Thursday 29 June 2023

Vol. 16, no. 44

Ressources / Resources

De l’État / From the State
Archives of Manitoba – Digitizing Records: Business Needs Analysis

NARA – Universal Electronic Records Management Requirements (Version 3)

NARA – General Records Schedules: Transmittal 34

NARA – FAQs for GRS 4.5, Digitizing Records

National Archives of India – Circulars
For Records due for Appraisal Form 1:
For Downgrading of files Form 4:
For Annual Inspection of Records 2023-2024:

Public Record Office Victoria (Australia) – Retention and Disposal Authority for Records of the Human Resources Management Function (for Comments)

De la communauté / From the community
Arolsen Archives: International Center on Nazi Persecution – Annual Report 2022

Heritage for Peace – Cultural Heritage Situations in Sudan

Association des archivistes suisses – Recommandation d’archivage concernant les commissions cantonales d’éthique

Archives and Records Association UK and Ireland – Survey of Visitors to UK Archives 2022 Benchmarking

Crossref – Automatic Digital Preservation and Self-Healing DOIs (for Comments)

Sparc Europe – Opening Knowledge: Retaining Rights and Open Licensing in Europe

Article – Managing Sustainability and Scalability with Successful Archival Projects: Two Lone Arranger, Dual-Role Archivist Case Studies

Digital Scholarship in the Humanities, vol. 38, suplement 1 (2023)

Dttp: Documents to the People, vol. 51, no. 2 (2023)

International Federation of Film Archives Bulletin, no. 6 (2023)

Mémoire d’avenir : le journal des Archives nationales de France, no 51 (2023)

Mennonite Historical Society of Alberta Chronicle, vol. 26, no. 2 (2022)

ISO 28560-2:2023 – Information and Documentation – RFID in Libraries – Part 2: Encoding of RFID Data Elements Based on Rules from ISO/IEC 15962

Book – Data Ethics: Practical Strategies for Implementing Ethical Information Management and Governance (Second Edition)

Book – A Theory of Cultural Heritage: Beyond the Intangible

Book – The Jazz Loft Project: Photographs and Tapes of W. Eugene Smith from 821 Sixth Avenue, 1957–1965

Book – A Primer of Librarianship

Book – Insolvent: how to Reorient Computing for Just Sustainability

Book – Never Waste a Good Crisis: Lessons Learned from Data Fraud and Questionable Research Practices

Book – Afterlives of War: a Descendants’ History

Book – Remote Sensing and Digital Image Processing with R

Novel – The Archive Undying

Livre – Mettre au monde le patrimoine : l’archéologie en actes

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Toronto Public Library – Branch Art Exhibit: The Last Day of Work by Robert Burley
Until August 4, 2023, Toronto

Writers’ Guild of Alberta and City of Edmonton Archives – No Alcohol in the Archives
July 4, 2023

Joint VCC/ARMA Vancouver Online Speaker Session with Jay Loder, Privacy Officer
July 6, 2023

Enriching Film Heritage Data with OpenRefine
July 5, 2023

Social Networks and Archival Context
July 6, 2023

Getting Started with Advocacy for Digital Preservation in Museums and Galleries
July 12-13, 2023

How Do Users Discover Digital Curation Tools?
July 19, 2023

Archives in/of Transit: Historical Perspectives from the 1930s to the Present
June 28-29, 2024, Los Angeles

Institut national de l’audiovisuel and International Federation of Television Archives – FRAME Advanced Access 2023
November 20-24, 2023, Paris

Transkribus User Conference 2024
February 15-16, 2024, Innsbruck

2023 Archives Association of British Columbia & ARMA Vancouver Island Joint Conference (Recordings Available)
April 28, 2023, Victoria

Sur le web / On the web
From the Vaults: Audio from Edmonton’s Past – An Interview with Laurence G. Decore, Part 2

Slides – Valedictory Presentation: my Four Decades in Canadian Copyright

International Council on Archives Video – Special Section on Archives and Human Rights 20th Anniversary Session

Should Archives Appraise Artificial Intelligence Art? Multiple Choice Survey

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Minister’s Access to Info focus is better service amid calls for legislative overhaul

How Free is Canada’s Information System?

