Thursday 8 August 2013

Vol. 6, no. 49

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
U.S. National Archivist Speech - Harnessing the Wisdom of the Crowd: The Citizen Archivist Program at the National Archives
NARA - Bi-annual Report on Operations of the National Declassification Center (January-June 2013)

Queensland State Archives - Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services (Child Safety) Retention and Disposal Schedule

Queensland State Archives (Australia) - Maritime Safety Sector Retention and Disposal Schedule

De la communauté / From the community
Australian Society of Archivists - Submission in Response to the Australian Law Reform Commission Discussion Paper on Copyright and the Digital Economy

Swiss Heritage Institutions in the Internet Era: Results of a Pilot Survey on Open Data and Crowdsourcing

Ithaka S+R - Can't Buy Us Love: The Declining Importance of Library Books and the Rising Importance of Special Collections

Indexation automatique et requête par le contenu visuel dans des collections de vidéos: où en sont les recherches ? 

Article - The Case for Building a Digital Preservation Network

Archives and Manuscripts, vol. 41, no. 2 (2013)

Preservation, Digital Technology & Culture, vol. 42, 2 (August 2013)

Information Management, vol. 47, no. 4 (July-August 2013)

The Eaton Journal of Archival Research in Science Fiction, vol. 1, no. 1 (April 2013)
Bulletin of the Association for Information Science and Technology, vol. 39, no. 6 (August/September 2013)

First Monday, vol. 18, no. 8 (August 2013)

e-Abhilekh: National Archives of India Newsletter, vol. 1, no. 1 (2013) 

Library of Congress Digital Preservation Newsletter (August 2013)

IFLA International Preservation News, no. 59-60 (August 2013)

Association of Research Libraries SPEC Kit 334 - Research Data Management Services

Book - The Memory Effect: The Remediation of Memory in Literature and Film

Book - Chucking Daisies: Ten Rules for Taking Control of Your Organization’s Digital Debris

Book - The History of the Book in the Middle East

Book - Twenty-First-Century Access Services: On the Front Line of Academic Librarianship

Book - Digital Archaeology: The Art and Science of Digital Forensics

Book - Cultural Heritage of the Great War in Britain

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
The Canadian Copyright Pentalogy Conference
October 4, 2013, Ottawa

Webinar - The Metadata [R]evolution: Transformative Opportunities
18 September 2013

Biennale du numérique: le numérique et ses usages
14 et 15 octobre 2013, Villeurbanne (France)

Webinar - Managing Research Data: from Goals to Reality (Recordings Available)
14 May 2013

Web Archiving and Digital Libraries Workshop (Trip Report and Presentations Available)
July 25-26, 2013, Indianapolis

Sur le web / On the web
University of Northern British Columbia Office of Communications Photograph Exhibit

Digital Public Library of America - Serendip-o-matic App

BBC Documentary - The Age Of Big Data 

UK National Archives Podcast - Writing A History Of One’s Own Times

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Truth and Reconciliation Commission explores Canada's archives for first time

Ottawa can't claim cabinet secrecy in sage grouse fight

Library and Archives Canada - Census of Canada 1921 Now Available to Researchers

Library and Archives Canada - Census of 1861 now available online
Alberta privacy commissioner pushes for even more openness

B.C. Archives seeks world heritage status for Douglas treaties

Nova Scotia man who stole thousands of artifacts waives right to hearing
Discovery of 19th century document sheds light on the unearthing of astrolabe reportedly used by Samuel de Champlain

Lac-Mégantic and the Importance of Digital Archiving

Un conservateur du Musée de la civilisation dépêché à Lac-Mégantic

Toronto's waterfront: Dredging up the past to build the future

Archives de Montréal - Retour sur les visites des chambres fortes

Pourquoi le Centre d’archives de Montréal de BAnQ porte-t-il le nom d’« édifice Gilles-Hocquart »?

White Rock Museum and Archives (B.C.) closed due to flooding
Québec - Les Archives du photographe, ou la machine à voyager dans le temps

Afrique / Africa
Tanzania - Case files burnt in Masasi court fire

Amériques / Americas
Brown University, National Archives and Records Administration, and National Archive of Brazil Forge Partnership

Too many classified papers at Pentagon? Time for a secrecy audit

The painstaking effort to recover millions of burned military service records

Military Tests Data Mining of Social Media for Special Ops

Funds dwindle for Lincoln papers project: without money, archival research at risk of ending

Where blame lies over lost Boston tape names

Content Matters Interview: A Third Man for Musical Preservation
Wisconsin - State seeking to build major archive preservation facility on the Near East Side

University of Southern California archive to incorporate Armenian Genocide testimonies by 2015

University of Alabama - Archivists Race Technology to Save Past Research, Records

Columbia University Libraries/Information Services Launches Community Service Society Photographs Digital Collection

University of Virgina Library Launches Online Archive of Historical TV News Footage

New York City Hall's Invisible Library

Christie’s auction house hired to appraise city-owned pieces in Detroit Institute of Arts

Hidden Maryland: William Donald Schaefer archives
Iowa - Revealed: A Book the Size of a Ladybug

Big Data for the Masses
Wildlife Sound Archivist Remembered

Filmmakers Hit Kickstarter for Funding of Documentary On Books

Asie-Pacifique / Asia-Pacific
Australia - History takes wings as rarely seen photographs get a new lease on life

Australia - Cultural institutions warned: go digital or perish

Japan looks to create historical archive of WWII atom bomb effects

Japan - Medical records of world’s first radiation victim from A-bomb recovered

Old Hong Kong photos go online

Europe / Europa

Poland - Wroclaw University Library Turns to IBM Big Data Solution to Preserve European Heritage, Open Digital Archives to the World
Italian film archive announces discovery of lost Orson Welles movie

Unseen World War I photos: German Trenches

La France fixe les limites au droit à l'oubli

France - Dégâts mineurs après l’incendie à la Bibliothèque nationale
France - Incendie de la mairie de La Rochelle : les archives sont parties sécher à Ménigoute

France - Découverte d'une lettre inédite d'Albert Camus à Jean-Paul Sartre

Hamish Henderson archive comes to Edinburgh

UK National Archives - Let’s chat
Head to Kew for the truth about the Great Train Robbery at The National Archives

Archival material of the 1940s shows that the British supplied arms to Tibet and a movie projector to the Dalai Lama 

'Your Country Needs You': the myth about the First World War poster that 'never existed'

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
Who's Stealing Afghanistan's Cultural Treasures?

British Library and Qatar National Library join forces to share records

United Nations - More than 2,200 documents from World War II war crimes archive are online for the first time

Le vol et le recel d'archives publiques (seconde partie)

Paperless Office Still A Pipe Dream As Mobile Capture Market Gets Set To Explode

Confused photocopiers randomly rewriting scanned documents: scans can't be trusted as Xerox machines switch numbers around
Xerox to patch scanner glitch that can alter numbers

Crowd sourcing project to allow 3D scan-to-print web app

Digital records raise thorny issue for Generation Y

Info-Overload Is Over. We're "Under-Loaded" With Quality

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