Thursday 31 October 2013

Vol. 7, no. 9

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
NARA Bulletin 2014-02: Guidance on Managing Social Media Records

Archives de l'État en Belgique - Rechercher dans les archives: un plan par étapes

De la communauté / From the community
Digital Preservation Coalition - Preservation, Trust and Continuing Access for e-Journals
Council on Library and Information Resources - Born Digital: Guidance for Donors, Dealers, and Archival Repositories

Portrait du patrimoine archivistique sur l’histoire de l’UQAM
FactSheet - Metadata and the Digital Repository of Ireland

MA Thesis - The Three Truths of Margaret Thatcher: Creating and Analysing Archival Artefacts

Archifacts (October 2013)

IFLA Journal, vol. 39, no. 3 (October 2013)

Literary & Linguistic Computing, vol. 28, no. 4, December 2013 (Special Issue on Digital Humanities 2012)
Library Hi Tech, vol. 31, no. 4 (2013)

National Library of Wales - The Welsh Political Archive Newsletter, no. 44 (Autumn 2013)

Trent University Archives News, no. 47 (October 2013)

Friends of the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health Archives (Ont.) Newsletter, vol. 21, no. 2 (Autumn 2013)

Book - The Great War Illustrated 1914: Archive and Colour Photographs of WWI

Book - Mining the Social Web: Data Mining Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, GitHub, and More (2nd Edition)

Book - William Henry Fox Talbot: Beyond Photography

Book - Information Security Fundamentals (Second Edition)

Book - For Nobody's Eyes Only: Missing Government Files and Hidden Archives That Document the Truth Behind the Most Enduring Conspiracy Theories

Book - Private Philanthropic Trends in Academic Libraries 

Livre - Les Archives de la Police Scientifique Française

Livre - Les paysans (1870-1970) : récits, témoignages et archives de la France agricole

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Collecting Culinaria: An Exhibition Of Cookbooks And Domestic Manuals 
October 25, 2013 - February 7, 2014, Edmonton
Cours en ligne ouverts à tous - La Première Guerre mondiale expliquée à travers ses archives
13 janvier 2014 - 18 Avril 2014

Massive Open Online Course - Image and Video Processing: From Mars to Hollywood with a Stop at the Hospital
January 20, 2014 (9 weeks long)
Massive Open Online Course - Fundamentals of Digital Image and Video Processing
March 31, 2014 (12 weeks long)

Association for Information and Image Management Conference 2014
April 1-3, 2014, Orlando

Designing Storage Architectures for Digital Collections (Presentations Available)
September 23-24, 2013, Washington, D.C.

Sur le web / On the web
JMESS (Javascript Multi Emulator Super System)
New Website - Film Archives UK

NATO archives: first ten years now online

Video - The Digital Public Library of America: An Introduction

AVPreserve - Fixity (Free Open Source Utility for The Documentation and Regular Review of Stored Files) and MDQC (Metadata Quality Control)

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Information watchdog overwhelmed by complaints against Harper government

A government agency has amassed 165M files, many with personal details it has no right to collect

Canada Leads First International Working Group on Open Data

Group wants access to residential school files

Ancestry launches the 1921 indexed census of Canada

1921 census provides a glimpse into Toronto’s multicultural past

The “ghost” Colonel…and other “spooky” portraits in Library and Archives Canada’s collection

Course Syllabus: Cases and Trends in Policy and Program Evaluation, Fall 2013 (given by Daniel J. Caron)
McGill Library acquires important collection on Voltaire

Le Service des archives et de gestion des documents de l'UQAM lance son nouveau site Web

The Law Society of Upper Canada Archives...on YouTube

Toronto - 250-year-old Torah scroll that survived Holocaust gets a facelift

La Forteresse de Louisbourg révèle ses secrets à Moncton

Ottawa history teacher wins national award for her Second World War website

In preparation for Halloween, UM Today is sharing material from the University of Manitoba's Archives and Special Collections

Canadiana - New Health and Medicine titles

Entretien avec Marie-Anne Chabin à la soirée de l’ARÉDIQ à Montréal

Oral History at Bowen Island Museum and Archives (B.C.)

