Thursday 27 October 2016

Vol. 10, no. 9

Annonce spéciale / Special announcement

Paul Marsden, archiviste militaire principal à BAC, a pris sa retraite cette semaine. Au cours de sa carrière, Paul a aussi été l’archiviste de l’OTAN et a travaillé à des projets spéciaux au ministère de la Défense nationale. Je tiens par la présente à lui rendre hommage.


Paul Marsden, senior military archivist at LAC, retired this week. During his career, Paul has also been the NATO archivist and has worked on special projects at the Department of National Defence. I would hereby like to pay him tribute.   

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
Library and Archives Canada - Remembrance Day: an Essential Media Guide 2016

National Archives of Ireland - Statement of Services to Departments of State

Archives New Zealand - Appraisal Report & Disposal Schedule: Veterans' Affairs New Zealand

British Library - Annual Report and Accounts 2015-2016

De la communauté / From the community
Option consommateurs - Payer pour disparaître : aspects juridiques et commerciaux du droit à l'oubli au Canada

E-Ark General Model

Association des archivistes français - Guide méthodologique Fonds Européens

PrestoCentre - Audiovisual Digitisation and Digital Preservation TechWatch Report Four

Une journée dans la vie de Lili Eting (et son chat) : petit précis de diplomatique souriante

Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Preliminary Future of Libraries Report

The State of Open Data: a Selection of Analyses and Articles about Open Data

Ithaka S+R - Finding the Public Domain: the Copyright Review Management System

Paper - Liberatory Archives: Towards Belonging and Believing 

Paper - Digital Preservation of Law Reviews: Two Ways

Paper - Exploring Audiovisual Archives through Aligned Thesauri

Code4lib Journal, no. 34 (2016)

Past & Present's 2016 Supplement: the Social History of the Archive: Record-Keeping in Early Modern Europe

Journal of Film Preservation, no. 95 (October 2016)

Strenae : recherches sur les livres et objets culturels de l'enfance, no. 11, 2016 (numéro spécial : l'apport des archives)

Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, vol. 67, no. 11 (November 2016)

Off the Record, vol. 32, no. 4 (Fall 2016)

Friends of the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health Archives (Toronto) Newsletter, vol. 24, no. 3 (Autumn 2016)

Book - The Science of Managing our Digital Stuff

Book - The Grand Ducal Medici and their Archive (1537-1743) 

Book - Collecting Historical Autographs: what to Buy, what to Pay, and how to Spot Fakes

Book - Minor Knowledge and Microhistory: Manuscript Culture in the Long Nineteenth Century

Book - It's All One Case: the Illustrated Ross Macdonald Archives

Book - Bat Books: a Catalogue of Folded Manuscripts Containing Almanacs or Other Texts

Book - The Language of Museum Communication: a Diachronic Perspective

Book - Micro-blogging Memories: Weibo and Collective Remembering in Contemporary China

Book - Reparative Aesthetics: Witnessing in Contemporary Art Photography

Book - Fundamentals of Information Systems Security (Third Edition)

Book - Remembering the Falklands War: Media, Memory and Identity

Book - Plotting the Reading Experience: Theory, Practice, Politics

Book - Contemporary Digital Forensic Investigations of Cloud and Mobile Applications

Book - The Internet of Risky Things: Trusting the Devices that Surround Us

Book - From a Photograph: Authenticity, Science and the Periodical Press, 1870-1890

Book - eAccess to Justice

Livre - Les Montréalais : portraits d'une histoire

Livre - Utile, utilisable, désirable : redessiner les bibliothèques pour leurs utilisateurs

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Achieving Recordkeeping Compliance with Microsoft SharePoint
November 2, 2016, Toronto

Exhibition - Notman, a Visionary Photographer
November 4, 2016 - March 26, 2017, Montreal

Conférence de presse du Centre Virtuel de la Mémoire Historique Missionnaire de l'Immaculée-Conception
8 novembre 2016, Laval

Aux sources du théâtre en Outaouais : entre cercles et transformations (1884-1950)
10 novembre 2016, Gatineau

Library and Archives Canada hosts the Right Honourable Joe Clark
November 24, 2016, Ottawa

Taking it to the Streets: Summit on the Value of Libraries, Archives and Museums in a Changing World
December 5-6, 2016, Ottawa

Government Information Day
December 9, 2016, Toronto

Webinar - Aggregating and Mapping Metadata
October 31, 2016

Webinar - Introducing E-ARK Specifications and the E-ARK Web Platform
November 2, 2016

Making your Digital Collections Easier to Discover
November 15 and 22, 2016, London (UK)

Corporate Archives and the Production of History in a Global Perspective
November 24-25, 2016, Gothenburg (Sweden)

National Archives of Ireland - Records Management Symposium (Presentations Available)
October 21, 2016, Dublin

