Records and Archives In the News is a compilation of news stories related to
records and archives management.
Note To City: Just Follow The State Law
The Rhino Times recently made a public records request for information on
the development by the city of a public records policy. One reason for the
request ...< http://bit.ly/dv0yrj>
Metro chief asks DA to investigate document shredding
By MIKE SNYDER HOUSTON CHRONICLE Metro Chairman David Wolff today called for
the district attorney to investigate the recent shredding of documents at
the ...< http://bit.ly/cX4rQX>
Smyrna Shreds Sensitive Documents
The city of Smyrna hired a paper shredding company Thursday to destroy
potentially sensitive documents dumped at the recycling facility. ... <
Law firm says it didn't dump personal data
Atlanta Journal Constitution
The information in the files is available through public records, he said.
... Hardwick and Schneider, said his firm contracts with a shredding
company. ...< http://bit.ly/as3S1W>
Hard Drive Havoc
Churchill adds that simply deleting files by dragging them to the recycle
bin ... BensonRecordsMangement.com/hard-disk-drive-media-shredding-usa.html
As for ...< http://bit.ly/9FRCi1>
Step 2 for Legal Holds: Analyze the Trigger Event
... and John Jablonski, partner at Goldberg Segalla, are authors of "Seven
Steps for Legal Holds of ESI and Other Documents" (ARMA International 2009).
Archivists cast wide net for collecting Games archives
Archivists solve mysteries, says archives manager Heather Gordon. "It's like
playing detective all day long," she added. While the call for donations to
the ...< http://bit.ly/dscohI>
Thomas' English Muffins' Nooks-and-Crannies Knowledge to Remain Secret for
By EAMON MCNIFF A former Thomas' English Muffins worker described as one of
seven people worldwide who know the trade secrets behind the product's
"nooks ...< http://bit.ly/aOPTIq>
30-year rule on release of secret government papers cut to 20 years
Campaign groups welcomed the change and a decision to ditch proposals to
exempt cabinet papers from the Freedom of Information Act. "We are extremely
Alaska film archive in danger of being lost in the shuffle
(Joshua Borough/KTUU-DT) The Association holds footage of the signing of
Alaska's Constitution, and archivists believe it's the only state with such
a ...< http://bit.ly/aBFEqI>
A New Book from the MetaArchive Cooperative: A Guide to ...
This guide is written with a broad audience in mind that includes
librarians, archivists, scholars, curators, technologists, lawyers, and
administrators. ...< http://bit.ly/d5iKOW>
Journeying back 800 years along the Vatican's bookshelves
Although most of their precious documents are not on display, even the blase
Vatican archivists could not resist a special showcase to house the letter
from ...< http://bit.ly/c6FBLh>
New Florida driver's license rules frustrate a confused public
Like the woman born in 1951 whose birth certificate was destroyed in a
hospital fire and couldn't be found in state archives. ...<
Is copyright getting in the way of us preserving our history?
These figures come from a statement by the British Library at yesterday's
launch of the UK Web Archive, which will guarantee access in perpetuity to
Once much archival material and almost all new materials starts living
online exclusively, the ability to amend that cloud by the cloud-keepers
becomes less ...< http://bit.ly/91210a>
Historical Society pioneers resign from board
By CHRIS CURLE, DON FARMER Betsy Perdichizzi, a founding member and longtime
supporter of the Marco Island Historical Society, and her husband Bill have
Corporate Espionage: Tomorrow Arrived Yesterday
By Richard Power CSO - Even today there are some still blank stares when I
suggest to an audience of C-level executives or security professionals that
they ...< http://bit.ly/dp9oFY>
Watchdog: When are officials' private e-mails public property?
"She can do anything with that account, including delete, alter or not
comply with state law. That doesn't sit well with me." Rupe's quest for
Infantini's ...< http://bit.ly/cFuEte>
Toyota accused of hiding data by US lawmaker
Mr Biller resigned from Toyota in 2007, and has filed a suit against the
company for concealing and destroying evidence. Toyota has sued him,
alleging that ...< http://bit.ly/9emI6u>
Text Messages as Public Records
The Public Records Act (PRA) was originally enacted by public initiative in
1973, long before personal computers were a twinkle in our eyes. ...
