Thursday 6 March 2014

Vol. 7, no. 27

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
Library and Archives Canada - Report on Plans and Priorities 2014-2015

Ministère de la Culture et des communications du Québec - Pour occuper l'espace numérique : stratégie culturelle numérique du Québec

British Columbia Government Records Service - Revised Records Management Guides
How to Use the Redundant Source Records Schedule:

New York State Archives - Digital Imaging Guidelines 

Archives de France - Récolement des archives communales à effectuer suite aux élections municipales

De la communauté / From the community
National Digital Stewardship Alliance - Geospatial Data Stewardship: Key Online Resources

Archives Portal Europe - Articles

Article - Archives, Libraries and Museums in the Contemporary Society: Perspectives of the Professionals 

Article -  PREMIS-Lite, a Preservation Metadata Generator

Journal of Archival Organization, vol. 11, no. 1-2 (2013)

Feliciter, vol.  60, no. 1 (2014)

Archives Society of Alberta Newsletter, vol. 33, no. 2 (Winter 2014)

Library of Congress Digital Preservation Newsletter (March 2014)

Book - Paper Cadavers: the Archives of Dictatorship in Guatemala

Book - The Rise of Heritage: Preserving the Past in France, Germany and England, 1789-1914
Book - Big Data Mining: a Strategic Decision Making Approach
Livre - Une histoire de la citoyenneté politique en France: 30 documents d'archives du XVIIIe siècle à nos jours

Book - The House of Worth: Portrait of an Archive, 1890-1956

Book - The Humanities and Public Life

Livre - L'Homme imbibé : de l’oral au numérique : un enjeu pour l’avenir des cultures? (par Daniel J. Caron)

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Access Conference 2014
September 29 - October 2, 2014, Calgary

Webinar - Creating Name Authority Files for Large Indexing Projects 
March 12, 2014

From Factory to FaceBook: New Ways to Engage with Business Archives
April 14-15, 2014, London

Making Metadata Work 
June 23, 2014, London 

Webinar - The Role of Standards for the Preservation of Audiovisual Material (Recordings Available)
February 25, 2014

Sur le web / On the web YouTube Channel
Nouveau site - Le Centre d'histoire et d'archives du travail 

Vidéo - Joannie Lajeunesse: Archiviste, Orchestre symphonique de Montréal

FIDO (Format Identification for Digital Objects) version 1.0.0
Video - Sleepover at the NARA

New Wiki - Science Fiction Archival Collections

Podcast - Humans.txt.mp3: the Web Archivists Are Present

Web Archives for Historians

Portugal 1914-1918

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Information Management Priorities in the 2014-2015 Government of Canada Reports on Plans and Priorities

Key federal agencies struggle with data deluge, planning reports show

How one defence staffer stood up for Access to Information

Library and Archives Canada budget declines a further $2.5 million

Library and Archives Canada transfers collection of German documents from the First World War to Germany

Canadian Museum of History - Fired Arctic archeologist Patricia Sutherland seeks access to research

Newfoundland and Labrador Court of Appeal - Lawyer’s Phone/Texting Records Require Privilege Protections

Royal B.C. Museum unveils ‘oldest’ First Nations photos

University of British Columbia library acquires famous Videomatica film collection

University of Waterloo - Project seeks the untold stories of German immigration

Ryerson University - A campus reborn: The Roy Horney photographic collection

Toronto - Laptop theft exposes thousands of hospital records

Library celebrates 100 years of collecting and preserving Hamilton’s history
Montréal : Le Centre d’archives et de documentation Roland-Gauthier (Oratoire Saint-Joseph) est ouvert 

Lennox and Addington Museum and Archives (Ont.) manager Jane Foster recognized with lifetime achievement award

Truro (Ont.) - Preservation of local heritage earns local residents awards

Cramahe (Ont.) archive project seeks bridge funding

Oshawa - Tackabury map a valuable research tool

Afrique / Africa
Botswana drafts social media court evidence bill

Amériques / Americas
Caribbean region failing to safeguard cultural heritage

The Privatization of Copyright Enforcement: the Brazilian Context

Bill Clinton presidential documents released by National Archives

Federal workers dumped, stashed or trashed 4,000 records at St. Louis County facility

