Thursday 26 August 2021

Vol. 14, no. 47

                                                     Ressources / Resources

De l’État / From the State

Provincial Archives of New Brunswick – Directive for Managing Information in MS Teams (Infographic)

Australia – Government Full Response to the Tune Review (National Archives)

Archives de France – Outils pour l’indexation des archives à l’heure du web

Council of State Archivists – The State of State Records

National Library of Finland – Collection Plan for Online Materials 2021–2024

De la communauté / From the community

Society of American Archivists Case Study – Mind the Gap: Teaching Archival Silences in Digital Collections

Digital Preservation Coalition – Audio, Moving Images and Raster Images: Technology Watch Guidance (General Release)

Digital Library Federation – Case Studies: Metadata Assessment

Digital Humanities and the Climate Crisis: a Manifesto

Open Data: a Driving Force for Innovation in the Life Sciences

Article – Where Did the Web Archive Go?


Journal of the International Association of Sound and Audiovisual Archives, no. 51 (2021)

Journal of Digital Media Management, vol. 9, no. 4 (2021)

Digital Humanities Quarterly, vol. 15, no. 2 (2021)

Association for Recorded Sound Collections Newsletter, no. 156 (2021)

Society of American Archivists – Museum Archivist Newsletter, vol. 31, no. 1 (2021)

Kitimat Museum & Archives (British Columbia) Newsletter (Summer 2021)

Livrel gratuit – Qu’est-ce que la cartographie du web ?

Book – Libraries, Archives, and Museums: an Introduction to Cultural Heritage Institutions through the Ages

Book – Veganism, Archives, and Animals: Geographies of a Multispecies World

Book – Home-School Learning Resources: a Guide for Home-Educators, Teachers, Parents and Librarians

Book – Blockchain Security in Cloud Computing

Book – Lyric Eye: the Poetics of Twentieth-Century Surveillance

Book – Security and Auditing of Smart Devices: Managing Proliferation of Confidential Data on Corporate and BYOD Devices

Book – Academic Librarianship: Anchoring the Profession in Contribution, Scholarship, and Service

Book – Voices of the Enslaved: Love, Labor, and Longing in French Louisiana

Book – Public Policy Analytics: Code and Context for Data Science in Government

Livre – Changer de nom hier et aujourd’hui

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events

Why Web Archiving Is No Longer a Useful Concept or Phrase
August 27, 2021

UK National Archives – Recovery from the Black Death in Late-medieval Britain and Ireland
September 3, 2021

Engaging Communities with Archives: Video as a Tool for Activism, Advocacy, and Archival Work
September 7, 2021

Information & Records Management Society IM Tech – Information Enrichment via M365
September 9, 2021

Offensive Language in Catalogue Legacy Descriptions
September 10, 2021

Navigating Data Sharing in International Research Collaborations
September 16, 2021

Information and Records Management Society IM Tech – The ePADD Initiative
September 22, 2021

Alt+Shift+Archive: Unpacking the Past, Present and Future of Digital Archives
September 28-30, 2021

Can Performance Art Be Conserved?
September 29, 2021

Digital GLAM Spaces: Building a Community of Practice for User Experience and Accessibility Conference
November 10, 2021

Sur le web / On the web

Canadian Census Data Discovery Partnership

University of Toronto Faculty of Information – Professor Jenna Hartel YouTube Channel

From the Vaults: Audio from Edmonton’s Past – An Interview with Robert John (Ernest) Cook

National Archives of Ireland Video – Malignant Destiny? Recovering the Lost Collections of the Public Record Office of Ireland

Vidéo – Dessiner pour Napoléon, une expo des Archives nationales de France

OCLC Video – Metadata Directions

OCLC Reopening Archives, Libraries and Museum Project – Perspectives from the Field Video

University of Southern California Shoah Foundation – Memory Generation Podcast: Episode V: the Uber Driver

Présentation – Introduction théorique à la bibliométrie

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world


RCMP investigating hack of spy watchdog network involving theft of files, agency says

British Columbia Vital Statistics Agency release for 2021 is now available

Prince Edward Island archives showcase 133 years of Old Home Week

Quebec Bill 64: Status Update

BAnQ – Riopelle : À la rencontre des territoires nordiques et des cultures autochtones

Canadian university libraries shine during pandemic

University of Toronto – Fragments of the Ancient World: a Glimpse into the Papyri Collections at the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library

Ryerson University Archives & Special Collections – COVID-19 Community Archive Contest Winners

University of Alberta Bruce Peel Special Collections – Remembering Carol Irwin

Charting the course of history: documenting Simon Fraser University’s early days from the student perspective
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Talking to Archivists (5): Listen, hold on to it, don’t drop it!

