Thursday, 4 February 2016

Vol. 9, no. 23

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
Library and Archives Canada - Departmental Performance Report 2014-2015 

Auditor General of Canada - Report 4: Information Technology Shared Services

National Archives of Australia - Minimum Metadata Set

National Archives of Australia - Business Systems Assessment Framework

NARA - Documenting your Public Service (2016 Web Edition)

De la communauté / From the community
UNESCO/PERSIST Project - Expert Group on Appraisal Resources

PREFORMA (PREservation FORMAts for Culture Information/e-Archives) - First Prototype Report

E-ARK Project - Four New Deliverables 

MODS and the Digital Repository of Ireland

Canadian Historical Association Article - Solution to the Collection of Archival Images 

Publications
Code4lib Journal, no. 31 (2016)

Manuscript Studies: a Journal of the Schoenberg Institute for Manuscript Studies, vol. 1, no. 1 (2016)

Library Hi Tech, vol. 34, no. 1 (2016)

Review of the National Center for Digitization, no. 27 (2015)

Journal of Documentation, vol. 42, no. 2 (2016)

Canadian Journal of Academic Librarianship, vol. 1, no. 1 (2016)

First Monday, vol. 21, no. 2 (February 2016)

Cinéma & Cie: International Film Studies Journal, vol.15, no. 24, Spring 2015 (Special Issue: Archives in Human Pain: Circulation, Persistence, Migration)

Library of Congress Magazine, vol. 5, no. 1 (January-February 2016)

Le bulletin de l'Association française des détenteurs de documents visuels et sonores, no. 31 (Automne et hiver 2015)

Bulletin of the Association for Information Science and Technology, vol. 42, no. 3 (February-January 2016)

Europeana Sounds Newsletter (January 2016)

Heritage Gazette of the Trent Valley (Ont.), vol. 19, no. 4 (February 2016)

Trent University Archives News, no. 56 (January 2016)

ISO/TS 18344:2016 - Effectiveness of Paper Deacidification Processes

Book - Commemorating Canada: History, Heritage, and Memory, 1850s-1990s

Book - Addressing the Copyright Issues of Orphan Works and Mass Digitization: Analyses and Proposals

Book - Concise European Copyright Law (Second Edition)

Book - Implementing and Assessing Use-Driven Acquisitions: a Practical Guide for Librarians

Book - Big Data over Networks

Book - Find the Information you Need: Resources and Techniques for Making Decisions, Solving Problems, and Answering Questions

Book - Literature in the Digital Age: an Introduction

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
New Brunswick Museum Archives Talk: Sweets for my Sweet
February 13, 2016, Saint John

Re-org Atlantic: One-day Conference
March 4, 2016, Truro (Nova Scotia)

École d'été Montréal numérique
15 au 21 mai, 2016, Longueuil

Community Librarian Camp 2016
September 12-13, 2016, Orillia (Ontario)

Free Online Course - Antiquities Trafficking and Art Crime
Starting February 1, 2016

Webinar - Threats to Openness in the Digital World
February 9, 2016

Sixth International Workshop on Linked Web Data Management
March 15, 2016, Bordeaux (France)

Mesoamerican Manuscripts: New Scientific Approaches and Interpretations
May 30 - June 1, 2016, Oxford

Digital Library Curation and Collections
June 13-17, 2016, Zadar (Croatia)

Archiving Email Symposium (Videos Now Available)
June 3-5, 2015, Washington D.C.

Sur le web / On the web
Library and Archives Canada Podcast - Rising from the Ashes

Petition - Open the Archives of the Yugoslavia Tribunal

Vidéo - Exposition : au coeur du secret d'État (Archives nationales de France)

Classical Works Knowledge Base

Society of American Archivists - New Blog: ArchivesAWARE

Vidéo - Anne Frank : domaine public ou pas ?

Video - Choosing a Genealogical Software Program

Baladodiffusion - L'histoire à l'ère du numérique

Jewish Women's Archive Podcast - The Pilot's Pilot

Slidecast - Digitisation Planning for Museums: Cornwall Digital Network Group 2016

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Canada
International Trade Minister Chrystia Freeland signs Trans-Pacific Partnership deal in New Zealand

Canada is about to sign the Pacific trade deal. What next?

