Thursday 30 January 2020

Vol. 13, no. 22

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada - Proposals for Ensuring Appropriate Regulation of Artificial Intelligence (for Comments)

City of Coquitlam Archives (British Columbia) - Annual Report 2019

Northern Ireland Audit Office - Records Matter: a View from Regulation and Oversight Bodies on the Importance of Good Record Keeping

UK National Archives - A Year in Archives 2019

Institut national du patrimoine (France) - Connaissance et maîtrise des risques pour les oeuvres : les enjeux du climat et de sa gestion en musées : orientation bibliographique  

De la communauté / From the community
Burnaby Village Museum (British Columbia) - Indigenous History in Burnaby Resource Guide

Council of State Archivists - Toward a Common Understanding: Insights on Inter-Agency State Electronic Records Transfer

Preserving the Past, Building for the Future: the Working Paper from the 2018 Boston College Archive Conference

National Information Standards Organization - Open Discovery Initiative Recommended Practice (for Comments)

Comma: International Journal on Archives, vol. 2018, no. 1-2 (2020)

Italian Journal of Library, Archives and Information Science, vol. 11, no. 1 (2020)

Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, vol. 71, no. 2 (2020) 

Burlington Historical Society (Ontario) Gazette, vol. 16, no. 2 (2020)

Ph. D. Thesis (University of British Columbia) - Technological Features of Preservation Systems that Support the Authenticity of Digital Records

Mémoire de bachelor (Haute école de gestion de Genève) - Valorisation des notices de l'inventaire d'une archive audiovisuelle en Linked Open Data : le cas du Montreux Jazz Digital Project

Mémoire de bachelor (Haute école de gestion de Genève) - Analyse de besoins de l'entreprise Tavannes Watch Co. et propositions de valorisations à travers un musée d'archives

Mémoire de bachelor (Haute école de gestion de Genève) - La valorisation dans les archives cantonales et communales de Suisse : pratiques actuelles, enjeux et bénéfices

Mémoire de bachelor (Haute école de gestion de Genève) - Évaluation des documents du service Données et archives de la RTS pour une meilleure gestion de leur cycle de vie

Free eBook - The Future of Information Sciences

Free eBook - Archiving People: a Social History of Dutch Archives

Book - The Lost Archive: Traces of a Caliphate in a Cairo Synagogue

Book - Bound Together: Leather, Sex, Archives and Contemporary Art

Book - Digital Humanities for Librarians

Book - The State of Secrecy: Spies and the Media in Britain 

Book - Beyond Observation: a History of Authorship in Ethnographic Film

Book - Advances in Data Science: Symbolic, Complex and Network Data

Book - In Pursuit of History: a Lifetime Collecting Colonial American Art and Artifacts

Book - The Ethics of Digital Literacy: Developing Knowledge and Skills Across Grade Levels

Book - Digital Witness: Using Open Source Information for Human Rights Investigation, Documentation, and Accountability 

Livre - Dévoiler l'ailleurs : correspondances, carnets et journaux intimes de voyages

Livre - L'archive du réel : essais sur Claude Simon

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Webinar - Scholars Portal 101
February 5, 2020

An Autopsy of an Archive
February 28, 2020, Ottawa

Indigenous Afternoons in the Archive
March 25, 2020, Winnipeg

Indigenous Collections Symposium 2020
March 25-26, 2020, Gatineau

Photography Collections of Financial Companies II
June 12, 2020, Athens (Greece)

Association of Forensic Document Examiners Symposium
October 23-26, Phoenix

Le polyuréthane dans tous ses états (vidéos disponibles)
26 novembre 2019, Paris 

Sur le web / On the web
Behind the Bookshelves Podcast - Business of Medieval Manuscripts (with Erik Kwakkel, University of British Columbia)

European Holocaust Research Infrastructure - Online Edition of Early Holocaust Testimony

Society of American Archives New Website - Describing Archives: a Content Standard 

Video - What is an API? Take 1: the Fundamentals

D'Archive Podcast - You Better Watch your Speed

Slides - Maximizing Institutional Investment in Print Resources through Controlled Digital Lending

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Canada's national archives hit by major flood, despite denials from staff

Library and Archives Canada - Tommy Burns, Hanover's Hero

Archives of Manitoba Launches "Your Archives: the Histories we Share"

BAnQ souligne le Mois de l'histoire des Noirs

BAnQ - Bourses de séjour de recherche au Québec

BAnQ - Percé, d'hier à aujourd’hui

University of British Columbia - Explore Open Collections: Interim Forest Cover Series Maps

University of Alberta Archives: Interview with Anna Gibson Hollow, University Archivist

Les enseignants et leurs archives : le projet du Cégep Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu

Des défis de la diffusion des connaissances en français

How blockchain could prevent future data breaches

Toronto Public Library - Selections and Full PDFs of "The Jesuit Relations": Sainte-Marie among the Hurons and Beyond

Archives de la ville de Québec - Les sports au Carnaval de Québec

Whistler Museum and Archives Society 2019: Year in Review

New Westminster (British Columbia) Museum & Archives hosts a 100-year history of the Sikh community

Forgotten family photos found in Burlington (Ontario) attic returned to rightful owner

Nova Scotia - The Age of Sail Museum and Archives

How 3D holograms and artificial intelligence are preserving Holocaust survivors' stories

Honouring the Arctic's last known WW II bone collector

Afrique / Africa
Manuscrits anciens du Sahel : vers l'élaboration d'un plan d'action sur la préservation durable

Amériques / Americas
Archives, archivistes et crise au Chili, quelques réflexions

NARA - A New Path for Exploration: Record Group Explorer

NARA - Unratified Amendments

NARA - Diplomatic Reporting

Terrible and disgusting: decision to close National Archives at Seattle a blow to tribes, historians in four states 

Council of State Archivists and the Society of American Archivists on Proposed Closure of National Archives Facility in Seattle

Responses and Retrospectives: Jeremy Brett of the Concerned Archivists Alliance on the Altered Photo for NARA's Exhibit Rightfully Hers, and the Subsequent NARA Apologies

US Archives confirms it won't take steps to certify Equal Rights Amendment

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library - If the $6.5m hat isn't Lincoln's, why not ask for a refund?

Library of Congress - Computing Cultural Heritage in the Cloud Quarterly Update

Library of Congress - Historical Newspapers Edited by Frederick Douglass Now Online

Library of Congress - American Federation of Labor: History Now Digital

Library of Congress - Letters Give an Intimate Look at Classic Hollywood Era

The Engineering Marvel of the Panama Canal and of National Library of Medicine 

Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture - Trove of Stunning Dance Photography Now Online

What we Lost in the Museum of Chinese in America Fire

Museum of Chinese in America Archives Very Much Salvageable after Fire

Fourth Spy at Los Alamos Knew A-Bomb's Inner Secrets

Parsing the State of State Records Report: Summary of Collections Part 2

State Archives of North Carolina - Updates on Local Records Retention Schedules

U.S. government seeks forfeiture of Alan Turing artifacts, including Princeton University diploma

Museums Have Stumbled when it Comes to Curating Indigenous American Art. These Native Students at Yale Are Modeling a New Way Forward

Dusting Off the University of California, Santa Barbara Cylinder Audio Archives

Using artificial intelligence to enrich digital maps

Digital archive of Hawaii literature goes online

Chicago History Museum Acquires 5 Million Photos from Chicago Sun-Times

Collectors Are Spending Thousands on Video Games they will Never Play

Most Americans support right to have some personal info removed from online searches

I Don't Love My Job: Millennial Burnout and the Devaluation of Library Labor

Asie-Pacifique / Asia-Pacific
Uncovering hidden treasures: Australian culture goes digital

Australian government secretly releasing sensitive medical records to police

State Library of Queensland (Australia) - Conserving Richard Daintree's Hand-coloured Photographs

Archivist in New Zealand to help with preserving email challenges

Archival Research in China: where there's a Will, there's a Way

India - Fighting to save history on reels

India - Archival of literary works is a critical necessity

Europe / Europa
Archivists are racing to identify every Jewish Holocaust victim

Les solutions pour assurer la pérennité de la mémoire collective de la Shoah

Newly accessible records tell story of Holocaust, journey of survivors

Russia's Auschwitz Archives: how the Soviet Army Liberated the Nazi Death Factory

Belarus' National Library to launch online project to celebrate Great Victory

Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute to create database of victims and survivors

Stolen copy of Christopher Columbus letter recovered. It's worth up to $1.3 million

Sold: Pierre de Coubertin’s Blueprint for the Olympics

National Library of Scotland - The Ordnance Survey's 1:500 Town Plans

UK National Archives - Baffled by archives: part three

UK National Archives - War behind the wire: the story of allied civilians in occupied Europe during the Second World War

UK National Archives - Resist: Black Power in the courtroom

UK National Archives - What happens when school students take over

British Library - How historians can communicate their research online

George III's Treasured Collection of Military Maps Is Published Online to Mark the 200th Anniversary of his Death

University of Manchester - Manchester Digital Collections launch

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
National Library of Israel - Postcards from Auschwitz

National Library of Israel - The Chad Gadya Melody that Survived the Holocaust

United Arab Emirates - Non-Muslim cemetery now has a digital archive

Records management before and after the artificial intelligence revolution

A Primer on Archival Project Contracts

The Geocities Archive Is Bringing the Early Internet to Life