À quoi sert la maîtrise en bibliothéconomie et sciences de l’information?

Afrique / Africa
National Archivist of South Africa : Archives and the “Clouds”: Legacy, Accountability and Structure

South Africa - Boxes in the Bantustan Basement :The Trajectories and Possibilities of the Lebowa Archive

'Rwandapedia' digital archive tells the story of Rwanda's culture and history to the world

UNESCO approves emergency funds for inventory of Mali’s intangible heritage

Algérie - Archives nationales : l'audiovisuel n'a pas bénéficié de l'intérêt qu'il mérite

Six tonnes d’archives transférées d’Algérie par la France en 1961 (historien)

Sierra Leone - New Law Promotes Transparency: Long-Awaited Information Act Could Spur Greater Government Openness

Amériques / Americas
The Earliest Surviving Printed Book from the Americas
Internet Archive Will Shield Visitors
One Format Does Not Fit All: FADGI Audio-Visual Working Group’s Diverse Approaches to Format Guidance

Preserving the Legacy of the X-Ray Universe

Digital Stewardship and the Digital Public Library of America’s Approach: An Interview with Emily Gore

Getty Images Partners with Pinterest

Library of Virginia archivist says some of the most interesting history is found in chancery court

Batmobiles, Gremlins and 'Matrix' Villains: Inside Warner Bros.' Chamber of Secrets

A rare find: Amherst College acquires comprehensive collection of Native American writing

Yale acquires LGBTQ archives

Asie-Pacifique / Asia-Pacific
Australia says federal digital archives strategy on track

Memorandum of Understanding between Australian Society of Archivist and Archives and Records Association of New Zealand
Discovering South Australia in the Archives

Australia - Germaine Greer sells archive to Melbourne University

Japan's Cabinet approves bill to toughen penalties for secret leakers

Japan - E-legal deposit of online publications started

Japan - Ancient dish bearing kanji 'divorce' chant found in Kyoto

Europe / Europa
Ukraine court says seized Torahs belong to Jews

Finland - National Archives: aviation history documents made available for researchers with Finavia's support

Germany - Saving digital art from an early death at the ZKM museum
It is better for archive of Bulgaria’s revolutionaries to remain in Blagoevgrad: district governor

Austria - Saving a cultural heritage of 0s and 1s

Croatie : chaque année, 50 millions d’euros de pension pour les anciens oustachis (grâce à un formulaire des Archives de l'État Croate)

Suisse - L’introduction d’un registre central des documents administratifs est reportée

Designer of the Bayeux Tapestry identified

France - Recherches illégales dans les archives protégées de Sarkozy selon Valeurs actuelles, l'Elysée dément

France - Une planche originale de Tintin vendue 135.000 euros aux enchères de Cannes

France - Le "Je m'accuse" de Gide à Proust aux enchères le 26 novembre
Ireland - RTÉ Archives Wins Major International Award for Innovative Use of Archive

UK - Open data: safeguarding the future of the public sector

The Gazette: opening up 350 years of UK history

Students use British Library archive to create 17th century virtual worlds

Reformation paper of bishops debating marriage barred from export
‘Frankenstein’ Manuscript Comes Alive in Online Mary Shelley Archive

700-year-old sheet music found in council archive move

Gutter ice-cream and other London health hazards laid bare in archive

Ghostly Isles of Scilly shipwreck photographs to go under the hammer at Sotheby's
Archivists start tackling East London Mosque collection

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
Head of Egypt National Archives: State institutions illegally dispose of documents

United Arab Emirates - Abu Dhabi Media signs deal over national archives

The International Committee of the Red Cross audiovisual archives: A heritage for humanity

