Thursday 27 September 2018

Vol. 12, no. 4

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
Service interministériel des Archives de France - La sûreté du patrimoine archivistique (nouvelle édition)

De la communauté / From the community
Society of American Archivists - Archives, Public Policy & you: Advocacy Guide

Association of Research Libraries - Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Software Preservation 

Guidelines and Criteria to Select for Digital Preservation (for Comments)

Dynamiques des recherches en sciences de l'information et de la communication

Educopia Institute - Annual Report 2017

Article - Why Do we Digitize? The Case for Slow Digitization

Paper - Identifiers for Digital Objects: the Case of Software Source Code Preservation

La Gazette des archives, no 250 (2018)

Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship, vol. 30, no. 3 (2018)

Information Technology and Libraries, vol. 37, no. 3 (2018)

Friends of the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (Toronto) Archives Newsletter, vol. 26, no. 2 (Autumn 2018)

The Burlington Historical Society (Ontario) Gazette, vol. 14, no. 8 (2018)

Book - Disciplining Coolies: an Archival Footprint of Trinidad, 1846 

Book - Nkrumah and the West: the Ghana Experiment in British, American, German Archives and Ghanaian Archives 

Book - From Grain to Pixel: the Archival Life of Film in Transition (Revised Edition)

Book - Granville Sharp's Uncovered Letter and the Zong Massacre

Book - A Research Guide to Cartographic Resources: Print and Electronic Sources 

Book - Mapping Society: the Spatial Dimensions of Social Cartography

Book - Photography and the Art Market

Book - Successful Campus Outreach for Academic Libraries: Building Community through Collaboration

Book - Teaching with Digital Badges: Best Practices for Libraries

Book - Fundamentals of Digital Forensics: Theory, Methods, and Real-Life Applications

Book - Why Old Places Matter: how Historic Places Affect our Identity and Well-Being

Book - The Terror of the Text: Essays on Books, Scrolls and Manuscripts in Horror Films

Book - Relevance and Irrelevance: Theories, Factors and Challenges

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
What Does Data Research Look Like in Federal Government?
October 3, 2018, Ottawa

So that None Shall Go Unrecorded: Saanich Remembers World War One
October 17 - November 12, 2018, Saanich (British Columbia)

VHS Digitization Workshop
October 21, 2018, Kelowna (British Columbia)

La pellicule : objet de recherches
1er novembre 2018, Montréal

Gif it up Contest
October 1-31, 2018

Queer Archiving: Recommissioning Queer Oral Histories
October 5, 2018, Falmer (UK)

Webinar - Managing Digital Cultural Heritage Collections
October 17, 2018

Asia Pacific Cinema Documentary Heritage Conference
October 26-28, 2018, Quezon City (Philippines)

Vienna Scanathon
November 7, 2018, Vienna

Circulating Photographs: Materials, Practices, Institutions
March 18-22, 2019, Rome

Recent Advances in Characterizing and Preserving Photographs
June 5-13, 2019, Paris

Decoding Europe: Technological Pasts in the Digital Age
June 27-30, 2019, Luxembourg

Designing Libraries 7 (Presentations Available)
September 16-18, 2018, Calgary

Webinar - Disrputive Digital Archiving (Recording Available)
September 27, 2018

Sur le web / On the web
New Website - A New Home for the City of Winnipeg Archives

Video - Privacy Laws North of the Border: a Primer

Bibliothèque royale de Belgique - Nouveau catalogue

Vidéo - Les négatifs papier français : production, caractérisation, conservation

Video - Defeating Redactions on Poorly Redacted Documents

Baladodiffusion - 1938 : il faut sauver les archives d'Husserl

Slides - Software Heritage: Building the Universal Software Archive for Open Science

Slides - Bringing Digital Humanities to the Wider Public: Libraries as Incubator for DH Research Results

Slides - Small Data & Hand-crafted Infrastructures: Alternative Models for Digital Research in the Humanities

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Privacy watchdog to seek ruling on right to be forgotten

Canada's privacy laws sadly falling behind other countries: Privacy commissioner 

Preparing for Compliance with New Privacy Consent Guidelines

Federal workers cited 3,075 times for lapses in document security

Ottawa spent $2.3M on court battles with St. Anne's residential school survivors

1926 Census: still in the dark

1926 Census: some light shed

Library and Archives Canada - Lieutenant George Fraser Kerr and Lieutenant Graham Thomson Lyall, VCs

