Thursday 29 January 2015

Vol. 8, no. 22

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
Privacy Commissioner of Canada - 2014 Survey of Canadians on Privacy
Dublin Core and the Digital Repository of Ireland
Archives de France - Mesures de simplification relatives au tri et à la conservation des dossiers de demande de cartes nationales d'identité

Common Ground: Exploring Compatibilities Between the Linked Data Models of the Library of Congress and OCLC 

De la communauté / From the community
European Thematic Network on Legal Aspects of Public Sector Information - Policy Recommendation Number 6: Rights of Access to Public Sector Information

American Association of Law Libraries - The Economic Value of Law Libraries

Article - Adaptive Web Archival Crawling through Structure-Based Link Classification

The Chronicle: Newsletter of the Jewish Museum and Archives of B.C., vol. 21, no. 1 (January-April 2015)

Surrey's (B.C.) Stories Newsletter: Sharing Community Stories of Surrey's Past, Present and Future (Winter-Spring 2015)

Trent University Archives News, no. 52 (January 2015)

Book - Rhetoric and the Digital Humanities

Book - Digital Heritage: Progress in Cultural Heritage, Documentation, Preservation, and Protection

Book - The Palgrave Handbook of Contemporary Heritage Research

Book - Big Data, Little Data, no Data: Scholarship in the Networked World

Book - Data Management for Researchers

Book - Data Privacy for the Smart Grid

Book - Visibly Canadian: Imaging Collective Identities in the Canadas, 1820-1910

Book - Queers Online: LGBT Digital Practices in Libraries, Archives, and Museums

Livre - La documentation dans le numérique

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Information without Borders Conference
February 11, 2015, Halifax

There and Back Again: Searching for Peterborough's Irish Roots
February 17, 2015, Peterborough (Ont.)

Basic Preservation Workshop
February 19-20, 2015, St. John’s (Newfoundland)

Roots 2015: an International Conference on Family History
June 19-21, 2015, Montreal

Free Online Informational Classes - Records Management University
January 27 - April 7, 2015

Cycle de conférences - Sources, archives et histoire institutionnelle de l'ethnomusicologie de la France
6 février au 5 juin 2015, Paris

The Practice of Digital Preservation
March 16-18, 2015, London (UK)
Presentation of the European Holocaust Research Infrastructure
March 26, 2015, Berlin

Traditions of Papermaking in the Islamic World
March 23-27, 2015, London (UK)

Small Archival Projects Conference
April 17, 2015, Dubuque (Iowa)

Digital Approaches to Hebrew Manuscripts
May 18-19, 2015, London (UK)

Association of Moving Image Archivists 2014 Conference: Open Source Digital Preservation & Access Stream (Recordings Available)
October 8-11, 2014, Savannah (Georgia)

Digital Public Library of America Aggregation Webinar (Recording Available)
January 22, 2015

Sur le web / On the web
Library and Archives Canada - Canadian Directories Online (New Version)

Video - Guided Tour of the Canadian Political Party Web Archive

Slidecast - The Promise WebARChive Files: Exploring the Internet Archive as a Historical Resource

T160k - Cataloging the Timbuktu Libraries (Crowdfunding)

Vidéo - Les mots de l'économie numérique : métadonnées

Vidéo - Patrimoine culturel, patrimoine naturel

Baladodiffusion - L'indexation et le repérage d'images

Slidecast - Metadata Matters: Business Critical Metadata

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Communications Security Establishment tracks millions of downloads daily: Snowden documents

Federal government’s new terror law concerns privacy watchdog

Copyright quirk leaves James Bond up for grabs in Canada 
Federal Privacy commissioner embarks on private privacy campaign

Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin alarmed by bleak designs for victims of communism memorial (to be built next to LAC building)
Pre-1920 RCMP service files available at Library and Archives Canada
Library and Archives Canada - All papers are not created equal

A Visit to 395 Wellington (Library and Archives Canada)

The war on brains (excerpt from "Kill the Messengers" about federal historians, researchers and librarians)

