Thursday 31 March 2016

Vol. 9, no. 31

Annonce spéciale/Special announcement

Une nouvelle version du Portail international archivistique francophone (PIAF) est en ligne depuis quelques jours : . Cette version inclut notamment les Nouvelles archivistiques francophones: , sur lesquelles je travaille depuis quelques temps. J'en profite pour vous inciter à découvrir ou redécouvrir le PIAF, sans doute un des meilleurs outils de formation et d'information disponible sur Internet pour notre profession.


A new version of the International Francophone Archival Portal (Portail international archivistique francophone or PIAF) has been online for a few days: . This version notably include the Francophone Archival News (Nouvelles archivistiques francophones): , on which I've been working for some time. If you understand French, I encourage you to discover or rediscover the PIAF, undoubtedly one of the best training and information tools available on the Web for our profession.


Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
Library and Archives Canada - Three-Year Plan 2016-2019

Library and Archives Canada - 2016-2019 Acquisition Strategy

NARA - Freedom of Information Act Ombudsman 2016 Report for Fiscal Year 2015

Proposed Rules for NARA's Records Management Regulations

De la communauté / From the community
UNESCO Persist - Principes directeurs de sélection du patrimoine numérique pour une conservation à long terme

Society of American Archivists Case Study - Macro (Re)Appraisal: Does this Really Need to Come to the State Archives?

CAPTCHA - Bold Strides or Tentative Steps? how Community Broadcasters Share and Archive Content Online

Report: the History of the Baltic Audiovisual Archival Council 

Video as Evidence

American Library Association - Bibliography of Library History (Spring 2016)

Ithaka S+R - Library Leadership for the Digital Age

Notice and Takedown in Everyday Practice

The iJournal (University of Toronto), vol. 1, no. 1 (2016)

Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, vol. 67, no. 4 (April 2016)

Revue française en sciences de l'information et de la communication, no. 8 (2016)

3D PDF Consortium Newsletter (March 2016)

Mémoire de maîtrise - Le crowdsourcing appliqué aux archives numériques : concepts, pratiques et enjeux

Book - Ctrl + Z: the Right to Be Forgotten

Book - Trust and Communication in a Digitized World: Models and Concepts of Trust Research

Book - The Digital Humanities and Islamic & Middle East Studies

Book - Theories of Informetrics and Scholarly Communication

Book - Internet Book Piracy: the Fight to Protect Authors, Publishers, and our Culture

Book - Digital Detectives: Solving Information Dilemmas in an Online World

Book - Managing Creativity: the Innovative Research Library

Book - The Family Tree German Genealogy Guide: how to Trace your Germanic Ancestry in Europe

Livre - Histoire et archives de Djibouti et de sa région: perspectives et enjeux

Livre - Open data: accès, territoires, citoyenneté: des problématiques info-communicationnelles

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Atelier sur les éditions critiques en contexte numérique
4 avril 2016, Montréal

Sunshine Coast Museum and Archives (B.C.) 2016 Annual General Meeting
April 20, 2016, Gibsons

Wallot-Sylvestre Seminar - Caroline Brazier, Chief Librarian of the British Library
May 2, 2016, Ottawa

2016 ARMA NCR (Ottawa) Chapter Spring Workshop Series
May 16-17, 2016, Ottawa

Opening of the Archives: Wabanaki Truth and Reconciliation Commission
April 11, 2016, Brunswick (Maine)

Webinar - Queensland State Archives: Family History Discoveries at the Archives
April 20, 2016

Webinar - From Cassette to Cloud: Reformatting Audiotape
April 26, 2016

May 2-3, 2016, Malmö (Sweden)

2016 Religious Archives Group Conference
May 9, 2016, Canterbury (UK)

École d'été de l'Institut d'histoire du livre
4-7 juillet 2016, Lyon (France)

Fifth International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management
July 22-24, 2016, Beijing (China)

Sur le web / On the web
Canadian National Digital Heritage Index 

Library and Archives Canada - Government of Canada Web Archive (Updated at Last)
Infoman à BAnQ (entre 3:25 et 7:30)

Updated Website - Society of American Archivists

Nouvelle app - Les Albums de la Bibliothèque nationale de France

National Archives of Australia - Closed Access

New York Public Library - Photographers' Identities Catalog

National Security Archive - Cyber Vault

Nouvelle plateforme - E-periodica: revues suisses en ligne

Vidéo - Données numériques : comment relever le défi de l'archivage numérique ? 

