Thursday 30 November 2023

Vol. 17, no. 13

                                                     Ressources / Resources

De l’État / From the State
Information Commissioner of Canada – Speech: Coming to Terms with Missed Opportunities and Charting a New Path for Access to Information

Heritage Fund – Artificial Intelligence: a Digital Heritage Leadership Briefing

White House – Report to the United States Congress on Financing Mechanisms for Open Access Publishing of Federally Funded Research

Canton du Jura (Suisse) – Recensement du patrimoine audiovisuel

Public Records Office Victoria (Australia) –  Capturing and Managing Records Generated by or Using Artificial Intelligence Technologies

De la communauté / From the community
Collections as Data: Part to Whole Final Report

All European Academies – Recognising Digital Scholarly Outputs in the Humanities

Article – From Salvage to Strategy: a Conversation with Paul Yee on Archival Consciousness and the Chinese Canadian Archival Record

Article – Following the Paper Trail of the 1923 Chinese Exclusion Act

Archivaria, no. 96 (2023)

Journal of the South African Society of Archivists, vol. 56 (2023)

Collections: a Journal for Museum and Archives Professionals, vol. 19, no. 4 (2023)

Restaurator: International Journal for the Preservation of Library and Archival Material, vol. 44, no. 4 (2023)

International Journal of Information Management, vol. 74 (2023)

Internet Histories, vol. 7, no. 4 (2023)

Journal of Civic Information, vol. 5, no. 3 (2023)

Solo: Newsletter of the Solo Archivists Section, Society of American Archivists (Special Edition 2023)

Online Audiovisual Catalogers Newsletters, vol. 44, no. 3 (2023)

Archives Society of Alberta Newsletter, vol. 43, no. 1 (2023)

Burlington Historical Society (Ontario) Gazette, vol. 19, no. 8 (2023)

Book – War on Record: the Archive and the Afterlife of the Civil War

Book – Picture-Work: how Libraries, Museums, and Stock Agencies Launched a New Image Economy

Book – Henry Leutwyler: the Tiffany Archives

Book – Digital Humanities and Laboratories: Perspectives on Knowledge, Infrastructure and Culture

Book – Managing Disaster Risks to Cultural Heritage: from Risk Preparedness to Recovery for Immovable Heritage

Book – Encounters of Beauty: Hebrew Manuscripts from the Braginsky Collection and the National Library of Israel

Book – RecordCovid19: Historicizing Experiences of the Pandemic

Book – Museum Representations of Motherhood and the Maternal: Mother Stuff

Book – The Book by Design: the Remarkable Story of the World’s Greatest Invention

Book – State of Silence: the Espionage Act and the Rise of America’s Secrecy Regime

Book – Elements of Data Science, Machine Learning, and Artificial Intelligence Using R

Livre – Le génie humain : les archives des inventeurs, de 1791 à nos jours

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events 
International Council on Archives – Problems, Challenges and Opportunities in the Personal Archives of Architects
December 4, 2023

International Council on Archives – The Use of the Khmer Rouge Archives as Judicial Evidence
December 5, 2023

Government Information Day(s)
December 12-14, 2023

International Council on Archives – Archivists Encountering Trauma in Archives: Introducing the Vicarious Trauma Template
December 13, 2023

Understanding Metadata Collection, Management, and Standardization within Scholarly Research
December 14, 2023

Sedona Conference – Virtual Town Hall: Generative Artificial Intelligence and eDiscovery: what May the Future (or Present) Hold?
December 14, 2023

Radical Left, Archives Drop-in Session
January 24, 2024, 2023, London (UK)

International Law and Displaced Archives in Arctic Countries
May 2, 2024, Copenhagen

Gouvernances de l’information : harmoniser et simplifier (présentations disponibles)
1er novembre 2023, Montréal

Sur le web / On the web
Crowdfunding – Save the 70’s at the University of Alberta

From the Vaults: Audio from Edmonton’s Past – Voices of Old Strathcona: Robert M. Currie

Myseum of Toronto and ArQuives: Canada’s LGBTQ2+ Archives – Video: Roundtable on Trans Histories + Activism in Toronto

University of Cambridge Video – A Brief History of the Churchill Archives Centre

European Holocaust Research Infrastructure Podcast – A Paper Heart for Wanda

List of Artificial Intelligence Initiatives in Museums

Video – How Artificial Intelligence can Help Historians

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Library and GLAM Sector Submissions to 2024 Pre-Budget Consultations

Why won’t Canada repair access to government information?

