Thursday 26 May 2016

Vol. 9, no. 39

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
Librarian and Archivist of Canada Speech - TRY Saving the World One Library at a Time

UK National Archives - Information Management Assessment: Home Office 

U.S. Federal Agencies Still Image Digitization Working Group - Program: Impacts and Benefits

U.S. Department of State - Office of the Secretary: Evaluation of Email Records Management and Cybersecurity Requirements 

Office of the Australian Information Commissioner - Guide to Big Data and the Australian Privacy Principles (for Comment)

U.S. - Federal Big Data Research and Development Strategic Plan

École nationale d'administration publique - Réponse à une demande d'accès à l'information pour des documents concernant la chaire de Daniel J. Caron

De la communauté / From the community
Centre d'archives régionales Séminaire de Nicolet - Politique d'acquisition

Memoriav - Digital Archiving of Film and Video: Principles and Guidance

Terra Cognita: Graduate Students in the Archives, a Retrospective on the CLIR Mellon Fellowships for Dissertation Research in Original Sources

UNESCO - Keeping History Alive: Safeguarding Cultural Heritage in Post-Conflict Afghanistan 

Training for Research Data Management: Comparative European Approaches

Article - Web Infrastructure to Support e-Journal Preservation (and More)

Comma: International Journal on Archives, vol. 2015, no. 1 (2016)

Archivaria, no. 81 (Spring 2016)

IFLA Journal, vol. 42, no. 2 (June 2016)

Journal on Computing and Cultural Heritage, vol. 9, no. 2 (May 2016)

Program, vol. 50, no. 3 (2016)

Journal of Documentation, vol. 72, no. 4 (2016)

Imago Mundi: the International Journal for the History of Cartography, vol. 68, no. 2 (2016)

National Archives of Australia - Government Agencies Information Network e-Bulletin, no. 5 (2016)

Silhouettes: the Associates of the Provincial Archives of New Brunswick Newsletter, no. 41 (Autumn 2015)

Bulletin d'information du Centre d'histoire et d'archives du travail, vol. 3, no. 2 (Printemps 2016)

Quarterly Newsletter on Grey Literature, vol. 8, no. 2 (2016)

M.A. Thesis - The Lamppost: a Metaphorical Reflection on Archival Absences and Presences

Free eBook - Cultural Heritage in a Changing World 

Book - Developing and Maintaining Practical Archives: a How-to-Do-it Manual for Librarians (Third Edition)

Book - On Record: Files and Dossiers in American Life

Book - Metadata (Second Edition)

Book - Theatre, Exhibition, and Curation: Displayed and Performed

Book - The End of Wisdom?: the Future of Libraries in a Digital Age

Book - Infocrime: Protecting Information through Criminal Law

Book - Creating and Digitizing Language Corpora: Volume 3: Databases for Public Engagement

Book - User Experience in Libraries: Applying Ethnography and Human-Centred Design

Book - International Survey of Academic & Research Library Data Curation Practices (2016-2017 Edition)

Book - Museums of the World 2016

Livre - L'art de recevoir et la cuisine à la fin du 19e siècle : à travers les archives du Petit Écho de la mode

Livre - La numérisation d'archives : des fondamentaux techniques aux programmes de numérisation

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Webcast - Library and Archives Canada and the Digital Age
May 30, 2016

Truth, Reconciliation and the Future
June 2, 2016, Calgary

New Brunswick Museum Archives Talk: the Tourist's and Sportsman's Paradise
June 4, 2016, Saint John

Creating an Archival Sketching Diary
June 11, 2016, Edmonton

Saskatchewan Council for Archives and Archivists 2016 Annual General Meeting 
June 24, 2016, Saskatoon

Barbados 1966-2016: Years of Transition through the Photographer's Lens
June 1, 2016, Barbados (West Indies Federal Archives Centre)

Webinar - Pre Commercial Procurement for the Long-Term Preservation of Digital Cultural Heritage
June 14, 2016

International and Interdisciplinary Workshop on Active Data Management Plans
June 28-30, 2016, Zurich (Switzerland)

Archives Vice Versa: Preservation and Rot
July 7, 2016, University of Sheffield (UK)

No Time to Wait! Standardizing FFV1 & Mastroska for Preservation
July 18-20, 2016, Berlin

Webinar - Preparing to Digitise your Archives: Conservation
July 21, 2016

Qu'est qu'une salle de lecture virtuelle en archives ?
3 octobre 2016, Paris

International Council on Archives Section on Business Archives 2016 Conference (Presentations Available) 
April 4-5, 2016, Atlanta (United States)

Preserve Better: Accreditation and Certification for Digital Archives and Digital Repositories (Presentations Available)
May 25, 2016, London (UK)

Sur le web / On the web
New Blog - Adventures in the Archive: Exploring the History behind Canadian History

UK National Archives Podcast - Shell-Shocked Britain: Understanding the Lasting Trauma of the First World War

Vidéo - Qui a volé le Boléro de Ravel ?