Sur le web / On the web
On the Road to 2017 with Library and Archives Canada Video - Samuel de Champlain in Huronia: 400th Anniversary

Archives Council of Prince Edward Island -  New Atom Website

Podcast - Information Commissioner Suzanne Legault

Podcast - Archives, Memory & Reconciliation (with Theodore Fontaine and Greg Bak)

Vidéo du Ministère de la Culture et de la Communication (France) - La Grande collecte : vos archives appartiennent à l'histoire 

Podcast - Preserving the Internet of the Past, Building the Internet of the Future

Slidecast - Why we Share more than Ever: the Potential of Open and Reusable Collection Data

Slidecast - Binary Trees? Automatically Identifying the Links between Born-Digital Records

Slidecast - Well Preserved with the Digital Archives of New South Wales

Slidecast - Avoiding the 927 Problem: Standards, Digital Preservation, and Communities of Practice 

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Top court to rule on fate of personal accounts of residential schools

Liberals' slow movement on Access to Information reform concerns commissioner

Suzanne Legault calls for tougher rules around deleting, preserving emails

Liberals should keep promise on access law: Editorial

Because it's 2016: Let's Drag our Access-to-Info Process Out of the Stone Age

Older government systems showing age, revealing the price of email delay

Library and Archives Canada - What's new in the collection: the fall 2016 edition is out

Library and Archives Canada - Launch of First World War personnel records database

Library and Archives Canada - From the Lowy Room: the brightly illuminated manuscript of the Altona Haggadah

Linked Parliamentary Data - Dataset Updates October 2016

Canadian Photography Institute director Luce Lebart fascinated by moments stopped

Canadian Photography Institute director Luce Lebart's love affair with the medium 

Become a Martian with new app: Canada Aviation and Space Museum launches new science game

Video in the Classroom: Exploring the CBC Digital Archives

British Library - Canada and slavery in literature

British Library - The private life of the Canadian beaver

Newly discovered letters show darkness of WWI POW camp

B.C. Archives the place to go in search for family history 

B.C. - Friends of the Archives let history be their guide

B.C. Archives - A history of the Emily Carr Collection and vision for a new gallery

B.C. - World traveller finds a treasure trove of print and digital maps

B.C. - Family stories live on through our museums

BAnQ et le Service interministériel des Archives de France signent une entente-cadre de coopération

BAnQ - Philippe Gaultier de Comporté et le développement des connaissances sur la Nouvelle-France

La Bibliothèque de l'Assemblée nationale du Québec dévoile ses trésors

Freedom of information and protection of privacy inquiry adjudicator calls for investigation of Alberta Justice

Archives Alberta - Let us remember

Archives of Manitoba - One Manitoba Soldier: Tanks!

Does art offer the best path to heal historical wrongs?

University of Victoria purchases rare volume of Plath novel, plus doodles for $8,500 US

McGill University - 135 years of theses available online

UBC Library's Open Collections front-end code selected as the basis for the National Federated Research Data Repository discovery platform

University of Ottawa puts thousands of journals on the chopping block

UQAM - Hommage à Marcel Barbeau : le Service des archives collabore à une exposition au Musée d'art de Joliette

Archives of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Toronto - Sweet Smell of Success: Senator Frank P. O'Connor

Vancouver City Archives - 100,000 digital objects now online

Drop the needle: Halifax library's vinyl club brings together generations of music lovers

Old Jewish beer gets new life in Quebec

Kitchener library launches digital media studio

Brantford (Ontario) - New online portal opens city data

Strathcona County's (Ontario) Open Data receives award

Corner Brook Museum and Archives (Newfoundland) looking for an artist-in-residence

La Société d'histoire de Lévis fête ses 40 ans

Une aide financière de 40 028$ est accordée à la Société d'histoire de Drummond par Bibliothèque et Archives Canada

The Struggles of Searching for Loyalist Records

David Goudie's descendants meet for the first time thanks to a 100-year-old photograph 

Des médailles de la Première Guerre mondiale vendues sur Internet retournent à Pubnico (Nouvelle-Écosse)

Culture organisationnelle : l'humour pour améliorer la cohésion des employés envers votre projet de gestion documentaire

Afrique / Africa
Morocco - Ninth century library goes digital to reach wider audience

Comment le Maroc veut récupérer les archives coloniales

At first glance transparent but in fact a little opaque: looking at South African Police Service's Promotion of Access to Informaction Act compliance

South African History Archive - Opportunity lost: an intern reflects on a submission to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission on the accountably of the judiciary during apartheid

Amériques / Americas
National Library of Jamaica to be Upgraded

Miss Lou Archives Launched at National Library of Jamaica to Promote her Great Legacy

Vatican, Argentine church to open dirty war archives

IFLA Calls for Copyright Reforms to Support Libraries in Colombia

Peru's royal pedigree: direct descendants trace roots to Incan emperor and kin

From Belém to a new Brasília: Brazil's cities in the 1950s: in pictures

CIA Refuses to Release Reports on Former Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser

John Kerry and National Archives Sued for Colin Powell's Emails

Historic recordings from National Press Club now online

Was the Declaration of Independence defaced? Experts say yes

Helping the Public Use Electronic Records at the National Archives

NASA - Team Braves Wildlife, Dust and Darkness to Find Safe Home for Abandoned Records

Oregon aims to preserve original constitution, warts and all

Delaware launches Open Data Portal

Society of American Archivists - Comments on Copyright Office's Section 1201 Study

Pathways to Automated Appraisal for Born-Digital Records: a Society of American Archivists 2016 ERS Breakout Discussion Recap

Devils in the details: for Harvard Law School team digitizing Nuremberg documents, a haunting effect

University of Chicago - An online trove of Biblical manuscripts

Bucknell University Team Works to Revitalize Lakota Language and Culture

The Copyright Review Management System and HathiTrust 

Open Data Projects Are Fueling the Fight Against Police Misconduct

Culture in Transit Toolkit (Digitizing and Democratizing Metropolitan New York's Cultural Heritage) Now Available

Take a tour of Alexander Hamilton's archives at the Bank of New York Mellon

What Houdini ate: an Austin archive reveals foodie facts about the magician

Skittles Photographer Actually Sues Trump Campaign Over Infringement

Gett off! Why Prince's archive is an act of defiance against pop industry capitalism 

A Film Technician Who Discovers Gems in the Outtakes

The Weird Familiarity of 100-Year-Old Feminism Memes

Asie-Pacifique / Asia-Pacific
National Archives of Australia - Wanted: chief information governance officers

Australia - $3 million to preserve important national memories

Archives New Zealand - Digitisation guidance: what's current and what's happening?

New Zealand - Rediscovering Te Papa's film archives

Mauritius - China donates restoration equipment to National Archives Department

Singapore National Library Board - New library app, book downloads to encourage reading on the go 

Indonésie - L'ancienne présidente Megawati Sukarno appelle au classement des archives du Mouvement des non-alignés, Mémoire universelle par l'Unesco

Europe / Europa
Prehistoric cave paintings help solve the mystery of how bison ended up in Europe

Artificial intelligence predicts outcome of human rights cases

Bulgaria, Russia in Spat over Seized Archives

Long-gone Russian Empire: small towns in colorful archive photos

German historian reveals documents of 1100 pages in Vatican archives linked with Armenian genocide

When Cultural Heritage Is at Risk, Italy's Art Police Come to the Rescue

Italy - WW2 POW's postcard returned to family by teacher

Sketch-leaf by Beethoven for his Emperor Concerto sells in London for £377,000

National Archives maps Gibraltar's past

Belgique - Serons-nous encore en démocratie quand les documents classifiés seront détruits sans aucun contrôle par la sûreté de l’Etat?

France - Vingt ans d'archivage du Web : les coulisses d'un projet titanesque

French national library is putting lamps, desks and columns up for adoption in drive to raise funds for dramatic renovation

The First Known Depiction of a Witch on a Broomstick

Ireland - UFOs, magic priests, and the gems of the RTÉ archive

Ireland - The new Townland Valuation Translator breaks the code used by Griffith's surveyors (1824–1856)

Early maps of Scotland showed hundreds of fantasy islands

New documents reveal full extent of witchcraft persecutions in Scotland 350 years ago

UK National Archives - Archives: seeking memories, making meaning, creative practice 

UK National Archives - Connecting collections: tell us your research story

UK National Archives - Is this the face of William Shakespeare? 

Exploring Treasures of the British Library on TV

British Library - Studying migration and diaspora through Russian language publishing

First catalogue of the Bodleian Library's own historic archive now online

Browsing the shelves of Britain's oldest public library

How to Digitise… Large format Maps, Plans and more

New JRR Tolkien book to be published next year, painstakingly restored from original manuscripts

Poem by A.A. Milne discovered in the archives of the Tank Museum

Christine Mccafferty, Diageo Archive

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
Israel's effort to get a gadget-obsessed generation to look at old stuff

Soviet records show a number of agents in high Israeli places, including lawmakers, military engineers and a senior general

Jérusalem 1900: archives d'une ville avant l'orage

Are My Favorite Arabic Websites Archived?

Samsung Electronics Turkey Presents the Digital Library

David I. Franch is President of the International Council on Archives Photographic & Audiovisual Working Group

Applying the Right to Be Forgotten: IFLA Publishes Open Letter

Wikimedia Foundation files petition against decision to extend the "right to be forgotten" globally

Wikipedia community and Internet Archive partner to fix one million broken links on Wikipedia

Introduction to the Semantic Web and Linked Data

The Mission to Save Vanishing Internet Art

Big-Data Algorithms Are Manipulating Us All