Thursday 31 July 2014

Vol. 7, no. 48

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
New South Wales State Records - Digital Archives Tools and Advice

Library of Congress - BIBFRAME AV Modeling Study: Defining a Flexible Model for Description of Audiovisual Resources

UK Information Commissioner’s Office - Big Data and Data Protection
Étude sur les incidences juridiques de l'utilisation de l'infonuagique par le Gouvernement du Québec

De la communauté / From the community
Windermere Valley Museum and Archives (B.C.) - Veterans of the First World War in the Windermere Valley

Center for Research Libraries - Certification Report on CLOCKSS (Controlled Lots of Copies Keep Stuff Safe)

Image Permance Institute Guide to Preservation of Digitally-Printed Photograph

PDF/UA Technical Implementation Guide: Understanding ISO 32000-1 (PDF 1.7)

Iron Mountain - Information Governance Reports

Article - Cross-border Discoveries in the Archives Portal Europe

Archives and Manuscripts, vol. 42, no. 2 (July 2014)

African Journal of Library, Archives and Information Science, vol. 24, no. 1 (2014)

Journal of Documentation, vol. 70, no. 5 (2014)

Bulletin of the Association for Information Science and Technology, vol. 46, no. 6 (August/September 2014)

Archives Society of Alberta Newsletter, vol. 33, no. 3 (Spring 2014)

Trent University Archives Newsletter, no. 50 (July 2014)

AV Insider, no. 5, July 2014 (Special issue: New Challenges for the Audiovisual Archivist)

OCLC Research Quarterly, no. 13 (July 2014)

Book - Safeguarding Intangible Assets

Book - Primer on International Copyright and Related Rights

Book - Reformatted: Code, Networks, and the Transformation of the Music Industry

Book - Care and conservation of manuscripts 14

Book - The First World War in Colour

Libraries & Archives in the US: Market Research Report

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Humanités numériques 2015: Identités, Pratiques et Théories
11 au 13 août 2015, Montréal

Webinar - Real-World Disposition Strategies: Actually Getting Employees to Delete
Viewing Period: August 11-26, 2014

Webinar - How to Enhance Information Governance with Auto-Classification and Big Data

Massive Open Online Course - Art, Technology & Media: Digital Imaging
September 8 to October 20, 2014

Big Data, nouvelles partitions de l'information
5 au 10 octobre 2014, Saint-Paul-Lès-Dax (France)

10th International Digital Curation Conference
February 9-12, 2015, London

Sur le web / On the web
Library and Archives Canada - New version of the Newspaper Collection Website 

Library of Congress Video - President Harding's Love Letters

Australian Society of Archivists - Petition: Keep State Records of South Australia Independent

Vidéo - L'offre pédagogique des Archives nationales de France

Vidéo - Eugène Durieu, haut fonctionnaire, photographe et faussaire

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Canadian intelligence sweeps often intercept private data, spy document reveals
Library and Archives Canada - Digitizing first World War records
Library and Archives Canada - An artist look at war
Canadian War Museum - First World War Diaries
Tracing WWI family history

The Canadian Historical Association expresses its concerns to Minister Aglukkaq and Parks Canada's CEO 

B.C.- Editorial: Liberals need to fix archiving

B.C. - Letter to the Editor: Lax record-keeping could prove costly

B.C. Provincial Archives - Genealogy Update: New Data Available

Centre for study of residential schools proposed for University of British Columbia

Jewish Museum and Archives of B.C. launches $18,000 crowdfunding effort for new website

BAnQ Rimouski - David Ouellet, l’architecte, François Soucy, le constructeur

Visual Arts: Postcards from Montreal’s past

Calgary - Soldier's letter from First World War on fabric of German plane shot down

Les archives du Cégep de Trois-Rivières

Fonds d'archives Pierre Boucher: la 11e génération veut plus de reconnaissance

Hamilton - Artifact found in cenotaph is a mystery to city staff

Chilliwack Museum and Archives (B.C.) marks 100th anniversary of First World War

Pour Xérox, le papier se transforme en économies

Afrique / Africa
Burkina Faso: exposition «La Force noire» (1ere guerre mondiale)
The World War One in Africa Project: What Happened in Africa Should not Stay in Africa 

