Thursday 27 March 2014

Vol. 7, no. 30

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
Archives New Zealand - Appraisal Framework and Statement
Born-Digital U.S. Federal Government Information: Preservation and Access

UK - The Copyright and Rights in Performances (Research, Education, Libraries and Archives) Regulations

State Records Office of Western Australia - Strategic Plan 2014-2018

Queensland State Archives - General Retention and Disposal Schedule for Administrative Records (Version 7)

De la communauté / From the community
Archives Association of Ontario - Archives in Wikipedia Survey Results

An Introduction to the Digital Public Library of America Metadata Model

Guidance Documents for Lifecycle Management of Electronic Theses and Dissertations
World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) - CSV on the Web Use Cases and Requirements and Model for Tabular Data and Metadata

Article - A Tool for Personal Data Extraction

Archival Practice, vol. 1, no. 1 (2014)

International Journal on Digital Libraries, vol. 14, no. 1-2 (April 2014)

Information Standards Quarterly, vol. 26, no. 1 (Spring 2014)

The Electronic Library, vol. 32, no. 2 (2014)

Mémoire collective: revue trimestrielle du Centre d'archives de la région de Rivière-du-Loup, vol. 3. no. 1 (Printemps 2014)

Book - Auditing for Records and Information Management Program Compliance (ARMA International 25-2014)

Book - Consultation and Cultural Heritage: Let us Reason Together
Book - Holocaust Memory Reframed: Museums and the Challenges of Representation
Book - Mapping Medieval Geographies: Geographical Encounters in the Latin West and Beyond, 300-1600

Livre - L'archivistique à l'ère du numérique: les éléments fondamentaux de la discipline
Livre - Les archives se récolent

Livre - Anita Conti : portrait d'archives

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Association of Newfoundland and Labrador Archives Workshop: Basic Archives
April 7-11, 2014, St. John’s

1st Annual Symposium of Association of Moving Image Archivists (AMIA) McGill Student Chapter
April 8, 2014, Montreal

From the Bankruptcy of Science to the Death of Evidence: Science and its Value
April 10, 2014, Ottawa

Council of Nova Scotia Archives Spring Conference
May 29-30, 2014, Halifax

Webinar - Storage Solutions for Digital Preservation
April 14, 2014

Audiotape Playback Workshop
May 14, 2014, University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill)

Qui archive le web et comment?
27 mai 2014, Berne (Suisse)

Sur le web / On the web
Collections Online: Canadian Museum of Nature new site with 710,000 natural history records

Canadian Conservation Institute - Technical Bulletins and Symposia Proceedings Available Online for Free
Slidecast - Revisiting Canada's First Aerial Photography of 1882-1883

Vidéo - Qu'est-ce que les humanités numériques ?

UK National Archives - CSV Schema and Validator

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Canadian Copyright Institute rebuffed in efforts to open dialogue on fair dealing

Opinion - The feds have been closing the libraries of its departments and commissions as a way to cut the budget deficit, but a deficit of knowledge may be worse

Library and Archives of Canada install new DFT Scanity

Obituary - Barbara Wilson (former archivist at the Public/National Archives of Canada)

Divisional Court certifies copyright infringement case against Ontario’s land registry system managers

Newfoundland and Labrador - Rooms honours sealing disaster: talks, film, archival materials used to tell tragic tale of 1914

City of Vancouver Archives - First wave of BC Sugar records now available

Pointe-à-Callière fait l’acquisition d’une importante collection de cartes postales de Montréal

Baffling coded messages discovered at Western University

Lecture revisits University of Western Ontario's Archives and Tecumseh’s death

Pioneers of transgender activism: historical images from the Transgender Archive at the University of Victoria

Cramahe (Ont.) archive project will continue

Nanaimo (B.C.) - Letter to the Editor: City’s record-keeping outdated

Can Big Data 'Solve' Climate Change?

Afrique / Africa
Africa Regional Conference on Freedom of Information Implementation: Public institutions urged to strengthen information and record management structures
Rwanda: MPs Want More Funding for Gacaca Archives Conservation

Institutionalizing Memory: the Creation of Sierra Leone’s First Peace Museum

Amériques / Americas
Haïti - Présentation de 30 ans d’archives numérisées de Radio Haïti Inter, 14 ans après l’assassinat de Jean Dominique

Archival standards: an interview with NARA

NARA - Calling Citizen Archivists to Crowdsource Video Captions

Alaska - Archivists Rally to Keep National Archives in Anchorage

NARA - New Katyń Documents Declassified in 2013 and 2014

Sinkhole of bureaucracy: deep underground, federal employees process paperwork by hand in a long-outdated, inefficient system

Air Force Digitizes Administrative Records for Installations

Newly Declassified Intelligence Satellite Imagery is Hard to Access

Boston College tapes led to charge over McConville’s disappearance

Industry Groups Collaborate on Metadata

Photographers React to Getty Copyright Move

ProQuest Completes Digitization of National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Papers

American Museum of Natural History - Darwin Manuscripts Project Will Transcribe Botanical Manuscripts

