Thursday 29 October 2020

Vol. 14, no. 9

                                                            Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
France Archives - Les départements : la juste proximité depuis 230 ans

Arts Council England - Contemporary Collecting: an Ethical Toolkit for Museum Practitioners

De la communauté / From the community
Canadian Commission for Unesco - Reports on Activies 2019-2020

Portage: Share Stewardship of Research Data - New Exemplar Data Management Plans

Manifeste du pigeon voyageur

Cultural Heritage Data as Humanities Research Data: a DARIAH Position Paper

Ithaka S+R - The Impacts of Covid-19 on the Research Enterprise: a Landscape Review

Ithaka S+R - The State of Digital Preservation in 2018: a Snapshot of Challenges and Gaps

Chapitre - Mises en récits 2.0 de l'activisme autochtone: the Indigenous Archival Photo Project et What Brings us Here

Article - Perspectives and Practices: Archival Processing Metrics Survey Findings

Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, vol. 71, no. 10 (2020)

Manuscript Studies: a Journal of the Schoenberg Institute for Manuscript Studies, vol. 5, no. 2 (2020)

Journal of Library Outreach and Engagement, vol. 1, no. 1 (2020)

Collaborative Librarianship, vol. 12, no. 2 (2020)

Current Research in Digital History, vol. 3 (2020)

IFLA Section Library and Research Services for Parliaments Newsletter (2020)

Cahiers de l'Association de recherche sur l'image photographique, no 2 (2020)

Bulletin du Centre d'histoire et d'archives du travail, vol. 7, no 1-4 (2020)

Burlington Historical Society (Ontario) Gazette, vol. 16, no. 9 (2020)

Book - Archive Wars: the Politics of History in Saudi Arabia 

Book - Management Information Systems

Book - Old Winnipeg: a History in Pictures

Book - Digital Audio Forensics Fundamentals: from Capture to Courtroom

Book - Engaging Students through Campus Libraries: High-Impact Learning Models

Book - Creating Accessible Online Instruction Using Universal Design Principles: a LITA Guide

Book - Riches, Rivals, and Radicals: a History of Museums in the United States (Third Edition)

Book - Interfaces on Trial: Intellectual Property and Interoperability in the Global Software Industry

Book - Cloud Computing in Libraries: Concepts, Tools and Practical Approaches 

Book - The Museum as a Space of Social Care

Livre - Orient Express & Co: archives photographiques inédites d'un train mythique

Livre - Les mémoriaux du 13 novembre

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Making Indigenous language visible in your catalogue: ten years+ of Nunavut experience Registration
November 3, 2020

Virtual book Launch - Out North: an Archive of Queer Activism and Kinship in Canada
November 5, 2020

Association des archivistes du Québec - Soirée discussion
10 novembre 2020

Canadian Association of Research Libraries - Community Call for Sharing and Coordinating Canadian COVID-19 Web Archiving Efforts #2
November 10, 2020

Jewish Historical Society of Southern Alberta - Attack on All Fronts: the War Effort at Home
November 17, 2020

Webinar - Communicating the Role of Cultural Heritage in Climate Action
October 30, 2020

When Libraries Mattered: the Rescue of Jewish Books and Manuscripts in the Vilna Ghetto
November 1, 2020

Webinar - Digital Transformation for User Engagement in Cultural Heritage
November 5, 2020

Artificial Intelligence for Freedonm of Information Act Professionals
November 5, 2020

Not Again! Data Deduplication for Storage Systems
November 10, 2020

Open Preservation Foundation - The Integrated Preservation Suite
November 11, 2020

Society of Mississippi Archivists Virtual Table Talks - My Artifact Needs an Agent: how to Celebrate and Be a Good Steward of Popular History
November 20, 2020

Family Album: How to Archive and Share your Family Story
December 6, 2020

Public Interest Declassification Board: Virtual Public Meeting (Video Available)
October 7, 2020

National Archives of Ireland Webinar - Archival Activism: Community-Centred Approaches to Archives (Recording Available)
October 22, 2020

Sur le web / On the web

University of Toronto Video - Authorship, Print, and Sedition in Eighteenth-Century England

International Federation of Film Archives - Video messages celebrating the Cinemateca Brasileira

Vidéo de l'École nationale des chartes - La correspondance amoureuse de Natalie Clifford Barney et Liane de Pougy