Ghana - Record-keeping and justice delivery

Maroc - Accès à l'information: le veto des ministres de souveraineté a contraint le gouvernement à élargir la liste des interdits

The untapped potential of digital citizen engagement in Morocco: a data-driven approach to online participation

Workshop on 'Memories, Testimonies and Dealing with the Past' in Bujumbura, Burundi

Amériques / Americas
House federal records plan would prevent repeat of IRS email scandal

All IRS roads lead to the archivist: the nation’s record-keeper may know what happened to the missing emails

President Harding’s Letters Open to the Public

Teachers Digitize Boston Schools Desegregation Case at the National Archives at Boston

Declassified: The Government's Secret Plan For a Military Moon Base

FBI searched for Soviet atom bombs in 1950s’ New York, files show

National Park Service Route 66 Archives and Research Collaboration: Preserving the Cultural History of Route 66

Senator Lisa Murkowski Continues Fight for Access to Alaska’s History

State Archives accepts Alaska Railroad, Territorial court records

Georgia - Archive of state's past will get new home for future
Massachusetts - State to spend $6.2 million on vault for archives

Delaware Public Archives' new reference guide commemorates start of WWI

A “New” New Hope: Film Preservation and the Problem with Star Wars

In Church Attics, Clues to the Private Life of Early America

What the University of Arkansas controversy can teach us about archival permission practices

Silent Film Fans Make Some Noise to Help ID Forgotten Treasures

Asie-Pacifique / Asia-Pacific
Privacy fears as Australian surveillance laws are dragged into the digital era

National Library of Australia - Remembering the First World War

Australia - Government librarians urged to lobby for jobs in face of outsourcing

Australia - Files can’t wait: the future of the National Film and Sound Archive

Australia - Melbourne cinema fears Titanic will be buried in film archive 'red tape'

New Zealand - Intimate data kept on file

Personal World War I stories of New Zealanders told in new documentary series

Japan - Street View Imagery of the Tokyo Main Library and the International Library of Children's Literature now available on Google Maps

Japanese Search US Archives for WWII MIA Info

Maurice - L’histoire des manuscrits sur feuilles de palmier en expo

Tibet Autonomous Region digitalizes relics archive

Court orders disclosure of 2007 inter-Korean summit transcript

Taiwan - Mao was on Kuomintang payroll, archives show

Taiwan - Culture ministry’s new center to aid local film industry (supersede the Chinese Taipei Film Archive)

Tiptoeing through All India Radio's sound archives

India - Visual Archives of Kulwant Roy: Archive fever

Europe / Europa
Google faces data watchdogs over right to be forgotten
Droit à l’oubli : le G29 a réuni les moteurs de recherche le 24 juillet

The Europeana Network grows: 1000th member welcomed

The MH17 Crash and Selective Web Archiving

Newly Opened UN Archive on Nazi War Crimes Re-Ignites Revelations in Genocide Revealed

The first colour photography from Russia: in pictures

L’exposition Juillet 1914 dans les documents des Archives de Serbie

Archival study traces the history of a wealthy Venetian family

Gibraltar National Archives website logs over 2000 hits in its first week of operation

Netherlands - How the Rijksmuseum opened up its collection: a case study

Netherlands - The Expatriate Archive Centre in The Hague is preserving a global memory of expat lives 

Belgique - Archives des cabinets ministériels: silence, on broie

Belgique - Les Archives de l'État à Louvain-la-Neuve: un réservoir de trésors pour les passionnés d’histoire

France - Archives nationales : la mémoire de la République en péril ?

France - Le Journal Officiel ne sera bientôt plus imprimé

Ireland - Collection of Troubles memorabilia seeks good home

UK - How Whitehall neutered the Freedom of Information Act

Future of the UK Census: Government welcomes online survey for 2021

UK - New Chief Executive for The National Archives

BBC Offering Archives for World War I Courses

War Horses: the power of hashtags in Operation War Diary

British Film Institute - Restoring Hitchcock #1: how a film restoration begins

Archive film release gives UK cinema audiences chance to see 1914 screen hits

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
UNESCO Director-General calls for halt to intentional destruction of religious and cultural heritage in Iraq

