Thursday, 16 October 2014

Vol. 8, no. 7

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
Service interministériel des Archives de France - L'activité des services d'archives 2013

Public Record Office Victoria - Recordkeeping Policy: Mobile Technologies 

Western Australia - State Records Commission: Annual Report 2013-2014

De la communauté / From the community
For Papyrus to Pixels: the Digital Transformation of the Books

OCLC - Kiwis in the Collection: The New Zealand Presence in the Published Record

OpenMedia - Our Digital Future: a Crowdsourced Agenda for Free Expression

Fiche pratique - Connaître les techniques de conservation des documents patrimoniaux

Fiche pratique - Numériser la presse ancienne (mise à jour)

Article -  Working on European Archival Information System Linking Encoded Data: the Census-guide to Archives and EAG, a Common History

Article - The ARCOMEM Architecture for Social and Semantic Driven Web Archiving

Publications
Records Management Journal, vol. 24, no. 3 (2014)

Journal of Documentation, vol. 70, no. 6 (2014)

Library Hi Tech, vol. 32, no. 4 (2014)

Imago Mundi: the International Journal for the History of Cartography, vol. 66, supplement 1 (2014)

Feliciter, vol. 60, no. 4 (2014)

Trent University Archives News, no. 51 (October 2014)

New South Wales Archives Now & Then Newsletter, no. 70 (October 2014)

ISO/IEC 17788:2014 - Information Technology: Cloud Computing: Overview and Vocabulary

Book - Digital Asset Management in Theory and Practice

Book - Writing for Museums

Book - The Innovators: how a Group of Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution

Book - Information Governance and Security: Protecting and Managing Your Company’s Proprietary Information

Book - Inventions that Didn't Change the World (UK National Archives)

Livre - Point de vue : trésors d'archives

Livre - Trésors du quai d'Orsay : un siècle d'archives photographiques

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
From the Prairies to the Trenches: Saskatchewan and the First Months of the First World War
November 6, 2014, Regina

Archives of Ontario - New Speakers Series on WWI Archives
Starting November 13, 2014, Toronto

Colloque records management, open government et droit d’accès à l’information
23 et 24 octobre 2014, Rabat (Maroc)

La collecte des archives après la désagrégation de l'Union Soviétique
27 octobre 2014, Paris

Webinar - The 5Ws of Planning and Imaging Project
November 6 and 13, 2014

The Holocaust and the Digital Online Research Forum
December 9, 2014

Webinars - Guidelines for the Implementation of Sustainable Energy Management Practices in Collecting Institutions
February 11 - October 14, 2015

Designing Storage Architectures for Digital Collections (Presentations Available)
September 22-23, 2014, Washington D.C.

World Data System Data Publishing Webinar for Data Repositories and Services (Recordings and Presentations Available)
October 10, 2014

Second International Council on Archives Annual Conference (Presentations Available)
October 11-15, 2014, Girona (Spain)

Sur le web / On the web
University of Toronto Video - Fierce Imaginings: The First World War in Text and Image

Slidecast - Belgium: Crowdsourcing the Local Data Census

Video - Exploring Ephemera: the Illumination of History

Video - Film Archive Thailand: Film Rescue Team (with Subtitles)

Vidéo - La numérisation des oeuvres d'art 

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Canada
Tories' Open Government Plan Silent on Access to Information Act Reform

Conservatives' copyright law changes could backfire

Library and Archives Canada - Current Status of the Digitization of the Canadian Expeditionary Force Personnel Service Files

Erik Spicer (1926-2014): 'Visionary' modernized Library of Parliament

Retired CBC Archivist hosts Vancouver's 4th annual Home Movie Day

With its latest Acadian acquisitions, the National Gallery is finally recognizing New Brunswick

Abraham Lincoln assassin John Wilkes Booth and his trip to Montreal, months before murder

Photos: Canadian propaganda posters from the First World War

33 photos d'archives hautes en couleur pour raconter l'histoire du Canada autrement

University of Toronto - Linguistics students help to create a website to share Ojibwe stories

Simon Fraser University - Healing indigenous trauma through video games

Centre de recherche en civilisation canadienne-française - Le Fonds Guy-Frégault plus accessible

Edmonton - Harcourt House's artist in residence Sara French explores the idea and malleability of archives


Medecine Hat (Alb.) - City recognized for efforts in historic preservation

13 Questions with… Amanda Wakaruk, Government Information Librarian, University of Alberta Libraries

A drink with whisky historian Davin de Kergommeaux

Dans les archives de Michel Louvain

Hamilton - Time capsule returned to Gore Park Cenotaph

Afrique / Africa
Ghana - Good record keeping: Key to Weed out Ghost Names

Côte d'Ivoire - Journée mondiale du patrimoine audiovisuel: la sauvegarde des documents sonores et visuels au menu

Algérie - Djamel-Eddine Hadji, auteur: Préserver la mémoire de nos ancêtres à Jijel
 
