Thursday 26 March 2020

Vol. 13, no. 30

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
Université Laval - Calendrier de conservation des documents

Université de Montréal - La gestion documentaire à l’ère du coronavirus

Archives New Zealand - Information Management during Covid-19

State Records Office of Western Australia - Advice on State Recordkeeping and Covid-19

United States Government Accountability Office - Freedom of Information Act: Federal Agencies' Recent Implementation Efforts

De la communauté / From the community
Canadian Association of Research Libraries - Statement on Optimal Equitable Access to Post-Secondary Learning Resources During COVID-19

Europeana Strategy 2020-2025: Empowering Digital Change

Society of American Archivists Case Study - Scaffolding Primary Source Research and Analysis in an Undergraduate History Research Methods Course

Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID) - 2019 Annual Report and 2025 Vision

American for Prosperity Foundation - Gone in an Instant: how Instant Messaging Threatens the Freedom of Information Act

Article - Nature Read in Black and White: Decolonial Approaches to Interpreting Natural History Collections

Article - D'une histoire séparée à une histoire intégrée ? Mise en archives et mise en récit de l’histoire des Juifs en France au XIXe siècle

Arbido : revue professionnelle pour archivistes, bibliothécaires et documentalistes, (2020/1)

The Library, vol. 21, no. 1 (2020)

Cahiers de la documentation, 2020/1

Revue de l'Institut des langues et cultures d'Europe, Amérique, Afrique, Asie et Australie, no 39, 2020 (numéro spécial : les humanités numériques dans une perspective internationale)

Mémoire d'avenir : le journal des Archives nationales de France, no 38 (2020)

Archives & Records Association UK and Ireland - Spring 2020 Newsletter

Grey Litterature Network Services Quarterly Newsletter, vol. 12, no. 2 (2020)

Book - Libraries and Archives in the Digital Age

Book - False Documents: Inter-American Cultural History, Literature, and the Lost Decade (1975-1992)

Book - Envisioning the Future of Reference: Trends, Reflections, and Innovations

Book - Digital Humanities in Latin America

Book - Linked Data for the Perplexed Librarian

Book - #HashtagActivism: Networks of Race and Gender Justice

Book - The Oxford Handbook of Egyptian Epigraphy and Paleography

Book - Finding Comfort During Hard Times: a Guide to Healing after Disaster, Violence, and Other Community Trauma

Book - The Protection of Personal Information in the Private Sector in Québec: Looking back and Thinking Forward

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Ontario Genealogical Society Webinar - Researching in your Pajamas
March 28, 2020

Association des archivistes du Québec - Rencontre sociale en ligne
31 mars 2020

Portage Webinar - Data Management and the Transition to NDRIO Update
March 31, 2020

Webinar - Preserving your Legacy: Archives for Artists and Arts Groups
April 2, 2020

Research Data Alliance Virtual Plenary
Until April 10, 2020

Mini cours en ligne massif et ouvert - Veille, intelligence artificielle et data visualisation : méthodes et bonnes pratiques

Massive Open Online Course - Introduction to Digital Humanities 
Started February 25, 2020

Massive Open Online Course - Early Modern Scottish Palaeography: Reading Scotland's Records
Started March 23, 2020

Association of Moving Image Archivists Webinar - Stay Connected
Every Wednesday and Thursday

Webinar - Don't Panic! Care, Trust, and Mutual Aid during an Infodemic
March 27, 2020

Webinar - Tips for Suddenly Switching to Online Reference and Access Services
March 28, 2020

Webinar - Close Together/Far Apart: Creating Family Archives While Social Distancing
March 29, 2020

Society of American Archivists Webinar - Suddenly Working from Home: Best Practices for Team Management in Crisis
March 30, 2020

Online Conference - MW20: 24th Annual MuseWeb Conference
March 31 - April 4, 2020

Virtual Talk-Shop: Intro to Zoom
March 31, 2020

Webinar - Archive-It Advanced Training: the Wayback API
April 1, 2020

Twitter Conference - Digital Humanities in the Time of Virus
April 2, 2020

Association of College and Research Libraries Webcast - Managing Remote Workers
April 7, 2020