Public has a right to access information from public institutions even about UFOs

Federal Chief information officer Catherine Luelo resigns from job revamping federal tech

Library and Archives Canada – “Are You Fit, Soldier?”: Fitness in the CEF during the First World War

The Government of Canada reaches a tentative agreement for the Research (RE) group (inlude archivists)

1931 Census of Canada at Library and Archives Canada

Libraries open the door to Indigenous arts and culture

BAnQ – Une conférence sur les archives judiciaires à Rimouski

BAnQ – Une arche de Noé pour la musique écrite

Quiz – Les Archives nationales à Québec en sept questions

The Canada Black Music Archives Launches Searchable Database of Musicians

University of British Columbia – Vintage Advertisements from the BC Historical Newspapers Collection: 1899-1950

Mountain Legacy Project – Navigating Change: Mountain Guides and the Shifting Landscape of the Canadian Rockies

Queen’s Own Rifles of Canada Regimental Museum and Archive – One Soldier’s Life: from Korean War to the Pulpit

Toronto library systems won’t be restored until 2024 after October cyberattack

Whistler Museum and Archives Society – Mountain Radar

Summerland Museum & Archives Society (British Columbia) shares a peek inside one the district’s very early stores

Oxford County Archives (Ontario) – The Life and Career of Captain James G. Ross of Embro

Musée d’histoire de Sherbrooke – Trésors préservés, histoire révélée : fonds de l’Ingersoll-Rand

Centre d’archives de la région de Thetford – Publication d’un nouvel ouvrage sur les célébrations de Noël

Sudbury man uncovers late wife’s unpublished manuscript, has it published

Old court records are often humorous, revealing

Afrique / Africa
Nigeria’s former President Olusegun Obasanjo to Speak at Society of Nigerian Archivists’ 40th Annual Conference in Abeokuta

Commission d’historiens algéro-française : restitution de documents d’archives et coopération dans le domaine de la recherche

Amériques / Americas
National Archives to Award $2 Million for Historical Records Projects

NARA to Eliminate Veterans Records Backlog by January

What’s new online at the Library of Congress, November 2023

Library of Congress – Over One Million Card Catalog Records Digitized in Copyright Public Records System Pilot

National Security Archive – Henry Kissinger: the Declassified Obituary and other Resources

How does Michigan maintain its state archives?

Stanford University – Charles Petersen joins the Silicon Valley Archives as the inaugural Harold C. Hohbach Historian

University of California – In Good Form: Building Infrastructure around Pre-Custodial Appraisal

Culinary History: University of Iowa home to one of the country’s largest historical cookbook collections

As religious vocations dwindle, who will preserve the church’s history?

Massive Collection of Braille Music Donated to New York Public Library

Brooklyn Museum – Still a very alive medium: celebrating the radical history of zines

More than 200 years worth of Pittsburgh historical documents now available online

Ridgefield collector discovers 800-year-old musical transcripts hidden in books

Asie-Pacifique / Asia-Pacific
The story of Australia in Focus at the National Archives

National Library of Australia – Resilience, renewal and creating future pasts through web archiving: interview with Dr Paul Koerbin

Queensland Government (Australia) moves to modernise recordkeeping legislation, embed cultural integrity into First Nations public records

Queensland State Archives – You can’t do this on Sunday

Archives New Zealand – Utaina unearths unique national park records

Japan top court sets rules on preservation of trial records

Japan to recommend A-bomb photo archive for Unesco heritage list

Guam – Humanities Guåhan to archive and digitize resource center

India – Karnataka state archives department has digitised over 1.2 crore (10.2 millions) documents

New book creates comprehensive directory of active archives in India

Europe / Europa
Historical Archives of the European Union – European Space Agency’s newly published set of digitised files on Spacelab

Historical Archives of the European Union – New transfer from the Court of Justice of the European Union

Damaged cultural sites in Ukraine verified by UNESCO

Arctic World Archive – Inside the incredible archive buried under a mountain to mark human history if world ends

How does Georgia manage its historical archives?

Music composed at Auschwitz to be played for first time after being restored

Leibniz Information Centre for Science and Technology and Digital German Women’s Archive – Preserving feminist history for the long-term

Digital records of 400,000 Dutch people forced to work for Nazi Germany to be unveil

Grèce – Les archives du poète Cavafy réunies à Athènes

Spain – The 600 years of history that the Sant Pau archive treasures

Records on Northern Ireland’s civil rights movement donated to University of Galway archive

UK Parliamentary Archives – How we Made: the Parliament & the 50’s Royal Gallery Display

UK National Archives – 18th Century Spanish Prize Papers Now Online

All surviving drafts, including three rediscovered pages, of Origin of Species revealed

Lloyds of London archives show how important the City was to the transatlantic slave trade

How Yoko Ono Saved Beatles’ Historical Documents from Destruction

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
National Library of Israel – The Man who’s Been Documenting the People of Ofakim Since October 7

National Library of Israel – Yavnieli and the Yemenite Aliyah

Israel destroyed Central Archives of Gaza City: Head of Gaza municipality

Pro-Palestinian Group Hacks Israel’s National Archive, Leaks Users’ Names and Details

ISO/TC 171/SC 1: Shaping the Future of Sensitive Document Management – Draft International Standard (DIS)

ISO/DIS 18128 Reaches Stage 40.99 – Approved for Final Draft International Standard (FDIS)

National Digital Stewardship Alliance – Interested in exploring the intersection between climate change and digital preservation? Join the new Climate Watch Working Group

Wikisource fête ses 20 ans (et 3 000 ans d’histoire)

Preserving our digital content is vital. But paying $38,000 for the privilege is not

Is this the World’s Highest-Grossing Photograph?

