Thursday 31 March 2022

Vol. 15, no. 31

 Ressources / Resources

De l’État / From the State
Cortes Island Museum & Archives Society (British Columbia) – Annual Report 2021

Archives New Zealand – 2021 Survey of Public Sector Information Management

Victoria & Albert Museum – Preserving and Sharing Born Digital and Hybrid Objects from and accross the National Collection: Decision Model Report

Victoria & Albert Museum – Born Digital, Born Slippery : Data Modelling for Born Digital/Hybrid Objects

United States Council of States Archivists – Relevant, Respectful, and Responsive: Government Archives in the 21st Century: an Overview of Cultural Competency in State and Territorial Archives in 2022

NARA – 2022–2026 Strategic Plan

NARA – Semi-Annual Report of Records Management Oversight Activities: July – December 2021

KBR (Bibliothèque royale de Belgique) – Plan d’action 2022–2024

De la communauté / From the community
Society of American Archivists Colleges and University Archives Section – Archival Innovators’ Toolkit

Controlled Vocabulary for Rare Materials Cataloging (for Comments)

Pacific Regional Branch of the International Council on Archives – Recordkeeping for Good Governance Toolkit (now in French)

Association des étudiants et diplômés en archivistique d’Angers – Être archiviste itinérant aujourd’hui : rapport d’enquête

Rwanda, les mercenaires invisibles : les archives de la Direction générale de la sécurité extérieure délaissées par la commission Duclert

Educopia Institute – Library Publishing Workflows Project: Documentation and Reflection Tools

Journal of Digital Media Management, vol. 10, no. 3 (2022)

International Journal on Digital Libraries, vol. 23, no. 1 (2022)

Fontes Artis Musicae: the Journal of the International Association of Music Libraries, Archives and Documentation Centres, vol. 69, no. 1 (2022)

Library Hi Tech, vol. 40, no. 2 (2022)

Library Management, vol. 43, no. 3-4 (2022)

Revue française des sciences de l’information et de la communication, no 24 (2022)

Digital Scholarship in the Humanities, vol. 37, no. 1 (2022)

Journal of Civic Information, vol. 4, no. 1 (2022)

Mémoire d’avenir : le journal des Archives nationales de France, no 46 (2022)

Mennonite Historian: a Publication of the Mennonite Heritage Archives (Manitoba), vol. 48, no. 1 (2022)

Saanich Archives (British Columbia) Newsletter (2022)

Burlington Historical Society (Ontario) Gazette, vol. 18, no. 4 (2022)

Open Access Book – Visual Culture and Arctic Voyages: Personal and Public Art and Literature of the Franklin Search Expeditions

Book – The Special Collections Handbook (Third Edition)

Book – The Mustang Archives: Analysis of Handwritten Documents via the Study of Papermaking Traditions in Nepal

Book – Photography and Political Repressions in Stalin’s Russia: Defacing the Enemy

Book – Overdue: Reckoning with the Public Library

Book – Smart Cities: Critical Debates on Big Data, Urban Development and Social Environmental Sustainability

Book – Preservation, Sustainability, and Equity

Book – Talking to the Story Keepers: Tales from the Chilcotin Plateau

Book – Nigerian Intellectual Property Law: Reform and Development

Book – Authorial Personality and the Making of Renaissance Texts: the Force of Character

Livre – Exposer en bibliothèque : enjeux, méthodes, diffusion

Livre – Archives départementales : mode d’emploi (quatrième édition)

Livre – Somme archivistique issue d’Afrique et d’ailleurs : contribution à l’éveil de tous sur l’importance des mémoires documentaires

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Simon Fraser University – Writing Canadian Women (Write) Out of the Archive
Until April 29, 2022

Archival Research: a Best-Practices Workshop
April 1, 2022, Kelowna

Storytelling Alberta Workshop – Deep Truths: Moving your Story and your Listeners
April 2, 2022

Working with Archival Texts as Data: Post-OCR Error Correction with OpenRefine
April 13, 2022

Data Management Professionals in Canada’s National Capital Region – Who’s Pissing in your Data Lake?
April 13, 2022

Working with Archival Texts as Data: Using Natural Language Processing to Support the Description of Digital Archives
April 27, 2022

Journée des archives du Conseil du patrimoine religieux du Québec
29 avril 2022

Canadian Web and Digital Archiving Meetup
June 14, 2022

Groupe interdisciplinaire de recherche en archivistique – Retours et détours autour de la diffusion
18 novembre 2022, Montréal

Heritage and Humanitarian Collaboration in Emergency Response
April 5, 2022

Society of American Archivists – Author Talk: Krista McCracken and Skylee-Storm Hogan-Stacey
April 6, 2022

