodz Ghetto, 1940-1944
Until March 17, 2013, York University, Toronto

Preservation and Archiving Special Interest Group 12th International Meeting

Online Course - Digital Content and Social Media Copyright Issues
March 18 - April 8, 2013

Webinar - Acrobat XI and PDF/A Standards: Long Term Preservation of Documents

Sur le web / On the web
Archives de Montréal 1913-2013

International Committee of the Red Cross - Archive Room (for the 150th anniversary of the Committee)

Manuscripts Online (online primary resources relating to written and early printed culture in Britain during the period 1000 to 1500)

Video - Fmt/known...? Problems with format identification at New Zealand National Library
Video - Hardware and soft skills: surveying scientific personal papers in the digital age

UK National Archives podcast - Reckless, Rash and Repentant: Convicts Petitions for Mercy 1819-1858

Outils / Tools
Web Archiving Integration Layer

HTTP framework for time-based access to resource states - Memento (new version)

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Feds dispute Canada's poor global ranking in freedom of information

National Gallery of Canada cuts 29 positions to balance budget 

Vancouver - The Map and Plan Digitization Project

University of Toronto - Recent acquisiton: Petition to Queen Anne reviewing the Hudson’s Bay Company’s claims against the French 

Editing Canada: help British Library's Team Americas and Wikimedia with a new digital collection

Afrique / Africa

Zambia - Freedom of Information Bill will be presented to Parliament in June

Archives nationales à l’étranger: l’Algérie signera des conventions avec plusieurs pays pour récupérer sa mémoire
IFLA - International Meeting of Experts on the Safeguarding of Mali’s Cultural Heritage, UNESCO Headquarters, 18 February 2013

Amériques / Americas
White House - Expanding Public Access to the Results of Federally Funded Research

Transforming the National Archives: A Conversation with David Ferriero, Archivist of the United States

Hiding in public: How the National Archives wants to open up its data to Americans

Judicial Watch Sues National Archives Challenging the Withholding of Robert F. Kennedy’s Department of Justice Records

Justices consider Virginia limits on access to public records

Smithsonian Now Using Archive-It to Crawl Websites

Lest we forget: The arcHIVe Project

SCLC civil rights archive exhibit opens amidst '3/5' controversy at Emory University

Columbia University acquires Elfquest comic archives

Immigrant Archive Project showcases the ‘real’ immigrant experience

Not-so-secret atomic tests: Why the photographic film industry knew what the American public didn’t

Iconic Photographer Lee Miller Estate To Publishes Online Archive
Born Digital Folklore and the Vernacular Web: An Interview with Robert Glenn Howard

“The Digital Data Backbone for the Study of Historical Places”: An Interview with Matt Knutzen of the New York Public Library

Disney's Ex-Archivist Sues Company for Firing Him Over Sexual Harassment Tale

Europe / Europa
Jewish group rejects Putin's suggestion to house disputed archives in Moscow's Jewish Museum

Russian Helicopters Marks 90 Years oF Russian Civil Aviation with Unique Archive Photos

Rare Polish color home video from 1938 found in Florida closet shows laughing children in a shtetl

Suisse - L'École polytechnique de Lausanne va numériser les archives de Venise

Association des archivistes français - Au nom du droit à l’oubli, quel patrimoine pour l’Europe de demain ?

Accords Bibliothèque nationale de France sur la numérisation : informations complémentaires

Ireland - Infamous Dunmanway diary found in military archives

Edinburgh through the ages shown in new archive
Documenting LGBT history across the UK
The British Library georeferencing website puts historic maps in their place

Slave Owner Database: UK University Makes Online List Of British Who Owned Slaves

U.K. family archive site offers 2.5M crime records to track down family ne'er-do-wells

Oxfam donates archive to the Bodleian Libraries

The map London has in its head
Moyen-Orient / Middle East
Facebook reveals plan for new archival data centre

Disappearing Ink: What will happen to all the books?

