Thursday 30 March 2017

Vol. 10, no. 31

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
UK National Archives - Archives Unlocked: Releasing the Potential

National Archives of the Netherlands - Images of the Past: Seven years of Images for the Future

Library of Congress - Understanding PREMIS (Revised Edition)

Commission nationale de l'informatique et des libertés (France) - Bilan d'activité 2016

De la communauté / From the community
Archives Society of Alberta - Audiovisual Preservation Survey and Assessment Report 

InterPARES Trust - Security Classification for International Organizations

SwissPeace - Archives against Genocide Denialism?

Society of American Archivists - Comments on HR-1695, Regarding the Register of Copyrights

U.S. Federal Documents in HathiTrust: a Collection Profile

OCLC - The Realities of Research Data Management: a Tour of the Research Data Management Service Space

Enssib - Comprendre les enjeux de la transition bibliographique

Article - Pupil of Daguerre: the Last Biography

The iJournal: Graduate Student Journal of the University of Toronto's Faculty of Information, vol. 2, no. 2 (2017)

Digital Scholarship in the Humanities, vol. 32, no. 1 (April 2017)

Libri: International Journal of Libraries and Information Studies, vol. 67, no. 1 (2017)

Journal of Documentation, vol. 73, no. 3 (2017)

Share: the Newsletter of the Australian National Data Service, no. 28 (March 2017)

Friends of the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (Toronto) Archives Newsletter, vol. 25, no. 1 (Spring 2017)

City of Richmond (B.C.) Archives News, vol. 22, no. 1 (Spring 2017)

The Burlington Historical Society (Ontario) Gazette, vol. 13, no. 4 (April 2017)

Master's Thesis (Archival Studies, University of Manitoba) - Medical Records Redefined: the Value of the Archival Record in Medical Research

Book - Sources and Methods in Histories of Colonialism: Approaching the Imperial Archive

Book - Traversals: the Use of Preservation for Early Electronic Writing

Book - Records and Information Management Core Competencies (Second Edition)
Available through the ARMA International Bookstore:

Book - Picturing America: the Golden Age of Pictorial Maps

Book - Managing the Digital you: where and how to Keep and Organize your Digital Life

Book - Mixed Reality and Gamification for Cultural Heritage

Book - Introduction to Public History: Interpreting the Past, Engaging Audiences

Book - Students Lead the Library: the Importance of Student Contributions to the Academic Library 

Book - Comics and Memory in Latin America

Book - Relocated Memories: the Great Famine in Irish and Diaspora Fiction, 1846-1870 

Book - Assembling the Pieces of a Systematic Review: a Guide for Librarians

Book - Museum Operations: a Handbook of Tools, Templates, and Models

Book - Innovation in Public Libraries: Learning from International Library Practice

Livre - Les archives racontent : du nouveau réalisme à l’école de Nice

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Double Exposure Japan-Canada: Missionary Photographs of Meiji-Taisho Japan
March 13 - May 31, 2017, Vancouver

The Myth of Vimy: War and Peace in Canada
April 10, 2017, Toronto

Moments from 150 Years Ago: Treasures from Library and Archives Canada
April 21, 2017 - January 28, 2018, Gatineau

Webinaire - Droit d'auteur 101 : règles et réflexes juridiques en bibliothèque
25 avril 2017

A Linked Open World: Alexander the Great, Transnational Heritage and the Semantic Web
April 3-4, 2017, Oxford

Launch: the Science and Technology Archives Group
April 24, 2017, London (UK)

Webinar - Nailing Jello to a Wall: Metrics, Frameworks, & Existing Work for Metadata Assessment
April 27, 2017

8th Conference of the European Oil & Gas Archives Network
June 1-2, 2017, Paris

20e Colloque international sur le document numérique
23-25 novembre 2017, Lyon (France)

Transparency for the 21st Century Conference (Webcast Available)
March 21-22, 2017, Ottawa

Sur le web / On the web
Video - From the Archives: what Once Was at Wellington and Sparks Streets (by Andrew Elliott, archivist, Library and Archives Canada)

British Columbia Archives - Now on Twitter

Vidéo de BAnQ - Don des archives de Janette Bertrand : allocution de monsieur Luc Fortin

UK National Archives Podcast - Bureau-cats: a Short History of Whitehall's Official Felines 

