Thursday 30 July 2020

Vol. 13, no. 48

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
Provincial Archives of Saskatchewan - Annual Report 2019-2020

Commission nationale informatique et liberté et Archives de France - Guide pratique : les durées de conservation

Centre de coordination pour l'archivage à long terme de documents électroniques (Suisse) - Lire et écrire des fichiers SIARD

Annual Report of the Librarian of Congress 2019

State Archives of North Carolina - State Agency Records Liaisons Manual

De la communauté / From the community
Steering Committee on Canada's Archives - A Reconciliation Framework for Canadian Archives (Draft for Public Review)

UK Archives and Records Associations - Covid-19 Inquiry: Digital by Default

Paper - Implementing an Archival, Multi-lingual and Semantic Web-compliant Taxonomy by Means of SKOS (Simple Knowledge Organization System)

Paper - Life and Death of Data in Data Lakes: Preserving Data Usability and Responsible Governance

International Journal on Digital Libraries, vol. 21, no. 3 (2020)

International Journal of Librarianship, vol. 5, no. 1, 2020 (Special Issue on Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Data Science, and Libraries)

Online Window into the Vatican Library, no. 14 (2020) 

Archives Society of Alberta Newsletter, vol. 39, no. 4 (2020)

Archives Association of Ontario - Off the Record, vol. 36, no. 3 (2020)

Landscapes of Injustice Newsletter (Summer 2020) 

Book - The Partisan Counter Archive: Retracing the Ruptures of Art and Memory in the Yugoslav People's Liberation Struggle

Book - The Oxford Illustrated History of the Book

Book - Rescued from Oblivion: Historical Cultures in the Early United States 

Book - Histories of Knowledge in Postwar Scandinavia: Actors, Arenas, and Aspirations

Book - Copyright Policies and Workflows in Libraries: a Concise Handbook

Book - Our Shared Future: Windows into Canada's Reconciliation Journey

Book - Museum Diplomacy in the Digital Age

Book - Museums and Social Change: Challenging the Unhelpful Museum

Book - Medieval Manuscripts in the Digital Age

Book - Information Warfare in the Age of Cyber Conflict

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Archives Association of Ontario Archival Conversations - Solo Archivists and Small Staff Archives
August 12, 2020

Royal BC Musem @ Home - Indigenous Genealogy
August 25, 2020

Webinar - Understanding the Impact of the Research Data Alliance Covid-19 Recommendations and Guidelines on Data Sharing
August 7, 2020

Australasia Preserves August Meetup: Emulation
August 18, 2020

Online Conference - Museums and Social Responsibility: Values Revisited
September 17-18, 2020

Sur le web / On the web
Video - Landscapes of Injustice

LawBytes Podcast - Senator James Cowan on the Extraordinary Battle for a Genetic Anti-Discrimination Law in Canada

European Holocaust Research Infrastructure - New Release of the Internet Warsaw Ghetto and Aryan Side Database

British Library - Minimum Preservation Tool

Bibliographie Zotero - Archives minoritaires, archives minorisés

Slides - Community Archival Description and Community Access

Slides - Remote exhibitions: VE Day 75 at Berkshire Record Office

Slides - University of Reading Special Collections: Please, don't Touch: how do we Offer Teaching with Collections Opportunities in a Virtual Setting?

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Canada's out-of-date online privacy rules aren't protecting you

A Quarter-Billion Dollar Bag of Beans: Responding to Ken Whyte's Attack on Library Book Loans

Canadian Urban Libraries Council Response to Globe & Mail article

Archives Association of Ontario - Anti-racism Statement

BAnQ - Joseph-Émile Chabot, l'ingénieux photographe

Canadian Centre for the Great War - Demystifying the Return of First World War Soldiers 

University of Calgary - Digital archives of Alberta residential schools may serve educational role

New to University of Saskatchewan Archives and Special collections

University of Alberta Special Collections - Voynitch Manuscript among History's Greatest Mysteries

Ryerson University Archives & Special Collections - These are a few of our favourite things: the Expo Watch Camera

McGill University Library Council revises Open Access statement

University of Waterloo - Archives Unleashed Project scales up with Archive-It for better collection and analysis of digital history

Lake Country Museum and Archives (British Columbia) - Haywire sawmills

Oxford County Archives (Ontario) - Paradise Pudding

Whistler Museum and Archives Society - Alta Lake Speeders

Baisse d'achalandage marquée dans les musées

Le Centre d'archives de la région de Rivière-du-Loup est désormais ouvert au public

Une retraite consacrée à la recherche historique pour Pierrette Maurais (Archiviste, Centre d'archives de la Côte-du-Sud)

I'm leaving a legacy: first translator completes stories for Indigenous archives project

