Thursday 27 June 2013

Vol. 6, no. 43

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
Canadian Heritage Information Network - Digital Preservation Toolkit

Information and Privacy Commissioner for British Columbia - Accountable Privacy Management in B.C.'s Public Sector

UK National Archives - Archive Service Accreditation Standard

Bibliothèque nationale de France - Élections 2012 : bilan documentaire et organisationnel

U.S. Federal Agencies Audio Visual Digitization Working Group - Interstitial Error Study Report

De la communauté / From the community
Afnor - NF Z 44-022: Modélisation des Échanges de Données pour l'Archivage (version ébauche pour commentaires)

Wait! Don't Digitize and Discard! A White Paper on ALA Committee on Legislation Discussion

Imaginary Fact: Contemporary South African Art and the Archive (Exhibition Catalogue)

Getty Institute - Effects of Light on Materials in Collections: Data on Photoflash and Related Sources (Now available as free PDF)
World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) - Linked Data Glossary

Canadian Journal of Information and Library Science, vol. 37, no. 2 (June 2013)

Archival Connections: Newsletter of the Catholic Archivist Group, vol. 10, no. 2 (June 2013)

Broadsheet: the Scottish Council on Archives Newsletter, no. 26 (2013)

Ph. D. Thesis - Virtual Reunification: Bits and Pieces Gathered Together to Represent the Whole

Book - Oral Literature in the Digital Age: Archiving Orality and Connecting with Communities

Book - Conservation in the Nineteenth Century: Early Techniques in the Conservation of Cultural Objects

Book - Situated Testimonies: Dread and Enchantment in an Indonesian Literary Archive

Book - Craft Happy: Scrapbooking Your Memories

Book - Marketing Library and Information Services II: A Global Outlook

Livre - La TV dévorée par le Web: d'une industrie de la mémoire à l'autre

Book - The Sweetsburg Archives

Book - Handbook of Academic Writing for Librarians

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
The Future of the Past: Digitisation of Rare and Special Materials
4-6 September 2013, Canterbury

2013 Australian Society of Archivists National Conference
15-18 October 2013, Canberra

7th Metadata and Semantics Research Conference
19-22 November 2013, Thessaloniki (Greece)

Forum des archivistes genevois: Les normes de description archivistique: un potentiel inconnu? (présentations disponibles)
17 juin 2013, Genève

Webinar - Sustainability and Cost Models for Digital preservation (presentations available)
13 June, 2013

Sur le web / On the web
Tepi’ketuek: the Mi’kmaq Archives

Margaret Fawcett Norrie Heritage Centre (Nova Scotia) New Website

Petition - The Honourable James Moore: Release the 1921 Census now

Petition - Keep Europe’s Culture Open to Everyone Online

UK National Archives - UFO files App

DROID 6.1.2 now available (now with Java 1.7 compatibility)

UK National Archives Competition - 'Files on film'

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

The Uncertain Future of Open Data in the Government of Canada

Residential school photographs captured dark era

Radio interview - War of 1812 memorabilia sold to Canada for $573K

The Heritage Heritage Minute and The Digital Library of Canada We Lost

Newfoundland and Labrador’s Story Told Through Archives

Registre des armes à feu: les données n'ont pas à être transférées à Québec

Canadian Centre for Architecture welcomes archives donated by Chuck Hoberman and Shoei Yoh

Autism activist Temple Grandin donates writings to Brock University archive

Residential schools archive at Algoma University among those to win Innovation awards

McGill’s medical library is closing, staff say

B.C. - Sisters of St. Ann archives showcase a history of missions

Kingston woman receives prestigious archival award

Port Hope (Ont.) Archives is home to The Priestly Collection of Furby Papers

County reopens Stratford-Perth (Ont.) Archives debate

Belleville archives (Ont.) find a new home in the downtown library

Afrique / Africa
The Liberation archives and human rights in South Africa

Célébration des 100 ans des archives sénégalaises, à partir du 1er juillet

UNESCO supports freedom of information in Morocco

Amériques / Americas
Haïti-Société : pour une gestion efficace des documents et des archives de l’État

Archives départementales de la Martinique : archives orales et la mémoire vivante

Senator Falconer to Unveil UNESCO Memory of the World Plaques commemorating historical collections held by the Jamaica Archives 

Library of Congress - Moving on Up: Web Archives Collection Has a New Presentation Home

National Archives Awards $2.97 Million in Grants for Documentary Editing and Archival Projects

How the Government Would Protect the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence During a Zombie Apocalypse

National Archives will unveil Iraqi Jewish artifacts

Dramatic change to NARA’s mission in new strategic plan?

Roosevelt’s Legacy, Burning Brightly: A Revamped Roosevelt Library and Museum

California - Who pays for all those public records?