Vidéo - Le web de données dans le contexte du patrimoine culturel

National Diet Library (Japan) - Official YouTube Channel Launched

Slidecast - Lusophone Africa in the Archives: Institutions and Collections

Slidecast - Turn your Digital Object Identifier into more Metadata

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Full review of Access to Information law two years away: Liberals

Constitutional challenge of retroactive Tory law on gun registry data in limbo

Wouters and Matthews: how Canada can take the lead on open government

Budget 2016 - La culture remplumée

Wait. What happened to the national Portrait Gallery?

Highlights from the 2016-2017 Reports on Plans and Priorities

Federal direction to Canada's spy agency on anti-terror bill C-51 largely secret

The shifting sands of history: just as the words we use to describe our past change, so too does our understanding

Archive photo project re-frames view of Inuit, Aboriginal past

Royal B.C. Museum puts colonial correspondence online

Référendum de 1995 : BAnQ obtient par don et met en ligne la vidéo d'un discours non diffusé de Jacques Parizeau

Quebec home movie from 1929 may be some of earliest colour film

Archives Alberta - Sticky Situation: introduction to Adhesives and Glue 

Q&A with new Royal Ontario Museum Director & CEO Josh Basseches 

A New Way to Oppose the Admissibility of Records

EMI Music Canada's archives gifted to the University of Calgary

Queen's University - Inmates' literature on display 

Concordia University libraries hit by security breach

Toronto's unbuilt plans can tell us a lot about our city today

Vintage Restaurant Photographs from the Toronto Archives 

Archives de l'Hôpital Général juif (Montréal) - Anciens Docteurs de l’Hôpital Général Juif

Bay Roberts woman understands need to preserve Newfoundland and Labrador culture

North-West Mounted Police connections?

Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives (Ont.) - Hiding Darkest Peru: Archives Fact or Fiction in "Paddington"

Preserving Medicine Hat's (Alb.) art

Grey Roots Museum & Archives (Ont.): History Lives Here

Afrique / Africa
Nigeria launches freedom of information web platform

Does Uganda have more mobile phones than light bulbs?

Algérie France et le dossier des archives

South Africa - Automated response by the Department of Justice hinders access to information

Amériques / Americas
A conversation with the Director of the Mexican Digital Library

Argentina's national library lay-offs cause 'fainting' and 'tears of outrage'

Argentina - The president of Grandmothers of Plaza de Mayo, Estela Barnes de Carlotto asks United States government to declassify all archives

U.S. Senate approves Freedom of Information Act reforms

Why Freedom of Information Act Obligations don't Apply to Congress

Spy chiefs tell U.S. lawmakers plan to share raw data protects privacy

The Pentagon Goes to War Against Personal Email Accounts

The Ugly Cynicism of Obama's Declassification Diplomacy

Obama and Twitter: Actually, Mr. President, we think Social Media will Matter in the Future

National Archives blocks release of Hillary Whitewater indictment

NARA - The Women of World War I in Photographs

Library of Congress to Cancel the Subject Heading "Illegal Aliens"

Meet the undocumented students who got the Library of Congress to ditch "illegal aliens"

Iconic Philadelphia Sports Moment to Be Archived by Library Of Congress

What if FBI tried to crack an Android phone? We attacked one to find out

PDF/UA becomes a US national standard

Is Iowa History at Risk Under New State Plan?

Iowa museum spat shows conflict over historical preservation

Nevada State Archivist honored by peers

Digital Preservation at the State Library of Massachusetts

See what's been found in Alabama newspapers' photo archives

Yale and Phillips Academy acquire archive of pioneering photojournalist Lucien Aigner

Harvesting history: University of Louisiana at Lafayette students seek artifacts for online archive of Acadiana's French heritage

Oregon State University hosting water, environmental archives

This Transgender Archive's Oldest Artifacts Tell a Story of Courage and Community

Norfolk County (Massachusetts) - Turning hard-to-read cursive into computer type

Judge issues orders in case involving ex-archivist John Rogers

The judge in the most famous ediscovery case is retiring

Michael Douglas Donates Personal Film Collection to the George Eastman Museum

How the diary of the man who convinced Hitler that Jews were a threat was found in New York

