Thursday 29 October 2015

Vol. 9, no. 9

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
Librarian and Archivists of Canada Speech - Digital Technology, the Need for Connection, and the Role of National Memory Institutions

Canadian Heritage Information Network - Digital Preservation Case Study

Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec - Guide des archives de la danse au Québec 

National Archives of Australia - Digital Continuity 2020 Policy

UK National Archives - Information Assessment: Department for Work and Pensions

U.S. Copyright Office - Strategic Plan 2016-2020 (Public Draft)

U.S. White House - Third Open Government National Action Plan

De la communauté / From the community
European and European Cultural Institutions - Open Letter on Copyright Reform for Online Access to Cultural Heritage 

Association of Independant Museums - Successfully Managing Archives in Museums 

OCLC - 2014-2015 Annual Report

ALCTS/LITA Metadata Standards Committee - Draft Principles for Evaluating Metadata Standards

Digital Humanities and the Innovation Ecosystem: a DARIAH-Ireland Report

African Arts, vol. 48, no. 2, 2015 (Special Issue: Art from the Archive)

Trent University Archives News, no. 55 (October 2015)

It's About Time… the Newsletter of the Port Hope (Ont.) Archives (Fall 2015)

Archives News: a Publication of the City of Richmond (B.C.) Archives, vol. 20, no. 2 (Fall 2015)

Quarterly Newsletter on Grey Literature, vol. 7, no. 4 (2015)

Book - Ebla and its Archives: Texts, History, and Society

Book - The Intelligent Organization: Realizing the Value of Information

Book - My Hermitage: how the Hermitage Survived Tsars, Wars, and Revolutions to become the Greatest Museum in the World

Book - The Copyright Librarian: a Practical Handbook

Book - Encyclopedia of Information Systems and Technology

Book - Earth and Space: Photographs from the Archives of NASA

Book - Content is King: News Media Management in the Digital Age 

Book - The Revelations of St Birgitta: a Study and Edition of the Birgittine-Norwegian Texts, Swedish National Archives

Livre - Frontières d'archives : recherches, mémoires, savoirs

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Library and Archives Canada Exhibit - Hockey Marching as to War
October 29, 2015 - January 22, 2016, Ottawa

The Research Program of the Distributed Digital Music Archives and Libraries Laboratory
November 13, 2015, Montreal

National Matters, Questions nationales: Conference by the Executive Director of the Canadian Association of Research Libraries
November 30, 2015, Ottawa

Risk Management and Risk-based Decision Making for Museum, Gallery, Archive and Historic House Collections
March 15-18, 2016, Ottawa

2016 McGill School of Information Studies Career Fair 
March 18, 2016, Montreal

The Uses of Intangible Cultural Heritage: Challenges and Perspectives
May 19-22, 2016, Quebec City

Using Digital Public Library of America for Teaching and Learning
November 3, 2015

How Much Metadata is too Much (and how Little is too Little)? Practical Preservation and People
December 3, 2015, Belfast (Ireland)

2016 International Conference of Indigenous Archives, Libraries, and Museums
October 11-12, 2016, Pheonix (Arizona)

31st Annuel Conference of the Australian Society of Archivists
October 17-21, 2016, Parramatta

Virtual Genealogy Fair 2015 (Recordings Available)
October 21-22, 2015, Washington D.C.

Sur le web / On the web
Petition - Reinstate the Long-Form Census in Time for the 2016 Count

American Archive of Public Broadcasting now Online

Documentaire - Amnésie numérique

Texas State Library and Archives Commission Video - 10 Things you can Do Today to Improve your Records Management Program 

Video - Ben O'Steen: Experiments at British Library Labs

Podcast - Romance Writing and Library Archives: an Interview with Digital Archivist Caryn Radick

Podcast - The Impressive Local Collection of Jewish History, the American Jewish Archives

UK National Archives Podcast - Security Services File Release

Slidecast - Text Analysis without Programming

Slidecast - Archives et écriture info-documentaire : exemples de productions autour du centenaire de la Première guerre mondiale en collège et lycée

Slidecast - L'infonuagique et les organismes publics 

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Stats Can waiting to possibly reinstate long-form census

Activists call on Trudeau to defend Canada's copyright regime

Will Trudeau lead a truly open government?