Podcast - Renegade Librarian Jessamyn West on Information, Access and Democracy

Slidecast - Challenging Classification Bias with Linked Data

Slidecast - Challenges on Modeling Annotations in the Europeana Sounds Project

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Senator worried about destruction of residential school abuse evidence

Library and Archives Canada - New acquisitions: archives: highlights (spring 2016)

Letters of a passionate politician: Library and Archives Canada's collection of Wilfrid Laurier's correspondence

Mirrors with Memory: Conserving Daguerreotypes from the Library and Archives Canada Collection: part II

New at Library and Archives Canada

Author did not infringe copyright by writing a fictionalized book based on holocaust documentary

App uses Gwich'in elder's recordings to teach language

Missing for seven decades, Canadian soldier Donald Duncanson set to receive proper burial

Archives of Manitoba - One Manitoba Soldier: more from Shorncliffe

Archives Alberta - The lead team's flood recovery work

Centre for Law and Democracy - B.C. Should Reconsider Disclosure of Active Information Requests

Canadian Historical Association - A Conversation about History Blogging in Canada

Western University - Scientists Are Digitizing Ancient Monk Chants into a Massive Searchable Database

Retro video games invade space at University of Calgary libraries

University of Alberta MLIS Student Wins 2016 IFLA LIS Student Paper Award

University of Toronto - iSchool Launches Canada's First UNESCO Global Student Internships

Canadian Lesbian & Gay Archives - Rebecka Sheffield Steps Down

Le déluge du Saguenay entre au musée

Trent Valley Archives (Ont.) offers murder tours and more

150 years of Prince Albert (Saskatchewan)

City of Fort Saskatchewan Chooses Infolinx Web for Managing Physical Records

Archivist Interview: Meet Rodney Carter, Archivist for the St. Joseph Region (Ont.) of the Religious Hospitallers of St. Joseph

Afrique / Africa
Morocco - The Delicate Task of Restoring One of the World's Oldest Libraries

L'état des structures culturelles en Algérie : des musées vides, des bibliothèques en ruine

Amériques / Americas
Trinidad - Caribbean Launches Digital Archive Project for Preserving  Memories, Cultural Heritage Research

Chile's New Copyright Legislation would Make Creative Commons Licensing Impossible for Audiovisual Works

The U.S. is still using floppy disks to run its nuclear program

I'm suing the US government for its data on who's entering the country

Pentagon Department Offers Clues about the Contents of Classified Film Archive

NARA preps for presidential transition

NARA - Letters to the President

National Archives Awards $3.2 Million in Grants for Documentary Editing and Archival Projects

Library of Congress wants to drop "illegal alien" subject heading, the House pushes back

The Library of Congress Is Uploading 75 Years of Poetry and Literature Recordings

Declassification Technology Update from the Center for Content Understanding

Dozens of Rare Documents from American History Just Sold at Auction

Here's the Problem With the Feds Profiting from Court Filings

Tennessee State Library & Archives Launches Digital Collection Honoring World War I Soldiers

California - Consumer group builds Public Utilities Commission email database

Boston College seeks to quash application for Anthony McIntyre interviews

University of California - Using Natural Language Processing to Support Dynamic Arrangement, Description, and Discovery of Born Digital Collections: the ArchExtract Experiment

Princeton University - Rediscovering Lost Mayan Text

Yale University - Yale to Preserve Master Documentarian Nick Doob

University of Southern Mississippi Libraries' Special Collections Completes Evelyn Gandy Archive

New York University - Researcher Interactions with Born-Digital: Out of the Frying Pan and into the Reading Room

Rock in the vault: university libraries become go-to institution for music archives

Institutional Silences and the Digital Dark Age

As Libraries and Archives Digitize, Implications for Maintaining Individual Privacy

Judge: Taking your Facebook Account Private During Litigation Isn't Exactly Preserving Evidence

