Thursday 27 July 2023

Vol. 16, no. 48

Ressources / Resources

De l’État / From the State
Sri Lanka Department of National Archives – National Policy on Archives and Records Management (Draft for Comments)

NARA – Federal Agency Records Management: 2022 Annual Report

NARA – Updated Machine-Implementable General Records Schedule File

NARA – Clarification related to GRS 6.1 FAQ on Electronic Messages and Microsoft Teams Chat

Archives nationales de Luxembourg – Tableau de tri de l’Administration des bâtiments publics

Archives nationales de Luxembourg – Tableau de tri de l’Administration des douanes et accises

UK – Police Information and Records Management: Code of Practice

De la communauté / From the community
Vancouver Statement on Collections as Data (for Comments)

Digital Preservation Coalition – Designated Community (for Member Release)

Research Libraries UK – Developing Inclusive Collections: Understanding Current Practices and Needs of RLUK Research Libraries

Policy Recommendations to Ensure that Research Software is Openly Accessible and Reusable

Article – It Was as Much for Me As for Anybody Else: the Creation of Self-Validating Records

Comma: International Journal on Archives, vol. 2021, no. 2 (2023)

Archival Science, vol. 23, no. 3 (2023)

Archives: the Journal of the British Records Association, vol. 57, no. 2 (2022)

Digital Library Perspectives, vol. 39, no. 3 (2023)

i2D: Information, Données et Documents, no 1/2023

Journal of the History of Collections, vol. 35, no. 2 (2023)

Information and Culture, vol. 58, no. 2 (2023)

Digital Humanities Quartely, vol. 17, no. 2 (2023)

Burlington Historical Society (Ontario) Gazette, vol. 20, no. 6 (2023)

The Basin Record: the Official Newsletter of the Columbia Basin (British Columbia) Institute of Regional History, vol. 9, no. 1 (2023)

PhD Thesis (University of Hamburg) – Assembled Remembering: Youth and Digital Memory Practices

Books – The Illustrated Guide to Media Formats

Book – The People’s Book of Human Sexuality: Expanding the Sexology Archive

Book – Copyright and Cartography: History, Law, and the Circulation of Geographical Knowledge

Book – Rethinking Heritage in Precarious Times: Coloniality, Climate Change, and Covid-19

Book – The Humanities in the Digital: Beyond Critical Digital Humanities

Book – Introduction to Python for Humanists

Book – Serapis: the Sacred Library and its Declericalization

Book – Data Science and Big Data Analytics in Smart Environments

Book – Not White Enough: how Victorian Racism Contributed to the Destruction of a Photographic Genius

Livre – Retrouver un combattant de la guerre de 1870 ou de la Commune

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Open Input Session for Archivists: Challenges & Exploratory Approaches to Access
July 28, 2023

National Library Board of Singapore – Archives Unlocked: Conservation and Preservation of Photographic Materials
July 31, 2023

eArchiving, Validation and OPF
August 1, 2023

Up and Running with ARK Persistable Identifiers
August 1, 15 and 22, 2023

Association of Moving Image Archivists – Copyright Symposium
August 7, 2023

Library of Congress – Assessing the Physical Condition of the National Collection
August 8, 2023

Opening the Multilingual Archive of Australia: Digital Humanities and Virtual Archives
August 9, 2023

The eArchiving Initiative Summit
October 25, 2023, Salamanca

Sur le web / On the web
University of Calgary – The Louis Riel Collection

From the Vaults: Audio from Edmonton’s Past – Voices of Old Strathcona: Eva McKitrick

International Council on Archives Expert Group on Research Services and Outreach – Access and Innovation Survey 2023

UK National Archives Video – The ‘Atomic Spy’ on Oppenheimer’s Manhattan Project

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Restoring the balance in Canadian copyright law

The Shrill Shrieking of Access Copyright and the Coming Copyright Confrontation

Library and Archives Canada – Why are the 1931 census returns organized geographically?

Library and Archives Canada: Theses Canada update

Some advocates want residential school abuse records re-examined, archived as debate on their future continues

Canadian Federation of Library Associations Update (Summer 2023)

The Writers’ Union of Canada Seeks Copyright Protection Against Artificial Intelligence Services

BAnQ – Récits de pionnières : le pouvoir inspirant des fonds d’archives

BAnQ – Les intrigants Bois gravés de Rodolphe Duguay

University of British Columbia Archives receives Peter Oberlander archives

University of British Columbia – Classified ads of the bygone days in the Aldergrove star

Special University of Calgary collection provides insight into Louis Riel’s tight family circle

Queen’s Own Rifles of Canada Regimental Museum and Archive – 70th anniversary of the Korean armistice

