Thursday, 19 March 2015

Vol. 8, no. 29

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
NARA - Open Source Tools for Records Management (Final Version)

UK National Archives - A Review of Lessons Learned from the Information Management Assessment Programme, 2008-2014

UK National Archives - Information Managament Assessment: Foreign & Commonwealth Office

Québec - Orientations gouvernementales pour un gouvernement plus transparent

U.S. Department of Justice - Proactive Disclosure of Non-Exempt Agency Information: Making Information Available without the Need to File a Freedom of Information Act Request

De la communauté / From the community
Canadian Library Association - A Proposed New Vision for our National Association: Frequently Asked Questions

Canadian Historical Association - The Quality of Historical Knowledge Tested by Technical Innovation

National Security Archive 2015 E-Freedom of Information Act Audit

Association of College & Research Libraries - New Roles for the Road Ahead: Essays Commissioned for ACRL's 75th Anniversary

Association of College & Research Libraries - Environmental Scan 2015 

Paper - Memory Politics: Ottawa’s Monument to the Victims of Communism

Publications
D-Lib Magazine, vol. 21, no. 3-4 (March-April 2015)

Preservation, Digital Technology & Culture, vol. 44, no. 1 (March 2015)

Journal of Library Metadata, vol. 15, no. 1 (2015)

Archimag, no 282, Mars 2015 (Dossier: La GED s'habille en collaboratif)

Mémoire d'avenir: en direct des Archives nationales de France, no. 18 (février-avril 2015)

Library of Congress Magazine, vol. 4, no. 2 (March 2015)

Museum News: Newsletter of the Princeton & District (B.C.) Museum & Archives (March 2015)

Mémoire - Les données de la recherche en sciences humaines et sociales : enjeux et pratiques

Book - Guide to Reference in Genealogy and Biography

Book - Carrying off the Palaces: John Ruskin’s Lost Daguerreotypes

Book - Leading the 21st-Century Academic Library: Successful Strategies for Envisioning and Realizing Preferred Futures

Book - Big Data and Analytics: Strategic and Organizational Impacts

Book - The Fate of Anatomical Collections

Book - Atlas of Knowledge: Anyone can Map

Book - Cultural Heritage as Civilizing Mission: from Decay to Recovery 

Book - Data Mining and Predictive Analytics (2nd Edition)

Book - Capturing the Moment: 150 Years of Photography in Cheltenham

Book - Understanding Gamification

Livre - Archives du concert: la vie musicale française à la lumière de sources inédites (XVIIIe-XIXe siècle)

Livre - Trois bibliothèques européennes face à Google: aux origines de la bibliothèque numérique (1990-2010)

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Leviathan North: Long-term Access to Government Information in the Digital Era
May 14-15, 2015, Toronto

BBC TV Show - Portillo's State Secrets (with Previously Classified Documents from The National Archives)
Starting March 17, 2015

Webinar - Data and Goliath: The Hidden Battles to Collect Your Data and Control Your World
March 25, 2014

New York State Archives - Spring 2015 Foundations of Records Management Webinar Series
April 1 - July 22, 2015

Webinar - Approaches to Making Dynamic Data Citable: Recommendations of the RDA Working Group
April 8, 2015

Online Course - Managing Digital Content Over Time: an Introduction to Digital Preservation
April 23 - May 11, 2015

Archiving the Arts
June 13, 2015, Buffalo

1st Digital Humanities Early Career Conference
June 18, 2015, London (UK)

Workshop on Research at German Memorial Sites and Documentation Centers
July 20-24, 2015, Washington D.C.

International Federation of Television Archives 2015 Annual Conference
October 7-10, 2015, Vienna

Association of Moving Image Archivists 2015 Annual Conference
November 14-18, 2015, San Francisco

Colloque Internetational des sciences et métiers de l'information documentaire
3-4 décembre 2015, Yaoundé (Cameroun)

Sur le web / On the web
Library and Archives Canada Podcast - Celia Franca: Shall we Dance?

Vidéos - Chantier des archives des Musées de la civilisation
Un devoir de mémoire: http://youtu.be/ihu6MCH7AL4
Le traitement des cartes et plans: http://youtu.be/T9GS1RFfv9E

Podcast - Who Killed Canadian History?

National Archives of India - New Portal for Access to Archives and Learning

Archimag, 1985-2010 maintenant en ligne

UNESCO's New Transparency Portal

UK National Archives Podcast - Big Ideas: Rapid Response Collecting

Video - Falling though the Cracks: Digital Preservation and Institutional Failures

Video - Who Owns your Data?

