Thursday 28 November 2019

Vol. 13, no. 13

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
Archives de France - 60 ans de rapports annuels et rapport annuel 2018

Archives New Zealand - State of Government Recordkeeping 2018-2019 and Survey of Public Sector Information Management 

National Archives of Australia - 2019 Australian Public Service Employee Census

De la communauté / From the community
Consultation Draft of Competencies for Canadian Association of Research Libraries Librarians

Wits History Workshop, Historical Papers Research Archive, South African History Archive and Public Affairs Research Institute - A People's Guide to Archives in South Africa

Sedona Conference - Commentary on Application of Attorney-Client Privilege and Work-Product Protection to Documents and Communications Generated in the Cybersecurity Context

Contract for the Web: a Global Plan of Action to Make our Online World Safe and Empowering for Everyone

iPres Working Group's Recommendations

Article - The Fundamental Problem Blocking Open Access and how to Overcome it: the BitViews Project

Records Management Journal, vol. 29, no. 3 (2019)

RBM: a Journal of Rare Books, Manuscripts, and Cultural Heritage, vol. 20, no. 2 (2019)

Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship, vol. 31, no. 4 (2019)

Histoire et informatique, vol. 20 (2019)

Doctoral Thesis (King's College London) - Technical Narratives : Analysis, Description and Representation in the Conservation of Software-based Art

Occasional Paper - Memory and Mission: Methodist and Roman Catholic Perspectives on Archives as Tools for Evangelism

Book - Archiving an Epidemic: Art, AIDS, and the Queer Chicanx Avant-Garde

Book - The Power of a Tale: Stories from the Israel Folktale Archives

Book - Photo-Museology: the Presence of Absence and the Absence of Presence

Book - Potential History: Unlearning Imperialism

Book - Giving Preservation a History: Histories of Historic Preservation in the United States (Second Edition)

Book - Arrows in a Quiver: from Contact to the Courts in Indigenous-Canadian Relations

Book - Native Provenance: the Betrayal of Cultural Creativity

Book - European Data Protection Regulation, Journalism and Traditional Publishers: Balancing on a Tightrope?

Book - Privacy in Peril: Hunter v Southam and the Drift from Reasonable Search Protections

Book - Visualising Place, Memory and the Imagined 

Book - Library Information Systems (Second Edition)

Book - Cultural Diplomacy and the Heritage of Empire: Negotiating Post-Colonial Returns

Book - The Art of Paper: from the Holy Land to the Americas

Livre - Confessions d'un faussaire : la face cachée du marché d'art

Livre - Ataï, un chef kanak au musée: histoire d'un héritage colonial 

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Webinar - Supporting Open Educational Practices from the Library
December 5, 2019

ARMA Canada Annual Conference
June 1-3, 2020, Winnipeg

Webinar - Integrating ArchivesSpace and Archive-It
December 4, 2019

Archives de l'Unesco et Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History - Journée d'étude 
4 décembre 2019, Paris

Webinar - Open source Software for Showcasing Scholarship: an Introduction to VIVO for Librarians
December 5, 2019

Webinar - Towards an Australian GLAM Labs network
December 11, 2019

National Breath of Life Archival Institute for Indigenous Languages Worskhop
July 13-17, 2020, University of Oregon

Sur le web / On the web
Podcast - Anna St. Onge (York University): Archival Labor, Community Content & Refocusing the Archival Narrative

Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus Authority File

Decolonising through Critical Librarianship: a Platform for Cambridge Librarians Approaching Decolonisation

Library of Congress Video - Anticipating the New RDA

Video - Rights in Records By Design: Co-designing for Archival Autonomy

Fido (Format Identification for Digital Objects) 1.4.0

Jpylyzer 2.0.0

Bibliographie commentée du numérique

Slides - Hacking Heritage: Exploring the Limits of Access

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Liberals promise to make stronger privacy laws a priority

Launch of Copyright Board's New Regime for Publication of Proposed Tariffs & Other Changes

