Thursday 2 April 2015

Vol. 8, no. 31

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
Library and Archives Canada - Report on Plans and Priorities 2015-2016

Information Commissioner of Canada - Striking the Right Balance for Transparency: Recommendations to Modernize the Access to Information Act

Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec - Recueil de gestion des documents et des archives des services de police 2015

Archives de France - Élaborer une charte courriels et l'inscrire dans une stratégie d'archivage

NARA - General Records Schedule 6.1: Email Managed Under a Capstone Approach (Draft)

U.S. Government Accountability Office - Library of Congress: Strong Leadership Needed to Address Serious Information Technology Management Weaknesses

UK Intellectual Property Office - Copyright Notice: Public Exhibition of Copyright Works 

De la communauté / From the community
New Records Management Resources from the Presbytarian Church in Canada Archives

Council of Canadian Academies - Accessing Health and Health-Related Data in Canada  

The London Manifesto: Fair Copyright Reform for Libraries and Archives in Europe

Preforma: Future Memory Standards Brochure

International Journal on Digital Libraries, vol. 15, no. 2-4, April 2015 (Special Issue on Semantic Digital Archives)

National Archives of Australia - Government Agencies Information Network Newsletter, no. 2 (March 2015)

Chroniques de la Bibliothèque nationale de France, no. 73 (Avril-Juin 2015)

Discover the National Library of Scotland Magazine, no. 28 (Spring 2015)

CENDARI (Collaborative European Archive Digital Infrastructure) Newsletter (Spring-Summer 2015)

The Village Crier: Georgina Pioneer Village & Archives (Ont.) Newsletter (Spring 2015)

Book - Educational Programs: Innovative Practices for Archives and Special Collections

Book - Appraisal and Acquisition: Innovative Practices for Archives and Special Collections

Book - The Last Campaign: how Presidents Rewrite History, Run for Posterity and Enshrine their Legacies

Book - Knowledge Machines: Digital Transformations of the Sciences and Humanities 

Book - Social Media and Library Services

Book - Memory and Complicity: Migrations of Holocaust Remembrance 

Book - Social Big Data Mining

Book - Bosnia and the Destruction of Cultural Heritage

Livre - Archivistique, bibliothéconomie, documentation et légistique: des disciplines de la bibliologie

Livre - Prophétisme et alliance: des Archives royales de Mari à la Bible hébraïque

Livre - Numérique et écriture littéraire: mutations des pratiques

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Quel droit d’auteur pour un 21e siècle numérique ? 
9 avril 2015, Québec

Challenging Provenance: Physical, Traumatic, Ignored Archives
April 17, 2015, Toronto (York University)

The Future Now: Canada’s Libraries, Archives, and Public Memory
June 1, 2015, Ottawa

Online Course - Preservation of Audiovisual Materials
April 7 & 9, June 2 & 4, 2015

Free Webinar - From 0 to 60 on SPARQL Queries in 50 Minutes
May 13, 2015

Digital Archive Innovations for a Connected Heritage: a Game of Semantic Snakes & Ladders?
June 5, 2015, Newcastle (UK)

Association des archivistes suisses - A-t-on encore besoin d’archivistes ? 
11 septembre 2015, Porrentruy

Sur le web / On the web
Ottawa Museums & Archives Virtual Collections Catalogue

Video - Trustworthiness of Digital Photographs in Social Media: Jessica Bushey (UBC) 

Video - The Future of Remembrance: Presentation of the European Holocaust Research Infrastructure

Vidéo - La collecte d’archives orales aux Archives départementales du Val-de-Marne

Video - Patty Nicholas: Fort Hays State University Archivist, Special Collections/Center for Ethnnic Studies

Podcast - Implementing the new Standard on Records Management (New South Wales State Archives)

Slidecast - Utilisation de nouveaux supports numériques en médiathèque

Slidecast - The Digital Public Library of America and Academic Libraries: how the DPLA Advances Teaching, Learning, and Research

Slidecast - The Mechanical Curator, Maps and the Online Community

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

What happened when Canada stopped counting its numbers: five years after leaders killed the long-form census, researchers can't tell you what direction the country is going in

The year in review for Canadian copyright law

Library and Archives Canada purchases eight lots of Peter Winkworth Canadiana

Valuable addition to the Peter Winkworth Collection of Canadiana

Making Library and Archives Canada Work: a Superficial Start, 2015

Thousands of artifacts stolen by John Tillmann going home

De nouveaux défis pour Normand Charbonneau

Sept postes de cadre sont abolis à BAnQ

Sursis pour la Cinémathèque?

Archives Association of Ontario - About the Archives Advisor

Archival Moment: Newfoundland Confederation with Canada

University of Guelph’s Extensive Scottish Chapbook Collection Goes Online

Ryerson University Archives & Special Collections - All the news that’s fit to print: a brief history of Ryerson’s news outlets

Centre Canadian d'architecture - S’affranchir des frontières

Musée de la Civilisation de Québec - Place au patrimoine immatériel

Archive Montréal - Protecteur de la culture underground montréalaise

Meet Miss Martin: Behind the Scenes at the Royal Ontario Museum Library & Archives

My London: Hall of Fame salutes local music icons

Port Hope’s (Ont.) Barbara Bolton presented with Governor General’s Caring Canadian award for her volunteer work (notably at the Archives)

Morinville (Alb.) - Historical Society votes to close the museum and go Back to the Future

Alnwick (Ont.) records to be moved to archives

What to wear? Find out at the Peterborough Museum and Archives (Ont.)

