Thursday 27 November 2014

Vol. 8, no. 13

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
2014 Fall Report of the Auditor General of Canada: Chapter 7: Documentary Heritage of the Government of Canada

Standing Committe on Canadian Heritage, November 25, 2014 (many Questions related to Library and Archives Canada: at 20:34, 27:54, 1:22:50)

BAnQ, Bibliothèque nationale de France et Musée canadien de l'histoire - Recueil de règles de numérisation 

Library of Parliament Notes - Metadata, National Security and Law Enforcement Agencies

Library of Parliament Notes - R. v. Spencer, Internet Privacy and Parliament

UK Department for Communities and Local Government - Online Guide to Help Communities Learn about their Shared WW1 History

De la communauté / From the community
International Council on Archives - Advocacy Brochure

World Intellectual Property Organization - Study on Copyright Limitations and Exceptions for Libraries and Archives

Archives of the Anglican Diocese of Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island - Parish Records of Permanent Value: a Guideline for Parishes

Digital Repository of Ireland - Choosing Content Management Technologies

Society of American Archivists - Case Study: Intellectual Property Concerns in Undocumented Corporate Collections 

Collaboration to Clarify the Costs of Curation - Report on Risk, Benefit, Impact and Value

La Gazette des archives, no 235, 2014 (numéro spécial: Archives des jeunesses, jeunesses des archives)

Practical Technology for Archives, no. 3 (November 2014)

Journal of Map & Geography Libraries, vol. 10, no. 3 (September-December 2014)

Archives Society of Alberta Newsletters, vol. 34, no. 1 (Fall 2014)

Telling our Stories: Newsletter of the South Peace Regional Archives (Alb.), vol. 6, no. 1 (December 2014)

Free eBook - Open Access and the Humanities: Contexts, Controversies and the Future

Book - A Long Way from the Armstrong Beer Parlour: a Life in Rare Books: Essays by Richard Landon (from the University of Toronto)

Book - The No-nonsense Guide to Licensing Digital Resources 

Book - Metadata (Second Edition)

Book - Heritage in the Age of Digital Humanities: how Should Training Practices Evolve?

Book - The Taxobook: Applications, Implementation, and Integration in Search (Part 3 of a 3-Part Series)

Book - Inside Roman Libraries: Book Collections and their Management in Antiquity

Book - Repositioning Reference: New Methods and New Services for a New Age

Book - Savage Preservation: the Ethnographic Origins of Modern Media Technology

Book - Information doesn't Want to be Free: Laws for the Internet Age

Book - Emerging Memory: Photographs of Colonial Atrocity in Dutch Cultural Remembrance

Book - Limerick through the Lens: Pictures from the Limerick Leader Archive

Book - Legal Requirements for Electronic Records Retention in Eastern Europe

Livre - Utiliser les Recensements en Généalogie

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Webinar - Engaging the Community within the Archives: 'The Land That Supports Our Feet' Symposium by Deseronto Archives (Ont.)
December 4, 2014

Canadian Library Association 2015 Conference: Privacy and Security: are you Open to the Public?
June 3-6, 2015, Ottawa

Webinar - Top 10 Ediscovery Cases of 2014
December 17, 2014

Tenth International Conference on Open Repositories
June 8-11, 2015, Indianapolis

Creating the Best Business Archive
June 15-16, 2015, Milan (Italy)

Collaboration and Networking for a Digital Archival Future: Sustainable Perspectives through the Archives Portal Europe
September 7-9, 2015, Budapest

Digital Print Preservation Workshop 2015
October 20-22, 2015, Rochester (New York)

Reflecting the World: Museums and Collections of Visual and Sound Documentation around 1900
November 5-6, 2015, Lausanne and Geneva (Switzerland)

Fast Forward: Women in Photography: Then and Now
November 6-7, 2015, London (UK)

Current Trends and Future Directions for Digital Imaging in Libraries and Archives (Presentations Available)
November 10, 2014, London (UK)

