Thursday 29 May 2014

Vol. 7, no. 39

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
Canada Library of Parliament Research Publication - Dispelling the Fog Around Cloud Computing

Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat - Directive on the Administration of the Access to Information Act

U.S. Federal Trade Commission - Data Brokers: a Call for Transparency and Accountability

California Attorney General - Making your Privacy Practices Public: Recommendations on Developing a Meaningful Privacy Policy

De la communauté / From the community
Canadian Heritage Information Network - Making up the Rules: New Documentation Standards for Canadian Museums

Rossland Museum and Archives Association (B.C.) - The Future Rossland Museum

Daguerreotypes: Europe's Earliest Photographic Records

The European Library Annual Report 2013

Ithaka S+R - Driving with Data: a Roadmap for Evidence-Based Decision Making in Academic Libraries

Journal of Library Metadata, vol. 14, no. 2 (2014)

Imago Mundi: the International Journal for the History of Cartography, vol. 66, no. 2 (2014)

Telling our Stories: Newsletter of the South Peace Regional Archives (Alb.), vol. 5, no. 3 (June 2014)

Bibliothèque nationale de France - Lettre aux lecteurs, no. 64 (Mai-juin 2014)

Book - The Care of Fine Books (Second Edition)

Book - Cataloging the World: Paul Otlet and the Birth of the Information Age

Book - Security without Obscurity: a Guide to Confidentiality, Authentication, and Integrity

Livre - Archives de la recherche: problèmes et enjeux de la construction du savoir scientifique

Livre - L'archive-forme: création, mémoire, histoire

Livre - Archives pour un monde menacé

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Archives Association of British Columbia - Course Calendar until 2016
October 2014 - October 2016

Webinar - How to help Content Owners to Bring their Collections to Institutions?
June 4, 2014

Mémoire(s) et histoire: entre traces et récits, l'apport croisé des professionnels de la communication
11 juin 2014, Paris

Policies and Practices in Access to Digital Archives: Openness, Trustworthiness and Cost-efficiency
June 30 - July 04, 2014, Split (Croatia)

Intellectual Property Summer Courses
July 21 - August 8, 2014, Montreal

4th International Workshop on Semantic Digital Archives
September 12, 2014, London

Investing in Opportunity: Policy Practice and Planning for a Sustainable Digital Future
November 17-18, 2014, London

Radical Archives (Recordings Available)
April 11-12, 2014, New York

Sur le web / On the web
Library and Archives Canada Podcast - Underwater Canada: Investigating Shipwrecks

Video - International Internet Preservation Consortium Curator Tools Fair: Islandora Web ARChive Solution Pack

Video - CLA Government Information Network 2014

Slidecast - American Archive of Public Broadcasting

Document Liberation - Librevenge (a New Framework Used by Free Tools to Open Proprietary Files)

Video - Scanning Objects in Real Time with a Single Web Camera

Slidecast - L'archivage électronique

Vidéo - Portail International Archivistique Francophone - Leçon 1: les fondamentaux de l'archivistique

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Early scrapbookers to thank for rescue of Canada's first parliamentary debates

Prime Minister nominates next Privacy Commissioner

Electronic spy agency may keep your personal data for 30 years

Library and Archives Canada Acquires Important Artwork and Maps related to Rupert's Land

Soldier diaries tell of ghosts intervening in First World War: Canadian historian (Tim Cook)

Tribute to Terry Cook by Verne Harris

New Brunswick Conservative Government wants return of long-form census

La liste électorale du Québec vendue sur Internet

Province casts spotlight on Manitoba’s role in First World War

McGill University - Audiovisual Archives: a Room Full of History, Treasures and Curiosities

Delta Archives (B.C.) celebrates history of May Days

Orillia (Ont.) - Library has local history covered

Cégep de Trois-Rivières - Les archives de nos établissements fondateurs dépoussiérées

Québec - Musée du rock (et fonds d'archives) cherche maison

Le Centre d’archives de Charlevoix offre une aquarelle de Jacques Hébert

Northumberland County Archives (Ont.) to re-open next week

First Nations in B.C. gain libraries thanks to judge, ex-office

Saanich (B.C.) aboriginal library first of its kind in Canada

Nunavut Arctic College Libraries Receive American Shelf Donation

Afrique / Africa
Une nouvelle vie pour les archives audiovisuelles africaines

Archives du Maroc : rattraper le temps perdu

Maroc - L’externalisation d’archives comporte des risques 

Une immense bibliothèque numérique à la portée de tous les Tunisiens

The book rustlers of Timbuktu: how Mali's ancient manuscripts were saved

Retrouver un soldat algérien dans les archives françaises

Amériques / Americas
U.S. lags in airing its old secrets

Government ordered to supply records in Guantanamo force-feeding case

Obama White House takes another delay on Clinton records

Library of Congress Searches for Missing Thomas Jefferson Books

Library of Congress - Exploring Primary Sources by Creating Classroom Archives

Opinion - Alaska's the only fit place for our records in National Archives

Jackie Kennedy’s Letters Taken off the Auction Block

Alaska State Museum begins collections transfer to new vault

WW II Memorial Debuts Connection To The Past

How You Can Save Libraries With Just a Few Clicks

Kansas Memory website makes historical images, documents available to all

Help Save Texas History from the Summer Heat with the Texas Archive of the Moving Image

