Thursday 28 September 2023

Vol. 17, no. 4

                                                             Ressources / Resources

De l’État / From the State
Library and Archives Canada – Access to Information Request A-2014-00289: Testimonies and Exhibits from Public Archives of Canada Officials before the Commission of Inquiry on War Criminals in Canada (1985-1986)

Centre de recherche en civilisation canadienne-française (Université d’Ottawa) – Rapport annuel 2022-2023

Taiwan National Archives Administration – Annual Report 2022

European Commission – Archiving by Design

De la communauté / From the community
Panorama des règlements européens sur le numérique : comprendre les réglementations applicables

Wikidata and Wikibase as Complementary Research Data Management Services for Cultural Heritage Data

2013-2023 : a Review of Ten Years of Email Archiving in France

Epistemological Landscapes: Databases, Archival Websites and the Nature of Information

Article – Reaping the Harvest: Developing the Idaho Harvester

Arbido : revue professionnelle pour archivistes, bibliothécaires et documentalistes (2023/2)

International Journal on Digital Libraries, vol. 24, no. 3 (2023)

Reviews in Digital Humanities, vol. 4, no. 9 (2023)

Mémoire d’archives : le magazine des Archives nationales de France, no 52 (2023)

Le Fonds de l’archive, no 10 (2023)

In situ : revue des patrimoines, no 51 (2023)

Book – In Visible Archives: Queer and Feminist Visual Culture in the 1980s

Book – Krishna Sobti: a Counter Archive

Book – Remembering with Things: Material Memory, Culture, and Technology

Book – Information and Knowledge Organisation in Digital Humanities: Global Perspectives

Book – Aby Warburg: Bilderatlas Mnemosyne: Commentary Volume

Book – Indigenous Heritage

Book – Heritage, Contested Sites, and Borders of Memory in the Asia Pacific

Book – The Subject of Copyright: Perspectives from Law, Aesthetics and Cognitive Science

Book – EU Data Privacy Law and Serious Crime: Data Retention and Policymaking

Livre – Cheminots, traminots, employés du métro : retrouver leur histoire

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
University of Winnipeg and University of Manitoba – The Undead Archive: 100 Years of Photographing Ghosts
Until April 21, 2024, Winnipeg

Simon Fraser University – Experience the Power of IMAGeNation: Materials from the Indigenous Media Arts Group Archive
Until December 22, 2023, Burnaby

McGill University – Voltaire’s Manuscripts: Traces of Celebrity
October 18, 2023, Montreal

Archives Society of Alberta – Archives Institute
October 23, 2023 – January 8, 2024

Association for Manitoba Archives – Zoom Discussion on Archival Storage Space
October 25, 2023

Digital Archives as Decolonial Practice
September 29, 2023

L’Afrique : un continent sans archives, vraiment ?!
10 octobre 2023, Montpellier

METS and Premis in your Film Archive: a Case Study from the Cinémathèque suisse
October 19, 2023

Scottish Council on Archives – Preserve and Play: a Symposium on Video Games Heritage
November 1, 2023

Lancement de la Chaire Unesco : les archives au service des nations et des sociétés africaines (vidéos disponibles)
14 mars 2023, Paris

Sur le web / On the web
Muslims in Canada Archives – New Newsletter

International Council on Archives – Survey on Archival Security 2023

Swiss-lib (liste de diffusion suisse pour bibliothécaires et archivistes) – Nouvel interface

Archives de France – Sparnatural : effectuer des requêtes SPARQL

Louisiana State University – Geolocation Dataset of All United States Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums

Australia – Right Wrongs: a Site about the Referendum to Change how Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People were Referred to in the Constitution

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Senator digging into delay of residential school records says there’s a ‘disconnect’ between witnesses

Liberal government called on to release still-secret documents on Nazi war criminals living in Canada

Canada’s access-to-information law has entered a painful midlife crisis

Ottawa has spent at least six figures in legal fees to contest information disclosure orders

