Thursday 25 April 2019

Vol. 12, no. 34

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
U.S. Federal Agencies Digital Guidelines Initiative - embARC: Metadata Embedded for Archival Content (Beta Release)

De la communauté / From the community
Radical Collections: Re-examining the Roots of Collections, Practices and Information Professions

Association of Research Libraries - White Paper on Wikidata: Opportunities and Recommendations

Educopia Institute - Collaboratively Maintaining Scholarship: Addressing Socio-Technical Scholarly Communications Challenges

Article - Faculties Approach Towards Assortment Measures on Digital Archives: a Study

Paper - Copyright and Digital Collections: a Data Driven Roadmap for Rights Statement Success

Archives and Records, vol. 40, no. 1 (2019) 

Canadian Association of Music Libraries, Archives and Documentation Centres Review, vol. 47, no. 1 (2019) 

Outreach: the Newsletter of the Friends of the UK National Archives, vol. 6, no. 2 (2019)

Landscapes of Injustice Newsletter (Winter Spring 2019)

The Burlington Historical Society (Ontario) Gazette, vol. 15, no. 5 (2019)

Free eBook - True Biographies of Nations? The Cultural Journeys of Dictionaries of National Biography

Book - Encyclopedia of Archival Writers, 1515-2015

Book - Belleville in the First World War: Reports from the Intelligencer

Book - The Historian's Eye: Photography, History, and the American Present

Book - Of Privacy and Power: the Transatlantic Struggle over Freedom and Security

Book - The Battle for Arnhem 1944-1945: Rare Photographs from Wartime Archives

Book - Residual Futures: the Urban Ecologies of Literary and Visual Media of 1960s and 1970s Japan

Book - The Laws of Transparency in Action: a European Perspective

Book - Cameraless Photography

Book - Creating the V&A: Victoria And Albert's Museum (1851-1861)

Book - Archaeologies of Listening

Livre - Culture numérique

Livre - L'ADN, un outil généalogique (deuxième édition augmentée)

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Jewish Journeys: Stories of Immigration
May 9, 2019, Ottawa

La gestion intégrée des documents sans logiciel
13 mai 2019, Québec

British Library - Writing: Making your Mark 
Until August 27, 2019, London (UK)

Free Online Course - Introduction to Digital Humanities
April 30 - October 31, 2019

Webinar - Advancing Art Libraries and Curated Web Archives
May 20 and 30, 2019

Ghost Writers: Collectors, Creators, Archives, and Memory
June 12, 2019, Lausanne (Switzerland)

Sur le web / On the web
Baladodiffusion - Nouveaux regards sur notre histoire : entretien avec Hélène Samson, conservatrice en photographie au Musée McCord

University of Würzburg (Germany) - OCR4all: Free Historical OCR Software 

Vidéo de la Bibliothèque nationale de France - Pionnières ! Séverine

Video - Archival Advocacy at Home Preparing and Messaging for Visiting District Congressional Offices 

Video - Web Archives at the Nexus of Good Fakes and Flawed Originals

Podcast - Digging through the Archives with Geoff Edwards by Cincinnati Art Museum

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

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

La France aux Amériques: Library and Archives Canada is pleased to participate in this unique Web project

Library and Archives Canada Co-Lab Update

Ingenium: Canada's Museums of Science and Innovation - Uncovering family history aboard a Canadian Pacific steamship

Ontario - An attack against libraries: officials react to loss of inter-library loan program

Ontarians Fight Back against Province's Cuts to Library Services

Ontario - Government defends cuts to library service

Lancement du Réseau ADN : une communauté de pratique professionnelle pour accélérer la transformation numérique du secteur culturel au Québec

10 ans d'archivage web au Québec

Préserver la mémoire du patrimoine bâti de Québec

La vieille prison dans la mire de la Société historique du Saguenay et de BAnQ

Hydro-Québec c. Bell Canada: Spoliation of Evidence Results in the Dismissal of a Claim for the First Time in Québec

British Columbia - Indigitization: Supporting an Indigenous Path to Digital

Agreement Between Bureau de coopération interuniversitaire and the University of Toronto to Extend Ontario Council of University Libraries Research Data Repository Service to Quebec Researchers

Website launched by Archives and Special Collections traces University Calgary's built history

University of British Columbia - B.C. History Digitization Program: 2019 Projects

University of British Columbia - Invitation to Participate in Research on Archives, Archival Work, and Grief

McMaster University - Scientific texts by Galileo, Leonardo and Newton among the Library’s many hidden gems

McMaster University's rare book collection

Thunder Bay's Finnish Archives at Lakehead University - Minutes of the Hoito Restaurant, March 27, 1918 to May 2, 1920

Université de Montréal - Reconnaissance de la discipline archivistique à l'École de bibliothéconomie et des sciences de l'information

McGill University Archives - The Colourful Journey of George Mercer Dawson

McGill University - Content Warning: this Library Contains Colourful Language

Archives of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Toronto - Remembering an Easter Tradition: Agnus Dei

City of Vancouver Archives - The Henry Mole Diaries: Chronicling a pioneer, farmer and councillor

Kanien'kehá:ka Onkwawénna Roatitiohkwa Language and Cultural Center (Quebec) - Unveils New Digital Photo Archive

South Peace Regional Archives (Alberta) - Bonnets for Easter

Lakes District Museum (British Columbia) to digitize all archives

Centre d'archives régionales de Nicolet : 200 ans d'histoire à la portée de tous

I love you because I know you: century-old love letters found in Winnipeg

New Brunswick - Asian Heritage Society wants to tell immigrants' stories

Newly discovered DNA quirk could reveal mysteries of Newfoundland's first settlers

Exploring the intersection where Indigenous tradition and technology meet

Débat: le gestionnaire de documents, une bullsh*t job?