Pennsylvania company builds vast Vietnam War film archive

The Internet Archive Wants to Digitize 40,000 VHS And Betamax Tapes

Preserving Audio for the Future is a Race Against Time

Digital Culture is Mass Culture: an interview with Digital Conservator Dragan Espenschied

Unprinted images of Kurt Cobain suicide found in archive

Asie-Pacifique / Asia-Pacific
The National Library of Australia has opened public access to a collection of Commonwealth Government websites

Australia - Smallpox vaccine specimen discovered in New South Wales archives

Historic Taiwan feminist archive moves to Tamkang University
Vietnam - Des expériences dans la conservation des documents numériques

Hong Kong must stop dodging issue of an archives law

China releases evidence of Korean women forced into sexual slavery

India - 1962 War records destroyed to cover up lapses
India - 1984 riots: Court dismisses plea to prosecute cops for destroying files

India’s Epic Reunited: Finest Surviving Illustrated Manuscript of the Ramayana Now Digitised and Available Online

India - The disappearing tribe of India's letter writers

India - Project to digitize library archives

Europe / Europa
European Union Parliament breakfast discusses the copyright needs of libraries
Preserving History as it Happens: the Internet Archive and the Crimean Crisis

Slovenia - Coalition Opposes Coupling of Archives Referendum with European Union Elections

Slovenia - SDS (Democratic Party) Files Signatures for Archives Referendum

Belarus’ Historical Archive publishes documents about First World War

Over 1 million Spanish newspaper pages labeled as public domain
Operational for 50 Years: United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus launches online archive of iconic magazine

Archive of Austrian resistance gets a new boss with fresh ideas

Vatican Radio’s digitalization of its sound archives containing the Popes’ voices

Dutch student offers up all his personal data to highest bidder

Guerre 14-18: la Radio Télévision Belge Francophone cherche des archives

France - La donnée va faire son entrée dans le Code du patrimoine, la mutualisation encouragée

France - Le testament de Philippe Auguste

Scotland - Interview: artist AR Hopwood discusses The False Memory Archive

Lack of social media archiving exposes UK businesses to risk 

Trading archives chart how Britain's taste for tea grew

The changing shape of UK weather: historic maps show 142 years of rain, sun and wind 

Joanna Trollope donates archive to Oxford University's Bodleian Library

Wellcome Library (London) - We’re digitising 25,000 19th-century medical books

WW1 archives taken from Derbyshire record office

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
Israel - 35 years after peace treaty, archives declassify documents

Data Mining the Internet Archive Collection
Digitising Audiovisual Collections - Outsourcing vs. In-house approach

The strengths and weaknesses of the information governance approach to records management

What Could Curation Possibly Mean?
Born Digital Literary Remains: Libraries Await the Digital Archives of Longing

Lack of social media archiving creates legal minefield 

Why Vinyl is the Only Worthwhile Way to Own Music

Thursday 20 March 2014

Vol. 7, no. 29

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
NARA - Automated Electronic Records Management: Managing Government Records Directive (Draft for Review)

The Unintended Consequences of Privacy Paternalism

Archives de France - Préconisations relatives au tri et à la conservation des archives des délégués du Défenseur des droits

UK National Archives - Triennial Review Findings on the Advisory Council on National Records and Archives

Hong Kong Office of the Ombudsman - Direct Investigations into the Access to Information Regime and Public Records Management

UK Parliament - Freedom of Information and Ministerial Vetoes: House of Commons Library Standard Note

De la communauté / From the community
The State of Digital Publishing in Canada 2013
4C Project - Quality and Trustworthiness as Economic Determinants in Digital Curation
Info Kit - High Level Digitisation for Audiovisual Resources
Durable Architectural Knowledge Project - Current State of 3D Object Digital Preservation and Gap Analysis Report

A Modest Proposal for Improving Access to Archives and Other Records

Institut français - Humanités numériques : état des lieux et positionnement de la recherche française dans le contexte international

D-Lib Magazine, vol. 20, no. 3-4 (March-April 2014)
À rayon ouvert: chroniques de Bibliothèque et archives nationales du Québec, no. 94 (Hiver 2014)
The Journal of Electronic Publishing, vol. 17, no. 1 (Winter 2014)

Maple Ridge Historical Society (B.C.) Family History Newsletter (March 2014)

eBook gratuit - Pratiques de l’édition numérique

Book - Using Primary Sources: Hands-On Instructional Exercises
Book - Outsourcing Technology: a Practical Guide for Librarians

Book - The Myth of Piers Plowman: Constructing a Medieval Literary Archive
Book - Proactive Data Mining with Decision Trees

Book - Perspectives on Privacy: Increasing Regulation in the USA, Canada, Australia and European Countries

Livre - Ancêtres paysans : mieux les découvrir à travers les archives

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Hidden Treasures: Celebrating 100 Years of Yiddish Song and Montreal Poets
March 30, 2014, Montreal

Council of Archives New Brunswick Annual General Meeting 2014
May 23, 2014, Fredericton

Colloque international archives / déplier l'histoire
25 avril 2014, Bruxelles

Scottish Records Association Conference on Common Lands and Common Good
November 6, 2014, Linlithgow (Scotland)

