Thursday 14 May 2015

Vol. 8, no. 37

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
Office of the Information Commissioner of Canada - Investigation into an Access to Information Request for the Long-gun Registry

Librarian and Archivist of Canada Speech - Something Old, Something New: Access and the Heart of LAC's Mandate

Education in the Yukon: a Selective Bibliography of Titles Held by the Yukon Archives Library

Archives de France - Standard d’échange de données (version pour commentaires)

NARA - Controlled Unclassified Information (Proposed Rule)

Illinois State Archives - Managing Your Records and the Local Records Act: a Quick Guide for Disposing of Local Records

De la communauté / From the community
Canadian Library Association - Draft Code of Conduct

Society of American Archivists Case Study - Digital Preservation Strategies for a Small Private College

The State of Digital Publishing in Canada 2014 

All European Academies - Going Digital: Creating Change in the Humanities

Reaching Across Illinois Library Systems - An Environmental Scan of OCLC Alternatives 

California Digital Library - Technical Requirements for Licensed Resources (2015 Update)

Library of Congress Magazine, vol. 4, no. 3 (2015) 

Mémoire d'avenir: le journal des Archives nationales de France, no. 19 (mai-août 2015)

Archimag, no 284 (Mai 2015)

First Monday, vol. 20,  no. 5 (May 2015)

International Council on Archives Section of Professional Associations Newsletter, no. 1 (2015)

Wikimedia Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums Newsletter, vol. 5, no. 4 (April 2015)

Mémoire - Les outils d'annotation et l'édition scientifique de corpus textuels 

Photomediations: an Open Book

Book - Artists Unframed: Snapshots from the Smithsonian's Archives of American Art

Book - Between Humanities and the Digital

Book - Understanding Copyright: Intellectual Property in the Digital Age

Book - Materializing the Web of Linked Data

Book - In-House Bookbinding and Repair (Second Edition)

Book - Heritage and Memory of War: Responses from Small Islands

Book - Leading Libraries: how to Create a Service Culture

Book - Technology Disaster Response and Recovery Planning

Book - Cutting-Edge Research in Developing the Library of the Future: New Paths for Building Future Services

Guide pratique : bibliothèques, les nouveaux modèles

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Okotoks Museum & Archives (Alberta) - Exhibit: Fields of Dreams and A Sustainable Society
May 2 - October 10, 2015, Okotoks

Le patrimoine politique du Québec : un état des lieux des traces documentaires
22 mai 2015, Montréal

Friends of the Educational Archives serving Brant, Haldimand and Norfolk Counties Annual General Meeting
May 26, 2015, Brantford (Ontario)

Library and Archives Canada Town Hall meeting at the Canadian Historical Association 2015 Congress
June 1, 2015, Ottawa

Exposition - Archives festives
Automne 2015, HEC Montréal

Webinar - Interactive Handwritten Text Recognition and Indexing of Historical Documents: tranScriptorium and the Transkribus Platform
May 26, 2015

Automated Recognition and Transcription of Handwritten Documents for Humanities Scholars, Archives and Libraries
June 16, 2015, Vienna (Austria) 

3rd International Workshop on Historical Document Imaging and Processing
August 22, 2015, Gammarth (Tunisia)

Kick-off Workshop of the IMPACT-OPF MOOC on Digitisation and Digital Preservation
September 18, 2015, Poznań (Poland) 

Sur le web / On the web
More Pages from Canada’s Past: the Historical Journals of the Parliament of Canada Now Available Online

Provincial Archives of New Brunswick - Dictionary of Miramichi Biography

University of Northern British Columbia - Northern B.C. Archives now on Youtube

Vidéo - La restauration du livre d'écrou de l'Établissement de détention de Montréal: Centre de conservation du Québec

Audio of Past Rare Book School Lectures now Available Online

Video - Pintroduction to Pinterest at the San Francisco Public Library

Association of Research Libraries - Data Visualization Webcast Videos

Video - Smithsonian X Digitization: a Conveyor-Belt Driven Imaging System

New York Museum of Modern Art Video - Binder: a New Tool for Managing Digital Preservation

Video - Coming to the Queensland State Archives

Slidecast - Digital Repository of Ireland: Getting the Most out of Twitter

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Bill casts veil of secrecy over long gun registry’s destruction

Experts shocked at Harper government’s move to exempt gun records from public access

Sound of Silence: why the Government’s Copyright Extension for Sound Recordings will Reduce Access to Canada’s Musical Heritage

Munir Sheikh (Former Head of Statistics Canada): Bad Info from National Household Survey will Lead to Bad Planning

Canadian Government Information Digital Preservation Network 2015 recipient of CLA/OCLC Award for Innovative Technology Creates Online Treasure Trove of Historical Documents: Canada's History Comes Online

Preserving Canada’s Sporting Past with the Jackie MacDonald Scrapbooks

Library and Archives Canada - A unique Aboriginal account book attributed to Michel “L’Aigle” Dokis, c. 1861–1884

Alberta - Joint investigation launched into alleged improper destruction of records by Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resource Development 

Alberta - Premier-designate Notley bans destruction of all government documents

On Active Service: First World War letters at the Archives of Manitoba

Nova Scotia - Black Loyalist lineage is world-wide

Historic Chinatowns across B.C. brought to life by new digital database 

Trouble at the Cinémathèque québécoise

University of Toronto - New acquisition: 19th century photos collected by University President

