Thursday 28 April 2016

Vol. 9, no. 35

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
Canada Council for the Arts - Strategic Plan 2016-2021

BAnQ - Recueil des règles de conservation des documents des établissements de santé et de services sociaux du Québec, section B (version 1.3)

Québec - Lignes directrices sur la diffusion de données ouvertes

European Commission Conference Speech - The Digitising of Industry: the Wider View

France - Arrêté du 20 avril 2016 modifiant l'arrêté du 21 janvier 1988 portant création du Conseil supérieur des archives 

Australia Productivity Commission - Intellectual Property Arrangements (Draft)

De la communauté / From the community
Report on Canadian Association of Research Libraries's 2015-2016 Public Affairs and Advocacy Activities 

Conseil du patrimoine religieux du Québec - Guide de déménagement d'un dépôt d'archives

Web Archiving at National Libraries: Findings of Stakeholders' Consultation by the Internet Archive

Best Guess Guidelines for Cataloguing Born Digital Material

Digital Repository of Ireland - An Overview of Geotagging

Open Data in a Big Data World: an International Accord

Archives and Records, vol. 37, no. 1, 2016 (Special Issue: Born Digital Description) 

Code4lib Journal, no. 32 (2016)

National Archives of Australia - Government Agencies Information Network Newsletter, no. 4 (April 2016)

Trent University Archives News, no. 57 (April 2016)

Book - Digital Curation (Second Edition)

Book - Managing Information Services: an Innovative Approach (Fourth Edition)

Book - The Wiki Way of Learning: Creating Learning Experiences Using Collaborative Web Pages

Book - Exploring Discovery: the Front Door to a Library's Licensed and Digitized Content

Book - Whose Memory? Which Future?: Remembering Ethnic Cleansing and Lost Cultural Diversity in Eastern, Central and Southeastern Europe

Book - The Lost Book of Moses: the Hunt for the World's Oldest Bible

Book - Lost Books: Reconstructing the Print World of Pre-Industrial Europe

Book - Lessons in Library Leadership: a Primer for Library Managers and Unit Leaders

Book - Political Museum: Power, Conflict, and Identity in Cyprus

Book - Big Data in Practice: how 45 Successful Companies Used Big Data Analytics to Deliver Extraordinary Results

Livre - L'affaire Touvier : les révélations des archives

Livre - Les Palais de l'histoire : mémoires de Jean Favier

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
University of Saskatchewan Archives & Special Collections - Queer as Film
May 4 - June 8, 2016, Saskatoon

Library and Archives Canada Exhibit Opening - Alter Ego: Comics and Canadian Identity
May 12, 2016, Ottawa

Prime Time Nationalism: the Role of Television Broadcasts/Archives in the Aftermath of the Yugoslav Wars
May 13-14, 2016, Budapest (Hungary)

L'action éducative et culturelle, un défi pour les archives et les bibliothèques 
24-25 mai, 2016, Paris

Photography Preservation Workshop 
June 20-21, 2016, Vilnius (Lithuania)

Free Online Course - Japanese Culture through Rare Books
Starting July 18, 2016

Baltic Audiovisual Archival Council Conference 2016
November 2-3, 2016, Vilnius (Lithuania)

E-Ark Conference
November 30 - December 2, 2016, London (UK)

Where Are the Libraries that Were Looted by the Nazis? Identification and Restoration : a Work in Progress
March 23-24, 2017, Paris

From Dust to Dawn: Archival Studies After the Archival Turn
November 15-17, 2017, Uppsala University (Sweden)

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

Open Source Preservation Workshop (Videos Available)
April 7, 2016, Stockholm (Sweden)

Sur le web / On the web
Canadiana - Aboriginal Soldiers Documented: Online Archive 

Sahapedia: India's First Online Portal on Cultural Heritage

DPF Manager: Open Source Modular TIFF Conformance Checker (Version 2.0)

Video - Access Denied: Privacy in an Age of Surveillance

Video - Defining the Scholarly Record for Computational Research 

Vidéo - Les données numériques peuvent-elles disparaitre ?