Magna Carta to Tour Canada in its 800th Anniversary Year

Archives of Manitoba - Counting Down to the 100th Anniversary of Women’s Suffrage

Nova Scotia - Documents reveal government's legal fees way over budget in Bluenose II copyright dispute

University of British Columbia - Bringing history into the future

Ryerson University - Ingersoll to Kingston circa 1905

Dalhousie Libraries’ University Archives launches new archives catalogue

Toronto Public Library - Find the history (and cool historical images) of your neighbourhood

Cour municipale de Québec - Bientôt une cour numérique

Centre du patrimoine de Saint-Boniface - Le lieux de mémoire : fonds Georges Forest

Searching for Kitchener’s lost graveyards: there are folks who probably have bodies buried in their backyard and have no idea

Cure de rénovation majeure à la Société d'histoire de Sherbrooke

Gatineau - Un sous-sol d’église rempli de souvenirs… sportifs
Coquitlam's city (B.C.) archive collection is booming

Whitby Archives (Ont.)  breathes new life into old collection

Edson (Alb.) - Library archives on the move
Belleville (Ont.) - Historical documents on move to city library 

Entreprise Androïde à Trois-Rivières - Travailler sans papier, ni crayon

Afrique / Africa
AfriLeaks gives truth a fighting chance

Nigeria - Towards safeguarding of intangible heritage

Pourra-t-on sauver l’autre mémoire de la République ? (interview du directeur national des Archives de Guinée)

Algérie - Tayeb Zitouni, ministre des Moudjahidine, évoque les archives sur la guerre de Libération

Tunisie - L’Union générale tunisienne du travail veut récupérer ses archives et rendre justice aux victimes des événements du 26 janvier 1978

What is the significance of an Identity Document in post apartheid South Africa?
South Africa - Censorship of public archives and the limits of accountability

Amériques / Americas
Mexico - A Historic Manuscript on Aztec Life is Virtually Repatriated

Saint Kitts - Gems of the National Archives Chronicles Development of Federation

Library of Congress - From the Field: More Insight into Digital Preservation Training Needs

Library of Congress - 1871 plans map out the first circuit of the globe by telegraph

All the Presidents’ Memorabilia

National Declassification Center - Prioritization Update

NARA - Behind the scenes: Microfilm repair and duplication in St. Louis

Government health care website quietly sharing personal data

Navy - Back to the future: the time to write your chapter of Naval history is now

Wanted: a new generation of Monuments Men for US army

New coalition to advise feds on records management

Society of American Archivists Response to Member Request re University of Texas Acquisition of Gabriel García Márquez Archive

The Smithsonian turned to conveyor belts, cameras to digitize its many artifacts

Smithsonian Opens API Access to Design Museum Collection

Internet Archives - Library of Alexandria v2.0

Indiana - Courts seek funds for statewide e-filing availability

Proposed Elimination of Genealogy at the Indiana State Library

Ambitious Louisiana History Preservation Under Way

Lousiana digital news archive goes online

Michigan's past comes to life on Twitter feed

University of Oregon - Stop reading, return records: in a letter, officials tell a professor to give back 22,000 pages of documents
Oregonian reportedly releases names of two suspended archivists involved in leaked documents
University of Texas - Fellows Find: H. P. Lovecraft letter sheds light on pivotal moment in his career

Proposal by New Mexico State University would limit access to public records

University of North Texas placing news film from NBC 5 / KXAS-TV on Portal to Texas History

University of Illinois library system has unique collection of Indian comic books

California State University, Dominguez Hills - Archives Department Receives Collection from Longest-Running Black-Owned Bookstore

Cornell Hip Hop Collection to Go Digital

100 Years of National Geographic Maps: the Art and Science of where

Selections of Rolling Stone magazine’s near 50-year archive coming to Google Play for free

The Museum of the Future is Here

Johnson Publishing Company Selling Iconic 70-Year-Old Photo Archive

Dear Johnson Publishing Company, about Selling your Photo Archives

Pennsylvania - Nazareth Moravian diary from 18th, 19th centuries translated and posted online

StoryCorps Interview: Yiddish Book Center (Massachusetts)

