Thursday 31 August 2023

Vol. 16, no. 53

Ressources / Resources

De l’État / From the State
Library and Archives Canada – Evaluation Report of Collaboration, Partnerships and Participation (2017-2022)

Library and Archives Canada – Evaluation Report on the Prime Minister Papers Project 2017–2022

Arts and Humanities Research Council and Research Libraries UK – Protecting Dispersed Collections: a Framework for Managing the At-Risk Heritage Assets of Catholic Religious Institutes

Swinburne University of Technology (Australia) – Information Governance and Information Management as a Service: Survey Report 2023

De la communauté / From the community
UNESCO – The Seoul Vision for the Future of Safeguarding Living Heritage for Sustainable Development and Peace

UNESCO Archives: Preserving Unesco’s Heritage for Future Generations

Level up with Digital Preservation Coalition Rapid Assessment Model

Digital Preservation Coalition – Defining the Designated Community (General Release)

Asociación Latinoamericana de Archivos – Legislación Archivística de América Latina

The WARCnet Network: the Fourth Year

Reporting from two Short-term Network Stays at the Institut National de l’Audiovisuel and the Bibliothèque nationale de France, and the Royal Danish Library

Redefining the Library Experience: Findings from the 2023 OCLC Global Council Survey

Article – Digitization of the Australian Parliamentary Debates, 1998–2022

Code4lib Journal, no. 57 (2023)

International Journal of Humanities and Arts Computing, vol. 16, no. 1 (2023)

Association for Recorded Sound Collections Newsletter, no. 162 (2023)

Online Audiovisual Catalogers Newsletter, vol. 43, no. 2 (2023)

PhD Thesis (Universty of Zurich) – Flexible Techniques for Automatic Text Recognition of Historical Documents

Mémoire d’études (Enssib) – Manuscrits d’Afrique de l’Ouest en France : mieux les identifier pour mieux les partager

Open Access Book – Tied and Bound: a Comparative View on Manuscript Binding

Book – Remnants: Embodied Archives of the Armenian Genocide

Book – Archive of Tongues: an Intimate History of Brownness

Book – Linked Open Data for Digital Humanities

Book – In Defence of Copyright

Book – Cataloging and Classification: an Introduction (Fifth Edition)

Book – Spectres of Reparation in South Africa: Re-encountering the Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Book – The Power of Oral History Narratives

Book – Perspectives on Knowledge Communication: Concepts and Settings

Book – The Blockchain and the New Architecture of Trust

Livre – Aux origines des collections musicales de la Bibliothèque nationale de France (1680-1815)

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Scarborough Historical Society: Oral History, Memory and Storytelling
September 26, 2023, Toronto

Hastings County Historical Society (Ontario) – Public Presentation: a Selection of Stories
October 17, 2023, Belleville

Second Global Audiovisual Archiving Conference
July 12-14, 2024, Toronto

Archives and Records Association UK and Ireland – Online Course: Embedding Equality, Equity, Diversity and Inclusive Practice in UK Archive Sector

Nordic Web Archives for Researchers: Access, Tools and Services
September 6, 2023

Safe Havens for Archives at Risk
September 7, 2023

International Federation of Film Archives Commissions Workshop – Institutionalized Curation
September 14, 2023

A Fireside Chat with the 11th Archivist of the United States
September 19, 2023

Supporting Community Archives into the Future
September 29, 2023, Dublin

Cours en ligne – Impacts du numérique sur l’environnement
À partir du 20 octobre 2023

Association of Catholic Diocesan Archivists – Open Wide our Archives: Truth, Transparency & Access
October 30-31, 2023, St. Louis

Sur le web / On the web
Archives and Things Podcast – Nana aba Duncan, Carleton University

Vidéo – Je vais au Québec et remonte une branche sur plusieurs siècles (généalogie)

Solidarity History Initiative Podcast – Michelle Caswell

Transkribus – New Web App

Open Historical Map – New Forum

Public Record Office Victoria (Australia) Video – Records Management Network August 2023

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Library and Archives Canada – Looking for Captain Evans

What are Library and Archives Canada’s intentions on Handwritten Text Recognition technology?