Sur le web / On the web
Baladodiffusion - Le vérificateur général du Canada explique son rapport automnal (Bibliothèque et Archives Canada à partir de 02:17:08)

Video - University of Toronto Capital Projects: Downsview Library

Podcast - Digital librarian and Internet Archive founder Brewster Kahle

Podcast - Miscellaneous Manuscripts in the Medieval Germanic World

Slidecast - Progress Made and Lessons Learned through Collaborative Web Archiving Projects

Arbido (périodique de Bibliothèque Information Suisse et de l'Association des Archivistes suisses) maintenant sur Twitter

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Canada's chief librarian and archivist reflects on his first six months

Les lacunes à Bibliothèque et Archives nuisent au deuil des Autochtones, dit Romeo Saganash

Library and Archives Canada is a partner in an exhibition on the birth of Canada at the Canadian Museum of History

Canada Revenue Agency privacy breach leaks prominent Canadians' tax details

Social media terms of service may be trumped by Canadian law

Quebec's electronic records plan a disaster, Minister Barrette says

BAnQ s'engage à réaliser un important virage numérique à la Grande Bibliothèque

Newfoundland privacy breach class action moves forward

Northwest Territories to open a drill core sample archive

Robert Amos: Artists’ papers saved in University of Victoria archives 

University of British Columbia celebrates opening of Special Collections Room

Concordia University - Jackpot for researchers: from geospatial data to 500-year-old manuscripts

Ryerson University - Experiencing Travel through Photography

University of Toronto Archives and Records Managements Services student employee honoured at Blues’ academic excellence breakfast
Special note: congratulation to a former colleague!

Merging Time returns to the City of Vancouver Archives’ gallery 

Historic police charge books returned to Victoria PD after digital preservation

La Semaine nationale de la généalogie célébrée à Gatineau

Retired school librarian catalogues Ontario's historical plaques

Remembering the Whitby (Ont.) men and women who served during the wars

Preserving Seven Oaks General hospital’s (Manitoba) history

Colchester Historical Society’s (Nova Scotia) Archives a treasure trove of information

North Norfolk-MacGregor Archives' (Manitoba) military records book completed

Ripon (Outaouais) raconte ses 150 ans d'histoire

La Toile du Québec n'est plus

Accessing Treasure Troves of Data: Empowering your own Research

The Home Archivist: Getting My Hands Dirty

Afrique / Africa
South Africa - At last! Rand Daily Mail archive to be digitised

Les archives numériques du cinéma algérien : des interviews et extraits de films sur le net

Maroc - Accès à l’information : le gouvernement toujours hésitant

Zambia’s rich history on cyberspace shelf

Côte d'Ivoire - Mme Lydie Gnéssougou-Baroan: les documents d'archives contiennent très souvent des secrets d'État

Ghana: Commission established to protect data

Amériques / Americas
Small Change To National Archivist's Powers May Keep Government Agencies From Destroying Embarrassing Documents

The National Archivist gets superpowers

National Archives backs off plan to destroy CIA emails

Pentagon Censors Document that was Already Published in Full 18 Years Ago

30,000 missing emails from Internal Revenue Service Lerner recovered

The Department of Homeland Security Set to Destroy Governmentwide Network Surveillance Records

Government Printing Office seek ISO certification for its Federal Digital System (FDsys) as a Trustworthy Digital Repository 

National Declassification Center Opens Records of Shanghai Diaspora Communities

$8.4 million George Washington proclamation for sale at Keno Auctions

New mystery arises from iconic Iwo Jima image

Story of Response to Dear Abby and 200,000 Letters Leads to Gift for Delaware Archive

Of photos and frauds! Probe that took down memorabilia giant Mastro now turns spotlight on Arkansas archivist John Rogers  