The State of Canada’s Access to Information System

Statement from the Librarian and Archivist of Canada

Library and Archives Canada – New to Chinese Canadian genealogy: C.I.44 records of registration

Department of National Defence accused of ignoring legal requirements under access to information law on release of records

Government of Canada reappoints Vice-Chair and CEO of the Copyright Board of Canada

Government of Canada supports digitization of Inuit art at McMichael Canadian Art Collection

BAnQ – Archambault Berri : un magasin emblématique

National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation Archivist denies allegations of holding back residential school files, details digital preservation

Missus has a name: Memorial University folklore and language archivists give nearly a dozen Newfoundland women their first names back

Profiles: 2023 Master of Information Interns at Dalhousie University Libraries

University of British Columbia – Vertical files and witch trials

University of British Columbia – Women at work during WWI

University of Victoria – Librarian climbs to new heights with Mountain Legacy Project

Into the archives: a guide to University of Victoria’s treasure trove

Legal Society Archives of Alberta – 100 Years on: Bootlegging, Murder, and Executions an Alberta Story conception d’une plateforme de diffusion d’archives audiovisuelles

Whistler Museum and Archives Society – Transition Point

Vernon (British Columbia) Archives Releases New Digitized Photographs Online

Summerland Museum & Archives Society (British Columbia) share how lack of Indigenous archives point to the exclusion from history

Lake Country Museum & Archives (British Columbia) – Owners of the V Bar V Ranch, Norman Davies

Aurora Museum & Archives (Ontario) Seeking Indigenous Artist to Create Mural

Société d’histoire et de généalogie Maria-Chapedeleine – Le Pont Rouge de Ste-Jeanne-d’Arc

Centre d’archives régionales du Séminaire de Nicolet – François-Xavier-Anselme Trudel : un ancien séminariste de Nicolet au coeur de l’’affaire Guibord

Nova Scotia – A way to preserve memories: artists creating portraits of homes, pets lost in wildfire

Pierre Jutras (1945-2023)

FamilySearch and Ancestry add Canada’s Chinese Exclusion Act records in time for centenary

Afrique / Africa
Blue Shield Senegal supports archive fire rescue

Sénégal – Allons-nous devenir un pays sans mémoire ?

Burkina Faso – Les archives à l’épreuve du terrorisme en Afrique de l’Ouest, une oeuvre de Freddy Pahima à lire

Comment les archives musicales autrefois cachées de Djibouti nous obligent à décoloniser l’histoire

Côte d’Ivoire – Documentation et archive : les acteurs invités à promouvoir l’activité

Cameroun – AfricAvenir : numérisation des archives en vue

Signature de mémorandums d’accord de coopération entre la Tunisie et la Hongrie dans l’agriculture et les archives

Mohamed Bensaid, ministre de la Jeunesse, de la Culture et de la Communication du Maroc : le ministère planche sur une stratégie de préservation du patrimoine culturel marocain

Kenya – One-on-one with Nyambura, a citizen archivist

Amériques / Americas
NARA – Cartographic Digitization Spotlight

The Night 17 Million Precious Military Records Went up in Smoke

The Copyright Claims Board Celebrates its First Year

Library of Congress – Filling in the File Format Gaps

Library of Congress – Seeing Lost Enclaves: Atmosphere and Emotional Space in Relational Reconstruction

Library of Congress – Introducing Massachusetts Newspapers on Chronicling America

State Department looks to Artificial Intelligence for streamlined Freedom of Information Act workloads

Indiana set to begin construction on $102M state archives building

Montana – Digitized Haynes Photographs Provide World-Wide Access

Stanford University – Navigating through Archived Websites: from Text Matching to Generative AI-Enhanced Q&A

University of Alaska Books $70M Contract to Continue Services for NASA’s Radar Archive Center

Northwestern University – Spinning Plates at McCormick Library: Processing Project Management

Northeastern University – To save Cherokee language, a digital tool shares tales of Standing Rock and Big Snake with the next generation

New York University Taub Center for Israel Studies Launches the Jewish Settlements Archival Project

University of Southern California Dornsife – Virtual and augmented reality bring historical objects to life

Ingenious librarians: a group of 1970s campus librarians foresaw our world of distributed knowledge and research, and designed search tools for it

Hoover Institution Acquires the Papers of Asian American US Army Counterintelligence Officer Kay K. Sasaki