Windsor Star transfers rich trove of historic archives to city library

Whistler Museum and Archives – Replacing Horses with Bikes

Columbia Basin Institute of Regional History – History has a new face in town

More historic Vernon (British Columbia) photographs preserved online

Un nouveau directeur pour le Centre d’archives de Bellechasse

Afrique / Africa
Kenya – National Library Unveils First Virtual Library with Over 200,000 Books

Les archives du Maroc et d’Israêl s’allient pour la préservation du patrimoine judéo-marocain

Amériques / Americas
Key Takeaways from the NARA Digitizing Permanent Records Webinar

The National Archives to Display Executive Orders Integrating the Armed Forces and Federal Workforce For 75th Anniversary

NARA – Happy Birthday FBI

NARA – President Johnson’s View of Diplomats and Diplomatic Work, 1965

Lawmakers want National Archives records on Department of Homeland Security watchdog’s deleted texts

Biden’s Final Order on Kennedy Files Leaves Some Still Wanting More

What’s new online at the Library of Congress: July 2023

Library of Congress – Free to Use and Reuse: Gardens

Library of Congress – Remembering Tony Bennett, Gershwin Prize Winner

Barbara Millicent Roberts is at the Library of Congress, but Just Call Her Barbie

Manuscripts of Composer John Adams Acquired by Library of Congress

A Year of Open Science, A Lifetime Commitment for National Library of Medicine

Finding out more about the use of the National Digital Stewardship Alliance Levels of Digital Preservation

Hawai’i – Restoration in order for Queen Liliʻuokalani’s royal standard after historic homecoming

Digital Library of Georgia – Oral history interviews of W. W. Law, civil rights workers, and 20-century Savannah civil rights history are now available freely online

Digitization project will preserve decades of archival content for Arkansas Public Broadcasting Service

An Open Mind: Robert J. Oppenheimer’s Collection of Books at the Princeton University Library

Mellon Foundation Funds Digitizing Hidden Collections and Archives: Amplifying Unheard Voices

Massive Private Collection of 19th-century Ephemera Finds a Home at Letterform Archive

A massive photo archive documenting Tampa Bay area history is being digitized for the public

Asie-Pacifique / Asia-Pacific
National Archives of Australia – Rescue in the Antarctic

Australia – New website launched to drive national Truth-telling

National Library of New Zealand – With help from our Friends

Korea – Inadequacy of adoption records management criticized during Assembly forum

Rare archival footage sheds light on post-war reconstruction efforts in Korea

India – Reviving the Soul of Languages: the Importance of Mother Tongue Preservation

India – Nehru Memorial Museum has nearly 3.06 lakh books, rich archives of institutional records, personal papers: Government

The Plague Files: what India’s fitful archive of pandemic cinema tells us

India – The LoreKeepers to help schoolchildren archive Kerala’s cultural history

Europe / Europa
Historical Archives of the European Union – New files from the European Investment Bank

Bosnia and Herzegovina – Draft Law on Freedom of Access to Information was adopted in the First Reading

Nazi inquiries gains momentum in Arolsen Archives

Italy – Archivo Massimo reimagines human archival ideas with Massimo Minini’s archive

Archives : une Grande Collecte met en lumière l’importance du sport pour tous les Français

UK Parliamenetary Archives – Summer of 63 in Parliament, politics and society

UK National Archives – The First Sino-Japanese War and the ‘Kowshing’ Incident

UK National Archives – Black boxers and the colour bar in 20th century Britain

British Library – Lord Curzon’s letter from Lausanne

British Library – Spiritualism, Creatively Reimagined

British Library – Following in the Footsteps of Adventurous Women

University of Cambridge – The Churchill Archives Centre launches new Access Portal to mark its 50th Anniversary

Bodleain Library – Probable Prospects: Richard Hill and Black Activism in the Archive of the Anti-Slavery Society

First archive tells University of Stirling story of the Covid pandemic

Digital Preservation at the Library of Birmingham: Digital Preservation and Access

The genealogist who unearthed a dark family secret: discovering I had a traitor for an ancestor has been a rollercoaster

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
National Library of Israel – Chanan and Nahbi: A Window Into Avraham Mapu’s Mind

Library restores Palestinian history one manuscript at a time

À Jérusalem, au sein de la bibliothèque Khalidi, archivistes et conservateur tentent de redonner vie à l’histoire palestinienne

Türkiye’s book hospital is restoring rare manuscripts, one page at a time

Ancient Unknown Kushan Script Is Finally Deciphered

ISO TC 42 proposes to withdraw ISO 18927:2013: Imaging materials — Recordable compact disc systems — Method for estimating the life expectancy based on the effects of temperature and relative humidity

International Committee of the Red Cross Library and Archives – Funds and Medals

International Committee of the Red Cross Library and Archives – The equivocations of humanitarian cinema: the example of Helft Helfen! (1948)