Canada's Information Commissioner calls for tougher rules around deleting, preserving emails

Information Management Results in the 2014-2015 Departmental Performance Reports

Library and Archives Canada names Anne Lindsay as the Documentary Heritage Communities Program Regional Ambassador for the North and indigenous projects

Library and Archives Canada - What is Mikan?

Library and Archives Canada - Discover 100 years in the struggle for women's rights, on the Rideau Canal Skateway

My quest to identify the 528 men who rebuilt Centre Block: this iconic picture should be hanging in Centre Block and it should be at the National Archives

The Canadian Library Association's membership decline

Falling Canadian dollar raises longstanding issue of journal costs

Canadiana.org preserves 19th-century religious periodicals

Yukon privacy commissioner in the dark about territory's response to data breach

Nova Scotia Archives - No. 2 Construction Battalion: Nominal Roll

La bibliothèque Saint-Sulpice de retour dans le giron de BAnQ

BAnQ célèbre son 10e anniversaire : une décennie à enrichir la mémoire, la culture et le savoir de tous les Québécois

BAnQ - La description des photographies du fonds du journal La Presse. Pouvez-vous nous aider? – suite et fin.

Les archives de l'Abitibi-Témiscamingue à l'honneur à la BAnQ


Les discours et les conférences d'Honoré Mercier téléversés dans Wikisource

Prince Edward Island exhibition sheds light on the extensive work of architect Charles Benjamin Chappell

University of Toronto acquires the world’s largest collection of Chinese restaurant menus

Early Simon Fraser University Photos Tell a Story that Frames our World
 
University of Waterloo - History 250 class visit to Special Collections & Archives

Jewish Museum and Archives of B.C. - New Exhibit Examines Vancouver's Unique Architectural Heritage

Rare Gassy Jack letter, treasure trove of B.C. historic items up for auction


New photo exhibit showcases photos from daily life in 1890s Calgary

With or without LeBreton: Ottawa presses on with central library

Automotive archives opening at the Windsor Public Library

Du soutien pour le Centre d'archives régional des Îles de la Madeleine

Centre d'archives régional des Îles de la Madeleine - Capsule Conservation d'archives sur support papier

Société historique de Québec - Des archives pour le savoir et pour les yeux

Gatineau présente sa politique de données ouvertes

Smithers (B.C.) museum digitizes the past for a tech-savvy future

Dawson Creek (B.C.) budget: no money for new cops, archivist in 2016 

Vernon (B.C.) man seeks owners of mysterious box of photos, jewellery, and more

Lake of the Woods Museum documents Kenora, Ontario through photographs

Carl Doughty remembered: Peterborough (Ont.) business leader was a supporter of efforts to chronicle local history

Archives de la Côte-du-Sud (La Pocatière) - Lancement des lundis historiques

Le Centre d'interprétation de Maniwaki poursuit le traitement des Archives du Studio J.R. Gauvreau

Centre d'archives de la région de Rivière-du-Loup - Exposition sur le port de mer de Gros-Cacouna et la voie maritime

Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec octroie une aide de 2 380,25 $ au Comité culturel et patrimonial de Beauceville

Afrique / Africa
IFLA - New Preservation and Conservation Centre for Francophone Africa and Oral Traditions 

Germany Expresses Readiness to Activate Nigeria's Archives

Rwanda: Digitisation of Gacaca Files to Cost Rwf5.5 Billion

Musique guinéene : les archives sauvées et numérisées

Madagascar - Jean-Jospeh Rabearivelo : des manuscrits et archives sur le net

Gabon : pourquoi l'acte de naissance d’Ali Bongo Ondimba continue d'être contesté par sa demi-soeur

Amériques / Americas
Deadline approaches for recording qualified emails as federal records

11 Million Pages of CIA Files may Soon be Shared by this Kickstarter

Collaboration with Library of Congress Allows for Digital Access to Rare Books

American National Standards Institute Accreditation Board opens its ISO 16363 accreditation program


The Library of Congress by the Numbers in 2015

94-year-old WWII veteran shares his story with Library of Congress

Library of Congress - An Interview with Anna Bryan, Rare Book Cataloger

Presidential Library Museums: Controversies

Seven of the most surreal UFO documents from the CIA archive

Judge Rules FBI Improperly Withheld Records on its Freedom of Information Act Responses

Wisconsin - Concept of transitory records should be tossed altogether, not just redefined

