Thursday 1 August 2013

Vol. 6, no. 48

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
Information and Privacy Commissioner for B.C. - Evaluating the Government of British Columbia's Open Government Initiative
NARA - 2012 Records Management Self-Assessment Report

U.S. Department of Commerce - Copyright Policy, Creativity, and Innovation in the Digital Economy

De la communauté / From the community
Canadian Association of University Teachers Advisory - Custody & Control of Academic Staff Records
World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) - Linked Data Platform 1.0 (Last Call Working Draft)

A Qualitative Data Model for Data Documentation Initiative (a Metadata Specification for the Social and Behavioral Sciences)

NISO - Information Services and Use: Metrics and Statistics for Libraries and Information Providers: Data Dictionary (5th edition)

Article - On the Change in Archivability of Websites Over Time

Information Standards Quarterly, vol. 25, no. 2 (Summer 2013)

The Bulletin: University of Manitoba's Newspaper, vol. 47, no. 6, 2013 (Special Issue on Truth and Reconciliation)
Trent University Archives Newsletter, no. 46 (July 2013)

eBook - Ethics, Lies & Archives (now available as PDF)

Book - Theory and Practice in the Conservation of Digital Art: The Project Digital Art Conservation 

Book - Vancouver Was Awesome: A Curious Pictorial History

Book - Many Voices, One Vision: The Early Years of the World Heritage Convention

Book - Jonathan Swift and the Eighteenth-Century Book

Book - Feminist Pedagogy for Library Instruction

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Business Strategies, Tools and Tactics for Big Data, Mobile Device Management and Analytics
September 30 - October 2, 2013, Toronto

ARMA - National Capital Region Information Management Days 2013
November 19-21, 2013, Ottawa

Philosophers' Cafe on the Ethics of Genealogy
December 18, 2013, Vancouver

Digitizing the Medieval Archive 2014
March 27-29, 2014, Toronto

Digital Preservation 2013 (Trip Report and Video Available)
July 23-25, 2013, Alexandria, Virginia

Sur le web / On the web
Petition - Canadian Library, Archives & Museum Workers Call For Release Of Residential School Documents
Fédération syndicale unitaire (France) - Ensemble sauvons la Bibliothèque nationale de France

Slidecast - Managing Digital Content Over Time

Vidéo - Monter un projet Big Data

UK National Archives - Archiving the Arts

Iconic Black and White Photographs, Colorized

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Aboriginal children used in medical tests, commissioner says: Truth and Reconciliation Commission seeks further documentation on tests

Nutritional experiments scandal: Rally organizers want documents released

FBI Seeks Owners of Recovered Rare Maps, Books (Include Canadian Maps and Books)

Canadiana - New 2013 Board Members
History for Sale (about the LAC-Canadiana deal, with Michael McNaly, from the University of Alberta and Carolee Pollock, from MacEwan University)

Calgary - Book drive underway to replace library materials damaged by the flood

Fire Destroys Canadian Library, Archive (Lac Megantic)

Hinterland Who's Who beaver vignette found in archives

Les riches souterrains de l'hôtel de ville (les Archives de Montréal)

Exploring Vancouver’s fast food past

Citizen wins fight for student grade records from Carleton university

Declassified documents reveal British views of inordinately sensitive' Canadians
BAnQ - La description de caricatures… Facile, vous dites?

Personal artifacts: An ode to printed pictures

University of Guelph Students Uncover History in French Archives

Afrique / Africa
Digitization of Sudan folklore and traditional music archives

Tunisie : sus aux archives

Amériques / Americas
Argentine - Ouverture des archives: l’Église aidera les Grands-Mères de la place de Mai

XKeyscore: National Security Agency tool collects 'nearly everything a user does on the internet'

Library of Congress races to preserve TV history

Library of Congres - Linked Open WWI Data: An Interview with Thea Lindquist

Bringing Hidden Collections to Light with Viewshare: An Interview with Julie Miller, Historian at the Library of Congress

Every Voice Matters: StoryCorps and Digital Preservation at the Library of Congress

Jack White’s gift boosts launch of National Recording Preservation Foundation

Boston College tapes name gaffe: Confessions may be useless after identity codes lost

Latest on Boston College Tapes: Radio Free Eireann interview with Belfast Project Director Ed Moloney

The Digital Public Library of America Receives Major Grant from Anonymous Donor

Ultimate paper chase: Saving California’s historical record

Wisconsin - Hollywood archives a 'hidden gem'

Florida Memory a Good Site for Media Archives

Memorial archivists weave together Oklahoma City bombing's historical narrative

New York- Inside the New Museum of Contemporary Art's Vast, Beautiful, and Totally Insane Digitization Project

Marilyn Monroe pictures in $2 million sale of Milton Greene archives

Handwritten poem by Poe sells for $300K at auction

New York Public Library fighting to retrieve baseball artifacts stolen by thieves and sold online

From the Supreme Court Steps to a Museum's Collection, via Facebook

Las Vegas - Staffers sort through documents, discarding some, digitizing others

Archival Images Combed for Signs of Amelia Earhart

Artist Turns Discarded Books Into Beautiful Works Of Art By Crystalizing Them

‘Printing Out the Internet’ exhibit is crowdsourced work of art
How the FBI Turned Me On to Rare Books by Natalie Zemon Davis

Springfield researchers discover Abraham Lincoln document in Switzerland

Asie-Pacifique / Asia-Pacific
2015 Digital Transition on track says National Archives of Australia

The National Library of Australia confirms Tessella for Digital Preservation

Australian War Memorial - Centenary digitisation project

Australia - Greek diaspora archives preserved

New sound archive collates 100-year-old voices from India

India - Swami Vivekananda's Web Archive Launched

Indian State Fears Losing 'Panchnamas' Records

Europe / Europa
Canvassing for disclosure of KGB archives begins in Latvia

IBM, Poland university digitize Martin Luther, medieval texts

Social media help track property lost in Holocaust

Georgia - Dirty archive to be destroyed in two weeks

A Lost Scottish Island, George Orwell, and the Future of Maps

UK National Archives - Files from 1983 released as 20-year rule transition begins

National archives: Whitehall prepared Queen's speech for third world war

British Library - Under the Microscope with the Lindisfarne Gospels

University of Limerick digitises its 10 000 strong photo archive

Bank of England helped launder Nazi gold, archives reveal 

British archives show Greek Cypriot ‘agitators’ were monitored in the UK during EOKA struggle

British Universities North America Club archive finds a new home

Oxford library comes a step closer to buying archive of photographic pioneer

New research by Swansea University reveals Great War stories

WWI Machine Gun Shot Medium Format Film Instead of Bullets

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
3,000-Year-Old Text May Reveal Biblical History

Iran’s 5th library house to thousands of manuscripts

Personal Digital Archiving: Saving Cell Phone Texts

BookVibe Turns Twitter Data into Book Discovery Tool

Taxonomy, a dying profession
Le vol et le recel d'archives publiques (première partie)

Sony and Panasonic create 300GB Blu-ray successor for archives and pros

In The Digital Age, The Family Photo Album Fades Away
Government requests for Twitter users' data on the rise

How the computer changed the office forever

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