It's a priceless gift: Gwich'in Tribal Council donates records to Northwest Territories Archives

Remains of more than 700 Indigenous ancestors to be sent home to communities across B.C. thanks to new funding

Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil defends right to ignore request from privacy commissioner

La Première Guerre racontée en français, vue de la Saskatchewan

Archives of Manitoba - The S.S. Pelican Part 2: …steaming at utmost speed

Entente entérinée pour les professionnels de Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec

BAnQ - Les premiers procédés photographiques

Back to School!: the Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives and Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario Collaborations

Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives - Interview with Jennifer Aja Fernandes: Reaching Out Anew

University of Waterloo Special Collections and Archives - New Indigenous language acquisitions

The forgotten story of J.D. Barnett: Western University Libraries' founding father

University of Victoria - Manuscript acquisitions make history tangible

Web Archiving at the University of British Columbia Library

Association of Canadian Archivists Student Chapter at the University of British Columbia - 2017-2018 Meeting Minutes

University of Windsor professor compiles Indigenous athlete database to celebrate achievements

Profiles: MLIS Student Interns at Dalhousie University Libraries

Centre d'archives de la grande zone argileuse - Le fonds Roland Cloutier

Archives of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Toronto - Celebrating Scarboro Missions

Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives (Ontario) - Taking Stock and Seeing Anew: Some Highlights from the Inventory Project

South Peace Regional Archives (Alberta) - Battle of the Canal du Nord

Local historians re-examining fatal 1955 East London jet crash

Punjabi Canadian highlights South Asian diaspora's rich history in British Columbia

Folklorist looking to interview Lebanese Newfoundlanders

British Columbia - Imprisoned suffragette letter discovered

Finding Francos in Diocesan Archives: Balancing Opportunity and Empathy

Canadian retailer's servers storing 15 years of user data sold on Craigslist

I had to make the trip: Prince Edward Island man visits WWI cemetery in search of lost great uncle

L'entrepreneuriat en archivistique, est-ce pour moi?

Freshly Minted: Sarah Milmine, MLIS Candidate, School of Library and Information Studies, University of Alberta 

Afrique / Africa
Algérie - Ouvrez les archives FLN et la France ouvrira ses archives

Congo - Patrimoine : les archives nationales délocalisées à Ouenzé

Mozambique and Brazil universities launch online Swahili Digital Archive 

Sudan - Nubian Stone Tablets Unearthed in African City of the Dead

Librarian helps donate more than 30,000 books to public library for students in Kenya

Rivonia Trial archives go digital in honour of Nelson Mandela 

South Africa - Using the Promotion of Access to Information Act of 2000 to access Truth and Reconciliation Commission records

How Artist John Akomfrah Used Archival Film Footage to Tell the Forgotten Story of African Soldiers in the First World War

Amériques / Americas
NARA - Tet Offensive Declassification Project Aligns with Public Interest Declassification Board Recommendations

NARA Will Re-Open Public Comment on Controversial Immigration and Customs Enforcement Records Schedule

Library of Congress Launches its National Screening Room

Library of Congress - Baseball and World War I

National Library of Medicine - Asking the right questions and receiving the most useful answers

Rare Collection of Ansel Adams Photography Donated to the Yosemite Museum in Yosemite National Park

Over 400 more issues of the Charlotte Post Now Available on Digital North Carolina

University of Texas at Austin digitizes indigenous language materials in online archive after Brazil museum fire

Archivists on the Issues: Restrictions and the Case of the University of Michigan

San Francisco State University - Superman No. 1 issue included in new comic book archive

University of North Texas Libraries Honored for Work Digitizing NBC 5 Archive

Purdue University - Dear Folks: libraries celebrate 150th anniversary with digital archive of alumni micro-histories

Getty Research Institute launches African American Art History initiative, acquires Betye Saar's archive

