Thursday, 20 October 2016

Vol. 10, no. 8

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
National Records of Scotland - Annual Reports & Accounts 2015-2016

European Commission - Realising the European Open Science Cloud

De la communauté / From the community
InterPARES Trust - Managing Records of Citizen Engagement Initiatives: a Primer

Centre for Law and Democracy - The Right to Information and Intergovernmental Organisations

Canada's Favourites: Book Recommendations from Coast to Coast

UNESCO - Culture Urban Future: Global Report on Culture for Sustainable Urban Development

University of York (UK) - Filling the Digital Preservation Gap: Final Report 

Information Theory for Intelligent People

Paper - User-driven Ontology Population from Linked Data Sources

Paper - Crowdsourcing in the Digital Humanities 

Archival Science, vol. 16, no. 4 (December 2016)

Digital Humanities Quarterly, vol. 10, no. 3 (2016)

Information & Culture: a Journal of History, vol. 51, no. 4 (2016)

Broadsheet: Magazine of the Scottish Council on Archives, no. 39 (2016)

Historic Libraries Forum Bulletin, no. 35 (October 2016)

Bulletin Memoriav: préserver le patrimoine audiovisuel, no. 23 (Octobre 2016)

Book - In their own Words: a History in Letters

Book - Metadata: Shaping Knowledge from Antiquity to the Semantic Web

Book - Glossary of Records and Information Management Terms (Fifth Edition)
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Book - Columbus and his First Voyage: a History in Documents

Book - Letters from Beauly: Pat Hennessy and the Canadian Forestry Corps in Scotland, 1940-1945

Book - Successful Fundraising for the Academic Library: Philanthropy in Higher Education

Book - Computation and the Humanities: Towards an Oral History of Digital Humanities

Book - Hijacked Justice: Dealing with the Past in the Balkans

Book - Cybercrime, Digital Forensics and Jurisdiction

Book - Healthcare and Big Data: Digital Specters and Phantom Objects

Book - School Memories: New Trends in the History of Education

Book - Gender and Memory in the Globital Age

Book - Digital Contagions: a Media Archaeology of Computer Viruses (Second Edition)

Livre - Poilus : les lettres interdites

Livre - Comme un Allemand en France : lettres inédites sous l'Occupation (1940-1944)

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
City of Burnaby Archives (B.C.) Open to the Public
October 22, 2016, Burnaby

Archive in your Attic: Discovering your Family Treasures
October 22, 2016, Toronto

Library and Archives Canada - Let's Share a Coffee! Come and Discuss your Experience with us
October 25, 2016, Ottawa

Archives Association of Ontario - 2016 Institutional Issues Forum
October 27, 2016, Toronto

The Art of Letter-Writing Before, During, and After the Digital Age
November 2, 2016, Victoria

Friends of the City of Ottawa Archives Annual General Meeting 2016
November 13, 2016, Ottawa

Canadian Association of Law Libraries - Webinar: Uncovering the United Nations Documentation System
November 17, 2016

Méthodes et stratégies de gestion de l'information par les organisations : des big data aux thick data 
11-12 mai 2017, Montréal

Joint Conference on Digital Libraries 
June 19-23, 2017, Toronto

Information Management Standards Seminar
November 11, 2016, Brisbane (Australia)

Introduction to Digital Preservation Planning for Research Managers
November 16, 2016, London (UK)

Personal Digital Archiving 2017
March 29-31, 2017, Stanford University

Documenting Cinema: Film Librarianship in the 21st Century
April 26-28, 2017, Los Angeles

International Federation of Film Archives 2017 Congress
April 28 - May 3, 2017, Los Angeles

Digital Preservation for Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities 2017
June 14-15, 2017, Brighton (UK)

Australian Society of Archivists 2017 Conference
September 25-28, 2017, University of Melbourne

Right to be Forgotten Versus Right to Remember (Presentations Available)
October 10, 2016, Brussels