Houdini manuscript 'Cancer of Superstition' divides opinion over Lovecraft, Eddy ghostwriting

A lost 120-year-old newspaper collection is mysteriously returned to a D.C. library

New York Public Library - Women's History in Digital Collections

Killed photographs: the American Great Depression excised

Condé Nast is releasing thousands of unpublished photos from its Vogue and Vanity Fair archives

Harper Lee letters in which author complains about the invasion of her privacy to be put up for auction

Reproducing Film Colors, and their Significances

A league of their own: a Jewish baseball museum, at last

Man Arrested over Rented VHS Tape 14 Years Overdue

Asie-Pacifique / Asia-Pacific
Australia - Overhaul planned for online services

Australia - Obsolete film and sound technology preserved at National Film and Sound Archive

National Library of Australia staff reject revised enterprise agreement

Australia - Indigenous graduate John Morseu holds history in his hands at National Library

Australia - Calls for British Museum to surrender Indigenous Gweagal shield

Victoria's Commissioner for Privacy and Data Protection (Australia) - ‘Catastrophic’ impact of information sharing failures

Historical Victorian letters now online

The Demolition of Japan's Videogame History

Europe / Europa
Brussels attacks rekindle privacy vs. security debate in Europe

Heinrich Himmler's stash of books on witchcraft is discovered in Czech library after being hidden for 50 years 

Ukraine to create National electronic library

Safeguarding the Hague Tribunal's Unique War Archives 

Danish Royal Library cutting jobs

OCLC and the National Library of the Netherlands sign long-term agreement to serve public libraries

Opinion: the Vatican and its archives

Spain - E-Administration and records management

Brussels archives staff preserve messages

Suisse - Une collection privée révèle la correspondance souvent intime de personnages historiques

La Bibliothèque nationale de France consacre une plateforme aux archives de presse

Forum de l'Association des archivistes français : trois questions à Céline Guyon, présidente des comités scientifique et d’organisation

Crowdsourcing : et si vous donniez de votre temps aux archives ?

How the Irish Civil War Began with the Destruction of your Family History

Ireland - The heroes hidden in the archives

Scotland - Information commissioner under fire over delayed decisions

Scotland - Computer virus shuts genealogy records service

Scotland - Rembrandt's etchings in the National Library's collections

Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh - New digitisation project: the history of Scotland's eighteenth century dispensary

UK National Archives - Nazi persecution compensation case files released

UK National Archives - Transgender visibility in our collections 

UK National Archives - Wax, cord and ink: the materiality of records

The British Library's West African manuscripts collection 

Digitising the Microfilm collections of the National Army Museum

The only surviving recording of Virginia Woolf

Swansea University sporting archive released in Welsh Varsity build-up

Yorkshire's archives and the 17th Century Amazon

Sherlock Holmes manuscript expected to fetch up to £300,000

Libraries lose a quarter of staff as hundreds close

Libraries: the decline of a profession?

Don't mourn the loss of libraries, the internet has made them obsolete

Closing libraries is a fine way to keep the poor powerless

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
Groundbreaking Commences for New National Library of Israel Complex

Israel - Rare Ethiopian Torah scroll given to National Library

United Arab Emirates National Archives to organize archives of General Women's Union

United Arab Emirates - National Archives receives precious titles from National Media Council

UNESCO Director-General and President Vladimir Putin discuss the protection of Palmyra's cultural heritage

The Strategy Behind the Islamic State's Destruction of Ancient Sites

Egypt - Toilet Papyrus: a Papyrus of Homer Used as Toilet Paper

ARMA International - New Sony System Supports Data Storage for 100 Years; Caveats Explored

Project expands access to information by bringing digital library around the world

How libraries can save the Internet of Things from the Web's centralized fate

Internet Archive seeks to defend against wrongful copyright takedowns

Historicizing Big Data and Geo-information

A turn-up for the books when lost manuscripts are rediscovered

La mémoire joue-t-elle contre l'histoire ? 

After the Fact: in the history of truth, a new chapter begins

The Borges Memorial Non-Lending Library of Imaginary Books

From Stonehenge to Nefertiti: how high-tech archaeology is transforming our view of history

Email is dying among mobile's youngest users