Thursday 26 June 2014

Vol. 7, no. 43

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
Library of Congress - Recommended Format Specifications

Service interministériel des Archives de France - Autoriser la destruction de documents sur support papier après leur numérisation: quels critères de décision ? 

Testimony of the U.S. Archivist before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform on "IRS Obstruction: Lois Lerner’s Missing E-mails, Part II"

European Union Open Data: the Basics for European Union Data Providers

European Commission - Cloud Service Level Agreement Standardisation Guidelines

De la communauté / From the community
DCH-RP - Digital Preservation at Cultural Heritage Institutions in Sweden: Analysis of the Current Situation and of Future Needs and Requirements

World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) - Linked Data Platform 1.0

World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) - Resource Description Framework (RDF) 1.1 Primer 

World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) - Concepts et syntaxe abstraite de Resource Description Framework (RDF) 1.1 (Version française)

La gouvernance de l’information dans les organisations 

National Information Standards Organization - Open Discovery Initiative: Promoting Transparency in Discovery 

ARMA - 2013/2014 Information Governance Benchmarking Survey for the U.S. Federal Government

Article - Long-Term Sustainability through Open Source Software Implementations of Open File Formats

Records Management Journal, vol. 24, no. 2 (2014)

Restaurator: International Journal for the Preservation of Library and Archival Material, vol. 35, no. 2 (June 2014)

Library & Archival Security, vol. 26, no. 1-2 (2013)

Daguerreotype Journal, no. 0 (June 2014)

Big Data & Society, vol. 1, no. 1 (April-June 2014)

Journal of Data Mining and Digital Humanities, no. 1 (June 2014)

IFLA Journal, vol. 40, no. 2 (June 2014)

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

Bulletin du Centre d’histoire et d’archives du travail, vol. 1, no. 3 (juin 2014)

Book - Serial Memoir: Archiving American Live

Book - Annual Review of Cultural Heritage Informatics: 2012-2013 

Book - Library Management for the Digital Age: a New Paradigm

Book - Preserving our Heritage: Perspectives from Antiquity to the Digital Age 

Book - Large Scale and Big Data: Processing and Management

Book - Customer-based Collection Development: an Overview 

Book - Aboriginal and Visible Minority Librarians: Oral Histories from Canada

Book - Repertorium bibliographicum or, some Account of the Most Celebrated British Libraries

Livre - Archives et acteurs des cinémas d'animation en France

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Exhibit - A Thrilling Narrative: Documenting the Klondike Gold Rush
July 3 - October 30, 2014, Whitehorse (Friends of the Yukon Archives Society)

Dans leurs propres mots : la mobilité dans les écrits personnels et les sources orales, XIVe-XXIe siècles
27-29 août 2015, Saint-Boniface

Massive Open Online Course - Copyright for Educators & Librarians
July 21 - August 18, 2014

The Technology of Information, Communication and Administration: an Entwined History
March 26-27, 2015, Bern (Swiss Federal Archives)

26th International Conference on the History of Cartography
July 12-17, 2015, Antwerp (Belgium)

Séminaire sur l’évaluation des archives (comptes-rendus disponibles)
12 mars 2014, Université de Versailles, Saint-Quentin en Yvelines 

Sur le web / On the web
Canadian Conservation Institute - New Website

Video - Our Toronto: Pride Exhibit (Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library)

Slidecast - Archivatopia: the Akashic Record: what if? (ACA 2014)

Research Data Curation Bibliography (version 4)

Video Tour of First Digital Exhibit Built Using New Spotlight Plugin For Blacklight Developed at Stanford University

Cost of Inaction (COI) Calculator: Calculating the Cost of Not Preserving Media Assets and Metadata

Inside the Coor's Archives - Archivist's Role 

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Voices of 40,000 survivors would be silenced if documents destroyed: archivist

Survivors of residential schools push back against document destruction

Revamp Access to Information law, say federal advisory panel members

Step back in time: Library and Archives Canada helps the National Gallery of Canada recreate a First World War exhibition experience

Canadian Museum of History signs collaboration agreement with Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives

Nomination à la tête de Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec: Mme Carole Payen de la Garanderie est nommée membre du conseil d’administration et présidente par intérim 

Archivists enjoy downtown tour at annual general meeting (Saskatchewan Council of Archives)

Exit interview: Ann Cavoukian leaves Ontario privacy watch dog role to lead Ryerson’s big data institute

The Toronto Star donates more than one million archive photos to Toronto Public Library

