Thursday 26 February 2015

Vol. 8, no. 26

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
UK National Archives - Deaccessioning and Disposal: Guidance for Archive Services

Library of Congress Recommended Format Specifications 2014-2015 (Draft for Comments)

Archives de France - Guide méthodologique: les outils de validation du format PDF/A

Queensland State Archives - Machinery-of-Government Changes

De la communauté / From the community
Online Audiovisual Catalogers - Best Practices for Streaming Media Using RDA and MARC21 and Best Practices for Cataloging DVD-Video and Blu-ray Discs Using RDA and MARC21

World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) - Data on the Web Best Practices (First Public Working Draft)

National Information Standards Organization - The Future of Library Resource Discovery

Le règlement européen du 23 juillet 2014 sur l’identification électronique et les services de confiance (eIDAS) : analyse approfondie

Article - Mapping Methods Metadata for Research Data

Archival Science, vol. 15, no. 1 (March 2015)

Restaurator: International Journal for the Preservation of Library and Archival Material, vol. 36, no. 1 (March 2015)

Journal of Electronic Publishing, vol. 18, no. 2 (Spring 2015)

Historic Librairies Forum Bulletin, no. 30 (February 2015)

Performance: Newsletter of the Society of American Archivists Performing Arts Roundtable (Winter 2015)

National Archives of Australia - Government Agencies Information Network (February 2015)

World Distribution Report on Libraries & Archives

Book - Autobiography of an Archive: a Scholar's Passage to India 

Book - Rights in the Digital Era (Society of American Archivists)

Book - Public History: a Practical Guide

Book - Environmental Management for Collections: Alternative Conservation Strategies for Hot and Humid Climates

Book - The Living Library: an Intellectual Ecosystem 

Book - Graph Analysis and Visualization: Discovering Business Opportunity in Linked Data

Book - The Copyright Zone: a Legal Guide for Photographers and Artists in the Digital Age (2nd Edition)

Book - Sport Heritage

Book - Digital Diplomacy: Conversations on Innovation in Foreign Policy

Book - The Eternal Letter: Two Millennia of the Classical Roman Capital

Book - Tracing Your Ancestors' Parish Records

Book - Managing Chaos: Digital Governance by Design

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Kamloops Museum & Archives Exhibit: Mary Spencer, Photographer
Starting February 27, 2015, Kamloops (B.C.)

Academic Libraries in the Digital Age: Search Engine Optimization and Linked Open Data 
March 2, 2015, McMaster University (Hamilton)

50th Anniversary of the Proclamation of the Prince Edward Island Archives Act
March 3, 2015, Charlottetown

Researching the History of a Building: Vancouver Archives
March 11, 2015, Vancouver

Mennonite Historical Society of Alberta - Annual General Meeting
April 25, 2015, Edmonton

Jewish Historical Society of Southern Alberta - Postcards from the Past: Insights into History, Technology and Popular Culture
April 27, 2015, Calgary

Repositioning the Archive
March 13, 2015, New York

Beyond the Digitized Slide Library: a Digital Art History Summer Institute
July 5-15, 2015, Los Angeles

Exploring New Digital Destinations for Heritage and Academia
October 12-14, 2015, Manchester (UK)

Classification & Authority Control: Expanding Resource Discovery
October 29-30, 2015, Lisbon (Portugal)

Colloque international sur le document Électronique 
18-20 novembre 2015, Montpellier (France)

Des archives audiovisuelles pour l'histoire du camp de Drancy et de la résistance juive (vidéo disponible)
29 janvier 2015, Paris

Library Data [R]evolution: Applying Linked Data Concepts (Recordings Available)
February 10, 2015, San Francisco

Sur le web / On the web
UK National Archives - England’s Immigrants 1330-1550 Database

Nouveau site - Archives de l'Afrique Équatoriale Française (Brazzaville)

Video - Fair Use Introduction

Vidéos - Série d'entrevues avec des archivistes italiens

Video - Les minutes notariales : de la collecte à la salle de lecture (Archives départmentales de la Seine-Maritime)

Global Investiagive Journalism Network - Drilling Down: a Quick Guide to Free and Inexpensive Data Tools

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Federal government quietly tightens cabinet secrecy rules

Communications Security Establishment monitors millions of Canadian emails to government

3% reduction to LAC Funding in Main Estimates 2015-2016

Monument aux victimes du communisme (supposé être construit à côté d'un des édifices de BAC): un changement de site demandé

Impasse involving historical B.C. archives may soon be resolved: Royal B.C. Museum backlog includes more than 30,000 boxes of documents

Public weighs in on future of archives at New Brunswick Museum

Saskatchewan government's proposal for a premier's library wasted resources: NDP

Archives of Manitoba - Counting Down to the 100th Anniversary of Women’s Suffrage: the Political Equality League

McMaster University - Faculty member in residence program promotes library research

How cities are searching for solutions among massive mounds of data

The Ottawa that was: Central Mortgage and Housing Corporation uploading its vast photo archive to the web

Montreal - Canada's first gay publication

B.C. student preserves school’s history using digital archive

New Brunswick - Girl Guides seek memorabilia for Saint John archives

Ville de Gatineau: Projet de numérisation des procès-verbaux et des règlements

Le maire de L'Assomption serait à l'origine de l'enquête sur les boîtes détruites

Parksville (B.C.) - Council shoots down $600,000 archives

Bruce County Archives (Ont.) Donation

Trois-Rivières - Société de Généalogie: de nouveaux locaux après 37 ans

Afrique / Africa
Mali : les manuscrits de Tombouctou pourront-ils y retourner ?

