Thursday 23 February 2017

Vol. 10, no. 26

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
Canadian Conservation Institute - Caring for Audio, Video and Data Recording Media

Nova Scotia's Culture Action Plan: Creativity and Community

UK National Archives - Droid: User Guide

Library of Congress - Read Collections as Data Report Summary

Library of Congress - On a Collections as Data Imperative

De la communauté / From the community
National, Provincial and Territorial Archivists Conference - Approach to Collaborative Acquisition

Canadian Association of Research Libraries Statement in support of Fair Use/Fair Dealing Week 2017

Europeana 2020 Strategic Update

GLAM conferences with a Code of Conduct 

Getty Institute - Museum Catalogues in the Digital Age

South African History Archive - Access to Information Network 2016 Shadow Report

National State Libraries Australasia - Cost of Copyright Compliance Toolkit

Paper - Why we Read Wikipedia

La Gazette des archives, no 244 (2016)

Program, vol. 51, no. 1 (2017)

South African Journal of Libraries and Information Science, vol. 82, no. 2 (2016) 

Cahiers du CAP, no 4 (numéro spécial : au-delà de l'art et du patrimoine : expériences, passages et engagements)

Association des archivistes français - Fiche archives municipales / archives électroniques : recenser et évaluer la production numérique

Mémoire d'étude - Les archives des écrivains, leur place en bibliothèque

Book - Digital Preservation: Putting it to Work

Book - Tribing and Untribing the Archive

Book - Rudi: Discovering the Weissenstein Archive

Book - Paik's Virtual Archive: Time, Change, and Materiality in Media Art

Book - Unwarranted: Policing without Permission

Book - Open Source Intelligence Investigation: from Strategy to Implementation

Book - Text and Image in the City: Manuscript, Print and Visual Culture in Urban Space

Book - Transitional Justice in Practice: Conflict, Justice, and Reconciliation in the Solomon Islands

Book - The Japanese and the War: Expectation, Perception, and the Shaping of Memory

Book - Gamification: a Practical Guide for Librarians

Book - Managing Reference Today: New Models and Best Practices 

Book - Academic Libraries and Toxic Leadership

Livre - Patrimoine et numérique : technique de la politique de la mémoire

Livre - Bordeaux, les clefs du trésor : 800 ans d'histoire des archives de la ville

Livre - Mémoires indociles et archives du désordre dans les cultes de possession en Afrique

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
West Toronto Junction Historical Society - Tales of Toronto Transit
March 2, 2017, Toronto

Nova Scotia Open Data Contest
March 4-5, 2017, Halifax

Capturing the Web Today for Tomorrow: Innovations in Capturing and Analyzing Social Media and Websites for the New Scholarly Record
March 7, 2017, Toronto

Ontario Council of University Libraries Webinar - Digital Preservation in Practice: Preserving Government Information
March 8, 2017

Smart Cities: Imagining the Future National Capital Region
March 13, 2017, Ottawa

Code4Lib North
May 11-12, 2017, Ottawa

Transparency for the 21st Century Conference 
March 21-23, 2017, Ottawa

Webinar - An Introduction to Web Archive APIs
March 8, 2017

Indigenous Languages and Literatures in the Colonial Archive
March 9-11, Amherst 

Webinar - Organise, Retrieve and Aggregate Data Using Annotations with B2NOTE
March 16, 2017

Archives and Records Professionals group at Research Data Alliance Plenary
April 6, 2017, Barcelona (Spain)

Information and Records Management Society Annual Conference
October 21-23, 2017, Glasgow (Scotland)

Catholics in England 1680-1840 Database Launch
October 7, 2017, London (UK)

Discovering Collections, Discovering Communities 2017: the Cultural Value of Collections and the Creative Economy
November 27-29, 2017, Manchester (UK)

RootsTech 2017 (Session Videos Available)
February 8-11, 2017, Salt Lake City

Sur le web / On the web
Library and Archives Canada Podcast - William Topley: Exposure on Ottawa

Videos - Jenna Smith from Library and Archives Canada on Macroappraisal
Part 1: Macroappraisal Background and Theory:
Part 2: Macroappraisal in Practice 1990-2014:
Part 3: Macroappraisal Today:

Nova Scotia Archives - Transcribe

Centre d'archives de la grande zone argileuse - Exposition virtuelle : villages disparus 

A Guide to Online Resources for Teaching and Learning about Black History in Canada

Code Combat: Learn how to Code by Playing

UK National Archives Podcasts - Talk from the National LGBT History Festival
Emma Vickers on Trans Veterans of the British Armed Forces:

Baladodiffusion - Rien à voir : genèse d'archives militantes

Archives World Map Software

Slidecast - Warcbase: Using Scalable Web Analytics to Analyze Canadian Collections En Masse

Slidecast - Introducing British Library Music Collections

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Ineffective laws fuelling Canada's online piracy problem, U.S. copyright group says

The Copyright Lobby's International Intellectual Property Alliance Report: Fake News about the State of Canadian Copyright

Unproven Complaints Against Employers could Soon Be Released to the Public

Library and Archives Canada - Guest curator: Vasanthi Pendakur

Gathering dust in Ottawa archives, Lester B. Pearson's artefacts may see light on Manitoulin

Lost in translation: the Douglas treaties: historic documents changed the lives of First Nations forever on Vancouver Island

Archives Alberta - How to Write a (Basic) Condition Report

Salivating over history: Manitoba Museum curator gives artifacts the old spit shine

Archives of Manitoba - One Manitoba Soldier: Clean Sheets and a Hot Bat

Québec - Vers une fédération des milieux documentaires et archivistiques ?