Vintage Barbies discovered in Manitoba Museum archives

BAnQ – Prêt, pas prêt, c’est la rentrée

Association des archivistes du Québec – Compte-rendu de la Table-ronde sur la diffusion archivistique

University of Waterloo – Human Resources records retention schedule updates

University of British Columbia – Aftermath of 1997 APEC Protest

Université de Montréal – Annaëlle Winand, archiver l’inarchivable

The Beaverbrook Art Gallery (Fredericton) launches its online digital collection of nearly 5000 works of art

Le Musée de la photographie de Drummondville lutte pour sa survie

La Société d’histoire d’Asbestos, gardienne de la mémoire de la municipalité

10 ans comme archiviste à la Société historique Pierre-de-Saurel

Whistler Museum & Archives Society – Whistler’s First Triathlon

This most important document in Kamloops’ history

Tri-City News donates bound editions to Coquitlam Archives (British Columbia)

Lake Country Museum and Archives (British Columbia) – Wong Bing and Jessie Goldie: an Unlikely Friendship

Ontario – Thousands of historical documents related to Burlington’s past go online

Ontario – This high school went deep into its archives to celebrate its 150th birthday

Wait: Is ChatGPT Even Legal?

Amériques / Americas
Peru’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission: 20 Years Later

National Archives of Trinidad and Tobago – 61st Anniversary of Trinidad and Tobago’s Independence: Guide to Information Resources on Independence

NARA – Presidential Records Act Special Access Requests from Congress

National Archives to Hold Ceremonial Swearing-In Ceremony for 11th Archivist of the United States Dr. Colleen Shogan

NARA – Disaster Preparedness during the 2023 Atlantic Hurricane Season

National Archives discloses planned artificial intelligence uses for record management

Library of Congress – The March on Washington, Revisited

Library of Congress – The Web Archiving Team Answers Questions about the Web Archives

Library of Congress – The Scenic Route? The Library’s 117-foot Map from 17th-century Japan

Library of Congress – Creating New Opportunities with Digital Strategy: an Interview with Margaret Gentry

Harvard University – Lost in fictional maps

Science Fiction and Fantasy Research Collection at Texas A&M University

Pop culture on the plains: Marvel creator Stan Lee’s personal archives are housed at University of Wyoming

Brown University – Critical Archives

Legacy of Native American boarding schools comes into view through a new interactive map

Presbyterian Historical Society – 60 Years Since ’63: Newly Digitized March on Washington Records

Getty Acquires Maren Hassinger’s Archive

Archives in the Anthropocene: an Interview with Eira Tansey

Paramount Pictures’ Archive Team Andrea Kalas & Randall Thropp on a Few of their Favorite Things

Asie-Pacifique / Asia-Pacific
Archives, access, and history: can the National Archives of Australia democratic function survive?

State Library and Tasmanian Archives (Australia) – Conservation of a tastevin

Archives New Zealand – Release of previously classified Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade files to the public

China unveils first standard for digital preservation of intangible cultural heritage

Europe / Europa
Results from the SOLID-based Decentralised Aggregation Task Force in Europeana

Norway’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission: summary of the final report

Luxembourg – Qu’est-ce les Archives nationales ont-elles à cacher ?

Guerre d’Algérie : la France assouplit plus encore l’accès à ses archives

National Library of Ireland – Web archiving: Electric Picnic arts-and-music festival

The British Library Loves Manuscripts on Wikisource

British Library – New light on the earliest professor of Spanish in the UK?

British Library – What about the East India Company women?

Artefacts stolen from British Museum may be untraceable due to poor records

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
National Library of Israel – The Mysterious Collector who Founded our Islamic Manuscript Collection

National Library of Israel – Prisoner 4859: the Hero who Volunteered for Auschwitz

Don’t Let Palestinian Music Be Destroyed

Sixty years of sound: the cassette’s past, present and future in Egypt

Manga Archive Organization Dedicated to Archiving Manga Materials Founded

Keeping the classics alive: how archivists are preserving video game history

Researching file formats 3: JPEG File Interchange Format Family

Machine Learning and WorldCat: improving records for cataloging and discovery 

Thursday 24 August 2023

Vol. 16, no. 52

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De l’État / From the State
Privacy Commissioner of Canada and Data Protection Agencies from 11 Countries – Joint Statement on Data Scraping and the Protection of Privacy

Library and Archives Canada – Quarterly Financial Report for the Quarter Ended June 30, 2023

Information Commissioner of Canada Decision – Library and Archives Canada (Re), 2023 OIC 24

De la communauté / From the community
Canadian Association of Research Libraries, Association of Research Libraries, Ithaka S+R – Redressing Relationships with the Historically Marginalized

Unesco – National Capacity Building on Inventorying the Intangible Cultural Heritage in the Arab Republic of Egypt