Archives 2.0: Saving the Past, Anticipating the Future
November 25-26, 2014, Bradford (UK)

Sur le web / On the web
Video - Historic photographs donated to University of British Columbia

National Archives of Australia - Forced Adoption History Project

Podcast - Head of Archive and Library at the UK National Maritime Museum : Current and Future Roles and Challenges for Archives

UK National Archives Podcast - Spies like us: The secret life of Ernest Oldham

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Conservatives painting Government of Canada website blue, organizing by themes not departments, NDP says new look obscuring sensitive facts

Info czar loses key case over Defence delays

Information act ‘terribly outdated,’ NDP MP says

Court of Queen's Bench of New Brunswick - Screencap of Facebook conversation is “electronic document” under the Evidence Act

Commission des relations du travail du Québec - Une bande vidéo est un document technologique

Why is this the most popular archival photo in Toronto?

Go back in time: Vintage Toronto photos shared on Twitter
University of Waterloo - New collections open for research

Grande Prairie (Alb.) - City Hall exhibits mark centennial

Hythe (Alb.) historians honoured by South Peace Regional Archives Society 

The Examiner donates archives to Westmount (Que.)

Courtenay and District Museum (B.C.) - Photos in the Attic?

Québec - Sortir l’archiviste de l’ombre (Partie 3)

Afrique / Africa
Google Cultural Institute launches 1st Nigerian historical archive in partnership with Pan African University

Netia, Archives du Monde, Digitize Togo’s Audio Treasures

Les archives royales aux archives nationales de Madagascar

Mali launches an inventory of intangible cultural heritage

Mali - Le délicat sauvetage des manuscrits de Tombouctou

Amériques / Americas
Signings of times: US archives show history by pen
The Menace of Overclassification

Editorial: Keep Alaska's archives in Alaska

State Dept. seeking ways to keep access open to Iraqi Jewish Archive

Archiving project earns Oregon Heritage Excellence Award

Ohio State gives cartoon history a big new home

Digital project archives personal accounts of Boston Marathon bombing, aftermath

Behind the Scenes at the Coca-cola Archives

Resident jazzes up University of Nevada, Las Vegas vinyl archive with 10,000 records

Find teacups, manuscripts and sex toys in California State University, Northridge’s Special Collections and Archives

University of California, Berkeley hires first Wikipedian-in-residence

Story Corps: Preserving Family History, One Memory at a Time

Asie-Pacifique / Asia-Pacific
New home for John Howard (former Australia Prime Minister) collection at University of New South Wales

Australia - Welcome the Tasmanian Archive and Heritage Office to The Commons (Flickr)

National Archives of the Philippines issues guidelines to facilitate systematic records recovery after disaster 

Ancient Prescriptions From Tibet

China restricts academic access to historical archives

Polynésie française - Trésors archivistiques : Musique pa’umotu des années 30

Taiwan - Les archives de la fondation Awakening versées au fonds documentaire de l’Université Tamkang

Europe / Europa

Activists, Soldiers Move to Protect Libraries in Ukraine
Ukraine maps chart Crimea's troubled past
Apocalypse la 1ère guerre mondiale : des archives exceptionnelles

Slovenia - Commission Calls for Responsibility for Destruction of SDV (Yugoslav-era secret service) Archives

Russian Defense Ministry develops WWI website

Vatican Library digitizing its archives and will put them online

Armenia’s National Archives to Compile List of Genocide Victims

Negatives Go Digital for Romanian WWI Army Photographer

Italy - Gucci Opens its Archive to the World

La Belgique va rendre des caisses d'archives à l'Allemagne

France - Affaire Buisson : l'Elysée prié de récupérer les enregistrements, "archives publiques"

France - L'art contemporain aux Archives Nationales de Pierrefitte

Ireland launches project to bring together its digital collections

Christy Brown letters, photos and poems to remain in Ireland

National Library of Scotland - Historic maps now online for every town in England and Wales

UK - Govt extends Freedom of Information rules to more private firms

UK - Latest batch of archive services receive accreditation
Swansea are first university archives in UK to meet gold standard

UK Foreign Office excludes public from its public records day
The British Library acquires two rare manuscripts preventing them from leaving the UK

Lost poems of Douglas Adams and Griff Rhys Jones found in school cupboard

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
Syrie : César, le mystérieux archiviste des tortures du régime

World's largest collection of Dead Sea Scrolls to get new home in Jerusalem

Cleveland foundation announces gift to Israeli archaeological archives

Copyright as Censorship: Turkey's Prime Minister Copyrights his Recorded Calls to Get them off YouTube

Ban Ki-moon regrets no progress on Kuwaiti remains, archives

Afghanistan - Government Ministries, Administrations Should Submit Historic Documents to National Archive

Cloud archive pros and cons and the questions to ask providers
Web archiving: an antidote to 'present shock'?

Bit rot: the Internet never forgets, or does it?

International Ediscovery: Best Practices Around the World

Golden Age of Discovery ... Down in the Basements
How To Extract Sheet Music From YouTube Videos