BAnQ - Avez-vous un permis?

Ontario Labour Relations Board - Secrecy often chokes off public information from tribunal hearings

On 6 February the International Council on Archives Secretariat team was delighted to welcome Jessica Squires (senior policy advisor at LAC) as the new Programme Officer

This is the earliest known Canadian film written by a woman

University of Lethbridge - Digitizing school memories

University of Toronto - Rare Books Library gets exterior makeover

Botany event at University of Toronto shows off Canadian artist's flower power

University of Waterloo Special Collections and Archives - Volleyball practice, March 7th 1973

Ryerson University exhibition tells stories behind two young Indigenous lives lost

Centre d'archives de la grande zone argileuse - Mgr Louis Lévesque et sa souscription… 60 ans plus tard

Remembering the Avro Arrow: February 20

The Presence of the Past: the Possibilities of Virtual Reality for History

Archives of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Toronto - Remembering Sir Wilfrid Laurier

The fight is on to save Toronto's endangered languages 

Remembering the 1890 Fire at the University of Toronto

Archives de Montréal - Des traces de Montréal au temps de la Nouvelle-France

Montreal - Collapsed Mile-End building once targeted by anti-communist Padlock Law

Le musée McCord affiche des visages d'ici

From the archives: Montreal's 15th city hall has a fiery past

Pioneer Fred Herzog's delicious colour street photographs of 1950s & '60s Vancouver

Eleanor Collins: Vancouver's First Lady of Jazz

Old vinyl albums returned to a Winnipeg library 32 years after being checked out

Prince George (B.C.) newspapers citizen archive project receives award

Hinton (Alberta) - Mayor, council weigh in on possible archives closure

Centre d'archives de la région de Thetford - Acquisition du fonds Ludger Camiré 

Rien de mystérieux dans les archives secrètes de l'évêché de Chicoutimi

New Whitby (Ontario) archives exhibit explores historic Canada Day celebrations

Bathurst (New Brunswick) gardeners dig into seed library

Sandy Cove women's march immortalized in Nova Scotia Museum collection

Centre de généalogie francophone de Windsor-Essex - La généalogie n'a pas de secrets pour Agathe Vaillancourt

Author seeks family of fallen Canadian gunner

Halifax man traces roots to the Black Loyalists of Digby

La gestion électronique des documents : une décision stratégique

Meet Pixie Cram, the 2017 Diefenbunker Museum artist-in-residence

Afrique / Africa
International Council on Archives - Expert Group on Archival Buildings and Environments undertakes a survey on Archival Buildings in Africa

Politique nationale des archives : cinq jours de réflexion pour produire un document de référence au Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso - Mme Kambou née Kabou Kadio, médecin de l'information

Cameroun - Zones anglophones : la société civile se prononce sur l'accès à l'information

South African History Archive - 100 Years since the sinking of the SS Mendi

Amériques / Americas
Making Jamaica: Incredible photography of the Caribbean island in the 1890s

Argentinian Copyright Office Proposes to Add Exceptions and Limitations to Copyright Act

Exploring Digital Preservation, Digital Curation, and Digital Collections in Mexico

Donald Trump's White House staff communicate through app which automatically deletes messages

US libraries join struggle to resist the Donald Trump administration

The Librarian of Congress and the Greatness of Humility

Library of Congress - World War I: Online Offerings

Library of Congress - Assembling the Whole: an Interview with Librarian/Artist Oliver Baez Bendorf

Barack Obama's presidential library may need $1.5 billion

NARA - Fractured Ideals: Japanese American Internment through a Government Lens

NARA - You Too Can Sleep with the Constitution: Literally

Incredible US Museum of Natural History Secret Collections Backstage

U.S. Court Ruling Sparks Debate Over Access to Laws in the Digital Space

Dans le camp 1142, des nazis livrent leurs secrets aux Américains

Association of Research Libraries - Files Amicus Brief in Capitol Records v. ReDigi

Protect from Potential Grizzlies: how Local, State and Federal Concealed Carry Rules Apply to Libraries, Archives, and Museums

How State Archivists are Taking on Avalanches of Email Data

Internment camp artifacts from Arkansas going online

History and mystery of Vermont governors' records

State Archives Launches California Legislative Black Caucus Exhibit

An Attempt to Save South Carolina's Historical Documents Is Destroying them

Toyota donates $750,000 to Mississippi Department of Archives and History

Bill Cunningham's memorabilia will join the New-York Historical Society's permanent collection