All in the (Apple ProRes 422 Video Codec) Family

Asie-Pacifique / Asia-Pacific
Australia - Establishment of a Digital Transformation Office

Australia - Queensland election 2015: State Library wants your election junk mail to add to growing collection

Australia - Queensland: the Year that was in Government Recordkeeping

New Zealand - Islandora Show and Tell: Reverend Samuel Marsden Online Archive

Conférence sur les patrimoines mondiaux du Vietnam

Malaysia opens digital library to encourage ICT use
India - Records in Urdu paper in poor shape, so unable to respond to right to information query: National Archives

Europe / Europa
Interview with Dieter Schlenker, Director, Historical Archives of the European Union

Russia - The Search for the Lost Library of Ivan the Terrible

War injuries key to Spanish search for Quixote author Miguel de Cervantes' remains
Sold as scrap, richest Ottoman archives in Bulgarian Library

Estonian daguerreotypes soon to be published in Daguerreobase

Stefan and Franciszka Themerson archive donated to Poland’s National Library

Italy - City Archives of Milan

Netherlands - The Hague and Leidschendam-Voorburg archives merged

Revealing the Dead Sea Scrolls of the Warsaw Ghetto

Remembering the Holocaust: Haunting Images of Auschwitz
Auschwitz : les archives du crime

Auschwitz - Quatre bouts de pellicule arrachés de l’enfer

Forgotten for a century on a museum shelf, a new cricket is discovered

La protection des données personnelles, nouvel eldorado de la Suisse

Suisse - Vaud: numériser les archives, un défi d’avenir majeur

La Bibliothèque nationale de France choisit Login People pour sécuriser l’accès à ses données

The Little Prince: almost in the Public Domain

Ireland - New Belfast Project Subpoena(s)

Ireland - Loyalist stops police collecting Boston tapes

Ireland - IRA gunmen face arrest over Boston College Belfast Project tapes

Inishowen woman appointed Director of the Irish Traditional Music Archive

Ireland - Thousands of farmers’ confidential documents found on Tuam road

Ireland - Request to access Irish Bank Resolution Corporation liquidation records refused

40 fascinating century-old pictures of Scotland and you'll be amazed where we found them

UK - Cambridge spies secrets among 170,000 historic files overdue for release

UK National Archives - Irish Poverty Relief Loan records available online
UK National Archives - Kindertransport records go online

@UKNatArchives has 50,000 followers

British Library opens National Newspaper Building

British Library - Into the void (National Newspaper Building)

British Library publishes vast audio archive of Holocaust testimonies for Holocaust Memorial Day

BBC News NI Live archive material provides glimpse of past

Alan Turing's Notebook Could Fetch $1 Million at Auction

The National Museum of Computing to record, publish audio archive

Historical papers stolen from a Stortford church on a night of raids have been found

Digitised versions of books from the Sibbald Library (medical heritage library) will be appearing on the web from February 2015

Historic collection of documents to remain in Lancashire county archives

Victorian curry recipe with sour apples found in Yorkshire archive

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
Luciana Duranti invited to United Arab Emirates

How a long-lost Torah went from Iraq to Israel and why Iraq may want it back

Piece By Piece, Monks Scramble to Preserve Iraq's Christian History

Israel - Yad Vashem's new goals: digitizing memories of the Holocaust
Inside the Massive Project to Uncover the Holocaust's Nameless Victims

The long journey: the significance of United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East's audiovisual archive 

Commonwealth War Graves Commission - New archive records available to researchers

Everybody Dies: what is your Digital Legacy?

Using Gephi to Explore Web Archive Structures

OCLC Research Launches Terms of Use and Reuse for Finding Aid Metadata Project

Avoiding an Information Crisis: a Practical Guide to Strategically Reducing Corporate Data

The Untold Story of the Invention of the Game Cartridge

Why museums hide masterpieces away

The Real Reason why your Ancestors Didn’t Smile in Old Photographs

The Value of Remembering Ordinary Moments

The Public Domain Project Makes 10,000 Film Clips, 64,000 Images & 100s of Audio Files Free to Use