New Hampshire deeds registry to charge online users 

Prepped & Preserved at the Maryland Archives

Georgia State Archives Join University System

Boston Marathon memorial to be removed, brought to city archives 

Voices for the Future: California Language Archive Documents Linguistic Heritage

Mysterious Voynich Manuscript Has Genuine Message

Old Aerial Photographs May Hold the Key to Solving the Amelia Earhart Mystery

Star Trek creator to become part of space archive

Ray Bradbury book collection going to Waukegan library

Australian government shelves metadata collection plan

New Zealand film lab finds a new home at Archives New Zealand

Korea - National Archives shares records management expertise

Korean Film Archive Signs Collaboration Agreement With Shanghai Film Museum

Nepal - Rare manuscripts "decaying" at National Archive

Japan's National Archives to reach full capacity in 4 years

UNESCO register adds Japan mission to archive

Ancient Chinese documents win UNESCO documentary recognition

Europe / Europa
Dutch court orders Anne Frank Foundation to give up Frank family archive to Swiss fund

German Court Dismisses Bid for Full Adolf Eichmann Files

Complete Tolstoy archives to be put online

It is crime to leak archives and documents to neighboring state: Bulgarian historian

Vatican acquires archive of pope's former archdiocesan TV station

France - Signature de la convention de partenariat entre les Archives nationales et Wikimedia

France - Le dossier de Jean Moulin aux Archives nationales

France : Le PV de l’audition de Ben Bella vendu aux enchères par erreur

U.K. system churns out more ‘metadata than National Security Agency’

British Library acquires W.H. Auden’s previously ‘lost’ journal

'Staggering' digital folk music archive launched

Plater College archives donated to Jesuits

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
Historian Fahmy argues for easing access to Egyptian National Archives

Iran-based St. Tadevos Armenian monastery archives to be released

UNESCO includes Yad Vashem database in register

International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance launches survey on the difficulties people have encountered in accessing Holocaust-related archival materials

Respect Des Bits: Archival Theory Encounters Digital Objects & Media

An active approach to digital archives

Google cataloging endangered languages

The mechanics of manage-in-place records management tools
Culture et patrimoine sont à la pointe du web sémantique
Back to the future: Preserving the history of video games

Thursday 13 June 2013

Vol. 6, no. 41

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
Privacy Commissioner of Canada - Annual Report to Parliament 2012
Raw Documents: Canada's 'Top Secret' Data Mining Program

National Library of the Netherlands - Annual report 2012

De la communauté / From the community
Discours d'André Gareau, président de l’AAQ, lors du 42e congrès de l'Association

Canadian Association of Research Libraries - Strategic Directions May 2013 to May 2016

Imago Mundi: the International Journal for the History of Cartography, vol. 65, no. 2 (June 2013)

Archifacts (April 2013)

Society of Alberta Archives News, vol. 32, no. 3 (Spring 2013)

Bulletin of the Association for Information Science and Technology, vol. 39, no. 5 (June-July 2013)

Library of Congress Digital Preservation Newsletter (June 2013)

Service interministériel des Archives de France: Bulletin sur les ressources archivistiques numériques, no 46 (juin 2013)

Book - Measuring the Return on Investment of Knowledge Management

Book - Web-Age Information Management

Book - Natural Language Processing and Information Systems

Book - What is the Impact of Digitizing Books?

Book - Contemporary Collecting: Objects, Practices, and the Fate of Things

Livre - Le Pouvoir en Actes: fonder, dire, montrer, contrefaire l'autorité

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
8th Annual MDM & Data Governance Summit Canada
June 26-27, 2013, Toronto

5e congrès des milieux documentaires du Québec (programme préliminaire disponible)
25-27 novembre 2013, Montréal

Webinar - Content Archiving in a Mobile World: the Old Models Don’t Work
July 17, 2013

1st International Workshop on Archiving Community Memories
September 6, 2013, Lisbon

Dealing With Data Workshop (Videos & Presentations Available)
May 28, 2013, Ghent (Belgium)

Sur le web / On the web
ArchivesCanada Demo Site running AtoM 2.0-Interim 1

Video - Dan Cohen Founding Executive Director of the Digital Public Library of America

Slidecast - La diffusion des archives à l'aide du Web 2.0

A Citizen’s Guide to Open Government, E-Government, and Government 2.0

PREMIS OWL ontology 2.2 now available
ARCOMEM (ARchive COmunities MEMories) - Web Crawler Cockpit Demo

A Guardian Guide to Your Metadata

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Canada chastised for secret metadata surveillance

Under new policy Treasury Board will be required to report every data breach to privacy commissioner

Harper follows in King's footsteps: diary sheds light on historic PM's mindset before addressing British Parliament

Library and Archives Canada and National Music Centre Collaborate to Promote Canada's Musical History

Library and Archives Canada - Census of Lower Canada, 1825 now available online

Former Library and Archives Canada boss criticizes private digitizing deal

Good-new Canadiana & LAC project spun into bad news?