Turkish Historical Society releases rare WWI photos

Le Comité international de la croix-rouge met en ligne des archives sur les prisonniers de la Grande Guerre

Safeguarding Cultural Heritage in Times of War

Principe de recherche avec un moteur pour les archives
Histagrams: What History Would Look Like If It Was Posted On Instagram

Minus proper archives, news outlets risk losing years of backstories forever 

Preserve - Archive - Reproduce

Metadata for Image Collections

Thursday 24 July 2014

Vol. 7, no. 47

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
European Commission - Towards an Integrated Approach to Cultural Heritage for Europe

European Commission - Report on the Responses to the Public Consultation on the Review of the European Union Copyright Rules

Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner for British Columbia - A Failure to Archive: Recommendations to Modernize Government Information Management

British Columbia - Minister of Technology, Innovation and Citizens Statement on Government's Records Management Practices

De la communauté / From the community
University of British Columbia Library Digitization Centre - Impact and Activity Report 2011-2014

PrestoCentre - AV Digitisation and Digital Preservation TechWatch Report,  no. 2 

PrestoCentre Overview of Manuals

Article - Small Scale, Big Change: the Impact of Social Media (Archives Portal Europe)

International Journal of Digital Curation, vol. 9, no. 1 (2014)

International Journal on Digital Libraries, vol. 14, no. 3-4 (August 2014)

Journal of Map & Geography Libraries, vol. 10, no. 2 (2014)

Digital Humanities Quarterly, vol. 8, no. 2 (2014)

Arbido: périodique de l'Association des archivistes suisses et de Bibliothèque information suisse (2/2014)

The Halcyon: the Newsletter of the Friend of the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library (University of Toronto), no. 53 (2014)

National Library of Scotland Newsletter (July 2014)

New York Archives magazine, vol. 14, no. 1 (Summer 2014)

Book - Charlottetown: Then and Now

Book - Towards a New Understanding of Sraffa: Insights from Archival Research

Book - Letting Go of Legacy Services: Library Case Studies

Book - Transmedia Frictions: the Digital, the Arts, and the Humanities

Book - LIS Education in Developing Countries: the Road Ahead

Livre - Lieux de mémoire, patrimoine et histoire en Afrique de l'Ouest

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Government Information Day
October 16, 2014, Ottawa

Webinar - To Standardise or Not: is Normalisation of Video a Thing of the Past?
July 30, 2014

Webinar - Rise of the Databrarian
October 16, 2014

Forum  archives numériques et mémoire culturelle
10 november 2014, Berlin

1st International Congress of Cultural Heritage and New Technologies
December 4-5, 2014, Mexico City

Connecting Communities: Storytelling and the Digital Archive Conference
March 27-28, 2015, University of Leeds (UK)

Course - First Aid to Cultural Heritage in Time of Crisis
March 30- April 25, 2015, Amsterdam

International Internet Preservation Consortium Conference General Assembly (Recordings Available)
May 19-23, 2014, Paris

Sur le web / On the web
UK Parliament Video - Public Administration Select Committee: Preservation of Historical Files in the Civil Service 

Petition to the Italian Minister of Culture to save the Archival Supervision Agencies

Netherlands National Commission for UNESCO - Culture under Attack: Photo Exhibition on Cultural Heritage and Armed Conflict

Video - Cultural Heritage Institutions are the Guardians of the Public Domain
Slidecast - Assessing the Quality of Web Archives
Slidecast - Towards Linked Vital Registration Data for Reconstituting Families and Creating Longitudinal Health Histories

Video - Europeana Newspapers

Video - University of California Libraries Digital Collection: a Year in Review

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Millions of police requests for Canadians’ data every year, documents show
Shelly Glover staffers remove ugly details from Wikipedia

One third of access to information requests take at least four months to release

Canadiana seeks feedback to improve genealogy collections

New Brunswick - Increased funding announced for archival activities
Thank you note from Council of Archives New Brunswick:
Québec - La Commission d’accès à l'information est vigilante
In Memoriam: remembering the First World War at University of Toronto

University of Waterloo - Kitchener and the First World War

Álvaro Siza Decides the Fate of his Archives (part of it will be given to the Canadian Center for Architecture)
Massive Quebec vintage clothing archive for sale in Toronto