International Federation of Television Archives - Plea to save historic film footage made at Dubai conference

New optical disc can store information "for a billion years"
New software could allow cyborg insects to map buildings

5 trends are reshaping records management

Thursday 24 October 2013

Vol. 7, no. 8

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
Library of Congress - Preserving.exe: Toward a National Strategy for Preserving Software
European Commission - Final report on the public consultation on Open Research Data

Brochure - Central archives of the European Council and the Council of the European Union

Public Records Office Victoria - Mobile Technologies and Recordkeeping Issues Paper (Draft for Comments)

De la communauté / From the community
Professional Institute of the Public Service in Canada - The Big Chill: Silencing Public Interest Science, A Survey

Museum Association of Newfoundland and Labrador - Digitizing Intangible Cultural Heritage : A How-To Guide
Mennonite Archives of Ontario - Guide to Ontario Mennonite Peace History

National Digital Stewardship Alliance - Issues in the Appraisal and Selection of Geospatial Data

Digitizing Video for Long-term Preservation: An RFP Guide and Template

Journal of Documentation, vol. 70, no. 1 (2014)

The Reference Librarian, vol. 54, no. 4 (2013)

Research Library Issues, no. 283, 2013 (Special Issue on Mainstreaming Special Collections)

Friends of the Educational Archives serving Brant, Haldimand and Norfolk counties (Ont.) Newsletter, no. 1 (Fall 2013)

Ngā Tapuwae: the Newsletter of Archives New Zealand, no. 20 (Fall 2013)

The Charter: the State Archives of North Carolina Newsletter (Fall 2013)

The Wikipedia Library Newsletter, vol. 1, no. 1 (October2013)

Book - The Prime Minister's Ironing Board and Other State Secrets: True Stories from the Government Archives 

Book - Getting Permission: How to License & Clear Copyrighted Materials Online & Off (5th Edition)

Book - New Content in Digital Repositories: The Changing Research Landscape

Book - A Spy in the Archives: A Memoir of Cold War Russia 

Book - Narrative, Identity, and the Map of Cultural Policy: Once Upon a Time in a Globalized World

Livre - D’Est en Ouest, retour à l’archive

Livre - Qu'est-ce que le numérique ?

Book - The Library: A World History

Book - Maps of Paradise

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Webinar - Metadata for Public Sector Administration
October 30, 2013

Webcast - Government Information and Libraries: Moving Forward in the Digital Age
November 1, 2013, Toronto

Free Webinar - Digitisation and Digital Preservation Challenges at the BBC
November 5, 2013

Saskatchewan Archives Week 2014
February 2-8, 2014, Saskatchewan
International Federation of Television Archives - Seminar on Television Documentary
March 13-14, 2014, Hilversum (Netherlands)

4th Apartheid Archive Conference: Race, Space, Location, Dislocation: Then and Now
May 21-23, 2014, Pretoria (South Africa)

Sur le web / On the web
Canadian Heritage Information Network - Resources for Social Media in Museums

UK National Archives Podcast - Fundamentals of Researching your Caribbean Ancestors

Podcast - Immigrant Ancestors Project: Indexed Collections from the UK National Archives

Podcast - Digital Conversations: The Scholarly Use of Web Archives

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Canada nearing ‘tipping point’ where 50 per cent of research is freely available

Libraries, Archives, and Canada's Future - Vancouver Consultations

Libraries, Archives, and Canada's Future - Ottawa Consultations

Library and Archives Canada - Closure of the Quebec Regional Service Centre (City of Quebec)

Ontario to create open data portal

Québec - Révision de la Loi sur les archives et de ses documents afférents : la terminologie

Keeping the Digital Past Alive: Digital Forensics at the University of Manitoba Faculty of Medicine Archives
Wilfrid Laurier University Archives adds 1921-2013 convocation materials to Digital Collection

Ontario - Newly released case files reveal details of Huronia Regional Centre children

City of Ottawa Archives - Ottawa Rocks!

