Thursday 28 February 2019

Vol. 12, no. 26

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
NARA - Blockchain White Paper

Les entrées d'archives aux Archives nationales de France

Historical Archives of the European Union - New Research Guides

De la communauté / From the community
Canadian Internet Registration Authority - Canadians Deserve a Better Internet

Friends of the Saskatchewan Archives - 2017 Annual Report

UNESCO - Paris Call: Software Source Code as Heritage for Sustainable Development

Society of American Archivists - Case Study: Archival Initiatives for the Indigenous Collections at the American Philosophical Society

Institute of Museum and Library Services - Protecting America's Collections: Results from the Heritage Health Information Survey

Architecting Sustainable Futures: Exploring Funding Models in Community-Based Archives

Moving Beyond Colonial Models of Digital Memory: Exploring the Dynamic Role of Tribal Libraries, Archives and Museums in Bridging Community Values and Digital Strategy

Council on Library and Information Resources - 3D/VR in the Academic Library: Emerging Practices and Trends

OCLC and Linked Data

Journal of Western Archives, vol. 10, no. 1 (2019)

Journal of Web Librarianship, vol. 12, no. 4 (2018)

IFLA - Section on Library and Research Services for Parliaments Newsletter (2019)

La Pomme : bulletin périodique de la Fondation archives vivantes (Suisse), no 32 (2019)

Telling our Stories: Newsletter of the South Peace Regional Archives (Alberta), vol. 10, no. 2 (2019)

Book - Digital Libraries: Supporting Open Science

Book - A History of Place in the Digital Age

Book - Getting Resource Discovery Right for your Community

Book - Tech for All: Moving beyond the Digital Divide

Book - Introduction to Information Visualization: Transforming Data into Meaningful Information

Book - Digital Innovation: Harnessing the Value of Open Data

Book - Ochre and Rust: Artefacts and Encounters on Australian Frontiers

Book - Pedagogy and Practice in Heritage Studies

Book - Online Searching: a Guide to Finding Quality Information Efficiently and Effectively (Second Edition)

Book - From Gutenberg to Google: the History of our Future

Livre - Trésors de procédure : les dossiers du Tribunal de la Chambre impériale conservés aux Archives de l'État en Belgique (1495-1806) 

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Big Data & Analytics Summit Canada
March 5-6, 2019, Toronto

How to Memory Archive: Revisiting and Remixing Etobicoke's Past
March 6-26, 2019, Toronto

From Access to Use: the Quality of Human-archives Interactions as a Research Question
March 14, 2019, Vancouver

Assemblée générale annuelle 2019 du Centre régional d'archives de l'Outaouais
27 mars 2019, Gatineau

Digital Humanities Summer Institute: Technologies East 2019
May 13-17, 2019, Ottawa

Webinar - Future Tech Trends in Libraries
March 7, 2019

Memory, Identity and Rights in Child Social Care Records
March 14, 2019, Richmond (UK)

History as a Data Science
January 6-17, 2020, New York

Stardom and the Archive: an International Symposium
February 8, 2020, Devon (UK)

Sur le web / On the web
Historical Reminiscents Podcast - Board Diversity and Participation Cost

Video - Developing Library Strategy for 3D and Virtual Reality Collection Development and Reuse

Video - Introduction to Library Carpentry

Podcast - Willing to Die for the Truth: Lessons of Hidden Jewish Archive

Podcast - Kyle Courtney: Copyright & Fair Use in Early America

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Piracy v. Privacy: the Federal Court Significantly Restores the Balance in Canadian Mass Copyright Litigation by Insisting on Best Available Evidence

The innovation paradox: an interview with Canada's digital chief Alex Benay

Engagement series launched for the design of the Ottawa Public Library and Library and Archives Canada joint facility 

Library and Archives Canada - The Arctic Inuit Ulu: Diverse, Strong, Spiritual

Library and Archives Canada - The 1926 Census of the Prairie Provinces database is now available

The British Columbia Archives celebrates 125 years

Provincial Archives of Saskatchewan Moving to Regina CBC Building

In Ford's Own Image: Re-shaping Ontario's Government Web

New Ontario Digital Collections

BAnQ - Visages de la Palestine: 1923

BAnQ - Georges-Henri Lévesque, le père fondateur de l'École des sciences sociales, politiques et économiques de l'Université Laval

BAnQ - Le charme désuet des cartes picturales

You're Invited! Brunch at the Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives 

Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives - Dis/patches from the Foreign Office: the Uganda File (Part 2)

Who's New in the Archives? A Spotlight on New Collections Volunteers

Pröspect: a Bot* that reassembles images from the McCord Museum's Photography Collection 

McMaster University - Preserving the legacy of a Jamaican cultural icon

University of Victoria - Family donates archives of acclaimed writer Edith Iglauer

Maritime History Archive (Memorial University) - Keith Matthews Name Files

University of British Columbia - How We Digitize: Microfilm

Influential QS World University Rankings put University of British Columbia in top 10 for four subject areas (including Library and Information Management) 

Association of Canadian Archivists @ University of British Columbia 2019: Policy Matters

Copyright Management: Copibec Adopts Blockchain Technology

Jewish Museum & Archives of BC - Heritage Week explores Vancouver's Jewish community in Oakridge

South Peace Regional Archives (Alberta) - Making History Accessible, One VCR at a Time

L'histoire des Quatre lieux en quelques clics

Do you know this boy? Curators of Alberta exhibit search for identity of Indigenous child 

Of course you know why I'm writing: war letter from 1917 a tale of friendship and sacrifice