Maine - Old Canada Road Historical Society launches online database

Vast digitizing project will put Harvard's colonial archives online

Oregon State University acquires archives of the founding father of American craft beer

Montana State University and Yellowstone launch new audio archives

University of South Carolina to preserve large piece of U.S. military history

Rutgers University - Managing Acquisitions and Appraisal in a Music Archive

Columbia University - Mapping Historical Dialogue Project Online: Invitation to Participate

Three Pennsylvania institutions - Bringing medieval works to the digital world

Godfather Author Mario Puzo's Archives Headed to Auction

Unpublished Black History 

Transcribing Early Modern Recipes with the Crowd on Shakespeare's World

How Mickey Mouse Evades the Public Domain

American Archive of Public Broadcasting Acquires New Hampshire Public Radio Presidential Collection

Blooks: the Arts of Books that Aren't Explore the World of Fake Books

Asie-Pacifique / Asia-Pacific
National Archives of Australia - The functions of government

National Archives of Australia - 15 million items ready to roll

An Interactive Digital Archive Helps Preserve Traditional Australian Aboriginal Literature

Inside the New South Wales State Library's $72m digitisation program

New South Wales State Records - Proposed changes to the Copyright Act 1968 

French team working to ferret out Seychelles National Archives' fungus 

Taiwan Families Receive Goodbye Letters Decades After Executions

Famous Tiananmen Square Photographs Cause Controversy After Corbis Sale

National Film Archive of India turns 52

India - Manuscripts library among Khandoba's many plans for classical Kannada

India - Help pours in to preserve rare Mussoorie manuscripts

Europe / Europa
How to Apply New EU Data Protection Regulation to Paper Records

Ancient New Testament manuscripts discovered in Greek library

Horror of Nazi Medical Experiments Emerges in Holocaust Survivor's Account

How Documents Buried by Jewish Prisoners at Auschwitz Tell the Story of Genocide

Kosovo Asks Serbia to Open Military Archives

Serbian Photojournalists Claim Victory In Copyright Fight

Italy retrieves looted treasure linked to British art dealer as pressure builds for UK to return hundreds more artefacts

A forgotten prophet: Paul Otlet (1868-1944) and the quest for a Universal Book

La Suisse a un nouveau portail pour l'Open Government Data

Suisse - Envahis de champignons, des archivistes travaillent en combinaison

Le fonds Olivier Messiaen entre à la Bibliothèque nationale de France

Bibliothèque nationale de France - Reconstituer le Paris du XIXe siècle en photographies

L'archivage électronique des emails : la valeur légale (1/3)

Partis politiques, à vos archives !

Albert Einstein's notebook and Dead Sea Scrolls fragments among historic manuscripts struggling to find buyer

An epic fail for Ireland's data protection laws

Ireland - Sinn Fein deputy first minister Martin McGuinness in call on Britain to open files

Ireland - 1916 Exhibition at the National Photographic Archive

Trinity College-led CENDARI platform goes live for historical researchers across Europe

Martin Scorsese calls for money for Scotland's film archive

Scotland - Archives saved from blaze at Glasgow School of Art open to public

Isle of Man - Freedom of Information Act comes into force

Labour challenges Cameron over release of Thatcher archive papers

British Library - Audiovisual archives and the Web

University of Manchester Library - Rare Iranian newspaper archive documents 1979 Revolution

University of London - Born digital big data and methods for history and the humanities

University of Bradford - Free your orphans: managing orphan works risk in archives

Spending cuts hit museums and archives

This Photo Series Explores the Complicated Representations of Black Victorian Sarah Forbes Bonetta

Lost' map of Cornwall found in collection

Preserving the past for tomorrow's co-operators

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
1,700-year-old Burial Inscriptions Found at Northern Israel Site

Israel - Nazi War Criminal's Plea for Pardon Is Made Public for First Time

Ancient Babylonians first to use geometry

The first phase of the Dubai Digital Library launched

Iraqi Jesuit saved 1,000 manuscripts

International
International Council on Archives - About the Expert Group on Appraisal

From letters to video interviews, archives offer insights into artists

To ZIP or not to ZIP, that is the (web archiving) question 

Cloud computing standards update (ISO JTC1/SC38)

Top 5 Data Management Tips for Graduate Students

The End of Big Data