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

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