Out of the Archival Closet: LGBTQIA+ History and Drag at Texas A&M University and Beyond
April 6, 2022

Archives-vous ?
7 avril 2022, Paris

Archives and Afterlives: a One Day Virtual Symposium on Enslaved Women and (Black) Digital Humanities
April 8, 2022

Archives Unlocked: Film Preservation of Memories
April 12, 2022

Cours en ligne massif et ouvert – Wikidata : pour apprendre à contribuer à la plus grande base de connaissances libre au monde
À partir du 26 avril 2022

Archive of Tomorrow: Health (Mis)Information on the Web
April 28, 2022

Reparative Description and Controlled Vocabularies Panel
April 29, 2022

Un dossier pour se (re)construire? Archives et enjeux d’identités : journée des Archives 2022 de l’Université catholique de Louvain
24 mai 2022

The Future for the Decolonisation of Libraries
June 22, 2022

Les archives (post)coloniales francophones: commémoration, préservation et censure
18-19 novembre 2022, Londres

Saving Films : les enjeux de sauvegarde et de conservation des oeuvres cinématographiques (vidéo disponible)
16 mars 2022

Sur le web / On the web
Law Bytes Podcast – Darcy Michael on why Bill C-11 Hurts Canada’s Digital First Creators

Lost Campus: a Virtual Tour of Forgotten Spaces and Places at the University of Manitoba

Bibliothèque nationale suisse – HelveticAll : nouveau catalogue général

Exposition virtuelle des Archives de l’État en Belgique – Affaires migratoires : l’immigration vers la Belgique de l’après-guerre (1944-1980)

Society of American Archivists Video – Archival Landscapes: South Africa

Open Preservation Foundation – Format Identification for Digital Objects 1.6.0

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Library and Archives Canada – Travel posters in the Marc Choko collection: a Co-Lab challenge

Association of Canadian Archivists Sex in the Archives Blog Post Series PeepShow & Tell: Sex in Archives Blog Post #1: Matthew Lawrence – Headmaster magazine

Manitoba’s aging information systems at risk, Auditor General says

BAnQ – Charme et exotisme du quartier chinois de Montréal

Reconduction d’une entente fructueuse entre l’Université du Québec à Montréal et BAnQ

La mise en valeur des collections de la Bibliothèque de l’Assemblée nationale

Thousands of Nova Scotia Gaelic songs archived by Cape Breton University for language research

Brock University – Andrew Jackson fonds a trove of Canadian labour history

Lost campus: Virtual tour exposes bizarre, forgotten history at University of Manitoba

University of British Columbia Digitizer’s Blog – Ideas for Indoor Games from the Open Collections

University of Victoria – Faculty Success with Charlotte Schallié: a dedicated student of archival research

Cold War-era silk map of western Ukraine on display in Okanagan College Library

Placentia Area Historical Society (Newfoundland) – 50th Anniversary

Thunder Bay – Councillors question archives expansion

Immigration stories wanted by Aurora Museum & Archives (Ontario) for new exhibition

The digitization of seven decades of Bruce County (Ontario) newspapers

Lambton County (Ontario) marking Archives Awareness Month in April

Whistler Museum and Archives Society – Treating Whistler

Sur la route des archives: la Société historique de Drummond

Société historique Pierre-de-Saurel – Retour sur l’année 2021

Yellowknife man creates alternative to Google Earth for northerners

Un quart de siècle de luttes patrimoniales : Michel Prévost

Major addition of Canadian newspapers at

Afrique / Africa
Africa’s heritage restitution debate extends to audio and visual archives

Timbuktu manuscripts placed online are only a sliver of West Africa’s ancient archive

Passé colonial: des documents digitalisés de cours martiales remis aux archives congolaises

Congo – Archives : Bob Bobutaka établit un lien entre chefs d’État et gestion mémorielle

South Africa – Archival work of acclaimed photojournalist Rashid Lombard finds a home at University of the Western Cape

Amériques / Americas
Section on Literary and Artistic Archives of the International Council on Archives – A Literary Collection in Colombia

NARA GitHub Repository

File under snowflakes! National Archives staff branded morons by a British historian over trigger warning put next to the 18th century Declaration of Independence flagging it outdated, biased and offensive

Library of Congress – Performing Arts in the Coronavirus Web Archive: Part 2

Library of Congress – The (Very Polite) Letters Behind Double Indemnity

National Library of Medicine – Recognizing Women in History All Year Round

Documenting a Life of One’s Own: consider the courage it took for some of the earliest women in science at the Smithsonian to donate their personal papers to the Institution

Illinois State Archives launches Doc Helm collection on the Illinois Digital Archives