Grimsby Archives (Ont.) a great tool for anyone to use

Footage from 1941 Sarnia (Ont.) military parade to be shown to public

Les archives d'Adélard Lambert accessibles à Berthierville

Nouveau Brunswick - Radio Restigouche en quête d’archives 

Digital revolution brings new edge to Helsinki museum designs (about Troy Conrad Therrien, a Canadian recently named the Museum’s curator of architecture and digital initiatives)

Internet use by Canadians highest in world, comScore says

BAnQ - De la correspondance en ordre alphabétique ou chronologique? Là est la question!

Dis-moi : l’archiviste face à ses paradoxes (par Laurent-Philippe Baril, analyste au Service de la gestion de l’information de la Société des alcools du Québec)

Afrique / Africa
Algérie - Histoire : la bataille de Djebel Béchar entre archives coloniales et témoignage du seul moudjahid survivant

Tanzania: Zanzibar Vows to Recover Stolen Archives

Nelson Mandela Foundation ensures the digital preservation of Madiba’s legacy

South Africa - Truth & Reconciliation Commission secret records: finally out in the open

Amériques / Americas
Mexico Quietly Placed Archives Related to its Dirty War Under Lock and Key

Haïti - Archives Nationales: des dispositions stratégiques à l'approche des élections

National Archives to release Dick Cheney shooting incident records

What’s New in the National Archives Catalog: Photographs from the Battle of the Bulge

Delete, erase, shred: enemies of federal record-keepers

When do Official Documents Belong to the Public?

Hillary Clinton wiped email server clean, refuses to turn it over

John Kerry Asks State Department Watchdog to Review Records Practices

Contract worker at National Records Center fired for mishandling draft-card information

Library of Congress acquires rare trove of Civil War images

Federal Advocacy for Archives: Pointers from a Former Hill Employee

The Internet Archive and the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) announce a joint collaborative program to enhance sharing of collections 

From Archives to Court: Historians and Human-Rights Abuses

Arizona court protects climate scientists’ e-mails from think tank

South Carolina's oldest document conserved

Preserve our Texas public records

Princeton University Library Acquires Jacques Derrida's Personal Library

Yale is Starting a VHS Archive and it’s Full of Horror Movies

Yale's Beinecke Library buys vast collection of Lincoln photos

Yale's Beinecke Library Acquires the Lance Loud and Loud Family Papers

Harvard - Early English Manor Rolls Go Online

Harvard microbiologist on the case to save artifacts

Saint John’s University (Minnesota) - Hill Museum & Manuscript Library digitizes Timbuktu’s historic manuscript collections

University of North Dakota Writers Conference Director working to digitally archive decades of conference video and audio

Archival Crime Scene Photos from the New York City Police Department will Soon be Available Online

An Online Gallery of Over 900,000 Breathtaking Photos of Historic New York City

Queens Library Fills Void After Closure of City's Last Sheet Music Store

FBI Identifies Thieves Behind Gardner Museum Heist, Art Still Missing

Asie-Pacifique / Asia-Pacific
12 million Anzac records available online at Ancestry and National Archives of Australia

State Library of Queensland (Australia) - Web Archiving and the Anzac Centenary

Australia - Valuable Northern Territory history archive gets re-vamp

National Library of New Zealand and Archives New Zealand - Digital preservation as a service 

Archives New Zealand - Tweets from Gallipoli

Archives reflect pain of old Tibet

Europe / Europa
Leave Facebook if you don't want to be spied on, warns European Union

Russie - À Vladivostok, un opéra de Prokofiev ressuscité grâce à des documents d'archives

Dutch digital developments

Netherlands - Scientists report finding reliable way to teleport data

Germany - Cologne publishes its Open Data software

Italy wants Neapolitan pizza to be included in UNESCO's Intangible Cultural Heritage List

Albania well equipped to tailor its efforts in safeguarding living heritage

France - VITAM : vers un socle d’archivage électronique commun à toute l’administration

Ireland - Rare RTÉ footage from 1966 fifty-year commemoration of 1916 Rising available to view online

Edinburgh’s literary history mapped at the click of a button

Digitisation of George III's private archive

There is nothing to fear in Prince Charles’s letters

British Library - Greek manuscripts digitisation project: the final seventy-five manuscripts go online

Crowdsourced maps turn democracy into an art form: project encourages people to explore UK streets that have a historic link

London Film Archive Has a Focus on New Recruits

Thames - Historical documents solve oyster mystery 

Dorset County - New online archive unlocks the past

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
Le porte-parole du parti Républicain d'Arménie a réagi aux propos du Président turc sur les archives du génocide arménien

Armenian diaspora calls on Turkey to open border and archives

Turkey - Photographer documents Istanbul’s little-known treasures: libraries

Ara Sarafian: the Ottoman archives in Turkey represent what Turkish officials have chosen to declassify so far

Portrait of a nation: from the harems of the Qajars to the Iran-Iraq war: a history of photography in Iran

In Syria, National Museum of Damascus races to save antiquities from looting, damage

UNESCO Director-General calls for the protection of Yemen’s cultural heritage

The Director-General of UNESCO calls for all Syrians to commit to the safeguarding of cultural Heritage in Bosra and Idlib

United Nations Establishes Landmark Role for Expert to Investigate and Report on Right to Privacy

Flickr now Offers Public Domain and CC0 Designations

Mapping the Past with Linked Data in OpenHistoricalMap

The Documentation Strategy and its discontents

Digital First World War Resources: Online Official Histories: the War on Land

A Guide to Managing Corporate Image Archives

What’s the cost of curating content in the digital age?

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