Historic Records Found; Will Go To Cox Library
BY AMY ROSE The Greene County Public Records Commission on Thursday approved
the transfer of numerous historic Greene County Court records to the T.
Elmer ...< http://bit.ly/cfDE7D>
METRO Confronts Paper Shredding Allegations
This comes as METRO remains under fire after its Director Frank Wilson was
accused of destroying documents requested by a Houston attorney. ...<
Privacy commissioner will probe bank's handling of documents
Nanaimo Daily News
The bank uses shredding companies to destroy sensitive information.
Christiano said their investigation will look into those companies as they
try to ...< http://bit.ly/c39oDd>
FDA Alerts Practitioners to Falsification of Documentation by RTs
DOTmed.com (press release)
All mammography facilities are also responsible for meeting required
document retention protocols such as personnel qualification records
including former ...< http://bit.ly/9eJiS9>
Justice Dept. Reveals More Missing E-Mail Files
New York Times
11 attacks, pushed to get access to a range of e-mail records and other
internal documents from the Justice Department to aid in its investigation.
Secret files to be released after 20 years
Secret Government documents will in future be released routinely after two
decades, the Ministry of Justice announced. Currently official papers are
made ...< http://bit.ly/9qf4l5>
Metro denies allegation that records were 'sanitized'
Metro board Chairman David Wolff, who provided the same documents to
reporters Thursday, said they were a complete response to the open records
request. ...< http://bit.ly/aBZd51>
Man gets thousands of residents' e-mail addresses
CARY (WTVD) -- There is outrage in the Town of Cary over a public records
request for thousands of e-mail addresses in the town's database. ...
University 'tried to mislead MPs on climate change e-mails'
The letter also confirmed the ICO's previous statement that the university
had failed in its duties under the Freedom of Information Act by rejecting
8 months of records, 'particularly sensitive' meetings remain hidden
In August of last year, Judicial Watch filed a Freedom of Information Act
request for the White House visitor logs from Obama's first day in office
until ...< http://bit.ly/cve5xX>
US House approves sharing spy files on Argentina
The measure is supported by the National Security Archive, a nonprofit group
in Washington seeking to sue the Freedom of Information Act to reveal ...<
Cloud computing security challenges unite hosting providers, security
San Francisco Chronicle
Mike Crews, director of IT at Automated Document Solutions (ADS), which
provides records management for hospitals and healthcare organizations, ...
Step 4 for Legal Holds: Implementation
In every case the hold notice should be sent to the legal, audit,
compliance, and records management departments, as well as impacted and
relevant lines of ...< http://bit.ly/9HHkZh>
Digital archivists work to save rare books, historical documents
To support the Digital Library of the Caribbean's project to protect some of
Haiti's libraries, archives and personal collections, sign up at
www.dloc.com. ...< http://bit.ly/9uRi7V>
Researchers Gain Access To Mental Health Records Of Civil War Veterans
The panel's decision, however, is likely moot because many of the records in
question were transferred last year to the State library. State archivist
Mark ...< http://bit.ly/9pSYF3>
Scrapbook reveals portrait likely noted photographer
By Sharon Hill, The Windsor StarFebruary 27, 2010 When Kingsville archivist
Marilyn Armstrong-Reynolds heard photo historians were looking for Eli J.
The Peppler Collection
Cynthia Luckie, an archivist with the State Department of Archives says "you
can see the emotion on people's faces and I think that emotional connection.