Harvard Library Video - Advanced OpenRefine

Australian National University Video - Archives for a Dry and Drying Land

Video - The TEI Guidelines: Born to Be Open

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Supreme Court - Leave to Appeal Granted in Access Copyright v. York U

Canadian News Media Lobby Group Calls for Creation of Government Digital Media Regulatory Agency

Reopening Library and Archives Canada: Reservations for Ottawa to open on November 2

Library and Archives Canada - The statue of Sir Arthur Doughty, Dominion Archivist

Prince Edward Island civil servant at centre of government records probe says he did not delete emails

Nouvelles coupes à la Grande Bibliothèque

Take a digital tour through Inuit oral culture with Inuit Unikkaangit

University of Manitoba - Contacting the undead: Psychic News digital archives go live

Concordia University Archives and Records Management opens its virtual doors to the wider community

University of Calgary offers a new state-of-the-art home for a massive collection of Western Canadian history

University of Waterloo - A year later: what's new with the Archives Database

Dalhousie University - Shedding light on Nova Scotia's LGBT history with new seniors archive

McMaster University - Newly conserved rare map provides unique snapshot of life in 19th century Ontario

Historical photographs of York University for virtual backgrounds

Halifax Municipal Archives: Solving Mini Mysteries by Identifying Unidentified Photos

Moose Jaw (Saskatchewan) - City hall tames beastly paper problem that grew over 80 years

Moose Jaw - City Digitally Archives Records Dating Back to the 1940s 

Medicine Hat (Alberta) - Esplanade archives elaborate on historical human remains found last month

Mysterious 1900s writing box finds a home among Saanich Archives (British Columbia)

Saanich Pioneer Society - The Councillor's Cottage

Colchester Historeum (Nova Scotia) - The Relationship between the Mi'kmaw People and the Fisheries: a Historical Perspective

Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives (Ontario) - An archivist's night at the movies, part V: spooky Halloween edition

Oxford County Archives (Ontario) - History of Halloween in Canada

Reflections: a Happy Halloween from the Stratford-Perth (Ontario) archives

Whistler Museum and Archives Society - Whistler's Posters

Sur la route des archives : les Bois-Francs

Centre d'archives régional des Îles-de-la-Madeleine - Aréna de Cap-aux-Meules, Îles-de-la-Madeleine

Reconnecting with the Past in Ukraine

How to properly destroy a document

Afrique / Africa
Algeria may take France to arbitration over "stolen" archive

Algérie - Abdelmadjid Chikhi à propos des archives détenues par la France : ce qui a été rendu est insignifiant

Amériques / Americas
A unique pre-Columbian manuscript and the mystery behind its colors

NARA -  Appraisal Activities during the Covid-19 Pandemic 

NARA - A Front Line of Defense: the 758th Radar Squadron and the Makah Air Force Station, Neah Bay, Washington, 1950-1988

NARA - Travelling Back in Time to the New York City of 1767-1768 via the Ratzen Map

NARA - The Sum of the People: how the Census Has Shaped Nations, from the Ancient World to the Modern Age

Pamela Wright on Leading Digital Innovation at the National Archives

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Is Asking the National Archives for Permission to Destroy Misconduct Records

Library of Congress - Nominations sought for the U.S. Federal Government Domain End of Term 2020 Web Archive

Library of Congress - Copyright Horror Stories

Library of Congress - That Magical, Mystical Book on Witchcraft from 1584

Library of Congress - Houdini and the Spirit Realm? Transcribe Hockley's World of the Beyond

National Library of Medicine - Four Years of Conversation with you 

Freedom of Information Act officials confront pandemic challenges in meeting records requests

I'm Absolutely Expecting him to Do Something Weird: how Trump Could End his Presidency (See Number Four in the List)

New Insights into Mysterious Soviet Dome of Light Phenomenon in Declassified Documents

Texas State Library and Archives Commission - Cross-Post from out of the Stacks: how to Convert your Home Movie Tapes to Digital

North Carolina State Archives - Decorative Inspiration from the Appalachians: the Eleanor Park Vance Papers

Students write postcards for Yale University's Covid-19 archives

University of Minnesota Duluth professors creating historic archive of Covid-19

University of Pittsburgh Library System Acquires Archive of Renowned Playwright August Wilson

What we Don't Have: Confronting the Absence of Diversity in the Canergie Mellon University Archives

California State University, Northridge Library's Virtual Exhibit Connects Cinematic Representation of Los Angeles with Historical Archives