Slidecast - Internal Advocacy: Persuading a Complex Organisation it Needs Digital Preservation

Slidecast - Spotlighting Hidden Histories: Archiving Transgender Usenet, 1994-2013

Slidecast - Wish Upon a Star: Making Crowdsourcing in Cultural Heritage a Reality

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Federal government withheld documents from residential school survivors, lawyer says

Scott Brison listen up, Canada's information commissioner has some advice for you

Fixing PIPEDA: my Appearance Before the Access to Information, Privacy & Ethics Committee

Appointment of New Chief Information Officer of the Government of Canada

Library and Archives Canada - The 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge: a collaboration with the UK National Archives

Library and Archives Canada - From the Lowy Room: remnants of Spanish Jewry

Library and Archives Canada - Lieutenant Frederick Maurice Watson Harvey, VC

Saskatchewan Library Association Voices Concern about Funding Cuts to Libraries

The website that chronicles Ontario's broadcasting history one VHS tape at a time

B.C., Czech museums, indigenous groups work to find cultural treasures abroad 

Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec acquiert les archives de Janette Bertrand

BAnQ - La frénésie de la Deuxième Guerre mondiale à Rouyn-Noranda

Archives of Manitoba - 100th Anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge: Trench Maps

Archives of Manitoba - One Manitoba Soldier: a Postcard for Mother

Canadian Association of Research Libraries Portage Network announces the launch of Dataverse North

Mountie mystique marches on in University of Alberta library exhibit

MLIS Interns Contribute to Dalhousie University Libraries Online Tutorials on Archives Search

Genealogical Entanglements of Animal Rights and Feminist Movements

Archive of Canadian-born architect Frank Gehry gets home in Los Angeles

The story behind Toronto's hidden vaults full of film paraphernalia

Eight amazing archival photos from Toronto’s immigrant past

Vancouver - Architectural photographs: the Art Grice fonds

Architects wanted: city sets preliminary timelines for Ottawa's new central library

City of Regina looking for indigenous stories

Hastings County Historical Society receives prestigious award (Archives Association of Ontario's Corporate 2017 Award)

Trent Valley Archives (Ontario): where the history of Peterborough and area lives on

Lincoln (Ontario) - Archives provides a wealth of knowledge

South Peace Regional Archives (Alberta) - Serendipity at the Archives

Val-d'Oise - Québec : qui sont les descendants des pionniers ?

Archives Bois-Francs : Denis Beaudoin accède à la présidence

Fonds Denis Florant Dufresne : la Société d'histoire des Hautes-Laurentides reçoit 3 800$

100 years ago, Canada's black battalion set sail for WWI and made history

It was a shock: residential school survivor sees her painting more than 50 years later

So this one time, at AtoM Camp…

La culture à l'ère numérique: dans le web des données plutôt que sur une plateforme

Collecting extensive data on you can improve policy making

Des archives animées pour le Groupe Maurice

Afrique / Africa
How the Europeans covered their backs by removing colonial archives 

French company Tessi Documents Services eyeing archive digitization market in Cameroon

Gambia to Set up Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Tunisie-Kasserine: 22 tonnes d'archive de l'ancien Rassemblement constitutionnel démocratique transférés aux archives nationales

Les archives théâtrales algériennes sont pratiquement inexistantes : SOS mémoire en péril

Le projet de loi sur l'accès à l'information sera présenté à l'Assemblée Nationale des Seychelles, a indiqué le vice-président

Amériques / Americas
Digitizing Caribbean Jewish documentary heritage: the Barbados Synagogue Restoration Project records online

Argentina - New website shines light on legacy of dictatorship-era legislation

U.S. reclassifies information in response to Freedom of Information Act for Iran-Contra files

Activists Use Freedom of Information Act to Ensure Availability of Thousands of Federal Datasets

Is Trump at war with the CIA? The president's upcoming decision on still-secret JFK records will be revealing

Library of Congress - National Recording Registry Picks Are Over the Rainbow

NARA - More agencies than expected missed 2016 email deadline

NARA rethinks how to store presidential records

NARA - Hidden Treasure: Uncovering Panoramic Photographs of Alaska Territory

NARA - What's your Story, Adelaide Minogue?