Canadian Association of Research Libraries - Letter to minister Moore about the Heritage Project partnership of LAC and

The Next Librarian and Archivist of Canada?
Appel des historiens - Rapatriement de la constitution: l’accès aux archives est essentiel
Review of Alberta’s Freedom of Information and Privacy laws goes public

How Ontario civil servants put a stop to practice of deleting e-mails

De la Belle Époque au prêt-à-porter: 60 Years of Québec Women’s Fashion at the Centre d'archives, de généalogie et d'histoire de l'Outaouais
Dominique Michel fait don de ses archives à Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec

Le riche patrimoine chorégraphique à BAnQ

Yukon - A different sort of Klondike treasure

There is a large archive of recorded interviews with Holocaust survivors in Montreal

Courtney Milne collection makes history at University of Saskatchewan: original images, prints, texts, audio donated

Algoma University's Wishart Library wins prestigious archival award

International Ocean Institute visits the Dalhousie University Archives

Archival Photo Of Vancouver, From Australia With Love

Mennonite Archives of Ontario receives $150,000 in federal funding

New Westminster Museum and Archives (B.C.) - Archives offer answers

British Army records from Canada join Ancestry

Afrique / Africa
Damage to Timbuktu’s cultural heritage worse than first estimated reports UNESCO mission

Mali - Mémoire d’un pays : Les archives nationales en questions

To Rwanda, UN's International Criminal Tribunal on Rwanda Won't Return Archives, No Answer on Borello

National Archives of the Netherland - Further research cultural heritage Ghana

Angola - Minister highlights national archives role

République démocratique du Congo : le bureau des Archives du Congo n’est pas toujours numérisé

Maroc - Les premières archives à Rabat

Algérie - Les archives des institutions administratives en débat à Oran

Amériques / Americas
Bermuda - Govt advertises for a new Director of Archives

Brazil's 'lost report' into genocide surfaces after 40 years

U.S. - Expansion at the National Archives Means More Focus on Human Right

National Archives puts Founding Fathers’ papers online; tyranny, slaves, smallpox speak volumes

The Era of Metadata

What is metadata mining and why is the government doing it?

How Google Transfers Data To National Security Agency

Every Library and Museum in America, Mapped

Why the Boston College Oral History Ruling Isn't a Victory

Wisconsin Historical Society has 3,000 maps online

Colorado State University Water Resources Archive Digitizes More Than 43,000 Water History Documents
Oscars archive preserves movies for future film fans

When Artworks Crash: Restorers Face Digital Test

You're so vain: University of Michigan study links social media and narcissism

Dirty secrets of Hollywood’s golden age revealed as Private Investigator’s archive is released

Pages from Nazi’s diary found at Lewiston publishing house

Abe Lincoln's maths homework found in Harvard University archives

Another lost President Lincoln document found, this time on a closet shelf - the second in a week
Faulkner, Beckett and Conrad's works up at auction
Bible Inscribed by Einstein Up for Auction at Bonhams New York

Smarsh, an archivist for the information age

Australia - Hackers produce application to help Nationale Archives track cultural journeys

Mass metadata retention: Australia as an early adopter

Australia - New South Wales Government: ancient advice on email management

Digital New Zealand - Metadata now available for commercial use

New Zealand - The first release of a collection of stories from the Canterbury earthquakes is now available

South Asia online archive launched

Shanghai Municipal Archives - Archives from halcyon days go public for first time

Fiji - Work begins on digitalisation of archival material

India - Odisha State Archives: Digitisation of rare books, records underway

India - Fire destroys records at government office

Europe / Europa
Europeana funding cut #AllezCulture

Stalin's personal archives exposed
Putin Hopes Dispute Over Jewish Archives Resolved

Tarkovsky's Archives Opened at Film Festival

Eva Braun's letters discovered, charting her fall from hope

The Only Surviving Film Footage of Anne Frank

Netherlands - The world’s first 3D-printed house

Georgia - Destruction of dirty archive delayed

Bosnia and Herzegovina: Proposed Freedom of Information Law reforms would limit access to much information of public importance

Hungary under Orban moves to restrict freedom of information

What belongs to Macedonia as archives and monuments should be created after 1994: historian

Belgique - Les archives de la Ville de Bruxelles en cours de numérisation

Prism: comment les Français sont écoutés par la NSA, et par des services bien de chez nous

France - La ville de Lyon veut dématérialiser la totalité de ses documents

Census lost: Historic 1926 Northern Ireland records may be destroyed

Ancient Irish texts show volcanic link to cold weather

UK - Freedom of information laws set to be extended

UK National Archives - Armed forces birth, marriage and death records

UK - Plans to mark 100 years since the beginning of the First World War in 2014 announced

'Top Secret' D-Day orders emerge - 69 years after they should have been destroyed

The British Library releases Virginia Woolf’s last unpublished work
With construction finally underway, Black Cultural Archives could open in 2014

Your family tree is just a click away as Surrey launches digital archive

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
Egypt culture minister sacks National Archives chief, 3 senior officials

I follow Brotherhood's Hassan El-Banna: Egypt's new national archives head

Egyptian artists call on army to protect national archives from minister's 'plot' 

Kuwait parliament launches web archive of legislative decisions

Ambassador: Iranian archives about Armenian Genocide are open for historians

E-Mail: Not Dead, Evolving

Social media analytics: are we nearly there yet?
Has Technology Killed Cursive Handwriting?

Most enterprises have no information strategy