Mind-boggling trove of historic papers in Maryland reveals the tortuous paths out of slavery

Insight into Audiovisual Appraisal: Paul Eisloeffel Interview, Nebraska State Historical Society

University of California Librarian Helps Guide Efforts to Preserve Digitized Buddhist Art in China's Mogao Caves

University of Iowa's Special Collections embeds its archives in the digital space

University of Pennsylvania Archives Suggest Donald Trump Did Not Graduate Top of his Class

Villanova University - Families torn apart by slavery sought lost loved ones in newly archived ads

It's about time: New York University launches US first time-based media conservation graduate course

Rare Recordings of Burroughs, Bukowski, Ginsberg & More Now Available in a Digital Archive Created by the Maryland Institute College of Art 

Texas graduate student discovers a Walt Whitman novel lost for more than 150 years

San Francisco Has a Disco Preservation Society and it's Protecting the City's Dancing History

David Geffen, Samuel Goldwyn and the Search for the "Holy Grail" of Missing Movies

Pro Football Hall of Fame archivist ready to share his discoveries

These books were beloved. But what happens after their owner dies?

Galley Proofs for Martin Luther King's Last Book to be Auctioned

Publishers hire sensitivity readers to screen manuscripts for offensive content

Asie-Pacifique / Asia-Pacific
State Archives and Records New South Wales (Australia) - Social media enquiries on Workplace by Facebook, Twitter feeds and archiving

11,000 images on New Zealand Birds Online 

China - Archives of Confucius' direct descendants to be published

India - Scholars gain knowledge on preservation of manuscripts

India - Repository of Indian medicines just a click away

India - Digital archive of documents of Tamil agrarian history set up

Europe / Europa
European Space Agency Affirms Open Access Policy for Images, Videos and Data

Accéder aux archives des monastères et évêchés d'Europe centrale

Accessing Hitler's archives: 100 million records stayed sealed away in Germany for decades

Mushroom cloud sighting in declassified US documents suggests the Nazis successfully tested a nuke

Germany - The lives of others: inside the Stasi Museum in pictures

German parents told to destroy Cayla dolls over hacking fears

One of the world's rarest films just showed up on YouTube

Archives fédérales suisses - En ligne : le droit fédéral suisse dès 1948

France - Institut national de l'audiovisuel : 80 ans d'archives de la télévision

Rapport de la Cour des comptes au Sénat sur les Archives nationales : l'Association des archivistes français réagit

Paris - Les hommages aux victimes des attentats du 13-Novembre mis en ligne

National University of Ireland - Prospecting for gold: my year with John McGahern archives

Ireland - New online archive gives public access to Dublin's visual history

UK - The absurd consequences of a Right to Privacy

UK National Archives - X-rays and wallpapers: the hunt for arsenic 

UK National Archives - Merchant Navy shipwrecks in the First World War 

UK National Archives - The sinking of SS Mendi: an avoidable tragedy 

UK National Archives - Curzon's curios 

Architecture Competition: the National Archives, Kew

British Library - Kammavaca: Burmese Buddhist ordination manuscripts

British Library - Maps and women

School Book that Belonged to 17th Century Teacher in Southwark Donated to British Library

This is the oldest known piece of keyboard music

Royal visit for the Black Cultural Archives

An Online Catalogue for All 25,000 of William Henry Fox Talbot's Photographs

Historic Dunkirk Evacuation footage found by University of Manchester Library

University of Manchester - Donation from the International Anthony Burgess Foundation of a collection of novels, translated into a variety of languages

University of Stirling - Crowdfunding cultural heritage digitisation: the Peter Mackay archive project

Tavistock Institute of Human Relations - In Praise of Archives

Legal records at risk: the Bar is in danger of losing its distinct legal heritage

Archives Hub: a Window on UK Archives

Mick Jagger forgot he wrote a 75,000-word memoir revealing he once bought an estate high on LSD

Rare propaganda images show British WWI prisoners of war being treated well in German camps

Forbidden love: the WW2 letters between two men

Katkin Tremayne: dad would climb over people to get his picture

How I Started, Part 2: my Path to Becoming a New Professional

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
Turkey, Algeria to team up for Ottoman archives

Israel - Historian Yaffa Eliach's Archives Donated to Yad Vashem

Liban - L'adoption de la loi sur le droit d'accès à l'information, un début prometteur

Why digital preservation is or isn't business as usual

Why you Should Donate your Data (as Well as your Organs) when you Die

What Can you Do with the World's Largest Family Tree?

Anarchic Archives

Remove Staples Like an Archivist

The Importance of Whisky Archives

Qu'est-ce qu'un document d'archives ?

Manuscripts in libraries: catalog versus finding aid

Archive Now (archivenow): a Python Library to Integrate On-Demand Archives 

An Elegy for the Library

How to Navigate a Museum

The dubious art of decorating with books