Federal Court dismisses application to withhold information sought under Access to Information Act

The Need for Truthful Accountability: what ATIP Records Tell us About Pablo Rodriguez and Canadian Heritage Funding an Anti-Semite

Library and Archives Canada – Pidji-ijashig – Anamikàge – Pee-piihtikweek – Tunngasugit – ᑐᙵᓱᒋᑦ – Welcome

Stakeholders in Canada expand efforts to safeguard living heritage

Indigenous experts discuss residential school records at Edmonton symposium

The Mary Ann Shadd Cary Archives inscribed in the Canada Memory of the World Register

British Library – Verse and Reverse: Uncovering the work of the Toronto Women’s Press Club

Nova Scotia – Province Launches Review of Information, Privacy Legislation

Alberta rejects requests for data on freedom of information system a second time

Access-to-information process needs an overhaul, Privacy Commissioner for Newfoundland and Labrador commissioner says

Québec – Une nouvelle Loi sur les archives pour le citoyen et pour l’État (mise à jour)

Indexation des revues Actualités marines 1957-1973, accessibles en ligne sur le site de BAnQ

BAnQ – Carnet voyage

Québec : retour sur la fusion des archives et de la bibliothèque nationales

Les archives et les relations internationales du point de vue de la déclassification

University of Toronto – Librarians create educational tool for accessing residential school survivor stories

University of Winnipeg – Two-Spirit Archives a space for reclamation and pride

Regroupement des archivistes religieux – Mot de la présidente

Montréal – La Ville inaugure son Centre des mémoires montréalaises

Toronto Public Library – Ernest Hemingway’s Toronto Ties

Columbia Basin Institute of Regional History – A True Bear Story

Whistler Museum and Archives Society – Licensing Whistler

Galt Museum and Archives (Alberta) – Laughs in Lethbridge

Mountain View Museum & Archives (Alberta) – Norwegian prof impressed with Olds museum, archives

British Columbia couple donates historic shoes to Northumberland County Archives and Museum (Ontario)

Eastern Townships Resource Centre – Kenneth Edgar Clayton-Kennedy: a Forgotten Pioneer of the Royal Canadian Flying Corps?

Donation helps document history of L’Orignal and Longueuil

Société historique Pierre-de-Saurel – La chicane des taxis de 1962-1964 : une route sinueuse

Centre d’archives de la région de Thetford – 42 histoires de la MRC des Appalaches

Funding, archival access hurdles for Fraser Valley residential school research

Forbidden Music explores complex preservation of British Columbia Indigenous culture

Afrique / Africa
Il y a 50 ans, l’indépendance de la Guinée-Bissau: des archives méconnues font revivre ce moment

Ghana – Graphic Communications Group Ltd launches Digital Archive spanning over 70 years

Tanzanian President to oversee the launch of digital archive on Dr Salim’s life journey

New online South Africa archive aims to better empower citizens

Algérie – Nabil Djedouani, réalisateur et archiviste : mon objectif est d’accéder à tous les films, archivés ou difficilement visibles

Amériques / Americas
Jamaicans urged to explore Poetry Archive

NARA – ERA 2.0 Update

NARA – What Budget Cuts Look Like, 1981

National Archives is politically compromised

Library of Congress – An African American Family History Like no Other

Smithsonian Acquires Major Collection about Enslaved Poet

Yale University – Rare collection of recordings by Anthony Braxton enters library’s digital collections

University of Texas – Legendary Film Producer Irwin Winkler Donates Archive to Harry Ransom Center

University of Texas – The Long Lives of Very Old Books: Books as Historical Artifacts

Texas A&M-Led Humanities Project Seeks to Preserve an Endangered Language

University of Tennessee – Describing Chattanooga’s Industrial Legacy: Two Perspectives

Colleges Need to Protect Valuable Collections From Climate Change. A New Project Aims to Help.