Wyoming State Historical Society seeks oral histories

Combing Through the New Yotk Public Library’s Tom Wolfe Archive

Meet the People Behind the Wayback Machine

Ask a Consulting Archivist: Maija Anderson (Head of Historical Collections & Archives at Oregon Health & Science University)

Scholars Scramble for the Archives of Marijuana Legalization

Missouri man chronicles losses on WWII submarines

Launch of Online Archive for Anniversary of Joplin Tornado

The Jewish Women’s Archive: 18 Years and Still Going Strong 

Barbara Walters Giving Archives to Sarah Lawrence College

Film Restoration and Preservation in the Digital Age: an Interview with Robert Byrne

Denver - 108-Year-Old Safe Cracked, Reveals School’s History

The World’s Fair New York State Pavilion to Be Digitally Preserved

Asie-Pacifique / Asia-Pacific
Australia - Migrant memories on display at National Archives

Australia - Obituary: David G. Lance (pioneer in audio-visual archives)

Rare New Zealand music goes digital

South Korea - Time-honored royal records of Joseon Kingdom

China - Recovered movies document Shanghai during liberation

India - Now an archive that collects stories of Partition

India - Film Heritage Foundation to restore classic Hindi films

India - Audio-visual archives needed to promote oral culture

India - Archived letters fuel search for Nana Saheb's treasure

Europe / Europa
Russia refuses to hand over Jewish archive, slaps fine on US

Amsterdam to repay Holocaust survivors who faced bills for overdue property taxes after WWII

Floods Destroy Judicial Documents in Bosnia

Armenia and Japan sign new agreement on preservation of Armenia's cultural heritage

La Bibliothèque nationale suisse télécharge sa première collection d'images sur Wikimédia

Suisse - Numérisation d’une bibliothèque exceptionnelle

Tintin sells for more than two million euros, a new world record for a comic strip

Association des archivistes français - Archives, histoire et mémoires des quartiers : la coopération des acteurs de terrain sera-t-elle soutenue par les ministères concernés ?

France - Archives nationales : le cahier des charges était trop lourd

France - Ouverture d'une salle de lecture aux archives militaires de Pau

Police Service of Northern Ireland to seek entire Boston College tape archive

Boston College researcher's wife makes surveillance complaint

Ireland - Massive archive of Troubles inquests goes online

Ireland - Abuse documents not to be destroyed despite assurances

Ireland - Grand theft of valuable items at All Hallows College in Dublin (including rare books)

Scotland - Glasgow School of Art fire: iconic library destroyed

Scotland - Art school basement's fireproof vault saves Mackintosh treasure trove

Scotland - Miracle as archive at art school saved

National Library of Wales abandons management allowances

A walk through British history: Metro visits the National Archives

Diana death dossier is censored 65 TIMES by civil servants

UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office cancels court hearing and promises complete information on EU transparency negotiations

30s and 40s film online archive completed

J.R.R. Tolkien Reveals True Meaning of 'The Lord of the Rings' in Unearthed Audio Recording

Dylan Thomas Papers from Last Weeks of His Life for Sale at Bonhams

Oliver Cromwell document found in papers at Barnsley

Memories of Royal Cornwall Show sought for archive

The Poetry Archive makes itself new

Robert Blatchford material secured by Huddersfield University archive

Photographer uses 130-year-old camera to capture present day England

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
Qatar National Library showcases technology preserving the nation’s heritage

UNESCO to create an Observatory for the Safeguarding of Syria’s Cultural Heritage

Israel - Yesh Atid (politcal party) MK Aliza Lavie calls for Vatican archives to be opened

Five arrested for bid to smuggle secret Kuwait gov't documents

Powerful Photos Dig Into Turkey’s Taboo History of the Armenian Genocide

Twitter to Release all Tweets to Scientists

The death of recordkeeping

How long should personal letters and State papers be kept under wraps?

The secret history of hypertext: the conventional history of computing leaves out some key thinkers

Le goût de l’archive … du Web

Rediscovering the Lost Art of the Typewriter

How does information retention and disposal work in social media environments?

Metadata, a driving force behind entertainment discovery

Discover the Unique Characters of Archives

Cloud email: what’s happening with the information? 

All that Big Data is not Going to Manage Itself