Thursday 30 July 2015

Vol. 8, no. 48

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
European Parliament - Briefing: Digitisation of Europe's Film Heritage

European Commission - Cultural Heritage Counts for Europe

National Archives of Australia - Tracking Family: a Guide to Aboriginal Records Relating to the Northern Territory (Second Edition)

NARA Bulletin - Guidance on Managing Electronic Messages

UK Attorney General's Office - Records Management Policy

L'action territoriale de la Bibliothèque nationale de France

De la communauté / From the community
Université de Sherbrooke, Service des bibliothèques et archives - Plan stratégique 2015-2017

Online Audiovisual Catalogers - Best Practices for Cataloging Video Games Using RDA and MARC21

World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) - Linked Data Patch Format

Paper - What’s Next: the Radical, Unrealized Potential of Digital Humanities

Article - Big Web Data, Small Focus: an Ethnosemiotic Approach to Culturally Themed Selective Web Archiving

Archives and Manuscripts, vol. 43, no. 2 (July 2015)

Library Management, vol. 36, no. 6-7 (2015)

Book - Photographs, Museums, Collections: Between Art and Information

Book - Black Print Unbound: the Christian Recorder, African American Literature, and Periodical Culture

Book - Digital Futures: Expert Briefings on Digital Technologies for Education and Research

Book - Understanding your Users: a Practical Guide to User Research Methods (2nd Edition)

Book - Memory: a History

Book - Navigating the Future with Scenario Planning: a Guidebook for Librarians

Book - The People's Galleries: Art, Museums and Exhibitions in Britain, 1800-1914

Livre - Une histoire de marin: archives et souvenirs de Marin Marie (1910-1987)

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
9th International Indigenous Librarian's Forum 
August 4 -7, 2015, Winnipeg

Archives, Libraries, and Museums Conference
September 25-27, 2015, Halifax

Online Class - Wikipedia: Library Initiatives and Expert Editing
August 3 - September 13, 2015

Massive Open Online Course - Monasteries, Schools, and Notaries: Part 1: Reading the Late Medieval Marseille Archive
Starting September 1, 2015

Massive Open Online Course - Monasteries, Schools, and Notaries: Part 2: Introduction to the Transitional Gothic Script
Starting September 1, 2015

Symposium et exposition des archives ottomanes
28 au 29 septembre 2015, Kaslik (Liban)

Public Sector Records and Information Management Conference 
September 29, 2015, London (UK)

Europeana Sounds 2015 : le futur des sons historiques 
2 octobre 2015, Paris 

Quelle mémoire pour l’éducation et la recherche ? Sélection et tri des archives, documents et données
6 novembre 2015, Chasseneuil-du-Poitou (France)

Les Archives et la genèse des lois
13-14 novembre 2015, Paris

4th International Conference on Innovation and Information Management
January 18-19, 2016, Brisbane (Australia) 

UK National Archives Conference - Dissenting Voices and the Everyday in the First World War
September 8-10, 2016, London

Personal Digital Archiving 2015 (Presentations and Video Available)
April 24-26, 2015, New York

Sur le web / On the web
Library and Archives Canada Podcast - Yousuf Karsh: Pursuing Greatness

Archives Association of Ontario - Video: Introduction to Using Archives 

Soft Launch of

World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) - Schema Architypes Community Group

Detect-empty-folders Released

New Blog - Publishing in the Archives Profession

Wikimedia Foundation Video - Copyright in the Era of Mass Digitization

Video - Keeping Time: Jamie Martin, IBM Corporate Archivist

Video - 1903 Wright Flyer: Smithsonian in 3D 

The Historical Archives of the European Union now on LinkedIn

Wikimedia - Galleries, Libraries, Archives, and Museums Glossary

Slidecast - A Survey of Digital Humanities Curricula

Kickstarter - Made with Creative Commons: a Book on Open Business Models

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Snail mail: federal email upgrade ran into wall of confusion

File breach at electronic spy agency prompts mandatory privacy training

Lessons from laundry privatization: why freedom of information matters in the era of privatization

The Canadian Council of Archives's vision for 2015-2025

Library and Archives Canada - James Naismith: his early formative years in Canada leading to the invention of basketball

Library and Archives Canada - Nursing Sisters

Northern Ontario stats aren't reliable enough to be used, data librarian says

Québec : un nouveau site pour le fichier Origine

Québec - Pour en finir avec les dossiers poussiéreux

Association of Manitoba Archives - Archives of the Month: University of Winnipeg Archives and Records Centre

Alice Munro stamp taps into McMaster University's archives

B.C. - Hugh Pickett: an entertaining life goes up for auction

Art exhibit re-imagines a rare Vancouver history

Winnipeg - City projects receive federal funding (notably for renovations to the Archives building)

Vernon (B.C.) Museum to Upgrade Archives with $100,000 in Funding

Cowichan Lake Community Forest Co-operative (B.C.) - Loggers asked to help preserve forestry photo collections

Whitehorse - Women's centre marking 40 years of history

Un livre sur le patrimoine industriel de la famille Massé de Saint-Hubert-de-Rivière-du-Loup

Afrique / Africa
Nigeria Lacks Quality Information Management System

Algérie - Le contenu des archives coloniales doit être démythifié

Manque de data-informations en Afrique : un frein majeur au progrès

Amériques / Americas
How PowerPoint Kicked off a Revolution in Military Affairs

How serious is the Hillary Clinton email controversy?