Standards Work: Revising the DACS Principles (in a blizzard)

Juneau lab preserves Alaska's historical documents

If you publish Georgia's state laws, you'll get sued for copyright and lose

Centralized Digital Accessioning at Yale University

University of Rochester - Library acquires unknown Susan B. Anthony letters found in old barn

University of Lousiana Threatens Destruction of Millions of Specimens if Museum of Natural History Collection Not Relocated

Massive Bob Dylan Archive Opens in Oklahoma

What Great Treasures Await Librarians as they Pack up Martin Luther King Library?

Curtis Institute of Music Partners with Preservica to Make Over 90 Years of Musical Artistry Available On-Demand

Archivists on the Issues: the Neutrality Lie and Archiving in the Now

A Century-Old Arctic Shipwreck Could Help Us Predict Extreme Weather

1898 riot survivor's descendant archives racial violence

From the Archives: what's in a Name? The Challenge of Identification in Archives

Artists Sift through Archives for Memories of Miami

Long Missing Louise Brooks Film Found

The Big Bang Theory wins major lawsuit over copyright of Sheldon Cooper's Soft Kitty song

The Greatest War Photographer you've Never Heard of

"Napalm Girl" Photographer Nick Ut Retires After 51 Years in Photojournalism

Nick Ut: a career in photography in pictures

Archivist LaToya Devezin on Preserving African-American History and Culture

Can Librarians Save us from Fake News?

Asie-Pacifique / Asia-Pacific
National Archives of Australia - Indigenous Australians at war

Beatles' passenger cards, Harold Holt's briefcase among National Archives of Australia' treasures on move

Australia's copyright reform could bring millions of books and other reads to the blind

Australia - Heritage sleuths uncover mysteries of convict past

State Archives and Records Authority of New South Wales (Australia) - Metadata, migration and decommissioning enquiries

Sean Connery asked for Germaine Greer's number (and other things we found in her archives)

New Zealand - Rare photo collection going digital

Japan - Archives essential for reviewing policies, should be preserved properly

Explore a huge, free archive of the history of Japanese animation

Newly released archives stir memories of Japan's anti-apartheid campaign

South Korea - Former President Park Geun-hye's records to be handed over to state archives next month 

India - Don't partition historic records: historian

Europe / Europa

Opening secret police files, Albania seeks to drain the swamp

La vie sous Staline dans les journaux intimes

From Soviet Archives: Rare Photos of McCain During Vietnam War Revealed

Le Patriarcat de Roumanie et le Conseil national d'étude des archives de la Securitate ont signé un accord de coopération

Doomsday Library Opens in Norway to Protect the World's Books from Armageddon

Netherlands - The Sherlock Holmes of medieval manuscripts?

Their message is urgent: the Holocaust survivor and his 7,000 pieces of antisemitic propaganda

Prise de position de l'Association des archivistes suisses sur l'avant-projet de révision de la loi sur la protection des données

Switzerland - Archival photos offer research value

L'Allemagne restitue à la France huit documents issus des spoliations nazies

L'écrit est avant tout numérique aujourd'hui : Michelle Bubenicek (École des Chartes)

Text-Mining the Web

IFI Irish Film Archive Staff Interview - Kasandra O'Connell, Head of the IFI Irish Film Archive 

Ireland - Queen's University Launches the Visual Voices of the Prisons Memory Archive

A day in the life of Dublin City Public Libraries and Archives

UK National Archives - Enemy aliens in Great Britain 1914-1919

UK National Archives - The Monuments Men in Normandy after D-Day 

Kangaroo pictures found at Royal College of Surgeons may be Australia's earliest oil paintings

The Michelin Archive website has been launched

A Race Against Destruction: the Wartime Photography of Margaret Tomlinson

The tolls of archival research and how it has made me a better historian

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
National Library of Israel - The Rare Documents Showing how the Jewish Community of New York City Battled the Jewish Mob

Syrian Archive finds overwhelming Russian atrocities in Aleppo

The Life and Death of the Library of Alexandria

International Council on Archives - Introducing a new Section of Architectural Archives Bureau

United Nations Security Council adopts historic resolution for the protection of heritage

Exploring Metadata Interoperability in the United States and United Kingdom

Preserving the future: what's next for digital preservation?

The meaning of curation: data curation

You Can Now Turn your Instagram Photos into a Virtual Museum

Seven Secrets to Stellar Archival Research

Watch Archives Prove their Worth

Digital Desolation: Amateurs, Aesthetics and the Aging of Web's Architecture