Frequently Asked Questions about the Transkribus Subscription Plans

How SharePoint Online Stores Files in the Preservation Hold Library 

Thursday 20 July 2023

Vol. 16, no. 47

                                                         Ressources / Resources

De l’État / From the State
Government of Canada Survey of Heritage Institutions: 2021 Report

Newfoundland and Labrador – Government Records Committee Activity Plan 2023-2026

De la communauté / From the community
Blue Shield – Board Report 2020-2023

Our Heritage, our Stories: Linking and Searching Community-Generated Digital Content to Develop the People’s National Collection

Sedona Conference – Commentary on the Governance and Management of Trade Secrets

Ithaka S+R – Shared Infrastructure for Scholarly Communication (for Comments)

Article – Building the Future of Library and Archives Canada : Assessing Readiness for Transformational Projects

Records Management Journal, vol. 33, no. 1 (2023)

The Electronic Library, vol. 41, no. 4 (2023)

The Vatican Library Review, vol. 2, no. 1 (2023)

Cilip: Rare Book and Special Collections Newsletters (2023)

eBook now Free – Libraries, Archives and Museums as Democratic Spaces in a Digital Age

Book – Archives of War: Technology, Emotion and History

Book – Debates in the Digital Humanities 2023

Book – Sustainable Resilience in Women’s Film and Video Organizations: a Counter-Lineage in Moving Image History

Book – The Seven Veils of Privacy: how our Debates about Privacy Conceal its Nature

Book – Architectural Drawings as Investigating Devices: Architecture’s Changing Scope in the 20th Century

Book – Handbook of Historical Methods for Management

Book – Information, Security and Society in the COVID-19 Pandemic

Book – Outrage Machine: How Tech Is Amplifying Discontent, Undermining Democracy, and Pushing Us Towards Chaos

Book – Natural Language Processing in the Real World: Text Processing, Analytics, and Classification

Livre – Faire son arbre généalogique par Internet

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Vancouver Police Museum and Archives – Between Blade & Bullet: a Discussion with Margaret Franz
July 27, 2023, Vancouver

Meet the Archivist: An interview with National Archives Foundation Executive Director Patrick Madden and Archivist of the United States, Dr. Colleen Shogan
July 24, 2023

Levels of Digital Preservation and Environmental Considerations Discussion
August 16, 2023

Empire, Indigeneity, and Colonial Heritage Collections: Confronting Difficult Pasts, Enabling Just Futures
August 18-19, 2023, Leiden

Constellations of Images: the Grande Conversion in Cultural Archives
September 27, 2023, Lausanne

Biennale du numérique – Intelligence artificielle : écosystèmes, enjeux, usages : une approche interprofessionnelle
13-14 novembre 2023

North: the Canadian Shared Print Network – Open House (Video Available)
July 12, 2023

Sur le web / On the web
Government of Canada Web Archive – New Version

Video – Reparative Description: Confronting Anti Blackness in Archives

Podcast – Preserving the vanished Jewish history of Rouyn-Noranda, a small Quebec town

National Archives of Ireland Video – The Early Censuses of Ireland and their Surviving Original Returns

Institute of Museum and Library Services – ITAV: Open Source Software Sustainability

Videos – Communicating Rare Books on Video

Video – A Mutualistic View of Artifiial Intelligence in the Library or a Continuation of Craft

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

How can Canada fix its Freedom of Information systems? Norway, Mexico and others may offer solutions

Feds conducting broader review of social media after banning TikTok from work devices

Senate committee to question groups that have not released residential school records

Library and Archives Canada – Vimy Memorial visit: fact or fiction? (the sequel)

A major milestone for Library and Archives Canada

Library and Archives Canada Co-Lab Update for July

Canadian Census Data Discovery Partnership Summer 2023 Update

Nova Scotia’s freedom of information system understaffed, lacks power, watchdog says

Bibliothèque de l’Assemblée nationale – L’héritage de Cyrille Duquet à l’hôtel du Parlement

Canadian Centre for Architecture – Learning from machine learning: Sylvia Lavin on designer trees and architectural historiographies of the digital

University of Winnipeg – News from the Archive: Günther Sickert Collection Goes Live

University of British Columbia – Interesting By-laws of Victoria in 1877

University of Toronto – Breathing in China

University of Toronto – Inside the downtown concrete room that bears witness to some of Toronto’s most famous and infamous struggles

Little-known University of Regina plant collection blooming into the digital age

Ottawa Jewish Archives displays 100-year history of Jewish Scout Troop

Pride at the Vancouver Police Museum and Archives: our newest acquisition

Whistler Museum and Archives Society – Fishing Alta Lake

Chilliwack Museum and Archives (British Columbia) – Lost to Time? The Case of the Missing Chadsey Violin