Text-on-Maps in the David Rumsey Map Collection

The Man who Trapped us in Databases

Asie-Pacifique / Asia-Pacific
Celebrating 20 Digital Preservation Coalition members in Australasia and Asia-Pacific

State Cabinet records from 1992 released from the Western Australia State archives

Vietnam – La conservation des tablettes de bois de la dynastie des Nguyên à l’ère numérique

Nepal – Memories of an archivist

Malaysia – Decision to enact Freedom of Information Act lauded

Why the Society of Filipino Archivists for Film should make itself relevant again

National Archives of India acquires the valuable collection of acclaimed Bio-gas Scientist Dr. Ram Bux Singh

Pakistan – Hearing over Request for Access to Supreme Court’s Records under Information Act

Europe / Europa
Historical Archives of the European Union – Ask. Listen.

Archives nationales de Luxembourg – État civil : 114 nouveaux registres mis en ligne

Des gens et des archives… à propos de l’identifiant FranceArchives Agent (sur Wikidata)

National Library of Ireland – West Wing Refurbishment Project

Students from Trinity Comprehensive School present National Library of Ireland with poetry pamphle

National Library of Wales is missing almost 1,200 items

UK National Archives – For outstanding bravery: Civilian honours in the Second World War

British Library – What can you discover and access in the UK Web Archive collection?

British Library – On the Trail of the Contemporary Singing Voice

British Library – Let’s learn together : join us in the Cultural Heritage Open Scholarship Network

Poetry Archive – A message from our director

Chinese Independent Film Archive launched at Newcastle University

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
Israel Film Archive releases clips of the Yom Kippur War

iPres – Digital preservation a different kettle of fish

Intelligence artificielle et généalogie

What Is a Repository for?

The Bizarre Cottage Industry of YouTube Obituary Pirates

TikTok’s Rules Deter Researchers from Crunching Data on Users, Misinformation

Thursday 21 September 2023

Vol. 17, no. 3

                                                         Ressources / Resources

De l’État / From the State
Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada – 2022-2023 Annual Report to Parliament on the Privacy Act and the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act

BAnQ – Recueil des règles de conservation du secteur municipal (version 2023)

BAnQ – Recueil des règles de conservation pour les sociétés de transport (version 2023)

BAnQ – Fiche informative sur le calendrier de conservation et l’évaluation foncière

Archivist of the United States – Introductory Message to the Senior Agency Officials for Records Management

University of Leeds – Looking towards a Brighter Future: the Potentiality of Artificial Intelligence and Digital Transformations to Library Spaces

De la communauté / From the community
International Federation of Television Archives – Unlocking the Past: a Comprehensive Guide to Managing Rights and Risks in Audiovisual Archives

Digital Preservation Coalition – Digital Preservation Documentation: a Guide (General Release)

Society of American Archivists – Best Practices for Internships as a Component of Graduate Archival Education (for Comments)

Article – Making Hay While the Sun Shines: Answering the Urgency in Audiovisual Preservation

Dttp: Documents to the People, vol. 51, no. 3 (2023)

Burlington Historical Society (Ontario) Gazette, vol. 19, no. 6 (2023)

Mémoire de recherche (Enssib) – Les militantes lesbiennes font-elles communauté sur internet ? Analyse et archivage d’un réseau de liens hypertextes

Book – Journalism History and Digital Archives

Book – Sofia Coppola Archive

Book – Heritage Diplomacy: Discourses, Imaginaries and Practices of Heritage and Power

Book – Analysing the Trust–Transparency Nexus: Multi-level Governance in the UK, France and Germany

Book – NLP Application: Natural Language Questions and SQL using Computational Linguistics

Book – Who Wrote this?: how AI and the Lure of Efficiency Threaten Human Writing

Book – Privacy: Algorithms and Society

Book – Weapons of the Battle of the Bulge: from the Photographic Archives of the US Army Signal Corps

Book – Knowledge Management and Sustainability: a Human-Centered Perspective on Research and Practice

Roman – Salicornia : l’ordre du vampire (avec un personnage archiviste)

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Manitoba Archival Information Network Introduction Workshop
September 27, 2023

