Records and Archives In the News is a compilation of news stories
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Consumers don't believe EHRs will improve care, report says
Healthcare IT News - New Gloucester,ME,USA
... But adoption of electronic records, especially PHRs, will not be as
rapid as some people like to assume if consumers are not on board.”. ...
Employees' e-mails are public records
The Spokesman Review - Spokane,WA,USA
... Because of the volume of documents involved in the public records
request, the newspaper narrowed its immediate request to include only
e-mails sent and ...
Custodians of records need little brushing up
The Republican - Springfield,MA,USA
... simplest terms, the clerk of court is the custodian of all court
... requires "each clerk-magistrate to facilitate public access to court
records that, by ...
New Federal Rules to Affect Companies' Electronic Files
Inside INdiana Business (press release) - Indianapolis,IN,USA
... Discovery in response to client demand for preventative records
management guidance. ... retains, manages, stores and can retrieve
electronic files will impact the ...
Records back official on e-mail lost after bid vote
Sun-Sentinel.com - Fort Lauderdale,FL,USA
... Bank records for Wasserstrom's law firm indicate he paid Datalab
... "This is proof of Keith's effort to recover all the files from his
office computers ...
Companies Face New Rules on Keeping Data
Washington Post - United States
... t relevant to cases companies have pending or expect to face, though
specific sectors such as financial services remain governed by other
data-retention rules. ...
New E-Discovery Rules Take Effect Today
InformationWeek - Manhasset,NY,USA
... While the IT departments of most large companies likely already have
some data retention policy in place, "the amended rules really push
If there could be a case, then don't delete that e-mail
USA Today - USA
... in electronic-data preservation, more than 33% of respondents say
companies have no corporate policy covering electronic records
and 20% don ...
Shutdown of EPA libraries worries scientists, advocates
San Jose Mercury News - CA, USA
... But the closing gives ammunition to scientists, open-records
and members of ... next year on EPA issues told him to stop
disposition of ...
Preserving, with a little help from our friends
Block Island Times - RI, USA
... Ohio. These Block Island-related documents included land deeds and
arrest warrants dating from 1799 to the mid-19th century. With ...
Cities preserving data in event of disasters
WIS - Columbia,SC,USA
... 1, 2006 - The Isle of Palms is the first South Carolina city to
participate in a program that lets municipalities easily recover
records after a ...
Auctions | Kellett archives included among unusual Americana
Philadelphia Inquirer - Philadelphia,PA,USA
By David Iams. Alderfer Auction Co. will leap into the holiday-shopping
fray next week with a three-session sale that, in addition ...
Historians without history
The Tribune - Chandigarh,India
The Government of India has not handed over to the National Archives its
official files since Independence despite the 30-year “locking period”
ending as ...
'Lost' gems from the TV archives
BBC News - UK
... "There are people who used to work on the shows and kept a copy.
are foreign archives which were supposed to wipe or destroy them. ...
Lawmakers scramble on public records law
Massillon Independent - Massillon,OH,USA
... 19 date looming for the end of the legislative session, lawmakers
scrambling to complete a major rewrite to strengthen the state’s public
records law. ...
The News & Observer, Thu, 30 Nov 2006 0:32 AM PST
Reclaiming faces of the past
Portrait photographer Jay Denmark is selling his grandfather's photos,
more than half a century later. Modern technology has allowed him to
convert many of the negatives into high-resolution digital images.
The Inquirer, Wed, 29 Nov 2006 11:35 PM PST
Internet Archive is free from DMCA
AFYER A long and expensive fight, the Internet Archive has been granted
an exemption from the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA).
Washington State University Daily Evergreen, Wed, 29 Nov 2006 10:07 PM
Pullman's history in good hands
Every Wednesday for more than 20 years, Bob Luedeking has been helping
people connect with the past. In a small room with one window,
Luedeking flips through old volumes and sifts through storage boxes. He
knows the musty pages, and the history printed on them, inside and out.
Abe Lincoln, early adopter
Marketplace - Los Angeles,CA,USA
... the National Archives — it suddenly dawned on me that he was doing
with those electronic messages what we do with e-mails. And I turned to
archivist who ...
Bayshore Broadcasting News Centre - Owen Sound,Ontario,Canada
Archivist Bruce Beacock says the Archives was the first county archives
the entire province -- and even today, there are only 3 such archives in
New E-Discovery Rules Benefit Some Firms
BusinessWeek - USA
... of their employees' e-mails, instant messages and other electronic
documents in the ... over a backup computer tape could be committing
"virtual shredding" once a ...
US companies now required to save all employee emails
WIS - Columbia,SC,USA
... That information could serve as evidence if a company is sued, like
the case of Enron where employees were accused of shredding paper
The News & Observer, Sat, 02 Dec 2006 1:41 AM PST
Safe's prize is a Dix surprise
For years, the old safe was impenetrable; when finally opened, it
yielded a 1907 deed to Dix Hill.
Gloucester Daily Times, Fri, 01 Dec 2006 9:19 AM PST
Letters provide fun look at life, gossip and scandal in 19th century
For Cape Ann Historical Museum librarian Stephanie Buck, a chance to
explore letters written by Gloucester residents in the mid-1800s is a
way to bring a little fun to the city's history.
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