Thursday 23 November 2023

Vol. 17, no. 12

                                                     Ressources / Resources

De l’État / From the State
European Parliamant – Museums, Libraries and Archives in the Face of Climate Change Challenges

British Library – Archive of Tomorrow: Capturing Public Health Discourse in the UK Web Archive

Public Records Office Victoria (Australia) – Retention & Disposal Authority: Victorian Legal Admissions Board

Public Record Office Victoria – Retention and Disposal Authority: Human Resources Management (Second Draft)

De la communauté / From the community
InterPARES Trust – The Role of Artificial Intelligence in Identifying or Reconstituting Archival Aggregations of Digital Records and Enriching Metadata Schemas

Austrian Film Museum and International Federation of Film Archives – Share that Knowledge! A Road Map for Sharing Knowledge across Generations of Audiovisual Archivists

UNESCO, ICCROM, ICOMOS and IUCN – Enhancing our Heritage Toolkit 2.0

Model Provisions for Data protection in Commonwealth Countries: how Do they Fit?

RBM: a Journal of Rare Books, Manuscripts, and Cultural Heritage, vol. 24, no. 2 (2023)

Legal Information Management, vol. 23, no. 3 (2023)

The Electronic Library, vol. 41, no. 6 (2023)

Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals Rare Books & Special Collections Group Newsletter, no. 123 (2023)

Archivore : bulletin de l’Association des étudiants et diplômés en archivistique d’Angers, no 46 (2023)

Open Access Book – The Nordic Model of Digital Archiving

Book – Indigenous Audibilities: Music, Heritage, and Collections in the Americas

Book – Family Oral History across the World

Book – On the Road to Abandoned Manitoba: Taking the Scenic Route through Historic Places

Book – Repatriation, Science, and Identity

Book – Cultural Heritage and Slavery: Perspectives from Europe

Book – A Practitioner’s Guide to Cybersecurity and Data Protection: how to Ensure Client Confidentiality

Book – The Perception Machine: our Photographic Future between the Eye and AI

Book – Information Technology and Organizational Learning: Managing Behavioral Change in the Digital Age (Fourth Edition)

Livre – Scènes de crimes : la photographie policière, témoin de l’enquête judiciaire

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
In the Archive of Memory: Approaching the 1985 Air India Bombings through Research, Creation, and Conversation
November 26, 2023, Vancouver

University of Victoria – Being with Snapshots in the Trans Archives
December 4, 2023

Women’s Affective Labour in Experimental Film Archives: at the Margins of the North American Avant-Garde
December 5, 2023

L’agentivité citoyenne en histoire et patrimoine : le mouvement régionaliste et les sociétés d’histoire en Outaouais et à Ottawa (avec Alain Roy, historien et archiviste)
18 janvier 2024, Ottawa

Music, Empire, Colonialism: Sounding the Archives
November 28, 2023

Changing the Subject & Respectful Terminologies
November 29, 2023

Ethical Returns, Access and Complicating the Archive
November 28, 2023

Archival Material in Media Art: the 2023 Indigenous Gulf Stream
November 30, 2023

International Council on Archives – Stewardship of Digital Archives: an Overview and Discussion of Opportunities for Learners
November 30, 2023

Digital Preservation and the Climate Emergency
December 12, 2023

Environmental Monitoring for Cultural Heritage Collections
December 12, 2023

Great East Japan Earthquake Archive Symposium
January 8, 2024

Conférence internationale sur les humanités numériques
13-14 février 2024, Genève

Local Dynamics and the Holocaust
June 10-11, 2024, Utrecht

Sur le web / On the web
Université de Montréal, Archives et gestion de l’information – Les Barret : parcours en quatre actes

Sunshine State Digital Network Video – Archives 101: Demystifying Archival and Manuscript Collections

Vidéo – Les plateformes pour développer, partager et archiver les logiciels

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Secret Canada: we want your feedback, and we’ll bribe you for it

Library and Archives Canada – Discovering my grandfather, Robert Roy Greenhorn, a Home Child (Part 1)