Ottawa Jewish Archives – Unforgettable Photographs: the Life and Legacy of Hugo Levendel

Museum of North Vancouver – Time Traveller: when Nikkei settlers made a home in the North Vancouver wilderness

Pembina Manitou Archive (Manitoba) – Regional Museums, Archival Heritage, and Communities: the 2020/21 Partnership with Museums Project

Galt Museum and Archives (Alberta) – The Legacy of Canada’s Residential School System

South Peace Regional Archives (Alberta) – Records and Reconciliation: [Kleskun Hills Park Tipi]

Whistler Museum and Archives Society – Expanding the Village

Secrets of Land Records in Ontario Revealed

Afrique / Africa

Sénégal – Les archives du cinéaste Paulin Soumanou Vieyra bientôt accessibles au public

Amériques / Americas

NARA – The Importance of Acknowledging our History: the National Archives and Federal Records Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

NARA – The Importance of Acknowledging our History: the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, Simi Valley, California

NARA – The Creation of the Office of Strategic Services (OSS)

The Public Interest Declassification Board Comments on the National Archives Draft Strategic Plan

Obama Presidential Center costs detailed as groundbreaking takes place at Jackson Park

Massive collection of post-slavery Freedmen’s Bureau records to be made available online

Library of Congress – Reflecting on the Mary Church Terrell transcribe-a-thon with the Douglass Day team

Library of Congress and Harvard University form Historic Collaboration on Islamic Law Collections

Library of Congress – The Islamic World Map of 1154

History Matters at the National Library of Medicine

Smithsonian Libraries and Archives – Introducing Information Literacy Collections in Learning Lab

Smithsonian Buys Rare Photos from First African American Studios

Society of American Archivists – On Grace

Welcome to the Imaging Unit of the State Archives of North Carolina

Ithaka S+R – Remembering the Pandemic: Archiving the Present for Future Research

Duke University – Taking Flight: the Pan American World Airways Digital Collection and Digital Public Library of America Portal

University of Oregon, Native language institute host annual Breath of Life Archival Institute for Indigenous Languages workshop

University of Florida – Making Florida Newspaper Collections Accessible

Old Dominion University – IMLS Laura Bush Award: a Graduate Certificate in Web Archiving

A new frontier: preserving computer and video games at the University of Michigan Library

Over 100 videos from University of North Carolina-Pembroke now on Digital North Carolina

Illinois State University – Dive into Archives with the virtual Redbird Roadshow

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution – Project funded to digitize and mine weather data from whaling logbooks

Can statistics help crack the mysterious Voynich manuscript?

Disgruntled HR executive trashed personnel files and deleted 17K resumes after being fired

Meet the archivist who saved the historic footage that became Summer of Soul

She found a 100-year-old diary in her San Francisco home. Following its story changed her life

Debunking the Myths Surrounding the Deserted Village of Allaire

Asie-Pacifique / Asia-Pacific

Burden falls on National Archives of Australia boss to make case for cybersecurity boost

National Library of Australia is the place to learn, even in lockdown

Monash University (Australia) – Treasure quest: Researchers embark on a pre-modern manuscript mission

Australia – Frank Upward Obituary

New Zealand – Passing of Sir Michael Cullen (1945-2021)

Politically censored South Korean films to be released online

Indigenous Filipino Group Has Highest Known Denisovan Ancestry

India – Kashmir affairs and relevance of Colonial archives at Lahore

Europe / Europa

Historical Archives of the European Union – How does Europe represent its past? An epistemic inquiry at the Archives

Russia – Expert help needed to decode a rare piece of space history: the Lunokhod data tapes

France – Archives: CIAF publishes a coding guide for web downloads

Jersey – Archivist reflects on turning curiosity into 30-year career

Isle of Man’s slave trade links highlighted by heritage project

British Library – Catch-up: Histories and Archives of Arabic Publishing

British Library – The Backstory to Digitising the Barbados Gazette

British Library – London 2012 Paralympics in the UK Web Archive

British Library – Dabbling in Dublin Core Metadata Initiative

Royal Asiatic Society – Cataloguing the Oriental Translation Fund Archive

Millionth item digitised and made freely available via Bodleian Libraries website

Loughborough University and the Institute of Art, Design and Technology – New project to record, curate and archive 50 years’ worth of feminist stories

Artefacts in Archives Series: Unlocking a door to the past: the Key to St Peter’s Church, Birmingham

Brighton Pride: Unseen images of 1973 gay march discovered

Advance copies of Sally Rooney’s unpublished book sold for hundreds of dollars

Moyen-Orient / Middle East

Afghanistan – Unesco calls for the protection of cultural heritage in its diversity

National Library of Israel – The Mathematics of Mecca

National Library of Israel – What Did America’s Freud Think about Hitler?

National Library of Israel – Gershom Scholem’s Mishna Comes Home

Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Egypt requests assistance of Egyptian expertise in restoration of manuscripts

Syrian woman restores ancient religious manuscripts

Manuscript Quran Copies Returned to Yemen’s Taiz Museum


The Internet Archive has been fighting for 25 years to keep what’s on the web from disappearing and you can help

Endiguer l’infobésité : la tactique des archivistes en quatre points

The Moral Imperative to Understanding Information Governance

Handling Case Files in the Archives

Writing a Collection Development Policy

They deserve a place in history: music teacher makes map of female composers

Five Photographers Share why they Use Creative Commons Licenses

New Way to Convert PDF to Word with High-Quality Graphics: Key is Knowing PDF Type

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