Sur le web / On the web
Registry of Canadian Government Information Digitization Projects - New Website

National Archives of France - Website now Available in English and Spanish

Université de Technologie de Compiègne (France) - Ressource pédagogique libre sur le droit d’auteur

Vidéo - Thomas Piketty: histoire des inégalités : la preuve par les archives

Video - How to Use Archives

Baladodiffusion - Pérenniser l'éphémère : archivage et médias sociaux dans les bibliothèques de recherche nord-américaines

UK National Archives Podcast - Blindness in Victorian Britain

Slidecast - Discarding Audiovisual Carriers after Digitisation: a Five-Step Decision Framework 

Slidecast - Summarizing Archival Collections Using Storytelling Techniques

Slidecast - Digital Collections and Empathetic Outreach: Engaging the Remote User 

Slidecast - Europeana: 53 million objects! Now what? 

Slidecast - Free for All: Open Licensing at National Library of Scotland 

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Liberals after year one: not much transparency despite the talk

Canadian Copyright Modernization Act: Chronicle of a Disaster Foretold

Why New Digital Taxes Could Play a Starring Role in the Government's CanCon Policy

Canada: Linking and Copyright Infringement

After years of austerity, Library and Archives Canada is ready to (re)meet its public

Library and Archives Canada Revitalization

Library and Archives Canada - Agreement signed with the Service interministériel des Archives de France

Library and Archives Canada - Open datasets: update

B.C.'s auditor general says government info at risk due to lack of security

Saskatchewan Council for Archives and Archivists - Call for 2017-2018 Project Proposals

La Déclaration des bibliothèques québécoises déposée à l'Assemblée nationale

La danse et les archives : une chorégraphie de la mémoire inscrite dans mon parcours à BAnQ

Archives Alberta - The Exhibit Series: Put a Label on it

Archives of Manitoba - One Manitoba soldier: too many letters to answer

Saint Mary's University home to 50 years of newspaper clippings

Ten Books to Contextualize Reconciliation in Archives, Museums, and Public History

Ontario Jewish Archives House Valuable Artifacts of Canada's Jewish Left

Winnipeg - Photos capture pain and strength of families of missing, murdered indigenous women

Ottawa - Central library project cloaked in secrecy

Archives de Montréal - Bonne fête au métro de Montréal

Digital archives expanded in Richmond (B.C.)

Société d'histoire de Drummond - Décontaminer les archives de la Celanese

L'Institut Généalogique Drouin met fin à l'impression de ses collections papier et procède à la liquidation de ses inventaires

1914 Nova Scotia political propaganda pamphlet a puzzle

An Archival Girl in an Artifact World

The Periodic Table of Genealogy Technology

Zotero, entre l'ordinateur et la tablette

Afrique / Africa
Protocol on Cooperation Between Sudan and China in Archive Field Approved

Kenya National Library wins top award

Les archives de Moulay Ahmen Loukili confiées aux Archives du Maroc

Amériques / Americas
Found in Ecuador: a Time Capsule for the Ears

State Department official sought FBI declassification of Clinton email

Whoever Wins the White House, this Year's Big Loser Is Email

The Government's Addiction to Secret Law

Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum Reopens After $15 Million Makeover

Hawaii Marks Digital Records Day, Makes First Deposit into Digital Archive

Notes from the Florida State Archives

Library of Virginia layoffs will hinder open government, preservation of historical record

University of Maryland - Early gay radio group donates collection to public broadcasting archives

University in Springfield to archive political memorabilia

University of Colorado Library Signs First Preservation Steward Agreement with Government Publishing Office

Immigrant Story Archiving Project to Expand Internationally

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts launches digital Fabergé archive

Virginia - 200 years of criminal records detail offenses that might seem quirky today