Unmuzzling government scientists is just the first step

The Trans Pacific Partnership's Canadian Copyright Costs Creating Concern

Library and Archives Canada - Planting Trees for the Canadian Expeditionary Force of First World War

Library and Archives hopes to boost profile with exhibits

B.C.'s Premier orders staff to save e-mails after blistering privacy report

B.C.'s Highway of Tears Email Scandal Raises Doubts for Families of Murdered Women

B.C. - Premier ignores repeated calls to archive information

Ontario court to rule on preservation of Indian school abuse records

Fate of heart-wrenching residential school abuse stories hangs in balance: Truth and Reconciliation Commission wants to archive testimony, others disagree

Massive archive of Yukon aerial photos now online

Québec planche toujours sur sa stratégie numérique

La Cinémathèque québécoise étend ses rayons

Québec - La bibliothèque du ministère de la Santé dans un corridor

BAnQ - Une salle extraordinaire

Archives Alberta - Good Work by the Flood Advisory Programme's Lead Team

Archives of Manitoba - Counting Down to the 100th Anniversary of Women's Suffrage: the Political Equality League Constitution, 1914

Memorial University - New Project to Build Digital Archive of Inuit History

University of Waterloo - Ghosts in Special Collections & Archives

Ghost Stories by Pierre Le Loyer: a Look at a Rare Book from the Canadian Museum' of Historys Collection

Friends of the Vancouver Archives Photographic Cold Storage Facility

Montréal - Le débat sur les archives psychiatriques dans les pays de la francophonie

Saskatoon - City staff to be trained in freedom of information law

Richmond (B.C.) - Coffee with: new city archivist loves opening windows into the past

South Peace (Alb.) - Museum, archives seek funding for storage solutions 

Long lost City of Lethbridge emblem discovered at Galt Museum & Archives (Alb.)

Special Archives Opened up in Steinbach (Manitoba)

La bibliothèque de Windsor fait de la place pour une section d'archives sur l'automobile

Les archives de CBON Radio-Canada à Hearst

Drummondville - Une récolte d'archives sans précédent

Association des archivistes du Québec - Prix Robert-Garon 2015 : Agence de la santé et des services sociaux des Laurentides

Gatineau Valley Historical Society President (and LAC archivist) Marc Cockburn awarded the J.D. Coulson Award for Outstanding Achievement

L'importance d'un avertissement : une lecture de L'homme imbibé de Daniel Caron

Afrique / Africa
Music in Africa - The digitisation of music archives

Literary Archives in Namibia

Sénégal - L'archiviste Jean Pierre Bat sur la création des chambres africaines extraordinaires : c'est un signal très fort

Congo - Le Sénat vote la proposition de loi relative à l’accès à l’information

Interview with South African Broadcasting Corporation archivists on African Dialogue about the World Day for Audiovisual Heritage 2015 

South Africa - A picture of Johannesburg on the eve of the Boer war

Amériques / Americas
El Peruano Archive: 13 million pictures depict living history of Peru

NARA Congratulates the Monuments Men

Lady Bird Johnson: the Mastermind Behind the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library

Library of Congress - Preserving Audio Cylinders: from Edison to the Archeophone

Video game archivists celebrate new victory in preservation of abandoned games: new exceptions to Digital Millennium Copyright Act can make old games playable again

Colorado - Some governments make public records less accessible

Texas State Library and Archives Commission - FAQ: what is the difference between administrative and general correspondence?

