Thursday 29 August 2013

Vol. 6, no. 52

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
NARA Bulletin 2013-02: Guidance on a New Approach to Managing Email Records

Bibliothèque royale de Belgique - Rapport annuel 2011-2012

Australian Information Commissioner - Australian Privacy Principle Guidelines (Draft for Consultation)

Institut national du patrimoine - Procédés photographiques du début du XXe siècle : le support de verre : orientation bibliographique

De la communauté / From the community
Presidential Statement: How Interational Council On Archives Is Meeting The Challenges Of Digital Preservation

Smithsonian Institution - Best of Both Worlds: Museums, Libraries, and Archives in a Digital Age

OCLC - FAST (Faceted Application of Subject Terminology) Users: Summary and Case Studies

Restaurator: International Journal for the Preservation of Library and Archival Material, vol. 34, no. 3 (August 2013)

Mémoires d'avenir : en direct des Archives nationales de France, no 14 (Septembre-Décembre 2013)

Institute of Certified Records Manager Newsletter, Spring/Summer 2013
Rare Books Newsletter, no. 95 (August 2013)

Association of Research Libraries - SPEC Kit 335: Digital Image Collections and Services

Book - The Boundaries of the Literary Archive: Reclamation and Representation

Livre - Archives nationales: le quadrilatère du Marais

Book - Writing Local History Today: A Guide to Researching, Publishing, and Marketing Your Book

Book - New Directions in Information Organization

Book - Data Mining: Theories, Algorithms, and Examples

Book - Social Media: Legal Risk & Corporate Policy

DVD - Tintin: Inside Hergé’s Cartoon Archives

Book - Job Stress and the Librarian: Coping Strategies from the Professionals

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Webcast - NIST National Software Reference Laboratory Efforts in Preserving Software in the Stanford University Libraries Cabrinety Collection
September 11, 2013 

Conference - Taxonomy, Big Data, and Knowledge Processes and Customer Experience
September 18, 2013, Toronto

Free Webinar - Building a Case for Digital Migration
Until September 20, 2013

Séminaire - Patrimoine en danger
8 octobre 2013, Paris

Webinar - LibValue: Digitized Special Collections (Video and Slides Available)
August 15, 2013

Sur le web / On the web
Video - Brewster Kahle: How The Internet Archive Is Fighting Our Orwellian Government

Video - Robert Darnton: The Library in the Digital Age

Vidéo - La renaissance des manuscrits médiévaux de Chartres

National Museum of Australia Video - Door to Store: Caring for your Collection of Medals and Trophies

Un glossaire archivistique

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Memorial to communism victims to be built between the Library and Archives Canada building and the Supreme Court
Canucks split on government reading email: Survey

Ottawa developers come together to analyse Canadian foreign aid data

Traces found from 24,000 books lost when Canadian parliament in Montreal burned down

Voluntary census already damaging reliability of statistics, harm is ‘cumulative’

Availability of other 1921 Census Schedules

Canadian Copyright and Related Issues - Suspense at Summer’s End

Library and Archives Canada and partner on digitization, online publication of millions of images from archival microfilm collection

Archivist doubts mysterious Newfoundland grave belongs to pirate

The Pied Piper of Hamilton history: if the subject is this city, you'll want library archivist Margaret Houghton on your quiz team

Have a drink with Chris Kennedy: digital-age advocate for film preservation
Montréal - Fini les dossiers détruits: la transmission des dossiers après une élection prochainement adoptée ?

Destroyed Lac-Megantic library gets donations from U.S. neighbours to rebuild

Québec - Une vocation dispendieuse pour les Nouvelles-Casernes (un Centre de généalogie)

Pontiac Archives (Quebec) - 240,000 names on new version of Walter Brown Collection

Art Gallery of Ontario - Photo-storage tips from a conservator 

Afrique / Africa
South Africa - Verne Harris: What is still wrong with the Protection of State Information Bill?

Algérie - Après celles des tribunaux, les salles d’archives des douanes brûlent

Des Béninois formés en gestion des archives numériques à Brazzaville

Amériques / Americas
CIA closes office that declassifies historical materials

Where is “I Have a Dream” speech now? George Raveling has it.