University of Dayton - Archives Month Spotlight: Documenting Mary in the Digital Age

Bigger than ourselves: Claremont Collge Covid-19 digital archive preserves history for future generations

Ken Bradbury collection goes to archives at Illinois College

Voynich manuscript mystery unravelled with 'potentially vital clue to book's meaning’

National Comedy Center to lead preservation of Johnny Carson archives; open new multi-media exhibit in 2022

The Vieques (Puerto Rico) Historical Archive Continues Digitizing its Collections

Philly's Chronicling Resistance curator plans to bring more voices and images into libraries and archives

Salem preserves 400 year old documents, creates online database for public to search about Joshua Ward House, genealogy and more

I'm the archivist of the Tree of Life shooting. This is how I process it.

Archives aim to preserve Southern queer history

Profile: Petersen Museum Archivist Laura Fisher Leads Effort to Preserve Automotive History

Scalability, Automation, and Impostor Syndrome! Oh My!

Asie-Pacifique / Asia-Pacific
National Archives of Australia - Deadline 2025: the race to future-proof our audiovisual collection

National Archives of Australia to spend $3 million on saving at-risk audio and video recordings

Australia - There does remain a gap: concerns about freedom of information backlog

Tasmanian historical photographs from Hobart's Beatties Studio being digitised

Bangladesh - Government launches digital archive

Europe / Europa
European Film Archives jointly launch a catalogue of classic films

Europeana - Barriers to access: legislation and practice in Europe and beyond

Institute of National Remembrance (Poland) - Save them from oblivion: new objectives and audiovisual and photography projects

Ukraine - Cultural figures, scientists, media and MPs call on Cabinet, parliament to return funding for Archive of National Memory

Hitler's handwritten speech notes sold at auction above asking price

Dutch war museums tighten security after raids on Nazi items

History teachers from Serbia trained in use of International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia and mechanism archives

What the flip! The chance discovery that's uncovered treasures of the very earliest cinema

Belgium's Colonial Past: Commission urged to declassify archives

Belgium dusts off 1666 charter for post-Brexit fishing rights

France - Table ronde : une chape de plomb sur les archives historiques?

France - Rennes : une application gratuite pour découvrir l'histoire de la ville en vidéo

Ireland - Government to set up archive of records related to institutional trauma in 20th century

Ireland - Sealing archives on mother and baby homes perpetuates culture of secrecy

Archives and Records Association Ireland statement on the Commission of Investigation (Mother and Baby Homes and certain related Matters) Records, and another Matter, Bill 2020

Historic Book of Lismore returning to Ireland after centuries in British hands

Public Record Office of Northern Ireland Web Archive: a Collaborative Approach

National Library of Scotland - Don't Have Nightmares… When archive films get scary

Wales - Voluntary sector history brought to life in new digital archive

UK Parliamentary Archives - Which Witch(Craft Act) Is Which?

UK Parliamentary Archives - After the Affair: Caroline and the Radical Movement in 1821

UK Parliamentary Archives - Protest and Petitions Part 2: After the Trial

UK National Archives - W E B Du Bois: Letter to London

British Library - The 1916 Easter Rising Web Archive

Royal College of Physicians plans to fix £3m crisis by selling its books

Why lockdown was the plot twist that libraries needed

The secret world of diary hunters

Cumbria's M6: Photo archive shows motorway at 50

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
National Library of Israel - Yitzhak Rabin's First Peace Negotiation (and Necktie)

National Library of Israel - The Kaiser's Favorite “Carmen”? A Jewish Star from Budapest

Egypt's National Library & Archives celebrates birth anniversary of Prophet Mohammed

National Societies and the International Committee of the Red Cross: 150 years of history

International Committee of the Red Cross - National Society documents

Unesco - Enhancing the mission of the Preservation Sub-Committee: the Inclusion of Persist

International Federation of Television Archives - Feels like heaven? Five major challenges for audiovisual archives in the era of full digitisation

Archiving the Now: how the Objects of Today will Define the Future's Past

Records Management, Information Governance, and why Words Matter

Information Governance

Digital Preservation for Old Batteries

Archive Materials: an Invaluable Resource for the Documentary Genre

Optimizing Workflows and Reporting Capabilities with your CMS

La masse des données créées va poser un problème énergétique

Ten Things you Need to Know About Automating Information Governance

A radical new technique lets artificial intelligence learn with practically no data

The Upside to Deepfake Technology