Lost footage of Idaho beaver drop found

Harvard Law Library Readies Trove of Decisions for Digital Age

Les archives de Maurice Blanchot à l'Université Harvard

Northwestern University archivists aim to resurrect outdated technology

University of California - Restoring the Long-Lost Sounds of Native American California

The Archive of eating: one 84-year-old librarian has spent more than half her life building a comprehensive database of cookbooks throughout history

Too many classic films remain buried in studios' vaults

How two local newsrooms are using photo archives to connect with readers

Jim Crow-Era Travel Guides for Black Families now Online Through Schomburg

Judge sets hearing on drives from archivist John Rogers' offices

Ukrainian American Archives and Museum of Detroit purchases larger building

Municipal Archives offer rare glimpse into New York City's nearly 400-year history most people will never know

Navajo - Tonalea Chapter launches archive project to preserve history, voices of elders

The Sweet Halloween Archives of a Candy Historian 

Asie-Pacifique / Asia-Pacific
Thousands of hours of Australia's archived history at risk of being lost without intervention

National Library of Australia - Q&A with Go Digi: Learn More About our Digital Inclusion Partner

Australia - Facebook photos could be taken for use in national biometric database: officials

Archives of New Zealand - Breaches of the Public Records Act

New Zealand - Supreme Court says digital files are property 

Fiji - Archives restores first Times copy

Tahiti - Archives : accès, optimisation des systèmes de conservation et … cyclone

Le régime chinois instrumentalise la mémoire de la guerre sino-japonaise

India, France sign agreement on digital preservation of rare written treasures 

India - Quest for Netaji plagued by sensationalism

Europe / Europa
Oracle now keeps all EU data within EU borders to avoid Safe Harbour problems

Denmark has made digital mandatory for government-citizen interactions

Archives of first Georgian diplomats to Germany and Sweden return home

Netherlands - Resistance Fighter's Son Gets Letter from WWII Prison Camp Sent 71 Years Ago

Suisse - Les archives ont beaucoup à gagner d’une présence plus active sur les médias sociaux

France - Quand l'Élysée mettait le nez dans les archives de Sarkozy

France - Le Sénat adopte la loi Valter sur l'Open Data, ses gros reculs avec

France - Archives nationales + Wikipédia = 923 articles modifiés

Collectionner l'immatériel : cinq questions sur l'art numérique

Une double planche de Hergé adjugée 1,6 million d'euros

Ireland - Not everyone happy with development on State papers

Chair of National Library of Ireland announced

Financial legacy of Scots online as records released

Scottish Poetry Library reopens after £500,000 revamp

UK National Archives - File release: Cold War Cambridge spies Burgess and Maclean

UK National Archives - Explore your Archive on Twitter 

Russia planned to nuke Essex during the Cold War, National Archives reveal 

Oxford University - Bodleian's entire maps and music collection now searchable online

Durham Cathedral's medieval archive to go online

Unlocking magazine archives: what's the revenue opportunity? 

Saved from the Nazis in 1938: Schnitzler archive to remain in Cambridge University

Lord Richard Attenborough archive sells for more than £780,000 at auction

Tolkien's annotated map of Middle-earth discovered inside copy of Lord of the Rings 

Photo of Iceberg that Sank Titanic Is Sold

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
Israel - Yad Vashem and Hewlett-Packard seek to bring big data to Holocaust education

Israel - Archive of anti-Rabin Posters Captures Ugly Mood in Lead-up to Assassination

United Arab Emirates Launches a Global Project to Archive Middle East Archaeological Sites and Reprint Them Using 3D Technology 

American Numismatic Society Launches Online Catalog with Egyptian National Library

On Audiovisual Heritage Day, UNESCO appeals for safeguarding world’s endangered archives

The UNESCO Memory of the World Programme records 47 new collections in its Register

David Fricker, President of International Council on Archives, signs the New Declaration of Council of Audiovisual Archives Associations

New Programme Officer joins International Council on Archives Secretariat

The Endpapers Archive: how a project to collect inscriptions in books was born

Pourquoi gérer les documents en format numérique? 2: les exigences 

Le nouveau rôle du gestionnaire de l’information : faire face à un écosystème médiatique en perpétuelle évolution

Digital Forensics Market is expected to reach USD 4.97 billion in 2021

Demystifying the hackathon

How digital tech can bridge gaps between museums and audiences

Can Open Source Be Traced to the 17th-Century?