Manifeste pour l’intelligibilité du numérique

Towards a Glossary for Web Archive Research: Version 1.0

Scholarly Use of Web Archives Across Ireland: The Past, Present & Future(s)

Understanding the history of national domain crawls: mapping and archiving the national web domain in Denmark and France

Using a National Web Archive for the Study of Web Defacements? A Case-study Approach

Article – Mrs. his Name: Reparative Description as a Tool for Cultural Sensitivity and Discoverability

Journal of Documentation, vol. 79, no. 5 (2023)

Library Hi Tech, vol. 41, no. 4 (2023)

Internet Archaeology, no. 63, 2023 (Special Issue: Digital Archiving in Archaeology: the State of the Art II)

Open Access Book – Transforming the Authority of the Archive: Undergraduate Pedagogy and Critical Digital Archives

Book – 101 Treasures from the National Library of Israel

Book – The Routledge Handbook of Heritage Destruction

Book – On the Digital Humanities: Essays and Provocations

Book – Remembering the Neoliberal Turn: Economic Change and Collective Memory in Eastern Europe after 1989

Book – On Disinformation: how to Fight for Truth and Protect Democracy

Book – The Anticolonial Museum: Reclaiming our Colonial Heritage

Book – A Medium Seen Otherwise: Photography and Documentary Film

Book – Computational Methods and GIS Applications in Social Science (Third Edition)

Book – Trends in Data Protection and Encryption Technologies

Livre – Allemagne et généalogie : retrouver ses ancêtres allemands

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Beyond Digital Humanities
September 4, 2023

Making the Case for Institutional Repository Services
September 6, 2023

Disaster Preparedness for Community Archives
September 6, 2023

2023 Virtual Fedora Showcase
September 12-14, 2023

Environment, Storage, and Integrated Pest Management
September 18, 2023

Decolonising through Critical Librarianship: Accessibility Workshop
September 20, 2023

Immersive Collections Symposium: Diversifying Narratives through Embodied Learning
October 13, 2023

October 19, 2023

Transkribus User Conference 2024
February 14, 2024, Insbruck

Archival Secrecy in Early Modern Monarchies and Republics
September 5-6, 2024, Berne

Sur le web / On the web
Library and Archives Canada Podcast – Treasures Revealed: Pregnancy Photos

Provincial Archives of Saskatchewan Online Exhibit – The Regina Cyclone of 1912

Provincial Archives of Saskatchewan Online Exhibit – Winter Sports in Saskatchewan

From the Vaults: Audio from Edmonton’s Past – Voices of Old Strathcona: Patrick Rose

Video – Research Findings from the Building a National Finding Aid Network Project

Video – Learning about the Invisible: Using Linked Data to Enhance Collection Analysis

Video – Held In Trust: Digital Technology in the Context of Cultural Heritage Preservation

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Ottawa rejected independent study of access to information system in favour of internal review, documents reveal

Library and Archives Canada – The 1931 Census: a reading list

Library and Archives Canada Expenditures: Long-term Perspective

Library and Archives Canada Co-Lab Update for August

Reflections on the Association of Canadian Archivists Conference from a Student Perspective

British Columbia Vital Statistics Agency release for 2023 is now available

Art exhibition digs women out of archives at the Manitoba Indigenous Cultural Education Centre

BAnQ – Cité-jardin : rêves et ambitions d’une ville nouvelle

Pseudo-privatization: why University of British Columbia Properties Trust is still not subject to provincial freedom of information laws

1997 APEC meeting at University of British Columbia

University of Toronto – Backing Student Equity Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives: the Black Digital Humanities Speaker Series

British Columbia attracting researchers as home to world’s largest transgender archives

Why the smell of vinegar shut down a Toronto library’s historical newspaper archive

Vancouver – These archival aerial photos show the staggering changes around False Creek over the last 50 years

Whistler Museum and Archives Society – The First Fun Fitness Swim

New Temporary Exhibit at the Galt Museum and Archives (Alberta) Celebrates Local Queer Theatre Company

Peterborough Museum & Archives Tourism (Ontario) Named Award Finalist For Tourism

Oxford County Archives (Ontario) – A Beachville Destination: Fairmount Park

Afrique / Africa
Namibia – The Role of Archives in Accountability and Democracy

Amériques / Americas
Les Archives nationales d’Haïti célèbrent 163 ans de préservation du patrimoine historique

Trinidad’s National Archives reveals legacy of master Steelpan arranger Clive Bradley