Video - Welcome to Digital Public Library of America Fest 2016 

Slidecast - Grant Cycles, Deadlines, and Labor Advocacy: a Roundtable about the Changing Work of Project Archivists

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Canadian Heritage - Consultations on Canadian Content in a Digital World

Consultations on Canadian Content in a Digital World : Everything's on the table

Kids will suffer if Canada's copyright legislation doesn't change

U.S. Releases Report on Protection of American Intellectual Property Rights Across the World, Canada Remains on Watch List

Liberals pledge to implement all access-to-information promises "as quickly as possible"

Treasury Board President Scott Brison pledges to improve reporting of privacy breaches

The vanishing act of government documents and what to do about it 

Speaking of Truth and Reconciliation Commissions (a comparison between Canada and Romania by an archivist at the National Archives of Romania)

Records of reserve pass system destroyed before historical value known

Improvements to Viewing Canadian War Diaries at LAC

Collection Managers at Library and Archives Canada - A few of our favourite things

Library and Archives Canada - Preventive Care and Maintenance: Laura Secord and the Grassy Knoll

Library and Archives Canada - Ottawa's Uppertown: a lost neighbourhood uncovered

Royal Ontario Museum to unearth 1.5 million objects for new virtual collection

Why the Royal Ontario Museum's chief information officer is pushing for a digital museum

How Toronto museums are helping people with Alzheimer's experience art, even if they can't remember it

Newfoundland - More than half province's libraries closing in wake of budget cuts 

Newfoundland - Government faces backlash over library cuts

The Canadian Library Association Urges Government of Newfoundland and Labrador to Reconsider Cuts to Public Libraries

Newfoundland Archives go Public with Eloquent Mobile

Archives of Manitoba - One Manitoba Soldier: George Battershill arrives in England

History Matters: Radio opened new world to Saskatchewan residents

BAnQ - Le hockey à travers les archives

BAnQ - Elles abandonnent leurs enfants et les laissent mourir

BAnQ - The Library at Night: a Review

University of Toronto - iSchool Student Featured in Major Photography Journal (for a Project about Archives)

Un important partenariat entre le Centre de recherche en civilisation canadienne-française et le Musée virtuel du Canada

Ryerson University Archives and Special Collections - It's Preservation Week, do you know where your photos are?

Ottawa Jewish Archives now more accessible online

Space dedicated to black history opens in Edmonton archives

Museum of Jewish Montreal: a snapshot of the city's Jewish roots

Le Service de police de la ville de Montréal rend certaines données publiques

Centre du patrimoine de Saint-Boniface - Étienne Gaboury en ligne

Centre canadien d'architectures - Sauver les fichiers d’hier et d’aujourd’hui

Quand le numérique nous fait perdre la mémoire

Des milliers d'archives des Cantons-de-l'Est maintenant disponibles sur internet

Kingston - Marine Museum of the Great Lakes receives eviction notice

Windsor Public Library to Honour Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women with Faceless Dolls Project

Grimsby (Ont.) library enters digitizing era

The British Colonist adds 30 years of digitized newspapers

Dying in a digital world 

How two Canadian designers salvaged a century of Olympic logos

Public Demesne: using Archival Images to raise funds

Afrique / Africa
Angola - Huíla: Les Médiathèques devraient créer des archives numériques de recherche des académies

Ensuring Freedom of Information Law in Ghana

Namibia - Access to information is a right not a privilege

Amériques / Americas
How the CIA Writes History

Appeals court dismisses lawsuit seeking access to records on lethal drone strikes

Crowdsourcing Historical and Archival Information with NARA's History Hub

Laurence Brewer Appointed New U.S. Chief Records Officer

Maryland Historical Society launches digital archive for Baltimore unrest

Rare maps acquired by Texas General Land Office Archives and Records 

Vermont - New details in Governor Peter Shumlin  administration email controversy

Pennsylvania State Archives will relocate to $24M facility by 2020

Pennsylvania - Archivist: new state archives building is needed to meet digital needs

Boston College subpoenaed for Anthony McIntyre interviews: British government seeks access to taped interview by former IRA prisoner 

Boston College opposes legal moves to seize IRA tapes 

Duke University - Digitizing Divinity: New Duke Chapel Recordings Digital Collection

San Francisco State University - Labor Archives and Research Center marks 30 years, looks to future

Lewis & Clark College - A peek into the Watzek Special Collections

Game of Thrones Freedom of Information Act Requesters Face Stark Reality

Rare Vintage Photos Show WWII-Era Hawaii Like Never Before

The archival ambitions of the Chicago Dance History Project

#ArchivesForBlackLives: Building a Community Archives of Police Violence in Cleveland

New York - Archives of Sound at the Library for the Performing Arts

Projects archive memories of Brooklyn, Filipino community in New York 

Sheldon Museum to digitize entire collection

The Only Known Footage of Louis Armstrong in Studio Was Recently Discovered

Founding Rules of Base Ball Sell for $3.26 Million in Auction

New Archive Makes Available 800,000 Pages Documenting the History of Film, Television & Radio