Toronto library board to consider creating a Toronto Music Library

Court asked to order release of Toronto Port Authority audit

L’Université Laval se retire d’une entente sur le droit d’auteur

Des biens patrimoniaux du Québec aux Archives de Montréal

Out of the Ashes comes a Living Legacy (Memorial University has launched a First World War Commemoration Program)

Museum of the Highwood (Alb.) dreams big for future expansion (include an interpretive archive)

Afrique / Africa
Story of Moroccan Jewry Now Available Online

Amériques / Americas
More than 20 unknown poems by Nobel laureate Pablo Neruda found in archives

Panama - Advances on scanning documents from the National Archives

Declassified Diplomacy with Brazil: National Security Archive Hails Obama Administration Decision to Assist Brazilian Truth Commission

President Obama is Now the First President to be 3D Scanned and Printed

Library of Congress - Preserving 120 years of U.S. cultural history

Library of Congress Gets African-American Oral History Archive

Clinton Donor Bans Free Beacon From University of Arkansas Archives

Archival film of African-American baseball game screened at National Baseball Hall of Fame

19th century Georgia newspapers now online

Nebraska homestead files have been digitized

A rich archive of Japanese internment gets richer with federal grant

Portland State University uncovers recordings of Kennedy, Ginsberg

Tours of Patton archives to be offered

Web Archiving and Preserving the Performing Arts in the Digital Age

Asie-Pacifique / Asia-Pacific
National Archives of Australia - Digital check-up for Government

National Archives of Australia - Archival bonds with Indonesia set to 2019

Australia - $22mil Budget boost for New South Wales Records digital push

Archive photo shows Nagasaki residents wearing masks a month after atomic bombing

China - Rare photographs of early Shanghai go on display

India - Suchitra Sen's Bangladesh home to become archive

Europe / Europa
Libraries and archives prepare for tense copyright negotiations in Geneva

Inside the Soviet Union's Secret Erotica Collection

Russia - Ural State Economics University opens archival exhibit on Nuremberg trials

Venice - Blueprints finalized for digital archive

Michael Schumacher's 'medical records stolen'

Spain - The University of Barcelona creates a digital collection of priceless historical items

Swiss lift restrictions on South Africa archives

Belgique - Centenaire de la Première guerre mondiale: les archives de l'État mettent en ligne les témoignages d'institutions religieuses

Belgique - La SONUMA entend préserver plus de 8 pétaoctets d’archives audiovisuelles

French cave home to earliest drawings wins World Heritage status

France - Les trésors des Archives Nationales

France - Les Archives nationales accueillent les archives d’Act Up-Paris

Inondation à la Bibliothèque nationale de France : quels traitements pour les livres concernés ?

France - Procès Barbie: des avocats obtiennent le retrait de la vente d’archives de Jacques Vergès

France - Les archives Pierre de Coubertin rejoignent Sciences Po

France - Le Journal de Paul Landowski, sculpteur français auteur du "Christ Rédempteur" de Rio de Janeiro, est en ligne 

Ireland - Here are the state files recalled from the National Archives by the Department of Health

Oldest known Irish manuscript to be exhibited publicly

When the UK goes digital by default, who will be left behind?

British government breaking law in forcing data retention by companies

David Cameron to 'look at' Gerry Conlon's archive request (access to secret government documents about the 1974 IRA Guildford pub bombing)

UK National Archives - Shakespeare documents gain prestigious UNESCO status

UK National Archives - New Jacobite education collections online

Keeping Magna Carta safe in the United States

South Wales archives to join collection of worldwide historically important documents

Oldest surviving Bannockburn manuscript restored

Fears over 60,000 photo archive of Exeter history

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
Russia Today expects Israel to return seized archives from its Palestinian office

The sands of time: ancient Egypt and early film

Iraq authorities: Rare manuscripts smuggled out of Mosul

International Archives Day 2014: Message from the International Council on Archives President

Saving old software from extinction in the age of cloud computing

The macabre world of books bound in human skin

Beyond Pong: why digital art matters

My Childhood Memories are Locked in a Yahoo Account

Systems are episodes in the life of information 

Archivage et conservation : les impératifs de préservation d'accès

A Guide to Little-Known Image Collections with Millions of Free, Hi-Res Images

Thursday 19 June 2014

Vol. 7, no. 42

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
Texas State Library and Archives Commission - State Records Management Educational Materials

Archives de l'État du Valais (Suisse) - Guide de gestion des documents pour l'administration cantonale

Article - BASYS: The Federal Archives (Germany) Database-Driven Archival Management System for Description, Administration and Presentation of Metadata and Digital Archives

De la communauté / From the community
Friends of the Saskatchewan Archives - 2013 Annual Report

Communia Association - Policy Paper on Digitization Agreements for Public Domain Works: Recommendations for Cultural Heritage Institutions 

University of Manchester - Carcanet Press Email Preservation Project Phases 2-3: Final Report

Ithaka S+R - Sustaining the Digital Humanities: Host Institution Support beyond the Start-Up Phase

Qu’est-ce qu’une archive de chercheur ? 