Algérie - Session de formation au profit de 306 archivistes au ministère de l'Intérieur

Zambia - Rampant theft of confidential files and leakage of secret information should be curtailed: Former minister of Home Affairs Lameck Mangani

Amériques / Americas
Police probe video of possible data hack at the National Archives

NARA - What’s New on Amara?

NARA - What Are you Working on, Lloyd Beers? (Senior Appraisal Archivist)

Introducing the Federal Web Archiving Working Group

Internal Revenue Service watchdog reveals Lois Lerner missing emails now subject of criminal probe

Conflict over the Nixon Presidential Library

Montana Historical Society - Gazette opinion: Legislators must make historical decision

Texas paid $2.2 million to buy archive of Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez

University of Oregon leaks investigation grows to 30,000 documents, could be released soon

Louisiana - Hill Memorial Library to digitize Reveille archives 

Fort Hays State University - Glass negatives pack historic punch

Remembering the Dead, Part 1: the Press Series of the Grateful Dead Archive

Stolen 17th century books discovered in San Francisco, to be returned to Italy

Getty Conservation Institute and the City of Los Angeles Announced the Launch of HistoricplacesLA

New York Philharmonic’s Archive Expands

Chicago - Copyright battle over prized photos: could stop releases of once-unknown work

The Barnes Foundation Discovers Two Sketches by Paul Cézanne

Tompkins County (New York) Shared Services Electronic Records Repository Recognized as Bright Idea in Government

Going digital: it's not your grandma's humanities anymore

Asie-Pacifique / Asia-Pacific
Australia - A contemporary new home for the nation's archival treasures

Australia - National Archives documents show public service battle against women in the workplace

Anzac voice: a soldier's recording lives on at the Australian War Memorial nearly a century after his death

Australian artists' archives revealed for the 40th anniversary of International Women's Day

New Zealand - Digitally archiving important as Canterbury earthquake anniversary approaches

Archives New Zealand is defending the plan by Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority to destroy documents

Ancient Chinese Buddha statue has a mummy with surprises inside (Chinese writing found in belly)

India - Film Heritage Foundation gets corporate funds to preserve old Indian cinema 

What Martin Scorsese’s Doing to Preserve India’s Film Archive

India - Petroleum Ministry leak case: now, mysterious fire at Prayas Jain’s office destroys files

Europe / Europa
Europeana Sounds’ first birthday

Denmark's largest digital archive opens

Germany returns historic books stolen from Italian libraries

Inside Russia's Leninka State Library

Armenian National Archive continues publication of Genocide-related documents, director says

Malta - Notarial Deeds dating back 400 years undergoing restoration in Gozo

Monaco recense les personnes juives arrêtées sur son sol et déportées

Suisse - L’intégration des données historiques dans un système d’information du territoire (SIT/GIS):  exemple d’une médiation réussie

Suisse - Plongez dans la Genève de Calvin en quelques clics

Belgique - Une mise au pilon qui jette le trouble: une foule de dossiers relatifs aux permis d’urbanisme et primes vont être détruits

Belgique - La reine Fabiola était un pion du franquisme: les archives espagnoles révélées

Archives de France - Archives et données liées : nos outils sont-ils prêts à compléter la toile ?

France - La dématérialisation de l'expertise judiciaire

France - L'École des chartes ne forme pas des clones

France - Danse nationale: les archives vidéo en ligne

Le premier portrait daguerréotype à l'épreuve des enchères

Pierre Bergé va vendre sa bibliothèque privée aux enchères

Ireland - National Survey of Hospital Records: Update

British Library - Preserving our digital heritage: how are we really doing?

British Library - Stories they tell: clues from endangered archives

UK National Archives - Ship shape: conserving the Regent’s Canal Company’s minute books

Creating an Archive Just for a Giggle: the British Stand-up Comedy Archive

Lost Sherlock Holmes story discovered

Library of Birmingham photo archive still at risk

New West Yorkshire Archive building to store millions of historical records

From Fred Astaire dancing on the roof to the guest who arrived with a pet leopard: fascinating peek inside the The Savoy archive

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
United Arab Emirates - A delegation from the Directorate General of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Abu Dhabi visits National Archives

Une stèle contemporaine de la pierre de Rosette découverte en Égypte

Turkey paid $1 million to have Armenian Genocide archives burnt in Egypt 

Fostering Values to Protect Cultural Heritage in Syria

ISIS Burns 8000 Rare Books and Manuscripts in Mosul

Video shows ISIS fighters roaming through Iraq museum with sledgehammers and power tools, destroying artifacts

Digital Dark Age? What Digital Dark Age?

Are E-Signatures the Missing Links in Paperless Offices?

The anti-information age: how governments are reinventing censorship in the 21st century

DNA storage could preserve data for millions of years

Dictionnaire: Gestion électronique des documents (GED)

Making digital as long-lasting as paper

Why Digital Storage Formats Are so Risky

The Latest Privacy Risk? Looking up Medical and Drug Information Online

Privacy is at a crossroads. Choose wisely.

Preserving your Personal Collection: Daguerreotypes

History as it can be played: a new public history?

Technology aims to store photos, data long-term

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