Thursday 21 February 2013

Vol. 6, no. 25

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
Bibliothèque nationale de France - Virtual International Authority File

Office of the Australian Information Commissioner - Open public sector information: from principles to practice

De la communauté / From the community
Association des archivistes suisses - Archiviste: un métier / Les métiers des archives

Association of Research Libraries - Appraising our Digital Investment: Sustainability of Digitized Special Collections

Rapport Annuel 2012 du Portail International Archivistique francophone

The ARCOMEM Application Programming Interface (API) Reference Guide

Linking Things on the Web: A Pragmatic Examination of Linked Data for Libraries, Archives and Museums

Library Hi Tech, vol. 31, no. 1 (2013)

Records Management Journal - Free Journal of the Week (From 25th February 2013)

Library and Archives Canada - Governance and Recordkeeping Around the World, vol. 4, no. 6 (February 2013)

Historic Libraries Forum Newsletter, no. 24 (February 2013)

Book - Modern Library Technologies for Data Storage, Retrieval, and Use

Book - Understanding Heritage: Perspectives in Heritage Studies

Report - Trends in Rare Books and Documents Special Collections Management, 2013 Edition

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Exhibit - A History of McGill Islamic Studies Library: 60th Anniversary
8 February - 31 August 2013, Montreal

Archives et communautés religieuses : des outils pour paver les voies de l’avenir
19 avril 2013, Québec

Applying for Funding for Your Archives Project Workshop
March 25, 2013, Kentville, Nova Scotia

Webinar - The Cloud: A Better Alternative for Long-term Preservation or Too Good to Be True? 
March 14, 2013

Scholarly Access to Web Archives: Progress, Requirements, and Challenges
April 25, 2013, Ljubljana, Slovenia

1st TIMBUS Training Day - Introduction to Digital Preservation of Business Processes (video available)
16 October 2012, Dublin

Sur le web / On the web
Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Rental fees for Library and Archives Canada building threaten to freeze out community groups

Accès à l'information: la Cour du Québec donne raison aux journalistes

Alberta - ‘Like being a detective’: Family Day draws crowds to provincial archives
Historic property records unveiled at Nova Scotia Archives

City of Saskatoon Archives - Historical pictures worth a thousand words

Ottawa/Gatineau - Don de 20 000 documents historiques de la Domtar

Michel Prévost, archiviste en chef de l'Université d'Ottawa, lauréat du Prix Richelieu Fondateur Albert-Boyer

Dalhousie students build 3D model archive: laser scanning opens up access to university treasures

Canadian group's generous archive donation

Queen's Own Rifles of Canada Museum/Archives (Toronto) - Sharing Our Archives Online

Afrique / Africa
Ghana: National Archives Unable to Produce Documents

Amériques / Americas
George Washington’s ‘presidential library’ taking shape; expected to open in September

Library of Congress aims to reverse cultural tragedy

Contribute to the Library of Congress Papal Transition 2013 web archive

Famous cache of vintage films headed to homes and screens

New York Philharmonic Transfers Vast Music Archives Online

Two plead guilty to theft from photo archives

If You’re Collecting Our Data, You Ought to Protect It

Europe / Europa

Ireland - Theatre treasures archive online

UK National Archives - Finding the gold amongst the stones (about macro-appraisal)

Historic photo website reaches 100,000 milestone

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
Iranian, Omani heads of archive centers meet

Turkey protects Ottoman archives in Jerusalem

The state of records management in 2013: the challenges

Preserving Born-Digital Community and Hyperlocal News

Thursday 14 February 2013

Vol. 6, no. 24

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State

Draft Partnership Agreement Between NARA and American University to Digitize Key Bankruptcy Case Files

U.S. - Rebooting the Government Printing Office: Keeping America Informed in the Digital Age

Archives de France - Numérisation des registres de matricules militaires

De la communauté / From the community
Society of American Archivists - Discussion of Boston College/IRA Oral History Case

OCLC - Survey of Special Collections and Archives in the United Kingdom and Ireland

National Digital Stewardship Alliance glossary

IFLA launches principles, research and advice for eLending in Libraries


Book - Recent Developments in the Design, Construction, and Evaluation of Digital Libraries: Case Studies