International Association of Sound and Audiovisual Archives Journal, no. 43 (June 2014)

Journal of the Japan Society for Archival Science, no. 20 (May 2014)

Document Numérique, vol. 17, no. 1 (2014)

World Wide Web, vol. 17, no. 4, July 2014 (Special Issue on Social Media Preservation and Applications)

Journal on Computing and Cultural Heritage, vol. 7, no. 2 (June 2014) 

ACA News: the Newsletter of the Academy of Certified Archivists, no. 85 (Spring 2014)

News in Conservation, vol. 42 (June 2014)

e-Abhilekh: Quarterly Newsletter of the National Archives of India, vol. 1, no. 4 (January-March 2014)

Book - Rare Books and Special Collections

Book - Linked Data for Libraries, Archives and Museums: how to Clean, Link and Publish your Metadata 

Book - The Library Beyond the Book

Book - Complete Guide to Preventing Data Loss

Book - Discovering and Using Historical Geographic Resources on the Web: a Practical Guide for Librarians

Livre - Regroupement des centres d’artistes autogérés du Québec: Petit Guide bleu de la gestion des documents et des archives

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Exposition - Ici / ailleurs: des villes en tournée (BAnQ)
Jusqu'en mai 2016, 10 villes à travers le Québec

Provincial Archives of Alberta - Women are Persons: it's the Law
July 5, 2014, Edmonton

Exhibit - Painted Faces on the Prairies: Cantonese Opera and the Edmonton Chinese Community
July 7 to September 26, 2014, Edmonton

Catholic Archives Group 2014
September 15-18, 2014, Niagara Falls

Trans-Atlantic Dialogues on Cultural Heritage: Heritage, Tourism and Traditions
13-16 July, 2015, Liverpool

Webinar - Creation of Master Archive Package (Recordings Available)
May 27, 2014

Webinar - Fragmented Publishing: the Implications of Self-Publishing (Slidecast Available)
June 11, 2014

Sur le web / On the web
Access my Info Tool (Empowers Canadians to Learn what Information their Telecom Collects about them)

British Library - Magna Carta Webpage Goes Live

Memento Version 2.0 (Allows one to Browse an entire MediaWiki Site as if it were a Date in the Past) 

Slidecast - RTÉ Content Discovery Project

Slidecast - Que peut-on attendre des réseaux sociaux: Stage technique international d'archives 2014

Slidecast - Linked Open Data

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Balanced, Modern Copyright for Canadian Creators and Consumers: Coming into Force of the Notice and Notice Regime

Internet users' privacy upheld by Canada's top court

Trudeau wants government open by default, Mulcair delighted

Evidence of abuse in residential schools could be destroyed

Documents related to St. Anne's residential school to be released

One of the Biggest American Copyright Enforcers is Coming to Conquer Canada

Guy Berthiaume - Institution de mémoire n’implique pas passéisme

Ontario - Dalton McGuinty says his office was 'overwhelmingly verbal,' kept few records

Ontario privacy watchdog wants to criminalize destruction of government records 

Signature d’une entente de collaboration entre les archivistes québécois (AAQ) et français (AAF) fait peau neuve: impacts sur le Réseau des Archives du Québec

Ottawa - Thieves snatch commemorative Second World War photos from outside of French Embassy

Le Journal de Montréal et les Archives de Montréal : de précieux souvenirs

Lloyd Axworthy donates papers to University of Winnipeg archives

McMaster University archives shed light on Normandy artificial harbours

Documenting diversity in Saskatoon

Wilfrid Laurier University Archives: Destination for Environmental Historians

South Peace Regional Archives (Alb.) seeks new home

Lambton County Archives (Ont.) - Preserving Historical Documents: Caring for your Family Documents at Home