Historical Archive Review and Follow-up Work on Handa Copper's Republic of Congo Licenses Lend Support to Corporate Objective of Discovering New African Copper Belt

Amériques / Americas
Jamaica - Honesty is the Best Policy: the Case of the Shark Papers

New Project: the Wartime Films with the US National Archives

Free Public Access to Federal Materials on Guide to Law Online

Account of Clinton Aide’s Benghazi Document Sifting Familiar to Career Public Servant

U.S. - Doctors, hospitals rethinking electronic medical records mandated by 2009 law

Julius and Ethel Rosenberg Letters Go Online

Lawyer's Bid for JFK Records Still on Hold

Remembering Lincoln: a Digital Collection of Responses to His Assassination

Baseball's Library: Inside the Hall of Fame Archives

Twitter Sues US Government Over Surveillance

Hawaii - State archives go digital

Virginia court system keeping data secret and keeping mum about it

Connecticut State Library Seeks To Digitize World War I History

A new D.C. online archive lets users sample photos, drawings, maps and more

Histories donated to North Dakota

Ethiopic Manuscripts in the Princeton University Library

Columbia College archives not held in ideal conditions

Elmore Leonard's archives go to University of South Carolina

New York Times Rolls Out Archive of Vintage Print Ads, Asks for Help ID-ing Them

Boston - Here’s what’s Inside the Old State House Time Capsule from 1901

Cleveland digital public library will make scanning accessible to anyone with a library card

Sacramento archives open to public

Archiving from the Bottom up: a Conversation with Howard Besser

Archives and Anti-Colonialism: an interview with Hans R. Schmidt

Asie-Pacifique / Asia-Pacific
Australia - International job for Canberra archives boss David Fricker
 
National Archives of Australia - Information: the world's new economic resource

Scientists unearth Australia’s early historical records of droughts and flooding rains

Mystery Australian collector set to cash in on rare retro travel poster sale

Declassified U.S. Documents Help Fill Void Left by Thailand’s Silence on 38th Anniversary of Thammasat University Massacre

Incredible archive pictures of Chinese life in the 1860s taken by British colonialist sells at auction for £40,000 


Fiji’s history on display

Hong Kong - Adoptees of 1950s, 1960s run up against scanty record-keeping

Japan - Guidelines set to check state secrets designation

South Korea - History museum archives 'Gobau,' gem of political cartoon

India - Punjab government officials told to dispose old files

India - Andhra Pradesh: Rare documents, books face threat

India - Delhi University students archive historical facts about campus buildings

Europe / Europa
Requests for European Commission documents reach record high

Recent Developments on EU Right to be Forgotten

JudaicaLink: pioneering initiative to link reference works on Jewish culture and history

National archives of Malta, Girona sign agreement over photographic archives

The book and beyond (about one of the US Army Monuments, Fine Arts and Archives Officers)

Four centuries of Dutch cultural heritage added to WorldCat

Prague exhibit explores role of music in modern Czech history

Vu de Pologne: sans l'association Memorial, le Kremlin pourra réécrire l'histoire russe

Suisse - L’héritage de l'alpiniste Erhard Loretan ira à Berne

France - Les Archives nationales sont-elles en faillite ?

France - Le dagguerréotype des Archives nationales

France - Règlement d’indivision relatif à un fonds d’archives

Médiathèque culturelle de la Corse et des Corses (M3C) : une gigantesque base de données

French soldier’s room unchanged 96 years after his death in first world war

Map error hastened Napoleon’s Waterloo defeat

Ireland - Family archive captures daily impact of Great War

Samuel Beckett letters bought by Trinity College Dublin

UK Web Archives - What is still on the web after 10 years of archiving?
 
UK National Archives - The Downton Abbey effect

British Library - 800 year old Magna Carta manuscript reveals its secrets

British Library - Another Greek update: forty-six more manuscripts online

The Royal Shakespeare Company Releases Music From its Archive

William Henry Fox Talbot Archive Goes to Bodleian Libraries

Forgotten photographer’s Victorian archive surfaces

The old photos helping trigger memories in people with dementia

Rotherham child sex abuse files go missing from council archive

Led Zeppelin's Jimmy Page talks about his photo archive

York - Library set to open up its ‘gold box’ archive

32 beautiful archive pictures of Birmingham's once-sprawling tram system

Harrow Film Makers begin digitising its stunning archive

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
Israel - Holocaust experts work to preserve WWII-era items

Turkey - Archiving Istanbul in images

International
The New President strives to strengthen the International Council on Archive's brand

You'd be amazed to learn how much music is disappearing

Close Reading, Distant Reading: Should Archival Appraisal Adjust?

Crowdsourced Metadata Games: a Primer

Why CIOs should care about PDF/A

Ebola: Can big data analytics help contain its spread?

5 digital megatrends towards the Museum of the Future
 
Best Practices for Writing History on the Web