Internal Revenue Service Concealed Internal Communications by Using Instant-Messaging System

National Archives release new photos from 9/11

The National Archives Welcomes Millionth Visitor in Fiscal Year 2015

Smithsonian - Digitized, Searchable Archives Help Revive Sleeping Languages

Films from State Archives of North Carolina Now Available Online 

Historic maps of Oklahoma go online for public viewing

New software developed at Stanford University is allowing digital archivists to sort through thousands of emails

Stanford University Project Unearths Personal Histories of Chinese Railroad Workers

Yale University Library makes its Instagram debut

Youngest archivist ever is steeped in Cornell University history

University of Northern Iowa receives manuscript of Bridges of Madison County

University of North Carolina - Researchers Open Repository for Dark Data

William Faulkner's Yoknapatawpha County goes online

Discover a Trove of Hollywood Treasures at the Motion Picture Academy Library

Theatre Historical Society of America’s American Theatre Architecture Archives Are Now in an Online Catalog as Well as for Onsite Research

New Orleans - Ogden Museum wants Hurricanes Katrina, Rita memories for a digital archive

Judge orders Sacramento to save 15 million emails

How the New York Public Library Crowdsources Digital Innovation

The Archive of Black Marxism and the Story of Twentieth Century Black Radicalism

Using telegrams and love letters to teach World War II

6 Things You Learn Preserving America's Past

Joe Gould's Teeth: the long-lost story of the longest book ever written

Asie-Pacifique / Asia-Pacific
Australia - Cooking for Copyright campaign sees librarians make vintage recipes in bid to change laws

Rare WW1 portraits by Hilda Rix Nicholas join Australian War Memorial collection

Queensland State Archives (Australia) - First World War fancy dress football poster proves to be an unexpected find

Digitised at the State Library of Queensland: WWI Private James Dundee Bostock Diary

Archives New Zealand - Lost maps found in the archives

New Zealand - Editorial: The Treaty of Waitangi belongs in Te Papa (Museum of New Zealand)

Île Maurice - Bicentenaire des Archives nationales : quand le passé nous est montré 

Europe / Europa
Europeana - Writing the past: transcribing handwritten documents from World War One 

Europeana - Exploring big visual cultural data: an interview with Lev Manovich 

Historical Archives of the European Union - The papers of Albert Coppé can now be consulted online

Grant for digitization project Jewish Council Archives in Europe

Netherlands - Heritage and social media: interview with Professor Julia Noordegraaf

Transparency, Access to Public Information and the Rules of Good Governance in Spain and Catalonia

Malta - Archbishop Scicluna adopts 17th century document to be restored by notarial archives

Google defies France over right to be forgotten

France - L'INSEE sous-traite la numérisation des données du recensement

Institut national de l'audiovisuel - Télé et radio: 12 millions d'heures d'archives à portée de clic

Google et les Archives départementales de la Manche proposent d'explorer virtuellement le Mont-Saint-Michel

Archives de Paris - Restauration et reliure : les archives en réanimation

Le premier Guide Michelin vendu à gros prix

Joint UK-France Data Taskforce created

Ireland - Trinity archives reveal reality of 1916

UK National Archives - Newly digitised records complete story of naval careers 

Unnatural crime on a donkey: National archive reveals weird crimes from Victorian London

Alan Parker Donates Entire Working Archives to British Film Institute

Birmingham Hippodrome launches heritage project to catalogue its 116-year history

That's a reel find: trove of silent films from 100 years ago are discovered in dumped shelf unit 

Fossils of Technology: the Imitation Archive Turns Near-Extinct Machines into Music

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
Bahrain - National archives milestone hailed

Yémen - Le plus vieux Coran n’est pas à Birmingham, mais sous les bombes saoudiennes

Ottoman-era deed saves Palestinian village in West Bank

4,000-year-old tablets found in Turkey include women’s rights

Filmmakers fighting “Happy Birthday” copyright find their smoking gun

Can Digital Knowledge Be Preserved?

Mapping Libraries: Creating Real-time Maps of Global Information

What is actually happening out there in terms of institutional data repositories?

Twitter is deleting stolen jokes on copyright grounds

Author Malcolm Gladwell: more data doesn’t mean you know everything

Hackers Can Disable a Sniper Rifle or Change its Target

That Useless Liberal Arts Degree Has Become Tech's Hottest Ticket