Québec - Un projet : Les marqueurs de temps

Historical Authority and the Value of the Oral Interview

Afrique / Africa
Kenya National Archives to digitize 40,000 unique documents

Fatoumata Cissé Diarra, Directrice des Archives du Sénégal: Nous sommes à l'étroit (…). Le personnel est vieillissant ou à la retraite

Botswana - Government records in a big mess

Vers la numérisation des archives audiovisuelles en Guinée

Le Cameroun a mal à ses archives

Amériques / Americas
Argentine - Quelques réflexions sur la normalisation en matière d’évaluation

U.S. - New National Institute of Standards and Technology guidance planned as part of federal info policy

NARA - Have Your Say: Revising the Digitization Strategy

Alaska - National Archives departure impacts broad community

Portico Announces Digital Preservation Agreement with the Library of Congress

Philadelphia - National Archives' move upsets historians

How The Lorax ended up in the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library and Museum

Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory - Mining Data Archives Yields Haul of Red Nuggets

Belfast Project aftermath

Freedom of Information Request: Belfast Project Documents 

Society of American Archivists - 2014 Fellows and Award Recipients

The American Folklife Center acquires the papers of folk arts pioneer Bess Lomax Hawes

Sovereignty Commission files a milestone for Mississippi archives chief

Interview: Maine State Library

100 Years of Jewish Archives on Display in New York City

Unpublished Letter From Timothy Leary Archives Revealed

Archived moments: Dickinson Museum creates online collection with 8,000 photos; thousands more yet to be processed

The PDF’s Place in a History of Paper Knowledge: an Interview with Lisa Gitelman

Preserving Digital and Software-Based Artworks: Recap of a National Agenda for Digital Stewardship Discussion

A lost 1929 Cole Porter musical to be staged in New York thanks to plenty of sleuthing

Rare Stamp Fetches Record $9.5 Million at Auction

Why rare stamps have become so valuable

World’s largest video game collection sells for over $750,000

Asie-Pacifique / Asia-Pacific
Australia - Flooding in Supreme Court basement threatens thousands of legal records

National Archives of Australia goes live with TMD's Mediaflex

Australian National University digs treasures online

The collected archives of New Zealand’s “first and greatest music historian” have found a new home at the University of Waikato library

Files of Kyoto temple, ex-Japanese POWs recommended for UNESCO listing

Images of old Shanghai gifted to city by American university

National Archives of Solomon Islands - Archives handbook launched

India - Xavier Centre of Historical Research ties up with Mangalore's World Konkani Centre to digitize records

Indian artists get 'archive fever', look to the past to find the future

Europe / Europa
Hungary - Pre-1989 communist documents to be transferred to National Archives

Czech Republic - Botched digitization endangers studies of totalitarianism

Naissance du projet «Les archives sonores de l'Europe du Goulag»

Malta - Archives chart history of the power of potions

Documents on Azerbaijan's history found in Vatican

L’Association des archivistes français va présider la Commission de normalisation CN46-11 (Archives/Gestion des documents d’activité)

Bibliothèque nationale de France - Don d’archives et de manuscrits du peintre et poète mauricien Malcolm de Chazal

France - Archivistes de tous les pays : unissez-vous (Stage technique international d'archives : visite aux Archives municipales de Beaune)
Note: On y voit votre serviteur

Ireland - Department of Health says it will return state files to National Archive

Ireland - Call for investigation of alleged Boston College-IRA archive spying

Ireland - Limerick historian mines archives for information on Tuam babies

Ireland - Derry War Memorial Records now online

Scotland - Unesco honour for Edinburgh's Carmichael Watson archive

UK - Friends of the National Archives reach over 1,000 members

British Library - Open Source Digital Forensics Adapted for Archival and Memory Institutions 

How does Operation War Diary generate its data?

War memorial records digitised for centenary

Victora & Albert Museum Acquires the Glastonbury Festival Archive

Tate Modern launches first ever ‘hackathon’ as part of new project, ‘The Space’

Exploring the George Rodger archive (one of the founders of Magnum Photos)

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
Blue Shield statement on Iraq

Israel's Relations with South Africa: a new Online Publication of the Israel State Archives

Israel's National Library gets Sharansky family archive

Iranian, Chinese national libraries sign Memorandum of Understanding

On the concerns of new archivists

The uses and abuses of PDF

Voir la Grande Guerre en ligne

Thermal Camera Turns many things into Interactive Surfaces

Sharing Cultural Jewels via Instagram

Does Big Data Mean Big Metadata?