Billions wasted on fruitless bid to create paperless vet health records

Police docs from JFK assassination packed away in rarely-seen Dallas rooms

A Year Later, Opposition Briefs Filed in Authors Guild vs. Google

Boston College Faculty Demand Answers About Belfast Project
Sioux City, Iowa nonprofit opens larger document management center

Beep, Boop, La La La: The George Sanger Collection at University of Texas at Austin Videogame Archive

Archivist plans film focusing on partnership between Fats Domino, Dave Bartholomew

Death Keeps Typewriters Alive, Clacking: Funeral Homes a Key to Survival; Function Follows Forms

Local group turns over ‘forgotten’ documents to Miami tribe

Houston - Hispanic Archivist Has Big Job Ahead of Her

Local Archives in the Classroom: Supporting the Common Core

Local archives depict US during Civil Rights movement

Asie-Pacifique / Asia-Pacific
Australia - Treasure trove of Indigenous language documents unearthed at New South Wales State Library

Archives New Zealand - WW1 archives going online for public

Archive can protect Indonesian wealth, assets

‘Anak Sabiran’, the archivist and losing Indonesian cinema 

India - Music scholar attempts to create national sound archive

Europe / Europa
Bulgarian Government Reshuffles Archives Agency Too

Bulgaria’s ex archives agency chief: I learned about dismissal from the media

EOS Committee Examines Secret Intelligence Archives of Norway

Burrell tapestry: ‘Looted Nazi art’ found on Google

Netherlands - Fujifilm Partners with Van Gogh Museum to Sell 3-D Art Replicas

Les archives photo de « France-Soir » sont toujours oubliées dans les cartons de la Bibliothèque Historique

Researching Ireland’s military archives as soldiers go about their business

Scotland - Glasgow University seeks war tales and pictures

UK - Thousands of WWI war heroes’ wills released

British Library - The Bookie Monster: attack of the creepy crawlies

Lottery funding for rare WWI posters to be digitised

Britain creating 3D archive of country's fossil collections
First world war soldiers' undelivered letters home come to light at last

Mystery photographer steps out from behind the lens

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property Statement: Destruction and Theft of Cultural Heritage in Egypt

Pakistan Broadcasting Corporation inks MoU with the US govt to digitise audio recording archives

CIA Files Prove America Helped Saddam as He Gassed Iran

U.S. Returning Artifacts Looted from Jews to Iraq, Instead of Lawful Owners

Oman’s National Records and Archives Authority to hold exhibition in Tanzania

A 3-D Scanner Reaches for the Masses

Data analysis tools target non-experts

Turbo-charged cracking comes to long passwords

New apps help shoppers identify items using image recognition

The first ever digital tattoo: Anthony Antonellis' digital tattoo using an RFID chip
Cultural Heritage Symbols (from an Iconathon)
Four Reasons You Might Need Digital Preservation in a Box

What Instagram Did For Photography, This App Will Do For Design

Thursday 22 August 2013

Vol. 6, no. 51

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
Canada’s Action Plan on Open Government - Consultation on Year-1 Progress
Ontario Information and Privacy Commissioner - Deleting Accountability: Records Management Practices of Political Staff (Addendum)

U.S. Congressional Research Service - Retaining and Preserving Federal Records in a Digital Environment: Background and Issues for Congress

De la communauté / From the community
OCLC - Social Media and Archives: A Survey of Archive Users
IFLA Trend Report - Riding the Waves or Caught in the Tide? Navigating the Evolving Information Environment

IFLA - Guidelines for the Digitization of Manuscripts and Rare Books (Draft)

The Preservation of Complex Objects: Volume 3: Gaming Environments and Virtual Worlds

IBM - Using Crowdsourcing In Government

World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) - Three RDFa Recommendations Published

Book - Exhibits in Archives and Special Collections Libraries

Book - Perspectives on Women's Archives

Book - The Green Library

Book - Web Metrics for Library and Information Professionals

Book - Expert Bytes: Computer Expertise in Forensic Documents

Book - The Corporate Records Handbook: Meetings, Minutes & Resolutions

Livre - Des archives à l'archive: l'archivage comme processus de création artistique

Livre - Analyse et représentation documentaires: introduction à l'indexation, à la classification et à la condensation des documents

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Never Let the Crew See You Cry (Playwright Made in Partnership With The Provincial Archives of Alberta)
August 16-25, 2013, Edmonton

Exhibit - Witnesses: Art And Canada's Indian Residential Schools
September 6 - December 1, 2013, Vancouver

Conference - Reading the Machine, Writing the Archive
September 10, 2013, Edmonton

Conférence - Gestion documentaire d’un grand projet par l’exemple du CHUM, un projet en soi
16 octobre 2013, Montréal

41st Annual Museum Computer Network Conference
November 20-23, 2013, Montreal

ArchiveGrid and Related Work Webinar (Recordings Available)
23 May 2013

Sur le web / On the web
Video - A Wax Cylinder Recorder and Player Behind the Scenes at the Canadian Museum of Civilization

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

UK National Archives - 'All change!' - Charting 200 years of railway history

Petition - Prevent Sale of Works From the Detroit Institute of Arts

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Canadian Surveillance 101
Canadian businesses slower to embrace data analysis, study finds

Bioethicists call for investigation into nutritional experiments on Aboriginals
The Levels of Digital Preservation and the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada

RCMP stops responding to people using access to information laws: information commissioner

Canadian Historical Association - Interlibrary Loan Service

Saskatchewan Archives to digitize audio, visual records

Manitoba's oldest moving pictures kept safe, but mostly forgotten
Manitoba’s moving pictures: motion pictures, now mostly forgotten, offer black-and-white view of early Manitoba

Ce qu’encoder veut dire: cartes perforées, posthumanité et chanson country (sur les travaux de Dominic Forest, professeur à l'Université de Montréal)

Ontario Public Interest Research Group - Archives in the public interest

1921 census info helps fill in blanks for Victoria historians and genealogists

Sisters of St. Ann’s art offers a glimpse into Victoria’s past

City of Vancouver Archives - Our students: Cristen Polley
New Perth County (Ont.) Archives Planned

Lakeshore (Ont.) has dispute with museum volunteers over resource centre

Canadian Editor's Webzine Archives 'cli-fi' Books Past And Present

Archive CD Books Canada Inc. joins Findmypast to bring Canadian Content online

British Library - On Patriotism: Propaganda in the Library’s Canadian Photographic Collection 

Afrique / Africa
Tunisie - Les archives de Perspectives /Amel Tounsi seront remises aux institutions de l'État en septembre

Amériques / Americas
Oldest globe to depict the New World may have been discovered

International Council on Archives - Mission to Columbia
U.S. National Security Agency collected 56,000 emails by Americans a year: documents

Unisys Projects with National Archives and IRS Honored with Government Computer News Awards

Nearly fifty years after JFK gunned down, many asking why CIA still hasn’t released all assassination files
Final collection of Richard Nixon’s private conversations released

Library of Congress - Xporting Digital Format Sustainability Descriptions as XML

Sons of the American Revolution make major donation to Delaware Public Archives

Minnesota Historical Society - New Oral History Page Available: Voices of Minnesota

Texas State Library and Archives Commission Selects Finalists for Agency Executive

American Indian Histories and Cultures Digital Archive Debuts

Iowa City Library's Local Music Project Could Become Library Model

Syracuse University Acquires Wainhouse Archive, Marquis de Sade’s English Translator

Restoration of Frida Kahlo’s photographic archives thanks to Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Settlement for Failure to Scrub Data from Photocopier: A $1.2 Million Lesson Learned

Archivists Strive to Protect Gay Home Movies

Solving Problems and Saving Bits: An Interview with Jason Scott

Asie-Pacifique / Asia-Pacific
Australia - Digital future for indigenous past

Australia - History comes alive in a digital era

Japan - The English version of the Digital Library from the Meiji Era and the National Diet Library Digitized Contents are released

Japan - National Archives to get new building

Hiroshima, Nagasaki A-bomb items added to Google archives

China - Urgent Update about Shanghai Municipal Archives

Rare artifacts brought from New York handed to Nepal National Archives

Nepal - National Archives seeks key to documents from Ministry of Foreign Affairs 

British Library to partner with National Library of Singapore to digitise Malay manuscripts

National Singapore library uses analytics to forecast demand

Solomon Islands - Archives summit dubbed a success

Activists Campaign Against Weakening India’s Right to Information Act

National Film Archive of India helps restore Sri Lankan classic

Réunion - État civil réunionnais de 1704-1907: les archives nationales mettent en ligne un trésor historique

Europe / Europa
Hungary - WWI database to be complete by 2018

Warsaw Uprising: Historical footage remastered

Nazi Bride Schools: unearthed documents shed light on the secretive Bride Schools of Nazi Germany

Germany - The Stasi puzzle with 600 million pieces

Notarial Archives: ‘Malta’s national monument of shame’

Suisse - Migros ouvre ses archives

Serbia's Prime Minister warns against the "revision of history" during First World War Centenary
Massive archive of French artist Pierre-Auguste Renoir's personal items coming to New York auction

Germany intervenes in WW1 commemoration debate

Ireland - Online database documents 70,000 buried in cemetery

British Film Institute opens archives with new Samsung Smart TV app

British still trying to hush up role in Iran coup: archivist

Queen Victoria's life at Balmoral archive sells for £15,000

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
Egypt's devastating museum looting latest casualty

UNESCO condemns looting in Egypt

United Arab Emirates - Abu Dhabi officials archive 80% of governnment documents

Oman - Ministry to approve procedural tools for record management

The whole is always smaller than its parts: why data science needs archival theory
What Does It Really Matter If Companies Are Tracking Us Online?

"Why Does 'S' Look Like 'F'?": A Beginner's Guide to Reading Early Modern Texts

What’s Lost When Everything Is Recorded
History Hashtags: Exploring a Visual Network of Twitterstorians

The end of the printed word, revisited