A Visit to the Digitization Lab at Philadelphia Museum of Art

Providence Public Library digitizes thousands of historical photos

Central Library to Become Archival Home of St. Louis Blues

The New York Public Library has adopted a very unusual sorting system

These archivists are posting the entire O.J. Simpson trial to YouTube

Creepy Message from Kids Discovered in 1968 Time Capsule: I Am Dead

The Secret to Collecting Presidential Autographs

From the Oval office to the auction block: rare presidential manuscript collection

Asie-Pacifique / Asia-Pacific
Australia - National Archives move to $64m Mitchell facility will be its last until 2030

National Library of Australia - Collecting, managing and describing content: new challenges for a digital age library

Foundation launches million-dollar plan to record Australia's songlines

New South Wales State Records (Australia) - Game, Set and Match! Gamifying Records Management eLearning

What a nation chooses to remember and forget: the war for New Zealand's history

University of Canterbury (New Zealand) - Students explore 30 years of Homosexual Law Reform

Singapore - Memories, Official Secrets, and the National Archives: a Matter of Governmental Judgment or Archival Discretion?

Reel struggle: unearthing Thai cinema's lost classics

Historic Map of Vanuatu Finds Home in Vanuatu National Archive

Indonesia - Culture of secrecy persists 18 years after democratic reforms

Indonesia - Government could remove online stories

Nepal - Eighteen types of reparation schemes proposed for war-era crimes

The absurd face of China's censorship: bookstore tears out Taiwan page from Webster's dictionary

Europe / Europa
Archives Portal Europe Starts on Implementing EAD3

Europeana and the International Image Interoperability Framework: an update

European countries are reaping the benefits of Open Data

Austria - The world's knowledge is being buried in a salt mine

Our Story: the National Archives of Hungary

Our Story: the National Archives of Norway

Our Story: the National Archives of Estonia

Making history: Russia to return Georgian film archives

The Soviet InterNyet

Rare Collection of Over 40 Shipwrecks Revealed in Mapping of Black Sea Landscape

Portuguese Web Archive - Is my web archive usable?

Netherlands - Historical memoir signed after Nazi papers discovered hidden in armchair

Cyprus - Former president donates his personal digital archives to the University of Cyprus

L'histoire du transport aérien belge se redécouvre à travers ses archives

Archivists digitize Paris attack tributes to preserve memories

Ireland - National Archives progresses new public service records management plan

Ireland - Fears allayed over future of UTV's precious film archive

National Library of Scotland - Scottish Catholic records

National Library of Wales - Building the Theatre of Memory: Digitising the Welsh Print Collection

It makes a good story, but the cover-up of Britain's savage treatment of the Mau Mau was exaggerated

How will Brexit affect copyright legislation?

Call for police forces across the country to open up Orgreave files

UK National Archives - Eight million photographs: where to begin?

UK National Archives - Records management under the microscope

UK National Archives - King John and recordkeeping

UK National Archives - Sir Maurice Hankey and the birth of modern government 

UK National Archives - Spies in the Baltic: the unknown scandal 

British Library - From West to East: Conservation of the Chinese novel Dream of the Red Chamber

Black Cultural Archives launches online exhibItions with Google Cultural Institute

London Mayor praises the work of the Black Cultural Archives

Newly uncovered photographs show London's disappearing working class housing

Mysterious Great Fire manuscript goes on show at Museum of London

Forget Jack the Ripper! These grisly real-life Victorian crimes including female executions and child murder are spine-chillingly gruesome

Fops and flappers: wild fashions of the 1920s: in pictures

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
25 Dead Sea Scroll Fragments Translated and Published

United Arab Emirates - Bodies sign MoU to preserve audio records of history

The United Arab Emirates National Archives received a delegation from the British National Archives

Syria TV archives lose treasure chest of history

Statement by the Director-General of UNESCO on the Old City of Jerusalem and its Walls, a UNESCO World Heritage site

The Apps they Carried: Software, Big Data, and the Fight for Mosul

Archives Fever

Dirty Books: a Hypochondriac's Guide to Archival Donations

Web traffic analytics as a historical source

How the social sciences can embrace the big data revolution

Google News launches fact check label