Online Conference - Art History in Quarantine: Digital Transformations, Digital Futures
April 10, 2020

Massive Open Online Course - Learning from the Past: a Guide for the Curious Researcher
Starting April 20, 2020

Online Event - Building a Digital Future : Challenges & Solutions for Preserving 3D Models
April 30, 2020

Preserving Historic Photographs
September 24, 2020, London (UK)

Relationships, Reciprocity, and Responsibilities: Indigenous Studies in Archives and Beyond
September 24-26, 2020, Philadelphia

Archiving, Recording and Representing Feminism: the Global History of Women's Emancipation in the 20th Century
December 10-11, 2020, Delhi

Libresilience Web Conference: Call for Proposals

Sur le web / On the web
Explore Online Digital Collections with an Ontario Focus

LawBytes Podcast - Michael Birnhack on Israel's Use of Cellphone Tracking to Combat the Spread of Coronavirus

Living Heritage Podcast - Wyatt Shibley's Research on Newfoundland's Lebanese Community

International Council on Archives - Survey: Archival Description in Practice

Film/AV Collections of International Federation of Film Archives Affiliates Online

Association of College and Research Libraries Video - Copyright for Campus Closures

International Coalition of Library Consortia - List of Publishers who Are Increasing Access to their Resources

Association of College and Research Libraries - Pandemic Resources for Academic Libraries

American Library Association - Pandemic Preparedness: Resources for Libraries

Europeana - New Website

Library of Congress Video - Women Documenting the World

Bibliothèque nationale de France - RetroNews est intégralement en accès libre

Project on Government Oversight - COVID-19 Oversight & Policy Resources for Hill Staff

Écouter la photographie : conseils podcasts de l'Association de recherche sur l'image photographique

The Ultimate Guide to Virtual Museum Resources, E-Learning, and Online Collections

France Université Numérique ouvre ses archives

British Library - Endangered Archives Programme Metadata Enhancement

National Library of Wales Video - An Introduction to Wikidata

Society of American Archivists - New Blog: Accessibility and Disability Section 

MyHeritage in Color - Now Free and Unlimited for One Month

Free at-Home Education Resources from Ancestry and Access to Nearly 500M National Archives Records

Upcoming Movie - The Archivist

A Journal of the Plague Year: an Archive of Covid19

Archives in Context Podcast - Finding Aid to my Soul, Part 3

Podcast - I, Too, Am an Archivist: why Can't I Go out there and Save the World?

Podcast - Electronic File Management 101

Resources for Working with IIIF Materials 

Video - Archives-it: Quality Assurance

Télétravail : quels logiciels libres

Slides - Archiving the Present: a Guide to Creating the Record of Covid-19

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Statement from the Office of the Information Commissioner on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic

Freedom-of-information requests shunted to sidelines during virus crisis

Upcoming access to information changes? It's a secret 

Coronavirus: how governments can tackle the infodemic

How Canada Should Ensure Cellphone Tracking to Counter the Spread of Coronavirus Does Not Become the New Normal

Supreme Court of Canada - Filing of all documents by email

Leslie Weir: In charge of the world's third largest national library

NARA - Some Americans in Canada: the Record Book of Joseph Edwards, Niagara, Upper Canada, April 1812-January 1813

Quand la pandémie force les musées à innover

Le Musée de la civilisation veut documenter votre quarantaine

BAnQ - Avis à nos partenaires des ministères et organismes gouvernementaux

BAnQ - Le temps d'un palais : le palais de justice d'Inverness et la Cour de circuit du comté de Mégantic, une histoire commune

L'accès à l'information ralenti par la pandémie

Italian-Canadian Archives of Quebec - Archiving Coronavirus 2020

Canadian Association of Research Libraries Launching Webinar/Community Call Series

University of British Columbia - Subjects in Open Collections: Canadian Literature