Canadian Copyright Website Blocking Underway as TekSavvy Appeals Federal Court Ruling

Library and Archives Canada - Top five topics addressed by our Reference Librarians

Library and Archives Canada - The reactions of the "Third Group" to the Royal Commission on Bilingualism and Biculturalism

Centre national de recherches Canada - Les technologies au service des langues autochtones

Sasha Suda's grand plans for the National Gallery of Canada

Canadian Federation of Library Associations Update

British Columbia becomes First Canadian province to pass UN Indigenous rights declaration

Privacy Commissioner responds to Amnesty International critique of Ontario's information freedom act

Québec - Accès à l’information: pas de réforme à court terme

Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec et la Fondation de BAnQ honorent les sept boursiers du concours 2019-2020 du Programme de soutien à la recherche

BAnQ - Hull aux portes de l'enfer : le grand feu de 1900

Une campagne pour revoir la Loi sur le droit d'auteur

Documenting University of Toronto's history: one well-kept secret that everyone should know

University of British Columbia - Advertisements for Canadian Pacific Steamships: Part II

A Montreal University Celebrates the Physical Presence of Digital Archives

A Yiddish literary treasure lies in the McGill library

McGill University - Student Spotlight: Marion Dessalles at Rare Books & Special Collections

Archives highlighting local education donated to College of New Caledonia

Des universitaires défendent la pertinence de l'encyclopédie en ligne Wikipédia

Reflections on Volunteering at the Ontario Jewish Archives

This West End brewery is using beer to bring Toronto's history to life

Archives de la ville de Québec - 250 bougies pour le Service de protection contre l'incendie 

Le centre d'archives fermé jusqu'en janvier à Amos

A Heritage Christmas Brings the Sights & Sounds of Christmas Past to the Okotoks Museum and Archives (Alberta)

Yet More Vernon City Directories Online

Friends of the Richmond Archives (B.C.) - Reach for the Sky: the Dawn of the High-Rise in Richmond

Simcoe County Archives (Ontario) - Preserving the past by looking to the future

Elliot Lake Nuclear and Mining Museum (Ontario) requests $47K from city to continue digital archive project

Généreux don au Centre d'archives régionales du Séminaire de Nicolet

Edmonton homeowner's curiosity helps descendants of fur traders find each other

Dématique et SAE (24) : la Fonction conservation sécurisée des données (4) : processus de gestion des gels et des dégels de données

Afrique / Africa
Congo - Patrimoine : les archives nationales intègrent l'ère du numérique

12 ans après sa création, Archives du Maroc peine à démarrer

Burkina : Félicien Oké propose 10 clés pour être un archiviste efficace en Afrique

Amériques / Americas
Communiqué d'Archivistes sans frontières-Bolivie - Les archives et le patrimoine culturel

Guyana - National Archives no longer bearing Walter Rodney's name

NARA - Mapping the Battle of Franklin, Tennessee

NARA - 50 Years Ago: Government stops investigating UFOs

NARA - U.S. Army Photographers Captured Human Toll of War in 1945

Library of Congress - Introducing the Computing Cultural Heritage in the Cloud Project

Library of Congress - Inquiring Minds: Writing Stories of Trailblazing Women

National Library of Medicine - Thanksgiving: what I am Giving Thanks for this Year

Smithsonian - No Love for White Gloves, or: the Cotton Menace

Supreme Court of the United States will consider whether publishers can copyright annotated state codes

Secrecy prevails as declassification slows

President Nixon Never Actually Gave this Apollo 11 Disaster Speech. Massachusetts Institute of Technology Brought it to Life to Illustrate Power of Deepfakes

Stanford University - Silicon Valley Archives Update

Iowa State University - Manuscripts Miscellany: Native American Task Force of the Rural Coalition

Lehigh University - Digitizing Medieval Manuscripts

Binghamton University Acquires 16th-century Music Manuscript

Historians Respond to Plan S: Open Access vs Open Access Policies Redux

United States Chess Digital Archive is Live

How a Minnesota Monk Saves Middle East Manuscripts and Testifies to God's Providence

Inside the Archive of an LSD Researcher with Ties to the CIA's MKUltra Mind Control Project

Search warrant overrides 1M users' choice not to share DNA with cops

New York City releases police surveillance archives from 60s and 70s

These century-old recipes from the Boston City Archives are intriguing. But boiling vegetables for hours?