The Oracle-Google Case will Decide the Future of Software

Chicago Public Library to house archival theater productions

The real story behind the long-lost, drug-fuelled "Holy Grail" letter that inspired On The Road

Solving a Century-Old Typographical Mystery

How Archival Fiction Upends our View of History

Asie-Pacifique / Asia-Pacific
Australian three-strikes put on hold as government denies plans to cut copyright term 

Australia - National Library seeking election ephemera in lead up to July vote

A new generation of fashionistas at the National Archives of Australia

Australia - Civil servant arrested for publishing book of already-public information

Island Culture Archival Support' Next Project: Fiji

Preserving Culture and History in Samoa

Taiwan - President vows to complete report on transitional justice

Nepal - 101 complaints registered at Truth and Reconciliation Commission, Commission of Investigation on Enforced Disappeared Persons in Ilam

Singapore - Storage vendor taps blockchain technology for data protection

Capacity-building efforts continue in Mongolia for the safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage

China - Cask from the past: archaeologists discover 5,000-year-old beer recipe 

China adds ancient manuscripts to state protection catalogue

Bejing Silvermine, la Chine faste vue de l'intérieur

India - National Digital Library up in pilot stage

India possesses an estimate of five million manuscripts

India - Documenting fading cultures and traditions

India - Sanskrit not a taboo, ancient manuscripts in Sanskrit are a treasure trove, says expert

Europe / Europa
New Information Security Rules to be Implemented Across the European Union

Live music from the Internet Archive now on Europeana

European Holocaust Research Infrastructure - Experimenting with digital content

European Union historical archives now available for download as MARC records

Italian Council Ratifies Transparency Decree

German archivists discover 1844 recipe for "love sorbet"

How to navigate the Comintern archives online: a guide for the non-Russian speaker

A history of snowfall on Greenland, hidden in ancient leaf waxes

The coronation of the last Emperor of Russia in rare archive photos

National Library of the Netherlands - Dataset KBK-1M containing 1.6 Million Newspaper Images available for researchers

Belgium - "Right to be forgotten" extends to newspaper archives

Suisse - Pour des actes authentiques sous forme électronique

France - Fontainebleau : le site des Archives nationales occupé jour et nuit

Association des archivistes français - Réforme de l'état civil : quelles garanties pour le citoyen ?

Archivistes et les informaticiens doivent travailler ensemble

Archivage en Cloud : les points à considérer avant de se lancer

Archives de tempêtes et réassurance

Arlette Farge, historienne des vies minuscules

Snapshots from the Somme show fascinating glimpse of WW1 soldiers before big battle

Ireland - Net results: lax archival law allows digital black hole

Digitized Irish Music Project

Revealed: how copyright law is being misused to remove material from the internet

The changing face of the Information and Records Management Society

All is ephemera: will the information produced during the EU referendum last beyond 2016?

UK National Archives - The changing face of fashion 

British Library puts literary treasures from 20th century writers including Virginia Woolf, Ted Hughes, Angela Carter and Hanif Kureishi online for free 

Punk fanzine Oh Cardiff... up yours! donated to the British Library 

British Film Institute releases online film collection documenting British rural life

Video Arts' corporate films placed in British Film Institute National archive

Brand Archives making the most of their digitised heritage

Poignant photos and never-before-seen diaries reveal everyday struggle of hidden army of women volunteers who kept Britain on its feet through WWII 

Photographs of black Britons in 1800s unearthed after 125 years reveal rich and diverse black presence

Archives delve into Yorkshire's hidden history

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
Israel State Archives buries history to save government from shame

National Library of Israel - Medical Treatment of Jewish Moroccan Children in the 50's

For photogenic Jerusalem, a look at how locals first captured their city

Museum aims to preserve Palestinian history

Kuwait National Library Arabic Manuscripts Exhbition: Gateway into Islamic History

Dubai debuts world's first fully 3D-printed building

Iran - Cooperation memorandum signed with National Archives of India

Books Museum informs Iranian young generation of their origins

Unesco Persist: a Global Exchange on Digital Preservation

Bringing New Skills into Research Data Alliance: the Archives and Records Professionals for Research Data Interest Group

IFLA - Keeping up the Pressure in Geneva: a Report from World Intellectual Property Organisation

Virtual memory: the race to save the information age

Who will Own your Data if the Tech Bubble Bursts?

Archiving Our Online Communities: on the Closing and Archiving of

The long legacy of the floppy disk

Scientists Are Just as Confused about the Ethics of Big-Data Research as you