The U.S. National Map and National Atlas Merge

Paper Trail: An Abundant Gore Vidal Collection Gets Archived

‘12 Years a Slave’ starts with a ship’s manifest, where a family sees name of an ancestor

Washington State Archives running out of room

Forever accessible archives? Michigan moves its records to the cloud

Project seeks to preserve Pennsylvania's original maps of mines

Getty makes 35 million images free, embeddable

100-Year-Old Negatives and Camera Found Inside Oklahoma City Time Capsule

University of Colorado gets holocaust archive

Berkeley University - Announcing the Japanese American Evacuation and Resettlement Study Digital Archive

The Harvard Theatre Collection is among the oldest and largest of its kind in the world

VirginiaTech University - Archives of Soviet newspapers now available

Enter the Hannah Arendt Archives & Discover Rare Audio Lectures, Manuscripts, Marginalia, Letters, Postcards & More

Fleet Admiral Chester Diary Unveils Naval War College Legacy of Learning

Renowned Collector Eric Caren to Sell Unprecedented Collection of 200,000 Historical Documents En Bloc

Personal Stories, Storage Media, and Veterans History: An Interview with Andrew Cassidy-Amstutz

Opinions offered on unsealing Attica riot report

Asie-Pacifique / Asia-Pacific
National Archives of Australia plots course to train digital information managers

National Archives of Australia - Flying saucer reports yield up their secrets

Australia - Truth comes for Vietnam vet after department 'played God' with famous photograph

Australia - Greek archives: delving into the archives, one box at a time

New home for New Zealand's oldest films

Indonesia - Jakarta City to take over decaying national film archives 

Rare book offers clues to China's musical past

Philippines - Solon proposes Film Archive

Pakistan - Déja vu: Fire destroys records at Shaheed-e-Millat, again

Europe / Europa
Tension and unrest in Ukraine: statement by the Ukrainian Library Association

Journalism group ‘quietly’ preserves Crimean news service’s archives after armed incursion

Statue-Destroying Ukrainians Anger Museum Archivist

Digital Preservation Coalition joins collaboration to create an electronic ‘ark’ for digital and paper-based records
Slovenia - First Batch of Secret Police Archives Published Online 
What Became of the Jewish Books? (after the Second World War)

Adolf Hitler signed Mein Kampf sells for $64,500 at Nate D Sanders
Germany - Cologne: Restorers rescue windows to the past

Italy - Treasures from the Archives and Libraries of Florence

Sweden - “A bit like panning gold.” Lena Törnqvist about the Astrid Lindgren Archives

LETA (national news agency) to cooperate with Latvian Archive of Audiovisual Documents

Suisse - Archives photographiques: la mémoire visuelle, entre luxe et nécessité

Ringier Collection: inside Switzerland’s prized press archive

Un Américain signe un chèque d'un million d'euros à la Bibliothèque nationale de France

France - L'exposition Jean-Jaurès aux Archives Nationales sonne le coup d'envoi des commémorations du 100ème anniversaire de son assassinat

Musées de France : le patrimoine français gratuitement accessible en un clic grâce à l'open data et au web sémantique
Ireland - Order cancelling 1916 Rising to be auctioned in Dublin

The UK National Archives releases latest batch of MI5 files
Archiving Britain's web: the legal nightmare explored

Making it free, making it open: crowdsourced transcription project leads to unexpected benefits to digital research

Site of the UK's first photography studio and cinema to be restored
1746 map of London now available as an incredibly detailed Google map

Leicester man ordered to pay restitution for rare books stolen from Becker College

Cranleigh - Museum's aviation archive survives wheelie bin fire

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
Yemen starts trials of artifacts smugglers

Memorandum of Understanding and Cooperation is Signed Between Non-profit Partnership Electronic Memory of the Arctic and the Arctic Portal

A Brief History of Databases

A Draft Style Guide for Digital Collection Hypertexts
Copyright meets Internet: universities work to maintain fair-use standards, mine open-access materials in online learning

It’s Not Just Integrity: Fixity Data in Digital Sound and Moving Image Files

No more email? Why companies are turning to collaboration technology

World Digital Library collection grows to 10,000 items

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