McGill University - The Biblical Business of Riddling Repas

University of Victoria - In Conversation with Digital Scholarship Librarian Matt Huculak

Fair-dealing and emergency remote teaching in Canada

With a library card, here's what you can access and stream from home, from Halifax to Toronto, Calgary to Vancouver

Self-isolating? Hit the Calgary Public Library's digital archive and challenge yourself to some long reads

Amid COVID-19, Islanders begin flocking to Prince Edward Island libraries: online, of course

This Week in History: 1870s-2020: the magic of the Vancouver Archives photo collection

Intangible Cultural Heritage (Newfoundland) - Photographs from Bowring Park, St. John's, taken in the 1930s

Materiality and Theatre History at the Stratford Festival Archives

Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives (Ontario) is your #MuseumFromHome

Community Archives Belleville and Hastings County (Ontario) - Archives from home

Aanischaaukamikw Cree Cultural Institute - My Life as a Digitization Technician in Eeyou Istchee

North Saanich (British Columbia) artist carves out legacy

Centre d'archives régional des Îles-de-la-Madeleine - Histoire du naufrage et des rescapés de la Teaser, en 1948

Les archivistes et le télétravail : quelques astuces pour être productif en temps de crise sanitaire mondiale

Afrique / Africa
Thirty years of Namibian independence shrouded in deep secrecy 

Maroc - Le guide 2020 de gestion des archives voit le jour : il est destiné aux fonctionnaires

Maroc : la Bibliothèque nationale assure le service malgré sa fermeture

COVID-19: Moroccan Museums Stream Live Visits for Art Lovers

Amériques / Americas
NARA - Popup Exhibits Celebrate Women's Suffrage Centennial

Library of Congress - National Recording Registry Class Produces Ultimate Stay at Home Playlist

Library of Congress - Celebrating the Women Leading the Copyright Office

Library of Congress - Free to Use and Reuse: Cherry Blossoms

National Library of Medicine - How Does a Library Respond to a Global Health Crisis?

Library of Medicine - Archiving Web Content on the Coronavirus Disease (Covid-19)

National Nordic Museum offers digital archive during virus closure

Hundreds of Historical Census Bureau Publications Now Available on

Government efforts to track virus through phone location data complicated by privacy concerns

When Is Anonymous not Really Anonymous?

Society of American Archivists - The Ongoing Effort of Creating an Inclusive Profession

How ProMED Crowdsourced the Arrival of Covid-19 and SARS

Parsing the State of State Records Report: the Wrap-Up

State Archives of North Carolina - Protecting Public Records While you Telework

Live Action Clue: how Professor Plum and Senator Scarlet Help the Wilson Library at University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill Solve the Mystery of Student Engagement

University of Virginia - Write it Down: Historian Suggests Keeping a Record of Life During Pandemic

Cornell University celebrates electronic music pioneer Robert Moog

University of Wisconsin Oshkosh professor uses sabbatical to help her native language survive

Purdue University horticulture professor earns award for illuminating secrets of the Voynich manuscript

When Online Isn't an Option: Higher Education in Prisons During a Pandemic

Viral Hive Knowledge: Twitter, Historians, and Coronavirus/COVID-19

Covid-19's Impact on Libraries Goes Beyond Books

Working Together to Transcribe Ancient Documents During COVID-19

The Metropolitan Museum of Art Announces Enhanced Online Programs and Social Media Initiatives

Visions of blackness: New York's photography pioneers in pictures

From the pages of Star wars insider: inside the Lucasfilm archive

Last survivor of transatlantic slave trade discovered

Macmillan Abandons Library E-book Embargo

Asie-Pacifique / Asia-Pacific
Australia - Copyright fight brews over sale of Aboriginal flags

Australia - Coronavirus: a catalyst for better digital programming and online projects

For 32 Years, this Japanese Chef Has Been Making a Painting of Every Single Meal he Eats. See his Mouth-Watering Work Here

Art Basel Hong Kong launches Online Viewing Rooms, presenting over 2,000 artworks for free