Galt Museum and Archives Society (Alberta) – Remembering Chinatown

Société historique Pierre-de-Saurel – Mort de la rage

Irish in Canada: resources for hunting down Irish Canadian ancestors

Hommage posthume pour Pierrette Madore, l’archiviste de la musique franco-ontarienne

Archives of Ontario’s Melissa J. Nelson is Honoured by her Peers

I’ve just passed my one-year anniversary of working for Omeka

Comment gérer efficacement les changements au sein de son équipe

Afrique / Africa
Visite de travail à la Direction nationale des archives du Mali

Direction nationale des archives du Mali – Rencontre de la commission technique de matérialisation de la frontière Mali-Guinée

Amériques / Americas
The long road home for a stolen Hernán Cortés manuscript

NARA – President Johnson’s View of Diplomats and Diplomatic Work, 1965

How to Preserve Priceless Documents at the National Archives

Oppenheimer: the Library of Congress Collection Chronicles His Life

Library of Congress – When Susan (B. Anthony) Met Harriet (Tubman)

Library of Congress – Centering Digital Collection Users: An Interview with Lauren Algee

The Copyright Office Hears from Stakeholders on Important Issues with Artificial Intelligence and Copyright

Senate considering a bipartisan measure to release government UFO records

Alabama lawmakers seek to remove funding from state archives after LGBTQ+ history lecture

University of California at Los Angeles – The Croatian Diaspora of Los Angeles and its Archival Documentation

University of Montana Alumna’s Love of History Leads to Leadership Role at National Archives

Hawaii – Paper trail: The chancellor’s role, canonically required for a diocese, is one of archivist, records manager and chief notary

A Homecoming for the AFRO Archives of Black News and Culture

The story behind Brooklyn’s Lesbian Herstory Archives

Asie-Pacifique / Asia-Pacific
State Library of Queensland (Australia) – Cultivating Innovation: a Father-Son 3D Printing Project at the Edge Open Lab

New Zealand – Putting a name to a face: Te Papa (National Museum) on a mission to identify early Indian immigrants

U.S. court grants Taiwan archives ownership of Chiangs’ presidential diaries

India – Digitising a treasure trove of documents on the construction of Mullaperiyar dam

Europe / Europa
Historical Archives of the European Union – Collection of Commission newsletter now catalogued at the Archives

Scientific reports from Euratom’s Eurisotop Office available at the Historical Archives of the European Union

Europeana – LGBTQ+ history in Belarus and Eastern Europe

The Swedish Music Library Association celebrates 70 years

National Library of Finland – Gaining a perspective on war through digitised warfront newspapers

Finland – Sámi Musician Ánnámáret Revives Yoik Tradition through Archival Research

Probe into culture of fear at largest archive of Nazi persecution

Rabbinical school teams with Vatican to examine Hebrew manuscripts

Swiss National Library starts collecting Wikipedia articles

Switzerland – Credit Suisse inquiry will keep files secret for 50 years

France – Mettre la main dans les archives, l’histoire LGBT+ par le bas

National Museum of Ireland – New digital exhibition celebrates LGBTQ+ families in Ireland

University of Glasgow – Preserving History: Challenges of Storing Old Beer Bottles and Cans in Archives and Special Collections Storage

UK Parliamentary Archives – Rave against the Machine: how Parliament Stopped the Party

UK National Archives – Cabinet Office Files Released

National Archives files reveal tensions in Scottish Assembly committee

British Library – Showing Elizabeth I in a new light

British Library – Edmund Edwards McKinnon: donor of rare books on north Sumatra

British Library – A soldiers’ guide to Bangalore

British Library – Women’s football in the 1880s

Heart-stopping: censored pages of history of Elizabeth I reappear after 400 years

How UK cultural institutions are celebrating and archiving the lives of the Windrush generation

Wellington papers return after crooks meet their Waterloo

Coleridge anti-slavery manuscript saved by University of Leeds

Hampshire Archives Trust – Born Digital?

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
National Library of Israel – It Sounds Better in French… or Does It?

National Library of Israel – Animals, Monsters and Far-Off Lands

National Library of Israel – Who Was the Soldier Who Pleaded for His Life in David Grossman’s Classic Book?

Palestinian female archivists preserve history and heritage

Qatar National Library Heritage Library boasts over 3,500 Islamic manuscripts

Researchers Are Breaking Ancient Language Barriers with Artificial Intelligence

Digital Preservation Coalition and International Council on Archives recognize Friendship Agreement

International Committee of the Red Cross – Preserving humanity in warfare: the role of archival resources in advancing international humanitarian law

Reddit removes years of chat and message archives from users’ accounts

Monitoring Disappearing File Formats 2: Common Crawl

La visionneuse IIIF: une révolution généalogique en marche

Shining a Light on the Digital Dark Age

Facsimile Finder and the Rise of the Facsimile Edition for Collectors

Wikipedia’s value in the age of generative artificial intelligence