Montreal duo cataloguing and preserving Quebec’s kitsch heritage

Joseph Bouchette, copiste

Marius Barbeau, gardien de mémoires

Freshly Minted: Rachael Bennett, Library and Information Technician Student, Algonquin College

Afrique / Africa
Safeguarding of transboundary heritage sites for sustainable development and peace in Africa

Cameroun - Archives nationales : le ministère des Arts et de la Culture examine le projet de budget

République démocratique du Congo - Le président Félix-Antoine Tshisekedi, un espoir pour les secteurs des archives et de la documentation

Namibia - National Archives to receive late Kaptein Hendrik Witbooi's whip and Bible

Amériques / Americas
The Vice File: Dick Cheney Declassified

Teens successfully tweet Trump for support of civil rights archives bill 

Society of American Archivists Statement on Obama Presidential Library

NARA - Information About New Model for Obama Presidential Library

NARA Film Preservation Unit Serves State and City Level Colleagues

National Library of Medicine - On Becoming

Restrictions on Deployed U.S. Troop Data Could Put 2020 Census at Risk

South Dakota - State Historical Society makes more issues of historical newspapers available online

Vermont Folklife Center's New Podcast Brings its Archives Right to Your Ears

Summer Internship at California Digital Library: Machine Learning Techniques Applied to Calisphere 

Princeton University denies allegations of Eastern Orthodox manuscript theft, requests legal compensation

Just do it: Building technical capacity among Princeton University's Archival Description and Processing Team

Harvard - Documenting Diversity: Countway archivist Joan Ilacqua on expanding diversity of representation in the library's collections

Historical Letters in University of Michigan Zoology Museum Archive Highlight Links Between Specimen Collection, Conservation

University of Maryland - Offensive content in our collections

University of Maryland - Interview with Holly McIntyre, Archivist at NASA Goddard and MLIS Program Alumnus

Has the Voynich Manuscript Finally Been Decoded?: Researchers Claim That the Mysterious Text Was Written in Phonetic Old Turkish

New York Public Library offers public viewing of its 800,000 maps

A History of the American Public Library

Say Everything out Loud: a Conversation with Davia Nelson of the Kitchen Sisters (Part 2)

Asie-Pacifique / Asia-Pacific
National Archives of Australia - Million-dollar challenge for small and medium enterprises

The Australian Television Archive Preserves Iconic British TV Chef (Keith Floyd's) Australian TV Series "Floyd on Oz"

Archives New Zealand - The Monitoring Framework: what's coming up?

South Korea - BTS enlists army of fans to compile digital archive of all things BTS

India - The unexplored treasures of old Bengali manuscripts

India - Sanskrit holds key to Indian history, heritage, says expert

India - Sanskrit varsity on a mission to preserve palm leaf manuscripts 

Europe / Europa
Public sector information directive compromise agrees to make publicly-funded research data open by default

Bosnia and Herzegovina to develop a digital archive of evidence presented in war crimes cases

Japan donated Money for Repair of the Archives of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Berlin's Pergamonmuseum reveals the crowdsourced archive preserving Syria's war-torn heritage

L'archivistique dans l'Empire romain

Belgique - Les archivistes francophones adressent un mémorandum (pro-numérique) aux futurs élus

Inside the Belgian Library that Tore Itself Apart

Le Conseil fédéral nomme Philippe Künzler à la tête des Archives fédérales suisses

France - Réaliser son premier versement dans Vitam

La France déclasse des archives secrètes sur Abdelaziz Bouteflika

Ireland - Government has no plans to release treasure trove of historic document

Archive of Northern Ireland Troubles to close

UK National Archives - A lot to be excited about: Admiralty Allotment Registers

UK National Archives - Reading about the Great Escape

UK National Archives - LGBTQ+ history: the red rose of Colonel Barker

UK National Archives - Contract awarded to publish the 1921 Census online

UK National Archives - Guerrilla cataloguing with Manage Your Collections

British Library - Competition to automate text recognition for printed Bangla books

A very different war: the photographs changing our notions of history

University of Cambridge - Archiving apartheid: the process of preserving images for future use

Row over access and copyright of more than 1,000 historic Norfolk and Suffolk photographs

Cardiff Rugby Museum - The Earliest Photograph of a Women’s Team?

Shorthand diary from 1915 transcribed after Twitter appeal

Are you being scanned? How facial recognition technology follows you, even as you shop

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
National Library of Israel - How the Anti-Semitic Dreyfus Affair Led to the Creation of the Tour de France 

After Uploading 28,000 Historical Images, Wikimedia Signs Deal With National Library of Israel

Israel hiding 300,000 documents about massacres carried out against Palestinians

More than 100 files from the 1800s are still classified in Israel’s archives

Head of Yad Vashem's archives helps survivors unearth their own buried histories

Israel - A 30-Million-Page Archive of Humanity's Achievements (and Failures) Is Headed to the Moon

Police seize ancient handwritten Hebrew manuscripts in anti-smuggling op in southern Turkey

Computational Archival Science International Network to be Launched

Association of Research Libraries - Celebrating Fair Use in Films

Some Reasons why the Collecting Social Photo Project is Building a Prototype for Collecting Social Digital Photography

Information Management Remains a Problem for Many Enterprises

How Film Restoration Preserves Access to Classic Cinema

Predictions for the application of machine learning to the management of email

Répertoires d'outils et données en humanités numériques

Can Blockchain Finally Give us the Digital Privacy we Deserve?

Rising Adoption of Digital Forensics Market to Fuel Revenue Growth Through 2025

Have printed auction catalogues had their day?

Saved, but not forgotten: the evolution of saving in video games, from the password to the cloud, and nearly every obscure memory card format in-between