Download 67,000 Historic Maps (in High Resolution) from the Wonderful David Rumsey Map Collection

The Digital in the Humanities: an Interview with Laura Mandell

Bagger's Enhancements for Digital Accessions

Asie-Pacifique / Asia-Pacific
Australia - Trove is a national treasure worth funding

Australia's cultural institutions too weak to cut with morale low, according to union report

Australia - Anzac hero John Simpson's will found in State archive 

New Vinyl Pressing Plant to Open in Australia

State Library of New South Wales (Australia) - New Indigenous Languages Project Maps 100 Year-old Data

Archives New Zealand - The Appraisal Process: Part Four: Drafting Process

New Zealand - Archives cast light on lives of soldiers

New Zealand - University of Canterbury website dedicated to unsung Cantabrians of WWI

Japanese Priests Collected Almost Seven Centuries of Climate Data

Cambodia - My Phnom Penh: Youk Chhang, Genocide archivist

Vietnam - Une nouvelle loi concernant l'accès à l'information restreint l'accès à l'information

2,000-year-old Buddhist texts on show in central Vietnam

Singapore - More government records, including National Day rally speeches, available on National Archives portal

Race to digitise photographs chronicling the birth of Bangladesh

India - Jammu and Kashmir: No Government document archived since 1985

India - Fire Devastates New Delhi's National Museum of Natural History

Europe / Europa
An insight in the Europeana Sounds statistics

Spain bans export of Federico García Lorca archive amid fears of sell-off 

Germany opens files on Chile sect run by Nazi pedophile

Copyright chaos: why isn't Anne Frank's diary free now?

Open Society Archives (Hungary) - The Roma Digital Repository Project

Unpublished Salvador Dalí diary auctioned for 91,800 euros

CERN releases 300TB of Large Hadron Collider data into open access

Phonothèque nationale suisse - Des enregistrements du violoniste Yehudi Menuhin retrouvés

France - Pour une véritable exception text mining dans la Loi sur le numérique

France - Open data : quels coûts pour les collectivités locales ?

Fauxtographie : l'Histoire manipulée 

Que faire avec les 30 000 livres d'Alberto Manguel?

Ireland - New Military Archives building opens with launch of Medals Series Database 

National Library of Ireland receives donation of W.B. Yeats's Nobel Prize medal

The Book of Kells: Medieval Europe's Greatest Treasure?

Canadian who took on Facebook named UK information commissioner

UK to continue printing laws on vellum

UK National Archives - When art and archives collide 

UK National Archives - Paying for the privilege: a new Shakespeare discovery

UK National Archives - New £20 note to feature signature held at the National Archives

Some Surviving Receipts for Taxes Paid in 18th-Century England and Scotland

Vodafone and British Library Create Interactive Digital Library Wallpaper of Shakespeare's Iconic Works

British Library - Swahili Manuscripts Project 

University of Cambridge - First performance in 1,000 years: lost songs from the Middle Ages are brought back to life

British Red Cross launches digital A-Z archive of First World War volunteers

A glimpse into the archives: the surprising history of Shakespeare at the Royal Opera House

Dylan Thomas poem drafts to go on public show

In honour of the International Day of the Midwife we are delighted to launch the Midwife's Tales Oral History Collection

Shakespeare letter found in school archives

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
From Tablet to Scroll: how Was the Bible Written?

Diverse collection of rare manuscripts go on display in United Arab Emirates

United Arab Emirates' art scene for the last 35 years in online archive

The reel deal: the Israel Film Archive, housed at the Jerusalem Cinematheque, preserves the heart and soul of Israeli history

Israel - Tel Aviv's Beit Hatfutsot-Museum Museum Aims to Digitize Jewish Music Archive

New classification system to archive records in Oman adopted

Oman - Head of Palestinian Archives Visits National Records and Archives Authority

Syria - Blue Shield Statement on Palmyra issued 

UNESCO experts take preliminary stock of destruction in World Heritage site of Palmyra

International Organization for Standardization - Records management in the digital age

What can the International Internet Preservation Consortium do to advance tools development?

France and Australia launch shared archival history project

Algeria-Indonesia: MOU for Exchange of Archives Relating to Movement of Non-Aligned

A Vision for the Digital Humanities

Ces huit joyaux littéraires conservés dans des bibliothèques universitaires

Freaky Formats: the Odd-sized Records you Never Knew Existed

The Average Webpage Is Now the Size of the Original Doom

Of Nuance and Algorithms: what Conceptual History Can Learn from Topic Modeling