DoD opens access to social media sites
Marine Corps Times
Security concerns also led the Pentagon last November to ban the use of
thumb drives and other portable digital storage devices in .mil computers,
Rechnik: State Stole Documents to Legalize Homes
The Other Russia
Other necessary documents have been locked in state archives that residents
have no access to, he said. Kladov stressed that civil servants were free to
Otago Daily Times, Fri, 26 Feb 2010 08:19 AM PST
Archivist retires after 26 years http://bit.ly/9DJtiu
Top 10 Data Storage Technologies That Could Disappear
Enterprise Storage Forum
Notable examples in recent years have been thin clients, information
lifecycle management (ILM), MAID and pizza box servers. Clearly, it is
very easy to get ..http://bit.ly/bHas5g
Federal contracts may require fully bilingual documents
Daily Commercial News
Documents posted on MERX are considered public documents. “We recognize
that for public policy and legal reasons, the federal government may
decide to ...
Paperwork mistake led to Dallas County felons' accidental pardons
Dallas Morning News
Until recently, some judges even pardoned defendants after they failed to
follow the terms of their probation, court records show. http://bit.ly/dD82CC
Austin school board voice mail communications not made public
The state attorney general's office, which interprets and enforces the
open records and open meetings laws, has previously ruled that
gatherings during ...
Old diaries needed for history archive
Isle of Wight County Press
Mr Fisher said there was now an alternative, through a co-ordinated
effort between the Island's County Records Office and the British
Museum to rescue ...http://bit.ly/bHZKSK
103 year old Alice in Wonderland movie restored
The first-ever film version of Lewis Carroll's tale has recently been
restored by the BFI National Archive from severely damaged materials. ...
Corporate Espionage: Tomorrow Arrived Yesterday
Even today there are some still blank stares when I suggest to an
audience of C-level executives or security professionals that they
should all read the ...
Supreme Court to hear arguments over governor's e-mails
Las Vegas Sun
In his pre-hearing brief, Spencer the “Public Records Act only applies
to public records. Materials that are personal in nature, or that do
not concern the ...
Temp agency dumped documents, thought recycling center was secure
Atlanta Journal Constitution
White apologized and said Pro Temps will either shred its documents or
hire a company to do the shredding. Telephone calls to Pro Temps were
not returned ...< http://bit.ly/csJRVe>
TO director rescues old TV kinescopes
Ventura County Star
“He does a very professional job,” said Dan Einstein, TV archivist
with the UCLA Film & Television Archive, lauding in particular a
retrospective about the ...
A journey of discovery: DSU to index and preserve historic items
He said the dream is to have an archive room where things can be
brought ... with archivist Ann Jenks from the North Dakota State
Historical Society. ...
CITY TEXTING: Now an open record: Messages shed light on 2009
personnel moves ...
The Valley Morning Star obtained the messages through an open records
request submitted to the city secretary on Nov. 16. The request
followed a Texas ...
Court Rules Against Long Term Protection Of Aircraft Tail Numbers
AvStop Aviation News
... private aircraft, whose aircraft tail numbers are blocked from the
public view must be released under the Freedom of Information Act (see
court report). ..http://bit.ly/ceDKsQ
People power saves national archives offices
Green Left Weekly
“It's a reprieve for workers and public access”, Anne Picot of the
Australian Society of Archivists told Green Left Weekly. “The minister
said that the NAA ...< http://bit.ly/9vffDT>
MLK documents: A national treasure unearthed at ECSU
The Daily Advance
By Robert Kelly-Goss It was December 2007 when Elizabeth City State
University archivist Jean Bischoff plunged into the depths of the
basement in the GR ...
E-medical records effort may be costly
In fact, since discovering the problems, Ingram said the practice
reverted back to paper files for their patient records. Ingram admits
the previous ...< http://bit.ly/cbdjaR>
MoD to destroy future UFO reports
The Press Association
... so defence officials would not have to publish the information in
response to freedom of information (FoI) requests or pass it to the
National Archives. ...
Music history finds a new home inside Rock Hall's library and archives
at Tri ...
By John Soeder, The Plain Dealer Lisa DeJong, The Plain DealerAndy
Leach is the director of the Rock Hall's new library and archives in
Tri-C's Center for ...
Some court records not easy to get
Charleston Post Courier
Meanwhile, watchdog groups such as the Reporters Committee for Freedom
of the Press point out that electronic records make it easier for the
public to hold ...
Peter Kurilecz CRM CA
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