Kirk Douglas Foundation Creates Digital Archive With 10,000 Personal Items

Certifications in the Information Management Industry Part 1: Introduction

The forgotten history of highway photologs

An iconic Hollywood sound effect called the Wilhelm scream was uncovered in an archive

Asie-Pacifique / Asia-Pacific
State Library and Tasmanian Archives (Australia) – The Race to a Thousand Pounds: Unravelling Tasmania’s Woollen Industry (Part One: In the North)

Film found in box under Perth house gives unique snapshot of Australian history

National Library of New Zealand – We hear you listening, right where you are

Sidelined from academia, India’s Dalits archive caste history

India – LoreKeepers, a digital archive, preserves folklore traditions in Kerala

Europe / Europa
Historical Archives of the European Union – Transfer news: Papers from the Davignon Cabinet

Historical Archives of the European Union – Murate art exhibit explores themes of freedom and dignity in prisons

Ukrainian archivists visited the archives of the Czech Republic to exchange experiences

Pologne: la numérisation pour sauver les archives du ghetto de Varsovie

Germany – Spy Tech: Unshredding Documents

Historic court cases among Northern Ireland archive treasure trove

Irlande : le combat pour l’accès aux archives des anges oubliés

UK – Prime Minister uses pens with erasable ink to make notes and sign letters

UK National Archives – A new way to explore the nation’s archives

UK National Archives – Empire Windrush passengers accommodated at the Clapham South deep shelter

UK National Archives – Seizing Plato: How a 1934 anti-obscenity police raid caused an outcry in Greece and at home

British Library – LGBTQ+ Connections and Community

British Library – Finding Forgotten Women in the Collection : User Stories

British Library – What was so unusual about Charles Marsden?

Bodleain Library – A web of meaningful links. Archived websites in and as special collections

National Windrush Document Archive Project Launched at Birmingham City University

Prayerbook of priest who saved Charles II’s life on display in Staffordshire hall

David Meeker obituary: film archivist who played a pivotal role in growing the British Film Institute National Archive

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
National Library of Israel – The Kabbalistic Tree: The Map of God

National Library of Israel – The False Messiah: Shlomo Molcho’s Fascinating Life

National Library of Israel Prepares for New Premises

Zionist militia’s efforts to recruit Nazis against Britain revealed by Israel’s archives

Israel poisoned Palestinian land, reveal newly-released state documents

The Jerusalem Cinematheque’s Israel Film Archive is launching a brand-new website

Is this the Oldest Book in the World?

Stay Ahead of the Curve: Coming Soon: Ad Hoc Group 7’s White Paper on Records Management by Design

Beyond Finding Aids: how Records in Contexts-CM Transforms Archival Description
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International Council on Archives – Archives and International LGBTQI+ Pride Day 2023

OCLC introduces AI-generated book recommendations in and WorldCat Find beta

Internet Archives – Build, Access, Analyze: Introducing ARCH (Archives Research Compute Hub)

The impact of Copilot on records management: some predictions

What should metadata managers be learning?

From Harry Potter to the Bible, why rare books are having a moment

Just Made a Queer Memory? Drop a Pin. 

Thursday 22 June 2023

Vol. 16, no. 43

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics - The State of Canada’s Access to Information System

Government of Alberta - Records Retention and Disposition Schedule: Transitory Records (Amended Version)

Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner for Nova Scotia - Annual Report 2022-2023

Archives de l'État en Belgique - Tableau de tri des archives du pouvoir judiciaire (mise à jour)

NARA - Department of Defense, Department of the Navy: Records Management Inspection Report

Cinémathèque suisse - Rapport d’activités 2022

Uppsala University - How to Research Scandinavian Ships and Seamen in the Prize Papers of the British National Archives

De la communauté / From the community
Manitoba Indigenous Tuberculosis History Project - Missing Patient Research Guide

Foundation for Advancement in Conservation - Held in Trust: Transforming Cultural Heritage Conservation for a More Resilient Future

Article - It Takes a Researcher to Know a Researcher: Academic Librarian Perspectives Regarding Skills and Training for Research Data Support in Canada

Paper - The Use of Web Archives in Disinformation Research

Collections: a Journal for Museum and Archives Professionals, vol. 19, no. 2 (2023)

Journal of Civic Information, vol. 5, no. 2 (2023)