Indigenous histories on Wikipedia

Learning language through whispers: Indigenous youth launch ASMR campaign

A Recipe for Canadian Family History

Afrique / Africa
Cameroun - Joseph Le : Dématérialisation des procédures de recrutement ; numérisation des archives, suivi en ligne des dossiers et Sigipes II sont nos défis

Algérie - Absence de l'autorité de régulation des archives 

Ethiopian Researcher Collects Rare Islamic Manuscripts

Amériques / Americas
NARA - RG 76: Maps and Records Pertaining to the Northeastern Boundary of the United States: an Artistic Glimpse of Past

NARA - The Most Barbarous and Inhuman Practice: the Elimination of Slavery in the Territories, as Seen in the Office of Indian Affairs Microfilm Series

Interactive Maps, Oral Histories, LC for Robots, and More! 2020 Library of Congress Junior Fellows Explored the Library’s Collections, Data, and Access

Library of Congress - Ten Weeks of Digital Content Management at a Distance: An Interview with Junior Fellow Randi Proescholdt

Library of Congress - World War II through Patton's Lens

Library of Congress - Minerva's Kaleidoscope: Just for Kids and Families

National Library of Medicine - Some Insights on the Roles and Uses of Generalist Repositories

New Digital National Security Archive Collection Publishes Thousands of Declassified Nixon and Ford President's Daily Briefs

Texas State Library and Archives Commission - How to Approach an Office Records Management Overhaul

State Archives of North Carolina - The Reemergence of the Colonial Court Records

Harvard University - This year, a single digitization focus at Houghton: Library pauses other work for ‘Slavery, Abolition, Emancipation, and Freedom’

Harvard Business School - Integrating Environmental Sustainability into Policies and Workflows

Illinois State University - Milner Library preserves vital history with the digitization of circus route books

University of Chicago Library launches Covid-19 Archive

University of Washington Libraries publishes new online research guides on racial justice, African American experience in Pacific Northwest

University of West Florida - T.T. Wentworth KKK documents reveal untold resistance to Klan in 1920s Pensacola

Libraries Digitizes Columbia-Princeton Electronic Music Center Collection

New York's School of Visual Arts launches archive of work created during the Covid-19 pandemic

Pandemic archive records life in middle of history for future scholars

Museums and historians are navigating how to write the history of Covid-19 when the end isn't in sight

George Eastman Museum has 23 digitized films available for free; including a film on Kodak

White Control of Native American Culture can Never be Responsible Collecting

Inside the Quest for Documents that Could Resolve a Cold War Mystery

Do These Tubes Hold the Oldest Known Stereo Recordings?

Asie-Pacifique / Asia-Pacific
Queensland State Archives (Australia) - The precedent of the pandemic

New South Wales (Australia) - Just nuts: historian decries archives merger proposal

UFO file sheds light on strange encounters in Western Australia

Recovered ancient Thai manuscripts in perfect condition

Adventures of a lone archivist: Nepali overseas worker takes it upon himself to collect as much as he can of Nepal’s historical memorabilia

Cracking the Case of South India's Missing Vegetables

Europe / Europa
Europeana - Tracing 120 years of summer Olympic Games poster design

140,000 secret archive materials of Nazi occupation period released in Ukraine

Discover Bosnian history through archive photos dating back to the 19th century

The Danish Coronavirus web collection: Coronavirus on the curator's minds

Belgium - Archive collection tells the story of Dutch-speakers in Brussels

La Bibliothèque nationale de France veut se doter d'un Conservatoire national de la presse

France - Quand votre portable devient votre guide de musée

Ireland - Learning from the past: the power of archives

UK Parliamentary Archives - Baroness Darcy de Knayth: Paralympian & Peer

UK National Archives - Exploring the possibilities of citizen research and heritage data

UK National Archives - Watermarks: New ways to see and search them

UK National Archives - Dancing with Love: a dance project inspired by letters of love, loss and longing

British Library - 15 Years of UK Web Archives: Looking back at our first collections

British Library - Anglo-Jewish deeds from medieval England: a treasure trove for historians

British Library - Two Inches of Ivory: a New(ish) Jane Austen Acquisition

British Library - Exploring Robert Lowell's English years in the Sound Archive

British Library - Sir Andrew Scott Waugh and the naming of Everest

Bottling the smells of the Magna Carta, Iliad and Shakespeare for a whiff of history

Potential antibiotic alternative found in 1000 year old manuscript

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
National Library of Israel - How the Western Wall Became One of Judaism's Holiest Sites

150 years since establishing the Egyptian National Library & Archives

Arolsen Archives International Center on Nazi Persecution - Stigmatized their whole lives long

Open Preservation Foundation - WARC validation tool experiences

Open Preservation Foundation - So, have you got a Preservation Plan for that

Why Information Management vendors need to rethink their M365 approach

Arrangement in Archival Collections

Shadow attack allows alteration of signed PDF files

Twitter Was Already Difficult to Archive, Now it's Worse!