Book - Computer Forensics: A Beginner's Guide

Book - Demystifying the Institutional Repository for Success

Livre - Archives familiales: modes d’emploi

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Planning and Designing Archival Exhibits
22-23 March, 2013, Calgary

Exhibition - Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives: In the Image of
February 8 - March 3, 2013, Toronto

The Archive: Contemporary Art between Time and History
March 13, 2013, Montreal

Jewish Heritage Month Event: Tracing our Roots, Telling Our Stories
May 7, 2013, Toronto

Webinar - The Role of Long-Term Storage in Digital Curation (video available)
14 November 2012

Collaborative Approaches to Managing File Formats: a day of action (presentations available)
28 January, 2013, London

Sur le web / On the web
Prince Edward Island Legislative Documents Online

Library and Archives Canada podcast - Home Children

Video - From Nowhere: Exhibit highlights (University of Toronto)

Heritage Mississauga - IPhone App

Society of American Archivists Web Archiving Roundtable - New Blog

UK National Archives podcast - The Will Forgeries: a forgotten sensation

New South Wales Government - Strategies for managing social media information 

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Feds 'not the most transparent,' says information commissioner

Weekend Extra: The accidental archive; 100 years of Vancouver Sun news photos

Long-lost charter documents discovered at Nanaimo Archives (B.C.)

L’événement Rares et Précieux dévoile des trésors du Séminaire de Québec

Family Day history event slated for South Peace Archives (Alb.)

Delta Archives (B.C.) failing to meet the expectations voiced at opening

Connecting with the past in Penticton (B.C.)

Arnprior and District Archives (Ont.) updates councillors, invites them to Annual General Meeting

Newtown sympathy cards prompt Canadian's preservation project

Artexte Expands Publication Archives With New Online Platform

Jobs inhabituelles aux perspectives d’embauche alléchantes (archiviste est numéro 1)

For a Simon Fraser University professor, finding information on China's Cultural Revolution meant scouring flea markets for old newspapers and documents

Afrique / Africa

Amériques / Americas
Stacks of denied Freedom of Information Act requests have some asking questions

NISO Launches New Initiative to Develop Standard for Open Access Metadata and Indicators

The Political Uses of Archival Material in "Argo," "Zero Dark Thirty" and Chile's "No"

Purdue University Receives Another Astronaut Collection

Capote Classic 'In Cold Blood' Tainted by Long-Lost Files

Library Card Signed by 13-Year-Old Elvis Presley, the Earliest Known Signature of the King

Photos: William Travis' 'Victory or Death' Letter Returns to Alamo

Australia - Images in Queensland's state archives provide a fascinating window into the state's criminal history

Japan - Nuclear crisis info to be put on Web / About 900,000 pages of documents to be digitized, available in about 2 years

Punjab (India) - Public libraries directorate to merge into archives dept

Naval Postgraduate School (U.S.) professor given rare access to Turkmen archives

Mongolia: Preservation Challenges Confront Trove of Buddhist Texts

Europe / Europa

Archives, Materiality and the “Agency of the Machine”: An Interview with Wolfgang Ernst (Humboldt University in Berlin)

Netherlands - New term for Mutual Cultural Heritage Programme

Enquête : à la recherche des manuscrits pillés par les Nazis

Suisse - La Bibliothèque de Genève met ses manuscrits latins en ligne

Francois Hollande opens new purpose-built centre for French national archives

La Bibliothèque nationale de France est en mesure de relever le défi de la numérisation

Showing her funny side: British Library to release Virginia Woolf's last unpublished work

UK National Archives - We fought them in the filing cabinets…

Historic rivals join forces to save 1,000 years of Jewish history

Lost T.S. Eliot letter turns up after 40 years

Valentine's Day documents in Cumbria archive

W3C Launches Information Architecture Community Group

The Origins of ‘Big Data’: An Etymological Detective Story

Introduction to APIs

Understanding Terms Found in Historical Newspapers
Ancient languages reconstructed by computer program

Search as Twitter historical archive? More like Twitter’s greatest hits

Hey, I’m A Label/ Artist – What Does Bit-level Fixity Mean And Why Should I Care?