Gabriel García Márquez's Archive goes to University of Texas 

Garcia Marquez family explains archive decision

Finding John Updike and Taking his Trash

Letter that inspired Kerouac’s On The Road, sparked Beat Generation to be sold

Collaborative Project: Digitizing the Sybren Valkema Archive

120 years of pioneering genealogy: the Genealogical Society of Utah

Cowboys' new archivist tackling game footage, draft data from Dallas' first decade

New York City's Paper Archives Being Digitized for Broader Access

Sale of the New York City Bar Association Rare Book Collection Tops $2.3 Million

Detroit Public Library unveils remarkable digital collections

100 Year Old Time Capsule Opened In Oklahoma City

Albert Einstein's Autographed Letter Sells for $12,500 at Auction

Treasure Chest of Unpublished, Eighty Year Old Edward Steichen Portraits Unearthed

Collecting and Preserving Digital Art: Interview with Richard Rinehart and Jon Ippolito

Asie-Pacifique / Asia-Pacific
National Archives of Australia to recognise top agencies

National Archives of Australia acts on digital records

Australian courts' $1 million a year paper problem

Queensland State Archives - General Retention and Disposal Schedule for Administrative Records Renewal Program

New South Wales State Archives - Recent digital advice: the challenges currently facing public offices

Taiwan - National archive show launched in New Taipei

Fiji - Report highlights voucher destruction practices

Japan - NTT Data Digitizes Vatican Library Manuscripts for Online

Time to Start Fixing India’s Tattered Film Heritage

1947 Partition Archive Picking up Steam, Supporters

India - Old Scriptures including Puya, Darbar Resolutions, journals of Manipur to be digitized for the first time

Europe / Europa
Right to Be Forgotten Should Apply Worldwide, E.U. Panel Says

The Europeana Sound’s Guide to the Galaxy

Anyone can access collision data from the Large Hadron Collider through the new CERN Open Data Portal

All proceedings from the Norwegian Parliament since 1814 are now online

Germany - Sensational Fragment of Very Early Qur’an Identified: a fragment of a Qur’an in the Tübingen University Library may be dated back to the 7th century

Netherlands - Meet the Man who Catalogs Medieval Cartoons

Bulgaria’s Rakovski military academy, Archives State Agency to ink agreement on cooperation

Suisse - Les plus belles cartes issues des collections publiques des Archives de l'État de Genève accessibles en ligne 

Bibliothèque nationale de France - Expérimentez la correction collaborative grâce à Correct

Plongez au cœur de la Bibliothèque nationale de France et de ses trésors

France - Les trois chantiers de l'Institut national de l'audiovisuel

Shakespeare Folio Discovered in France

Lettre de Camus inédite retrouvée : « Mon cher Sartre… »

Un jeu vidéo entièrement réalisé en images d’archives de 1840

Archive of human rights activist to be unveiled at National University of Ireland Galway

The UK is number one in open data readiness

UK - MPs' expenses were shredded to destroy smoking gun, claims whistleblower

Attorney general’s rejection of ruling on Prince Charles letters was unlawful, court told

UK National Archives - New Memorandum of Understanding with Research Libraries UK

City of London Heritage Gallery

Charles Darwin's evolution notes released by Cambridge University

Anthony Burgess musical composition discovered

Museum switches on historic computer

Photo archive of inner-city Birmingham revealed 50 years on

Soldier's Stunning Second World War Album Discovered

160 years of war photography: an audiovisual guide to the world's most powerful conflict images

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
Ligue Arabe - Elaboration d'une stratégie globale pour le recensement et la restitution des archives arabes volées

Ottoman Scripts added to digital library in Yemen

Next Year, One Billion Works Will be Free to Use Online

Researchers craft molecule that works as flash storage

UNESCO Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage - Three new elements inscribed on the Urgent Safeguarding List

UN Expands Anti-Spying Resolution to Include Metadata Collection

Hype Versus Reality: Lessons from Working with Big Data

The Tool That Helps You Search Every Page You’ve Ever Visited

Libraries and archives could teach gamers a thing or two