NARA – When we Say we Want Resolution: DPI and PPI Explained

NARA – 60th Anniversary of the March on Washington

NARA – Hurricane Hilary Heading Toward Southern California

NARA – National Personnel Records Center Fire Series: The Aftermath

Theodore Roosevelt presidential library taking shape in North Dakota Badlands

New details on little-known Obama Presidential Library, tucked away in Hoffman Estates

Library of Congress Releases Newly Digitized Hebrew Manuscripts

Library of Congress – Improvements Ahead for the Web Archives

From Cylinders to Surround Mixes: Daylong Demonstration Features Sound and Preservation at the Library of Congress–daylong-demonstration-features-sound-and-preservation-at-the-libra/s/5427576b-94f8-4b9f-829f-138f59647b11

Library of Congress – Opening Doors and Reaching Communities: an Interview with Merci Silva-Acosta

Library of Congress – Check out: the Secret Life of GeoTIFFs

The Library of Congress Reimagined, with you in Mind

Library of Congress – My Job: Cheryl Regan

American Folklife Center – The Pete Welding Collection Finding Aid

Utah Division of Archives and Records Service – Mastering Accessioning: Unveiling the Art of Organizing Records at the Archives

Delaware Public Archives – 2023: Third Quarter Accessions

Washington University – New Grant to Preserve Born-Digital Poetry

Johannes Schwalm Historical Association Selects Kutztown University as Home of Digital Military Archives

Wake Forest University launches a new digital guide to art collections, exhibitions

American Philosophical Society – Sabin’s Women in Science: a Mystery in the Archives

Native American group to digitize 20,000 archival pages linked to Quaker-run Indian boarding schools

Mark Russell’s archives now part of National Comedy Center’s permanent collection

Thousands of Yiddish pulp fiction stories finally seeing the light of day

Milwaukee – Officer makes historic discovery, more than 70 ledgers found in safe dating back to the 1860s

A Historian Reckons with Gaps in the Archives

Archivists from around the world share their most unique finds and some are super weird

Transkribus: a Practical Tool for Achieving our Digital Archive Dreams

Asie-Pacifique / Asia-Pacific
Nepal – Preserving Tunes and Melodies for the Posterity

Sri Lanka – Public hearing on Draft National Policy on Archives and Records Management

Archives and Museums for Reconciliation and Peacebuilding in Timor-Leste

Europe / Europa
Wartime Paperwork: how Citizens Navigated Soviet Bureaucracy During and After World War II

Vera and Donald Blinken Open Society Archives – Do Friends Come to Visit with Tanks? Reactions to the 1968 Invasion of Czechoslovakia, 55 Years Later

Italy – Nova Gorica (Slovenia): a restored incunable

Digital museum aims to preserve heritage of Swiss Abroad–aims-to-preserve-heritage-of-swiss-abroad/48742642

IIIF, un outil pour visualiser les archives numérisées

Institut national du patrimoine – Les Archives nationales suédoises (Riksarkivet)

Bibliothèque nationale de France – Répertoire des manuscrits littéraires français du XXème siècle

National Archives of Ireland – File in Focus: 75th anniversary of independence of India and Pakistan

National Library of Scotland – Women & the Anti-slavery Movement

Inside the archives of the Glasgow School of Art

Glasgow Caledonian University – People’s archive to collect memories of crime drama Taggart

An innovative history of the historic patent collection at the British Library

50 years on: Information Retrieval and the British Library

British Library acquires unique disc from the KLF plus all of their surviving master tapes

British Library – Drawings of the Taj Mahal and Agra monuments commissioned by Lady Maria Nugent in the early 19th century

Cambridge’s Magdalene College digitises manuscripts collected by Samuel Pepys

Bodleian Library – Uncovering Histories of Humanitarianism: the Aborigines’ Protection Society 1837-1866

The Poetry Book Society launches digital archive

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
National Library of Israel – The Missing Milkcan of Warsaw Ghetto

National Library of Israel – The Ballad of Golda Meir and David Ben-Gurion

Stitching together an archive of an endangered Palestinian art

Secret library found by explorer in Egypt offered treasure trove of early Biblical texts

Turkey – New images of Atatürk published on national archive

TC 46 SC 11 Addresses ISO’s London Declaration to Combat Climate Change Through Standards

Keeping up with… Cultural Heritage Crowdsourcing

Transforming Paper-Based Records the Role of OCR Technology in the Education Sector

Le document en pleine forme

How to Extract Text from Images and PDFs with Google Drive

Twitter Deletes All User Photos and Links from 2011-2014