The City of Toronto places music-linked QR codes on street corners

Tap into the records of Toronto’s earliest jails 

Quelle surprise! Montreal has the most arts museum visitors

Archives de Montréal sur Historypin

Archives de Montréal - Montréal et la Grande Guerre : une création audiovisuelle de Simon Côté-Lapointe

Hamilton teen first Canadian black soldier to die in First World War 

Hamilton - Who's the unknown soldier in Elizabeth Darling's past? VE-Day photo shows her with a handsome Yank as the city celebrated 

Architectural Conservancy of Ontario hands out awards to those preserving the heritage of St. Thomas/Elgin

Records Reveal Peel's (Ont.) Cold War Measures

Sheguiandah (Ont.) - Traces Exhibition explores archival interventions

St-Gabriel-Lalemant - Introduction en preuve de documents technologiques

Le Musée du Monastère des Augustines: un retour aux sources

Looking for my grandfather on the Eastern Front

Afrique / Africa
Preserving Early 20th Century Africa through an African Lens

Ghana library designed by Halifax architects opens

Botswana: Access to Information Crucial
Tunisie - Le projet de loi relatif au droit d’accès à l’information « catastrophique »

Mystery group creates publicly accessible online South African Press Association (Sapa) archive

South Africa - Contributions Sought for Oral History Collections

Amériques / Americas
Mexico - Locked Away for Years, Frida Kahlo’s Personal Belongings Revealed and Photographed

Q&A: Bermuda’s First Information Commissioner

Barack Obama says presidential library will be sited on Chicago's South Side

NARA - Whatever Happened to General Records Schedules Email and Word Processing Files?

NARA - Meeting the Government’s Email Challenge

National Archives details plans for mass JFK declassification

Library of Congress - Users, Use Cases and Adapting Web Archiving to Achieve Better Results

Louisiana Senate approves measure to open governor’s records to public scrutiny

Saving the digital record: Harvard Library adopts forensic techniques to safeguard material stored on obsolete formats

Harvard - Robert Darnton closes the book

University of Texas - Inside the Gabriel García Márquez Archive

The University of Pennsylvania Libraries acquires rare book printed by Benjamin Franklin

Rice University's Fondren Library acquires archive of materials belonging to French composer Poulenc 

Centenary College partners with Tulane University to digitize course catalogs

The Walt Disney Animation Research Library and Getty Conservation Institute Announce Second Phase of Animation Cel Conservation Project

Entire Harper’s Bazaar Archive to be Accessible for First Time Online

Los Angeles County launches open data website

Asie-Pacifique / Asia-Pacific
Australia - Inside the strongroom, the National Library's most secure vault

Australia - New South Wales Government open archives for private sector innovation

Indigenous histories revealed as Western Australia State Library digitises photo collection

Australia - Fairfax in legal battle to retrieve photo archive from US firm hired to digitise images

National Library of New Zealand - The digital archive of the future

Forty years after genocide, Cambodians use photos to face their past

National Library of Korea’s collection now numbers 10M

Nepal's Dream Library Has Been Partially Destroyed 

Bicentenaire des Archives Nationales de l'Île Maurice : l’UNESCO accueille une exposition mauricienne à Paris

Fiji - Hundreds flock to tent of National Archives

Chinese archive unveils files of soldiers killed in anti-Japanese War

The Indonesian horse that acts as a library

Kashmir - Official secrets: colonial era laws haven’t kept up with democracy

India asks its citizens: please digitise our files

Europe / Europa
Google considers more right to be forgotten transparency

Germany provides NSA with staggering 1.3bn pieces of metadata per month

IBM helps preserve Germany's 40 petabyte supercomputer climate archive

Germany - Cologne Cathedral to be digitally preserved

Dramatic Images of Berlin in May 1945, Set Against the City's Prosperous Present

Nazi poster child who posed with Hitler reveals the truth behind shots

Nazi Video Shown on Athens Subway as Greece Seeks Billions From Germany

Ses soldats soviétiques qui ont filmé la guerre

Russia - St. Petersburg photographer connects past and present

First-hand accounts vanishing for Armenians

Record catalogues prior to 1959 existing in Spanish institutions available in a new database

Archives de l'État en Belgique - Projet bénévole Notarius

Suisse - Déjeuner avec Jean Mohr: Je travaille à mes archives

France - L’accès aux documents classifiés

France - Gros plan sur… le délai de 25 ans après le décès

Scotland - 18th century medical archive online 

The UK has Just Unearthed New Top Secret Colonial-Era Government Files

Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums app brings the First World War to life

Centre for Archival Practices Launch at the University of Sheffield

William Henry Fox Talbot photo archive to go online

The Illustration Archive: Retrieving the Visual Element of Books from the Nineteenth Century

Birmingham City Council Collection: Catalogues now Live

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
Arabic digital library to launch by year’s end in Dubai

Digital Library to Further Enhance China, Arab States' Cultural Tie-up

UN Says Destruction of Mideast Historical Sites War Crime

IFLA signs The Hague Declaration: Immediate Reform to Intellectual Property Laws

International repository networks reinforce their aim to develop a global, open access knowledge commons

An Ancient Alphabet for the Digital Age: Encoding Digital Information in DNA

Pourquoi les élites ont du mal avec le numérique ?

The future of yesterday: scientific publishing after the digital revolution

Archivists Are Rescuing Old Manuscripts Using Dry Ice

Are you Doing Enough to Prevent Link Rot?

Demise of Silent Hills Proves Gaming Has a Preservation Crisis

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