Le livre prend l’autobus: Montréal fait rimer bibliothèque numérique avec transport en commun

South Peace Regional Archives - Early Metis Records Found 

Milton (Ont.) - Library’s digital archive valuable record of history, research tool

Un centre d'archives pour la MRC Thérèse-De Blainville

Afrique / Africa
Listening to the voices from Kenya's colonial past

Mauritania launches capacity-building activities to safeguard its living heritage 

Burundi - Lancement du projet pilote Inventaire des archives nationales

Guinée-Bissau: les archives sonores en péril

Amériques / Americas
Peruvian Travelling Registry of the Conquistadors and General Archive of the Nation inscribed on Memory of the World Register

CIA’s Overclassification Practices Declassified

The National Archives is now on Instagram
Capturing government websites during the 2013 shutdown

JFK's brother Robert stole his brain from National Archives, new book claims

Long-forgotten Lee Harvey Oswald files resurface in Dallas

The Digital Public Library Of America: Promoting Literacy & Cultural Preservation
Digital Public Library of America Adds Three New Services Hubs and Launches Super Cool DPLA Ebook Bookshelf

Woody Allen will visit Princeton University after donating his papers to school

New University of Massachusetts archive details history of arts policy

Milwaukee-based archive launches Irish sheet music website

L.L. Bean archive preserves company’s rich past

Enigmatic Emily Dickinson Revealed Online
Launch of Digital Dickinson Archive Clouded by Controversy

Iron Mountain Acquires Cornerstone Records Management For About $191 Million

Hunting for LGBT History

Asie-Pacifique / Asia-Pacific
Australia - Queensland librarian discovers early letter from explorer Ludwig Leichhardt

Photos showing Nagasaki recovering from A-bomb found in U.S. archives

Japan's old map adopted S. Korean name for its west coast

Files on Hong Kong among secret British government archive

Malaysia - Archives Breathing Life Into Boring History Lessons

Cambodia and Samoa on the right track to safeguard their rich intangible cultural heritage

India - 'Digitally preserved films may not last over seven years'

Europe / Europa
Ancient Greek music to be brought back to life
Netherlands - Art Thief May Sue Museum for Making Robbery Too Easy

Lithuanian Central State Archive presents virtual documentary cinema archives

Spielberg's Schindler's List archive transferred to Poland
The Norwegian Mapping Authority offers National map datasets for free

Director of Macedonian Archives: Neither Bulgarian, nor Serbian occupation assimilated the Macedonian nation

Diary of the judge who hated Hitler to be published for first time
Les archives du général de Gaulle au tribunal : quel statut pour la France Libre ?

France - Les films classiques ont maintenant leur marché
France - Du bon usage des archives filmées

France - Avec les archives, mémoire locale rime avec lien social

France - Guerre de 14-18, les familles sont invitées à partager leurs archives

Scottish Sound Archives Digitisation Competition

UK - Foreign Office hoarding 1 million historic files in secret archive

Chief Executive and Keeper of the UK National Archives Job posting

Margaret Thatcher papers released from Churchill College archives

15th-century manuscript sheds light on Richard III's relationship with York

Fascinating World War One diary reveals Welshman's detention camp ordeal

Bodleian Libraries' archives reveal 'lost' Rycote mansion

Paston family medieval letter on show to public for first time

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
Documents Open Window to Iraq’s Vanished Jews

Return Of ‘Stolen’ Jewish Trove From Iraq Fueling Anger

Mining the World Bank Archives’ 70 Years of History

Back up that pyramid: Digital preservation group makes 3-D copies of world's landmarks

Vers une association francophone des humanités numériques
Planning for EDRMS implementation (or any business system implementation, really, that needs to manage information as an asset)
Hidden History: The guide to preserving your family archive

Researchers create indelible record on mankind for aliens to someday find

Archivage et archivistique