Vidéo - La restauration des chartes scellées du département des manuscrits de la Bibliothèque nationale de France

Slidecast - Designing Metadata to Meet User Needs for Special Collections

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Canada
Government still grappling with data breaches

What your Canada Border Services Agency file looks like

Update on Canadian Copyright Board Matters: what is Happening and not Happening

Canadian Library Association Statement on Bill C-51, the Anti-terrorism Act, 2015

Library and Archives Canada - The rare book collection: recent additions

After 35 years, federal government (Library and Archives Canada) takes jobs from developmentally disabled workers 

National Capital Commission expert panel says the communism memorial isn't Canadian enough. Expert panel is then disbanded

StoryCorps wins $1 million TED Prize for ambitious oral history project

Un Québec ouvert, à la discrétion des ministères

Nouvel appui pour la Cinémathèque québécoise

BAnQ - Les archives du capitaine Bernier

Newfoundland’s early Welsh settlers seldom recognized
 
The Manitoba Legislative Building: Photographing a Work in Progress

Royal Ontario Museum - The Anatomy of a Book: Saving The Naturalist's Library

Yukon's garden culture sprouts new roots at seed library

New photo archive captures Mennonite life around the world

Gaming reaches into far corners of academic world as University of Calgary builds huge collection

McGill University - Ancient Receipt Proves Egyptian Taxes Were Worse than Yours

New Brunswick - Bathurst bishop discovers 16th century books in diocese basement

Colouring the past: B.C. artist revives vintage photos

Vancouver - Third wave of B.C. Sugar records now available

New Vancouver Public Library map reveals hidden Literary Landmarks

Edmonton - Oral history project documents city’s ‘smaller stories

Google adopte les murales montréalaises

The Montreal Jewish Public Library Archives announce the addition of the Irving Massey Fonds to its collections

Archives of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Toronto - Wish You Were Here! Postcards in the Archives

United Church of Canada, Hamilton - Preparing your treasured photos for Archives

Victoria - Original plans from century ago guide makeover for Union Club

Quebec - Souvenir album looks back at Roxboro's 100 years

Niagara Falls - Help honour First World War veterans

La Société rimouskoise du patrimoine recherche des photos d'époque

Un centre de consultation aux archives d’Adélard Lambert à Berthierville

Dis-moi : Du macro au micro : une passionnée d’archives partage le secret de ses joies (Theresa Rowat, directrice aux Archives des jésuites au Canada)

Eloquent Systems (Vancouver) - Archives Management Starter Kit for Digital Assets

Afrique / Africa
Senegal improves the safeguarding of traditional music thanks to the Intangible Cultural Heritage Fund

Tunisie - Disparition de plusieurs documents des archives de la présidence

Congo - Memorial Pierre Savorgnan de Brazza : les archives enrichies par une collection de lettres originales de l’explorateur

Nomination du nouveau directeur des Archives nationales du Mali

Tanzania: Kikwete Extols Virtues of Presidential Archives

Rwanda: Rwf750 Million Earmarked for Gacaca Archives

South Africa - Court documents should be open to all, Cape Town argues

Amériques / Americas
National Archive of Cuba begins scanning its collections

Argentina opens all files on 1994 Jewish community centre bombing

Brazil - Building the world's biggest record collection

White House office to delete its Freedom of Information Act regulations

The George W. Bush email scandal the media has conveniently forgotten
 
Awash in Information, Historians Fear Loss of Rich Material

The real scandal behind Hillary Clinton’s email: we are losing a generation of historical records because the National Archives has failed to do its job

National Archives, union press State Department for answers over Clinton email

US sets new record for denying federal files under Freedom of Information Act

National Archives crowdsources transcription of CIA files

NARA - What Are you Working on, Jessica Sims (Audio-Video Preservation Specialist)?

Reaching Out and Moving Forward: Revising the Library of Congress’ Recommended Format Specifications

Edgar Allan Poe: Using Primary Sources from the Library of Congress to Deepen Understanding of The Raven

Data.gov now enables the public to open data directly with apps

U.S. Geological Survey - Technical Announcement: Explore Thousands of Coastal and Seafloor Images

Regional Archival Associations Consortium

Paper printouts are the norm under California Legislature’s open records law

Bill would limit destruction of public records in Montana

New York Attorney General Suspends Automatic Email Purge in his Office

Michigan archives makes 1921-1939 death certificates available online

Arkansas History Commission and State Archives mark 110th anniversary

Alabama archives to release rare color film footage, aerial photos of 1965 civil rights march

Yale Law School is Deleting its Admissions Records, and there's Nothing Students can do about it

University of California, Los Angeles - Ethnomusicology Archive’s efforts to preserve cultural memory are threatened

University of Northern Iowa project creates digital archive of 20th Century photos