Art historian's ultimate tribute to ancient Indian manuscript

Pakistan - Islamabad swiftly moving towards land record computerisation

Europe / Europa
European Commission awards contract for setting up an open access publishing platform

Europe's other Coronavirus Victim: Information and Data Rights

Sweden: Truth and Reconciliation for Crimes against Meankieli Speakers

National Library of Finland - Use the search service to provide remote teaching and to search for information 

Finland - Closed libraries find new ways to serve customers

New archive reveals how Polish diplomats helped Jews escape Holocaust to Latin America

Vera and Donald Blinken Open Society Archives (Hungary) - Illusion and Patriotic Duty: the Paranoia Archive

Vatican converts vast collection of manuscripts into coloring books

Belgique : une prise de conscience politique sur les archives et le numérique

Belgium - City of Antwerp and Google Put 100,000+ Books Online

Switzerland - University of Lausanne: how digital humanities can help in a pandemic

Jean-Daniel Zeller (Suisse) - Coronavirus et gouvernance de l'information

La Cinémathèque Française propose plus de 1400 documents de ses archives

Ireland - Tragic Garda officer's son urges all-island truth and reconciliation process

Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh - Alchemy in the College collections

Welsh Archivists Documents Ordinary People in Extraordinary Times

How royal photography has changed in the last century

Various UK associations - Statement on access to content in response to COVID-19

UK National Archives - Project WO 416: Private enterprise

Three New British Library Collections Featuring Harold Pinter

British Library - Go for a spin! 3D interactive historic globes now live

British Library - Dancing in the archives

British Library - Surveying Lord Burghley's Atlas

British Library - Learning in Lock Down: Digital Research Team online

British Library - Boris Johnson, fertility and the royal baby: how far does the concept of Olympic Legacy go?

COVID19: what the Information and Records Management Society is doing

Record Keeping in the Time of Coronavirus

The hidden history of women's filmmaking in Britain

IDCC 2020: Do we need to agree on how to say potato?

Oakham School - The Subtle Integration of Archives with School Life

J.K. Rowling grants open licence for teachers during Covid-19 outbreak

This digital archives video game celebrates the stories of Black trans people

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
National Library of Israel - When the Spanish Flu Arrived in the Land of Israel

National Library of Israel - No Friend of Bacteria: a Letter from Louis Pasteur

Jerusalem archive reveals how community dealt with previous disease outbreaks

Israel - Fearing the end is nigh, man returns stolen 2,000-year-old artifact to park

Custody of the Holy Land to put online volumes covering 800 years of history that serve as cultural bridge

Research Data Alliance COVID-19 Working Group: Urgent Call for Expert Contributions

International Association of Music Libraries, Archives and Documentation Centre - Free Access to Fontes Artis Musicae

COVID-19 and the Global Library Field: Statement by the IFLA President and Secretary-General

Internet Archives - National Emergency Library to Provide Digitized Books to Students and the Public

FIFA opens video archive to bring football home

Open Government Partnership - Collecting Open Government Approaches to COVID-19

Mémoires de confinement : ces projets qui archivent notre quotidien face au Coronavirus (Covid-19)

A Primer on Archival Appraisal Values

Disaster and Preservation Planning for Archives

Some Reflections on COVID-19 and the Digitization of Research and Teaching

Coronavirus pandemic changes how your privacy is protected

Eleven countries are now using people's phones to track the coronavirus pandemic, and it heralds a massive increase in surveillance

Twitter dataset related to Covid-19/Coronavirus released

Blockchain and coronavirus: could it prevent future pandemics?

Project Cortex and the future of document management in Office 365

Attachment Issues: Email as Records Management

Now Is the Time for Open Access Policies: Here's Why

Learning during the quarantine: you can read JSTOR's Open Access content without an account

Covid-19 requires information hygiene as well as personal hygiene

How Photojournalists Are Documenting the Coronavirus Crisis

Communities rally around one another and Google Docs to bring coronavirus aid