Archives Bois-Francs – Trucs et astuces pour classer ses papiers et photos
28 septembre, 24 octobre, 22 novembre, Inverness, Laurierville, Plessisville

Beyond GLAM Land Acknowledgments: Activating Decolonization and Indigenization in Galleries, Libraries, Archives, and Museums Micro-credential
October 4, 2023

2023 Canadian Open Data Summit
November 23-24, 2023, Victoria

Congrès 2024 de l’Association des archivistes du Québec
29-31 mai 2024, Rivière-du-Loup

National Archives of Australia – Lifting the Lid: View the Australian Constitution
September 22 – October 13, 2023, Canberra

Transforming Metadata: Valuing Metadata in Changing Environments
September 27, 2023

International Day for Universal Access to Information: Insight Series Keynote
September 28, 2023

The Great Varieties of PIDs and How to Use Them: Navigating the Persistent Identifier Landscape
September 29, 2023

Archives and Records Association of UK and Ireland – Digital Sustainability Online Event
October 5, 2023

Information & Records Management Society Schools Group: Achieving a Positive Data Protection and Records Management Compliance Culture
October 11, 2023

WikidataCon 2023
October 28-30, 2023

Sur le web / On the web
Standing Senate Committee on Indigenous Peoples – Testimonies by Three Canadian Archives
Library and Archives Canada (Starting at 10:07:15):
Royal British Columbia Museum, Société historique de Saint-Boniface (Starting at 19:53:36):

Archives and Things Podcast – Désirée Rochat, Centre for Oral History and Digital Storytelling, Concordia University

From the Vaults: Audio from Edmonton’s Past – Voices of Old Strathcona: Evelyn Smith

NARA – Funny Filename Finder Tool

iPRES 2023: Collaborative Notes

Black Craftspeople Digital Archive

Leeds Beckett University and University of East Anglia – The Letters of Richard Cobden Online

Video – This Library Has Every Book Ever Published (British Library)

Baladodiffusion – La reconnaissance automatique des textes (ATR): nouveaux horizons pour les historiennes et les historiens

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Library and Archives Canada Co-Lab Update for September

Long-secret Canadian intelligence sealed Avro Arrow’s cancellation, new paper says

BAnQ – Place des Arts : des débuts agités il y a 60 ans

BAnQ – Les adieux de Maria Callas à Montréal

Archival material at York University’s Clara Thomas Archives & Special Collections related to Black Canadian Studies

Memorial University archivists are on a mission to identify the mystery women who shared their wisdom for decades

A medieval blockbuster: University of Toronto acquires a rare 14th-century manuscript

University of British Columbia – Vancouver’s Feminist Punk Rockers of the 70’s and 80’s

University of Waterloo Special Collections & Archives – New Exhibit: Gender Studies Isn’t New

Lancement d’un nouveau site Web sur la protection des renseignements personnels à l’Université de Montréal

Retours et détours autour de la diffusion : compte-rendu du 9e symposium du Groupe interdisciplinaire de recherche en archivistique

Centre d’archives régional de Charlevoix : 25 ans à préserver l’histoire

New Lethbridge (Alberta) program helping preserve Blackfoot language

Medicine Hat (Alberta) – Inside the Esplanade Archives

This fall immerse yourself from Bliss to Abyss in exciting new exhibitions at Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives (Ontario)

Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives hosting exhibitions to foster learning on National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Location of land owned by early European settlers in New France can now be viewed thanks to extensive research and Google Earth

Century-old British Columbia scrapbook a bit of a mystery as police seek owner’s family

Obituary: Local historian (and archivist) Brian Henley was one of Hamilton’s great storytellers

Afrique / Africa
Archives of Morocco, Unesco sign letter of intent on archives safeguarding

Sénégal – Les archives : pourquoi, par qui et comment ?