Edmonton Public Library - Call for Digitized Local Concert Poster Collections

Burlington photographer donates 500,000 negatives to Hamilton Public Library (Ont.)
Do you have photos to lend Baycrest Museum for an exhibition about the history of medicine in Toronto’s Jewish community

Galt Museum & Archives (Alb.) - Sketches of Tommy's Life in France (WWI)

Township of Esquimalt (B.C.) Launches Archives Digitization Project

Brant and Brantford (Ont.) land records moving to Charlotte Street museum

Amériques / Americas
Washington D.C. launches Freedom of Information Act portal, transparency initiative

Federal Depository Library Program - Web Archiving

The dirty truth about missing emails

Lois Lerner emails reveal gaping open-records loophole

Tale of the Tapes: IRS head confirms investigators have found backup tapes in Lerner probe

Unclassified JFK Assassination Database Still Stored In Top Secret Vault, for Convenience
Jimmy Carter Presidential Library & Museum Digital Library now Live

NARA - U.S. World War I Centennial Commission

National Archives to Release Restricted Clinton Files on Bin Laden, Al Gore Campaign
NARA - Relocation of Personnel Records to National Archives at St. Louis

Historic Record of 1918 Cadillac Added to Library of Congress Archive

Society of American Archivists - Call for Case Studies in Archival Ethics

Delaware's new data destruction law takes effect January 1, 2015

Arkansas Historical Commission Relaunches Online Digital Archives holds a digital archive of Hawaiian language materials
Rutgers University - Researcher Builds Archive of Translated Anglo-Saxon Narrative Poetry

How Did The Largest Collection Of Hemingway's Writings End Up In Boston?

The Man who Filmed Early Anchorage (Alaska)

Human rights group donating records to Duke library

Elvis' library card, movie script to be auctioned at Graceland

Sexual Minorities Archives: Fights to Stay Active in Northampton

Understanding the Participatory Culture of the Web: An Interview with Henry Jenkins

Asie-Pacifique / Asia-Pacific
Au Japon, avec les conservateurs de jeux vidéo
Maurice - Mauritius Post : La numérisation des archives en cours

India - 1947 Partition Archive: Preserving the Past

Indian Govt looks to provide free access to publicly-funded research works

India - Govt to Implement New Scheme to Archive Films: Javadekar

Europe / Europa
Ukraine - How Web archivists and other digital sleuths are unraveling the mystery of MH17

Germany puts 700,000 WWI docs online

The Russian Government's 7,000 Wikipedia Edits

Romanian cave holds some of the oldest human footprints

Failed sale of 1869 Karl Marx letter disappoints Chinese capitalists who set the price too high

Telefonica signs deal to digitise Spanish library archives

Google could face criminal proceedings in Italy if it doesn’t clean up its act on privacy
Venice - How To Scan 50 Miles of Historical Documents Into an Online Archive

Belgium - Centenary of the Destruction of the University of Leuven Library

Les archives de René Barjavel accueillies par la Bibliothèque nationale de France
Ireland - Cork history catalogue is now available online

Scotland - Warning digital data evidence unreliable

Wales - Scores of valuable maps still missing 15 years after they were plundered from National Library

Comparing the UK's three national archives

How does LAC rate?

UK - Open document formats selected to meet user needs

Terror flight files saved: Pressure grows on ministers to release 'water-damaged' records about rendition of suspects after they dried out

Archives and Records Association UK and Ireland announces first awareness campaign for Records Management

At last, a home for black history: the launch of the Black Cultural Archives will show that our presence in the UK is measured in millennium

English Heritage appeals to public to tag vast collection of First World War aerial photos

WWI time machine: Cambridgeshire history experts to recreate life in 1914

Millions of Staffordshire historical records go online

Print or manuscript? Civilité type in early modern England

World War One autograph book donated to Cambridge hospital
Secret message found in WW1 kilt

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
The Politics of 1948 in Israeli Archives

To Infinity and Beyond: why Metadata Matters
Records management strategy still in infancy in many enterprises
New technology could spoil your illegal downloading

The Vinyl Record Meets the 3D Printing Revolution

Digital archaeologists dig up internet's past

Conversations about digital information management and digital disposal