Delaware Historical Society Debuts Public Digital Collections

Delta Air Lines Documents Available Online Through the Digital Library of Georgia

Say my Name, Say my Name: Addressing Missing Name Information for Women in Yale Special Collections

Texas university drums up new Stevie Ray Vaughan archive and $1 million donation

The University of North Texas Library Receives Major Grant to Digitize Recordings from the Black Academy

University of California Santa Barbara – Acquisition Spotlight: the Archives of Composer Arthur B. Rubinstein

Old Dominion University – GitHub is not an archive

Museum of American Revolution Acquires 1774 Printing of Powerful Letter Rebuking Slavery Written by African American Poet Phillis Wheatley

The Getty Acquires Collection of African American Books & Ephemera

After 25 years, Brewster Kahle and the Internet Archive are still working to democratize knowledge

Preserving the Past in the Digital Age Is Still a Massive Headache

The Rise, Fall and Afterlife of the CD, as Seen through Billboard’s Archives

Descendants Trace Histories Linked by Slavery

SS Central America: haunting photos recovered the ship of gold wreck on ocean floor

Asie-Pacifique / Asia-Pacific
Roadblocks to Openness and Digitisation: Campaigns to digitally preserve treasures in the tiny home of the first printing press in Asia: Successes, part-successes, failures

Compendium of Dunhuang’s ethnic Tibetan manuscripts to be released in 2022

India – Behind creation of Bhagat Singh Archives, a long battle against rejection

India – Film archives are our heritage. They must not be monetised

India – Andhra Pradesh: Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams to digitise ancient manuscripts

Europe / Europa
Arolsen Archives: International Center on Nazi Persecution – War in Ukraine: trauma and re-traumatization

In Chernihiv region, Russians destroy archived documents on Soviet repression against Ukrainians

Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine Destroys Retro Computer Museum

Ukraine is selling a timeline of the Russian invasion as NFTs

Historical Archives of the European Union – Transfer from the Commission enriches archives pertaining to the Legal Service

Khine Braginskaya: the Earliest Days of the Yiddish Theatre in Russia

Treasures of the Greek Revolution at the Academy of Athens

KBR (Bibliothèque royale de Belgique) – L’histoire géopolitique de l’Ukraine à travers 10 cartes

Les musées suisses font face au passé, parfois trouble, de leurs collections

Réapparition des manuscrits de Céline : un inédit et une exposition en mai 2022

Dublin to train artificial intelligence to transcribe 19-century historic records

Archive footage of bygone days in Northern Ireland given new lease of life by musicians

UK Parliamentary Archives – Football and the archives: from Aston Villa to African independence

UK National Archives – Research Exchange: Engaging Crowds

UK National Archives – Research Exchange: an open access encyclopedia of British and European sociability in the long eighteenth century

UK National Archives – SafePod for data research available at Kew

UK National Archives – Hannah More: a woman of letters

UK National Archives – Lepers of Maiden Bradley: tracing the lives of women in medieval leper hospitals

UK National Archives – Improving the nation’s stock for Great and Greater Britain: Eugenics in the 1920s

UK National Archives – Family planning in the 1920s: Marie Stopes and the wise precaution of delay

British Library – Those who Lust and those who Lack: Tyranny and Passivity in Early Modern English writing on the Ottomans

British Library – Photographs of the Government Printer in Tanganiyka

British Library – The secret of a silver clasp

British Library – Deciphering an English exorcism manual

British Library – The travel writer Mary Ann Parker

British Library – Visualising Victorian News

Possessive instincts and dusty archives: the history hidden in British collections

Digital preservation at Cambridge University – Minecraft Cambridge (Part 1)

Volunteers Transcribe 130 Years of Handwritten Rainfall Records

Archives Hub – Machine Learning: Training the Algorithms

Oldest surviving map of London, from 1633, to go on display

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
Information Minister: Agreement with French Embassy to archive data of Tele Liban, Radio Lebanon

National Library of Israel – The Yemenite Jews who Arrived in the Holy Land in 1881

National Library of Israel – An Egyptian Soldier’s Diary from the Yom Kippur War

National Library of Israel – This Iranian Trailblazer Revolutionized Global Medicine and Thought

Egyptian authorities confiscate valuable Jewish archives in Cairo

Saudi Arabia elected president of Arab branch of International Council on Archives

International Committee of the Red Cross Library and Archives – One way remains open ! : some viewing notes

Creative commons opposes mandatory copyright filters, as well as using CC to justify them

Inside the fight to save video game history

Hidden knowledge: secret and mysterious libraries around the world

The End of Infinite Data Storage Can Set you Free

I want you back: getting my personal data from Amazon was weeks of confusion and tedium