Library and Archives Canada Co-Lab Update for November

Yukon Victims of Crime Act amendments close access to information loophole

BAnQ – Rencontre avec Hélène, passionnée de généalogie

La fin des signatures à distance provoque la colère des notaires

Canada Black Music Archives Launches as the Definitive Digital Repository of Black Canadian Musical Heritage

The Canadian Association of Research Libraries , the Ontario Council of University Libraries, and University of Toronto Libraries Sign MOU Outlining Collaborative Intent to Develop a National Institutional Repository Service

Queer archives preserve activist history and provide strategies to counter hate

Big Data, Small Heroes: les archivistes à la rescousse

Toronto archives exhibit lets the city’s houses tell their stories

Columbia Basin Institute of Regional History – Building a legacy one exhibit at a time

Whistler Museum and Archives Society – Connecting Photographs

Le Musée de Saint-Boniface pourrait perdre son espace d’entreposage d’archives

Centre d’archives régionales du Séminaire de Nicolet – À l’origine du succès de Lactantia : François Bourgeois ingénieur et philanthrope

Afrique / Africa
South Sudan – National Archives gets $178,000 in Norway funding

South Africa – Groundbreaking expansion of digital collection of historical magazines

Amériques / Americas
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines – Unesco funds National Film Heritage Archive Project

Spotify to phase out service in Uruguay following new copyright bill requiring fair and equitable remuneration

St Kitts Parliament approves legislation regarding unauthorised disclosure of government information

The Pinochet Dictatorship Declassified: Confessions of a DINA Hit Man

NARA – Records Relating to Armories in the National Register of Historic Places

Library of Congress – 160 Years Later … Where Did Lincoln Stand while Delivering the Gettysburg Address?

Library of Congress – Jump in! An Interview with Thomas Crowley, Digital Services Directorate

Maestro: a Look at Leonard Bernstein’s Papers at the Library of Congress

Washington Is Lousy at Managing Classified Documents and Has Been for Years

Global Press Archive Center for Research Libraries Alliance Launches First Ukrainian Collection

Harvard’s Peabody Museum Shares 32,000 Newly Digitized Historic Photos of Kalahari Desert Indigenous Peoples

Indiana University – Ask the Expert: What impact do film archives have on society?

National Comedy Center to Preserve Don Rickles Archive

The Getty Digitizes a Rare 16th-Century Manuscript from Indigenous Mexico

Preserving a Native American tribe’s language and culture

Asie-Pacifique / Asia-Pacific
National Library of New Zealand – Tribute to Jim Traue, former Chief Librarian of the Alexander Turnbull Library and a lifelong scholar of library studies

New Zealand – Dame Malvina Major donates her archives to Waikato University

Vietnam – Exposition des archives impériales de la dynastie des Nguyên à Hanoï

Marshall Islands – Preserving nuclear memories

India – Servants of Knowledge to digitally archive Motilal Banarsidass’ out-of-copyright books

Europe / Europa
En Ukraine, la difficile préservation du patrimoine culturel

Interview: Russian minister advocates preservation, development of cultural heritage

Russia to hand over archives on Kyrgyzstanis fought in Great Patriotic War

‘Lost diamonds’: Rare Russian books stolen from European libraries

Scholar Rescues Lost Masterpiece by Author Georg Hermann who Died at Auschwitz

Archives de l’État en Belgique – SurveA 2023 : les secrets et les défis de la gestion des archives numériques fédérales

Archives de l’État en Belgique – Les archives de l’État-major général de la Gendarmerie désormais accessibles : la boucle est (presque) bouclée

Scotland – Book of Deer: Archaeologists solve oldest manuscript mystery

UK Parliamentary Archives – Jane Julia Bennett, Keeper of the Keys of the House of Lords

UK National Archives – Letters Unread: Opening closed letters in the Prize Papers project

British Library: employee data leaked in cyber attack

British Library – Digital curator Giulia Carla Rossi: there is a misconception that if something is on the internet it will last for ever

A special event with the Arolsen Archives: the return of property stolen by the Nazis and their collaborators #StolenMemory

There’s comfort in a catalogue of archivists: a recent conference was an antidote to the feeling that Jews are being ignored and gaslit

The Entire Manuscript Collection of Geoffrey Chaucer Gets Digitized: a New Archive Features 25,000 Images of The Canterbury Tales & Other Illustrated Medieval Manuscripts

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
National Library of Israel – When Israel Conquered Gaza for the First Time

National Library of Israel – Refugees in their own Land: the Children of Yad Mordechai Leave their Homes

Turkey – Resilience in Captivity: Echoes from the Red Crescent Archives

Ancient archives burned down 2,000 years ago in Turkey. The ruins were just found

Soup du jour: existing and emerging trends in archives and records management standardization

Artificial Intelligence Genealogy Insights – The Power of AI in Tutoring

Artificial Intelligence Genealogy Insights – Can ChatGPT Help with Genealogy Citations?