Student Chapter of the Society of American Archivists, University of North Carolina - Saving our Social Lives (Part I) : the Challenges and Benefits of Social Media Archiving

Student Chapter of the Society of American Archivists, University of North Carolina - Saving our Social Lives (Part II): Tools that can Help you with Social Media Archiving

The good, the bad and the illegible: deciphering handwriting of early Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Church scribes
 
Collectors share a passion for Southern California’s past

Man once convicted of spying pleads guilty to naval archive document theft

More records lost after North Idaho courthouse sewage backup

Historic Menus Go Digital, Tapping Into New Yorkers’ Food Memories

Historic book will be returned to Vermont

Creating Workflows for Born-Digital Collections: a National Digital Stewardship Resident Project Update

Asie-Pacifique / Asia-Pacific
The Australian government's data retention scheme is not 1984 come to life

Preserving Nepal’s soul

Malaysians should stop looking for differences, says former archive dept director

Tycoon Liu Yiqian pays record US$14m for Ming Dynasty Buddhist art album

India - Murder, rape and shattered families: 1947 Partition Archive effort underway

Rare books showcasing India’s printing history up for sale

India - Bihar Frees Revolutionary Bhagat Singh Image Banned by British

India - Mumbai: Today’s document becomes tomorrow’s record and the day after’s archive

Europe / Europa
European cultural industries unite against copyright reform

Reinventing Optical Character Recognition for early printed books

Head of the Russian State Archive suggests to exhume remains of the tzar family to examine them again

Russian Government Plans to Make Soviet-Era Films Public Property

Spain finds Don Quixote writer Cervantes' tomb in Madrid

Italian scientists recreate DNA of fascist warrior-poet from semen stains

Italy’s Cineteca Di Bologna to Restore All of Buster Keaton’s Silent Films

Greece to use Nazi army archives for reparation claim

Dutch national TV and film archive choose Viz One for MAM

Poland - Breathing new life into archival material with interactive documentary player 

Germany - A Sexologist and his two Archives: Erwin J. Haeberle

Georgian archive showcases women in politics

France - École des chartes : les gardiens de la mémoire française

Enchère Tintin décevante: l'expert de chez Christie's riposte

Université de France-Comté - Une bibliothèque de la renaissance à portée de clic

Les frères Lumière tournaient leur premier film il y a 120 ans

How Irish Tape Saved Civilization

UK mapped out by genetic ancestry

France - UK: complementary views on web archiving
 
The management of e-mail in UK Government: the comments of a civil servant

British Library displays the Declaration of Independence and the US Bill of Rights in the UK for the first time

UK National Archives - Find an archive in Discovery, our catalogue

UK National Archives - Infinite variety: archiving the Arts

British Museum - Conserving Dürer’s Triumphal Arch (enormous print): a moving experience

UK nuclear archive at Wick recommended for approval

Book that helped Henry VIII annul his marriage and challenge the Pope discovered in Cornwall

Arthur Conan Doyle was the victim of a police conspiracy: evidence that Staffordshire police fabricated letters to the Sherlock Holmes creator revealed at auction

Mertonian’s family archive lends Bodleian insight into Anglo-German history

Carlisle archivists save piece of religious history (architectural drawings for one of the first purpose-built mosques in Britain)

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
United Arab Emirates - Archive of documents gives invaluable glimpse into Ajman’s past

Turkey - Ataturk’s will is not missing: archives official
 
Turkey - Erdogan calls on Armenia and Armenia Diaspora to open archives

Israel - Heir and Museum Fight over Schindler’s List Documents

L’étude des manuscrits azerbaïdjanais conservés aux archives israéliennes ont fait l’objet des discussions

Les archéologues sollicitent l'Unesco pour la préservation du patrimoine libyen contre le pillage

Ministère de la Culture et de la Communication (France) - Destructions archéologiques par Daesh: cri d’alerte et travail d’inventaire

3D printing used to recreate ancient artifacts destroyed by ISIS

International
Associated Press CEO: Government undermining right to know laws

Slack, the Office Messaging App that May Finally Sink Email
 
The Historian of the Web : Crawler, Browser or Lurker?

Photographers are sleepwalking into a photographic Armageddon, warn experts

A practical approach to email records management

Why Historians Should Use Twitter

Open Data’s Next Move

Historians need to address the threat to footnotes by wholesale adoption of the permalink 

Tagging an Image with Metadata

Unusual Library Collections Around the World

How do you Handle 500 Truckloads of Emails?

Best way to archive old photos? An expert has a surprising suggestion

This App Makes your Phone Buzz when you Approach Places where Women Made History

National Information Standards Organization (NISO) Launches New Projects to Develop Standards for Bibliographic Vocabulary Exchange