Mysterious newspaper fairy places historic newspapers in Minneapolis coin boxes

Archival Preservation and Genealogy

The Tyranny of Unintended Consequences: Richard Poynder on Open Access and the Open Access Movement

Asie-Pacifique / Asia-Pacific
Australia - A Case Study of Automated Records Management in Government

Australian Lesbian and Gay Archives to Change Name

New Zealand - The week it snowed everywhere: novel handwriting recognition project casts new light on historic weather data

Singapore - Two new websites offer access to Tamil dance and Esplanade's arts archives

India - On a mission to preserve manuscripts for posterity 

Indian State of Odisha Releases 21 Dictionaries Under CC BY

Europe / Europa
Russian prosecutors seek arrest of US rabbi in fight over Jewish manuscripts

3,1 millions d'euros : le triomphe des Russes blancs aux enchères

National Library of Finland - Tutkain: Finnish Newspapers and Magazines Available Online for Research Use

Finnish missions abroad expand historical archives

Bosnia and Herzegovina - Exhibition of Old Postcards of the Sarajevo Historical Archived opened

Lebanese Mogul Bought Nazi Gear at Auction to Donate to Israeli Group

Suisse - Nouvel accès en ligne aux Archives fédérales

En Suisse, des artistes congolais s'emparent d'archives coloniales au Musée Rietberg

Archives de l'État en Belgique - Les archives des Ordres des Médecins et des Pharmaciens

Bibliothèque nationale de France - La recherche par proximité : une nouvelle fonctionnalité dans Gallica

National Library of Wales to Lead on Welsh Wikipedia Project

The library of Welsh Bibles in the Snowdonia wilderness

Home of one of first Bibles printed in Welsh saved from flood risk

UK National Archives - Damnified, quantified and classified: descriptions of disability in government records

UK National Archives - Medieval mental illness and care in the community: Emma de Beston's case, 1383

UK National Archives - Baffled by Archives: Part 1

British Library Shared Research Repository launched in beta

Sacred Aboriginal artefacts given back in British museum first

University of Manchester - Cataloguing Manuscripts: a Historian's Reflections

University of Bristol - Rare medieval manuscript telling the legend of Charlemagne discovered in Dundee

Capturing Cultural Transformation: an update on the Hull 2017 City of Culture digital archive

Go Forth Laughing: Networking, Archival Humour and Memes

Helena Bonham Carter: researching your family should be on national curriculum

Pointless emails: they're not just irritating, they have a massive carbon footprint

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
United Arab Emirates has made great strides in preservation of its rich heritage

Iraq -  Old Islamic history manuscripts presented at Salahaddin University

National Library of Israel - An SS Man, an IDF Officer and a Spy: the Story of Ulrich Schnaft

National Library of Israel - The Jewish Gangster who Founded a Gambling Desert Paradise

National Library of Israel - Mazel Tov! Celebrating 150 Years of Postcards

National Library of Israel - Asking Forgiveness from Baruch Spinoza

International Council on Archives - Archives in the 21st century

International Committee of the Red Cross - A 150+ Years of Movement History at your Fingertips: Digitizing the Statutory Meetings Documentation

IFLA continues efforts in World Intellectual Property Organization: a brief on NGO's Meeting with Director-General Francis Gurry

Access to Knowledge? World Intellectual Property Organization Not Ready to Decide

New Unesco Recommendation will Promote Access to Educational Resources for All

How to Manage Archival Project Risks and Assumptions

Archives and Records Management: a Symbiotic Pairing

Twitter's plans to start deleting inactive accounts prompts digital legacy concerns

Handling Messy CSV Files

Humans across cultures may share the same universal musical grammar