Krista McCracken - Archival Practicum Projects

Canadian Association of Law Libraries - Five Questions with Josette McEachern

Afrique / Africa
The Zambian Women's History Museum is Returning to Africans What Colonialism Stole

Amériques / Americas
Uphold human rights of Indigenous peoples, allow traditional knowledge to lead land decisions, United Nations delegates say

Mexico releases spy agency's files on current president

More Common Questions about NARA's Federal Electronic Records Modernization Initiative (FERMI)

National Archives and Monuments Men Foundation Announce Donation of WWII Diary

NARA - Legislative Issue Files Opened in the Edward M. Kennedy Senate Files

Become a Wiki Scholar! Work with records from the National Archives to expand coverage of women's suffrage in the United States in Wikipedia

NARA - Hidden in Plain Sight

Unseen Hitler's Photographs Kept in the United States Archives

Library of Congress - Crowdsourcing the Clara Barton Diaries? Let Miss Barton Come to Your Aid!

Library of Congress - Inquiring Minds: Carolyn Bennett, Teacher-in-Residence

Library of Congress - My Job: Raymond White

American Archive of Public Broadcasting - Watch Old PBS NewsHour Episodes on your TV

Legal Information Preservation Alliance - Preservation Week 2019

A Battle Over California's Public Records Law

New Hampshire - State launches online tool for historic records research

Texas State Library and Archives Commission - De-Duplicating Software: an Introduction

An Interview with Erica Titkemeyer, Project Director and AV Conservator at the Southern Folklife Collection, University of North Carolina

Princeton University Manuscripts Division - Peter C. Bunnell and Modern Photography

In wake of blackface scandals, Gonzagua University launches review of archives  

Getting tenure with digital history

Calling Marie Kondo! The archives at the Kennedy Center and the National Theatre are a mess

New Museum - A web art exhibit forces visitors to confront the past

Steering Share: a Reading List for Practicing Allyship in Archives

Encountering the archive

Working as a librarian gave me post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms

Meet Maggie Hoffman, Archivist at the Cambridge Historical Society

Asie-Pacifique / Asia-Pacific
National Archives of Australia review begins as agency races to save at risk records

Australian Television Archive - Warning! Your Archival Videotapes Are Expiring

New Zealand becomes first country to hand over genocide archives to Rwanda

Japan - The National Diet Library is now accepting applications for approval to receive the Digitized Contents Transmission Service for Libraries

The Japan Times Archives expanded to include The Japan Advertiser 1913-1940

China's national library to archive 200 billion Weibo posts in project to preserve country's digital heritage

Sri Lanka - Ancient manuscripts from around the country under one roof

Pakistan - This Peshawar Man Is on a Quest to Collect Old Quranic Manuscripts

Europe / Europa
What the Europe Union's copyright overhaul means and what might change for big tech

How did the scroll of the ancient world evolve into the modern book? (and what is a codex?)

Germany - 600 stolen books returned to University and Regional Library of Bonn

Poland - Warsaw synagogue makes a virtual reappearance on anniversary of ghetto revolt

Russia returned communist party archive to Israel almost secretly

Risking death, Jews smuggled literary treasures from Nazi-occupied Lithuania

How to apply eArchiving to the Spanish e-government and electronic archive model

Suisse - Patrimoine à portée de clics: les archives de la presse romande bientôt en libre accès

Les documents du Service des tourniquets ou comment faire un e-learning sur les archives

France - C'est un monument au mort de papier : la mémoire préservée à Caen au Service Historique de la Défense

Architect left detailed guide to restore Notre Dame before his death almost 140 years ago

Ireland - Movement of Extremists: the secret police records from the 1916 Easter Rising

UK National Archives - Peel's Police: Raw Lobsters and Blue Devils

British Library - Two recent flight-related additions to the Map Collection

They're not property: the people who want their ancestors back from British museums

Manchester Metropolitan University - The Clockwork Condition: Lost sequel to a Clockwork Orange discovered in Anthony Burgess archive

Case study: Digitising the Birmingham City Councils burial & cremation records collection (Phase 1)

Diary of explorer David Livingstone's African attendant published

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
Short visit at the National Archives of Tunis: looking for traces of the revolt

Turkish government: Armenia fears opening archives from 1915

Turkey urges study of its archives in its dispute of Armenian genocide

Traditional Knowledge and Copyright: an Interview with Wend Wendland, Director of the World Intellectual Property Organisation Traditional Knowledge Division

OpenGLAM principles: ways forward to open access for cultural heritage

Why reinventing the wheel for FAIR (Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, Reusable)?

Pourquoi Internet aime autant les archives ?

Disc-Free Gaming Is an Archival Nightmare

Here be dragons: Open Access to Research Data in the Humanities

A Blockchain Bandit Is Guessing Private Keys and Scoring Millions