Book - Tales from the Vaults: Film Technology over the Years and across Continents

Book - The Gutenberg Parenthesis: the Age of Print and its Lessons for the Age of the Internet

Book - Information Literacy and the Digitalisation of the Workplace

Book - Prioritizing People in Ethical Decision-Making and Caring for Cultural Heritage Collections

Book - Lambda Files: the Project for the Munch Museum in Oslo

Book - Media Technology and Cultures of Memory: Mapping Indian Narratives

Book - Retuning the Screen: Sound Methods and the Aural Dimension of Film and Media History

Book - Data Science with Semantic Technologies: Deployment and Exploration

Book - Navigating Cultural Memory: Commemoration and Narrative in Postgenocide Rwanda

Book - Manuscripts and Arabic-script writing in Africa

Livre - La vérité sur Freud : des archives Freud à # metoo

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Rencontre entre Guy Berthiaume et Christine St-Pierre
28 juin 2023, Montréal

Information & Records Management Society - I Love my Organization's Information Governance Policies, Said no One
July 4, 2023

2023 LD4 Conference on Linked Data
July 10-14, 2023

2023 International Conference of Indigenous Archives, Libraries, and Museums
October 24-26, 2023, Oklahama City

Sur le web / On the web
Law Bytes Podcast - What Just Happened? A Half-Year Report on Canadian Digital Policy

Association des archivistes du Québec - Vidéo : entretien entre Elisabeth Comeau et Julie Lise Simard au sujet de la décolonisation des archives

Vidéo - Entretien entre Marie-Louise Paquette et Louis Germain au sujet de Wikimédia Canada

City of Coquitlam (British Columbia) Archives Online Exhibit - Archives in Bloom: the Organic Nature of the Fonds

International Committee of the Red Cross Library and Archives - ICRC Annual Reports

National Library of Russia Online Exhibit - Journey to St. Petersburg of the 19th and Early 20th Century through the Photochromes by the Photoglob Сompany

Video - Archives as a Second Career

My Favorite Manuscript Podcast - Yvonne Seale and Heather Wacha on cCrtularies, the Long Life of Manuscripts, and the Premonstrantensian Order

Présentation - Wikidata pour la recherche

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Information Commissioner Welcomes Parliamentary Committee's Report on Fixing Access to Information

Library and Archives Canada - Soundscapes of the Stanley Grizzle Interview Collection

Almost 18,000 boxes still unopened after 50 years at National Archives

Library and Archives Canada Co-Lab Update for June

Interview : Leslie Weir, future présidente de l'IFLA

Step-By-Step Guide For Research into Burials Associated with Tuberculosis Treatment in Manitoba

BAnQ - De la Saint-Jean à la fête nationale

BAnQ contribue à Nipakanatik pour la préservation et la mise en valeur du patrimoine documentaire de la Nation Anicinabe

BAnQ - Les dernières volontés de Jeanne Mance

BAnQ - Nommer et cartographier le territoire autochtone

Indigitization - Digitization Project Takeaways

Ontario Council of University Libraries - Test out the new Odesi Search

University of Calgary - The surprising story behind the 1925 cowboy movie, the Calgary Stampede

York University Clara Thomas Archives & Special Collections - Waffle Women in Politics: the Candidacy of Ellie Prepas in the 1972 Canadian Federal Election

University of British Columbia - The Trinkets, Kitchenware, and Knickknacks of the Wallace B. Chung and Madeline H. Chung Collection

A new era of research security

Droit d’auteur sur les données en humanités numériques

Archives de Montréal - Le centre-ville en couleurs en 1959 : inventaire du quadrilatère Saint-Laurent, René-Lévesque, de Bleury et Sherbrooke

History of the Music Library at Toronto Public Library (1959-1977)

Vancouver Archives marks 90 years of saving the city

City of Vancouver Archives - First batch of Vancouver Sun photographic negatives now available in the Reading Room

Whistler Museum and Archives Society - Ski Coaches R&R

Len Marchand subject of new Kamloops Museum and Archives exhibit

Heritage pros salute Sechelt (British Columbia) archivist Ann Watson’s heart for history

Galt Museum and Archives (Alberta) - Mourning in Early Lethbridge

Oxford County Archives (Ontario) - Exploring Florence Carlyle's Relationship With Juliet Hastings