Meet the Guy Tasked with Archiving Prince's Entire Vault

Russian hackers no match for digital archivist

Robert Morgenthau Donates Great-Grandfather's Diary to Jewish Archive

Hunter S. Thompson Archive Consisting of 182 Letters to be Auctioned

Asie-Pacifique / Asia-Pacific
National Archives of Australia facility named in honour of former Attorney-General Peter Durack 

State Archives and Records of New South Wales (Australia) - Case Study: External Pilot: Machine Learning and Records Management

Queensland State Archives (Australia) - Masonic Records in the Archives

What do librarians wear? Video explores librarian fashion in Australia

Japan - Digital archive launched to share stories of A-bomb survivors living across Japan

Japan's defense bureaucrats to use artificial intelligence for record management

Indonesia - Saving Java's old manuscripts

India - Archives Department eyes Unesco tag for its prized palm-leaf manuscript collection

India - Letters would perhaps be piece of archives: Pranab Mukherjee

Pakistan - Legacy of Raj: Digitisation of documents in British era record room starts

Europe / Europa
How sharing Europe's cultural heritage online impacts on, well, everything

Europe secures the future of Holocaust research

Why Europe's Oldest Intact Book Was Found in a Saint's Coffin

Quand le droit à l'oubli vire à l’obsession

Finland - University Rectors Demand Scholarly Publishers to Transition to Open Access

Holocaust historians call shredding of death records by Hamburg archives catastrophic

Discovery of Galileo's long-lost letter highlights the value of physical repositories

Raza: the strange story of Franco's lost film

Buried by the Ash of Vesuvius, these Scrolls Are Being Read for the First Time in Millennia

The Curious Case of a Doctored 19th Century Photo of Ruins in Athens 

Malta - Safeguarding our nation’s paper treasures

Bibliothèque nationale de France - Rétronews: éditorialiser la presse ancienne

Promotion et circulation des littératures étrangères dans les archives du web

Pioneering Irish filmmaker George Morrison donates archive to the National Library of Ireland

New digital Church of Ireland records will make searching for ancestors easier

Ireland - Trinity College's 1,300-year-old Book of Durrow to go on loan to British Library

Scotland - 700-year-old letter gives tantalising glimpse into life of William Wallace

UK Parliamentary Archives - 1539: The Origin of Statutory Compulsory Purchase of Land for Transport Development

UK National Archives - How to automate web archiving quality assurance without a programmer

UK National Archives - Spy or scholar? Meet Dr Curt Prüfer

UK National Archives - Prisoners of war and the Guinea Pig Club

UK National Archives - Apocalypse then: the Battle of Megiddo, 1918

Preserving threatened documentary heritage around the world: £9 million grant awarded to continue British Library’s Endangered Archives Programme

The golden age of the playbill: how the British Library is rediscovering Victorian posters

British Library - New Digitised Music Manuscripts

Textiles come in all shapes and sizes at the British Library

British Library - Web Archives: a Tool for Geographical Research?

British Film Institute deploys SpectraLogic tape in PB-scale digitisation project

William Shakespeare: father's legal skirmishes shed light on bard's early years

Prince Albert's private papers and collections to be published online

The best rare book shops in London

Hand-drawn map of Dunkirk evacuation among war documents published for first time

Judge's copy of Lady Chatterley's Lover to be auctioned

The shots that sparked WWII: Chilling photos reveal moment Nazi battleship pounded a Polish harbour... and set the world at war again

Couple discover relatives died together in WWI

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
Qatar National Library and Unesco support Arab Documentary Heritage Preservation

United Arab Emirates - National Archives joins Saudi Embassy in 88th National Day celebrations

Egypt takes major steps in strengthen its capacities to safeguard living heritage

Provide Access, Protect Rights, Promote Development: IFLA at World Intellectual Property Organisation General Assembly 2018

On the importance of web archiving

Learning to Use Large-Scale Methods to Explore Web Archives

Understanding Digital Preservation through Cake

The Indie Film Preservation Crisis: we Are Losing the Films that Defined the '80s and '90s

The Underestimated Reliability of Oral Histories

Transitioning from paper to electronic records: nothing good comes from cutting corners

Audiobooks Are the New Ebooks, Except They Might Keep Growing

Measuring Information Governance Success

Tools for human rights documentation: our 2018 snapshot

Transparency and Acountability Initiative - Investing in governance data: what have we learned?