Unesco Cairo strengthens collaboration for the Safeguarding of Living Heritage in Sudan

Amériques / Americas
NARA – Foreign Policy Fallout from CIA Funding Disclosures, 1967

Missed you Much: the Library of Congress American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers Concert Bursts Back into Life

Library of Congress Welcomes Science and Social Studies Teachers for New School Year

Vast Library of Congress Hebrew collection published online for the first time

National Centers for Environmental Information – Preserving World War II Naval Data

National Library of Medicine – Explore the National Institutes of Health Campus from Anywhere in the World

Smithsonian American Art Museum Releases 10 New Digital Comics Exploring the Lives of Women Artists Represented in Its Collection

American Archive of Public Broadcasting to Add New Collection: 50 Years of Programs from Journalist Bill Moyers

Republicans Are Trying to Censor LGBTQ History in States Like Alabama

Back to the Oregon Historical Society’s secret archives

New Yale digital archive, LUX, lights the way for greater access to University collections

Humans of John Hopkins University: Katie Carey, University Archivist

State University of New York – Alexis Bhagat on Hay Library’s New Voices of Mass Incarceration in the United States Collection

University at Buffalo – Newly digitized funeral program collection unveiled at Merriweather library

Democracy’s Library Announces More than a Petabyte of Data Uploaded to the Filecoin Network

New York Times Doesn’t Want its Stories Archived

Invisible No More: Saving LGBTQ History in the Deep South

Catawba Nation members rejoice after document discovered on Antiques Roadshow

Mystery Solved: Archivist, Reporter Team up to Identify Photographer Behind Trove of Historic San Francisco Pictures

Artificial intelligence technology behind ChatGPT was built in Iowa with a lot of water

John Grisham, George R.R. Martin and more authors sue OpenAI for copyright infringement

Asie-Pacifique / Asia-Pacific
National Archives of Australia – Sydney Opera House: Celebrating 50 Years

HG Wells, Hitler and Tasmania’s dark past: the stories behind arrival cards in Australia’s National Archives

New Zealand – Preserving our cinematic archive

China – Paper trail leads to new archival material

Europe / Europa
National and University Library of Iceland – Increased access to older recordings and handwritten texts,cntnt01,detail,0&cntnt01articleid=1795&cntnt01origid=143&cntnt01detailtemplate=LBS_NewsDetail&cntnt01returnid=143

Hungary, Moldova archives sign cooperation agreement

Vatican archivist discovers letter from Jesuit active in Nazi resistance

Letter showing Pope Pius XII had detailed information from German Jesuit about Nazi crimes revealed

Lukas Bärfuss confie ses archives aux Archives littéraires suisses

France – La Grande Collecte des archives du sport

Archives nationales de France – Un parchemin de plus de 20 mètres expose les confessions sous la torture des Templiers

Serge Gainsbourg’s maison in Paris opens as an archival museum dedicated to his legacy

Ireland – 1916 Easter Rising fatalities and the Military Service Pensions Collection

Ireland – Derry Museum launches new archive of local film footage

National Library of Scotland – Marks, manicules and more: interactions with our collections

UK National Archives – Reflections on autumn through three beautiful scenes

British Library – How YouTube is helping to drive UK Web Archive nominations

Used as dartboards: rare British war comic art rescued from bins, skips and floods

Alan Turing Institute – A Large Scale Ancestry Study

A smoking quill? Notes in Bible margin could be handwriting of the Venerable Bede

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
National Library of Israel – The Mystery of the Jewish Soldier who Fell on Yom Kippur, 1944

National Library of Israel – Singing to Napoleon’s Tune on Yom Kippur

National Library of Israel – Flogging as Atonement? An Often-Overlooked Yom Kippur Custom

National Library of Israel – What a Load of Kreplach

Israel’s New National Library Wows with its Lyrical Architecture

Lebanon – Building the South-South Feminist Archive: an Interview with Ghiwa Sayegh of Kohl Journal

A Quarter of a Century in the International Committee of the Red Cross Film Archives

Relocation of the International Federation of Film Archives Secretariat

All those NFTs Are Officially Worthless