Archives Bois-Francs crée le Fonds Pierre Ducharme

Société d'histoire et de généalogie Maria-Chapdeleine - Les ponts de Mistassini : feux, sabotage et reconstructions

Centre d’archives régionales du Séminaire de Nicolet - Une parade de la Saint-Jean-Baptiste en 1855 à Saint-David

Association of Canadian Archivists 2023 Belonging : un entretien avec Simon-Olivier Gagnon

Association of Canadian Archivists 2023 Belonging: an Interview with Madelynn Dickerson and Christine Kim

University of British Columbia iSchool Student Wins Mosaic Scholarship from Society of American Archivists

Afrique / Africa
The International Council on Archives statement of concern on danger to and destruction of records during the civil war in Sudan

Togo - Un plan de sauvetage des archives nationales

Amériques / Americas
Commission colombienne de la vérité: la Suisse conserve une copie des archives

Archivist of the United States Dr. Colleen Shogan Announces Plans for Permanent Emancipation Proclamation Display

NARA - Leslie Feinberg: the FBI and Gender Pronouns

Presidential record-keeping laws may be overhauled after Trump indictment: Congressman Turner

Bloomsday! The Library of Congress One-of-a-Kind Copy of Ulysses

Ralph Ellison’s Juneteenth Lives on at the Library of Congress

Library of Congress - Historical Newspapers Reveal Hidden LGBTQ+ History

Library of Congress - Supporting Social-Emotional Learning Activities with “By the People” Transcriptions

Library of Congress - Meet Olivia Charmaine Morris: A Champion for “People of Color and Colorful People”

National Library of Medicine - How Interoperability Advances Data Sharing and Open Science

Alabama Department of Archives and History under fire for promoting liberal political LGBTQ agenda

LGBTQ history program part of recommitment effort, says Alabama Archives and History

Introducing a Digital Public Library of America TxHub site

University of Texas Harry Ransom Center - Archive of Poet James Fenton Acquired

Steven Spielberg Donates Animation Collection to the Academy’s Archives

Beck Center's archives have invaluable collection of Knoxville's Black history

How a Grad Student Uncovered the Largest Known Slave Auction in the U.S.

Europe / Europa
Council of Europe criticises restricted access to public information

Norwegians Get a Bitter Taste of their own History

La Normandie rachète le manifeste de Charlotte Corday, l’État veut le récupérer

Une partie de la mémoire audiovisuelle de l'art dramatique à la Bibliothèque nationale de France

Faites de la musique : les collections de partitions de la Bibliothèque nationale de France

National Library of Ireland launch pop-up exhibition: Le Grá; Seamus

University of Glasgow project to explore ancient manuscripts

UK National Archives - The story of Edward Lees: Refugee, internee, soldier

UK National Archives - Remembering the Men of Bomber Command who didn’t make it home

UK National Archives - Soundtracking the Empire Windrush

Journeys to Hope: archives of the Windrush generation

British Library acquires recording of early Beatles concert in 1963

British Library - Explore Windrush Tales in our Digital Storytelling exhibition

British Library - The actor, the fascist, and the reincarnated queen

Bodleian Library - New: Catalogues of the Archives of Enid Starkie and Joanna Richardson

Case Study: the Courtauld’s Digitisation Volunteer Project

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
National Library of Israel - The Three Jewish Monsters Charged With Saving the World

National Library of Israel - The First, Last, and Only Female Hasidic Rebbe

National Library of Israel - Abraham Shalom Yahuda’s Extraordinary Tabernacle Model

National Library of Israel - Was the Giving Tree Simply Spineless?

National Library posts state report on Yemenite children online

Israeli researchers create artificial intelligence to translate ancient cuneiform Akkadian texts

ISO/TC 46/SC 11 Develops Technical Specification to Guide Records Retention and Disposition Processes

ISO/TC 171/SC 2 Begins Work on ISO/WD 20271-1: a Fundamental Standard for Long-Term Preservation of Text Documents

The World’s Digital Memory Is at Risk

A paper trail is a pillar of democracy, as Trump and Johnson have discovered

Records Managers: Become the Easy, Adjustable, Reliable Tool of the Organization

Patrimoine : les nouvelles technologies pour augmenter la transmission du passé

How to Transcribe Audio and Video Attachments in Gmail