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Records and Archives In the News is a compilation of news stories 
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Let the clerks deal with the records
Tampa Bay Newspapers - Seminole,FL,USA
... re talking billions) of old court records that have ... specified 
date,
(that) a person who files a document ... the individuals who file the
documents - people who ...
<http://www.tbnweekly.com/editorial/viewpoints/content_articles/032906_vp
t-01.txt>

Maltings space keeps records straight
ic Wales - United Kingdom
... are able to provide a records management service tailored to their
specific requirements.". The company collects, securely stores and 
delivers
files, deeds and ...
<http://icwales.icnetwork.co.uk/0300business/0100news/tm_objectid=1687518
1&method=full&siteid=50082&headline=maltings-space-keeps-records-straight
-name_page.html>

Romania opens communist-era secret files
United Press International - USA
... UPI) -- Romania's National Council for Research on the communist 
Secret
Service Archive is opening more than 1.3 million former Securitate 
secret
police records ...
<http://www.upi.com/SecurityTerrorism/view.php?StoryID=20060328-024805-86
82r>

Lost files, communication woes hinder Juvenile Court, audit says
Ashland City Times - Ashland City,TN,USA
... election in May, said his office isn't completely to blame for the
missing files. ... been a bar code system that would improve tracking
of court records, he said. ...
<http://www.ashlandcitytimes.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060329/NEWS
03/603290408/1291/MTCN01>

Confidential Police Complaints Records Exposed
IDM.net.au - Strawberry Hills,NSW,Australia
... 2003 to digitise the complaint records. During this process he would
upload the data to an internet server so he could work on it at home.
The files were not ...
<http://www.idm.net.au/story.asp?id=7065>

Texas Capitol Stores Public Archives
KXAN-TV - Austin,TX,USA
... Perry administration. "This is one of the floors where we store the
archival records," Chris Laplante, state archivist, said. Under ...
<http://www.kxan.com/Global/story.asp?S=4698470&nav=0s3d>

A Pantry's Painful Artifacts
ktla 5 - Los Angeles,CA,USA
... handgun. State archivist Nancy Zimmelman said she didn't know enough
about the pantry collection to say whether she could accept it. ...
<http://ktla.trb.com/news/la-me-rfk29mar29,0,3291247.story?coll=ktla-news
-1>

Going shredder one better: Your documents as napkins
Chicago Tribune - United States
... by a private company. On the first Saturday of each month, beginning
this weekend, Records Management Inc. of Mundelein will shred ...
<http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/north/chi-0603290173mar29,1,717
2080.story?coll=chi-newslocalnorth-hed>

BISYS and Feith Partner to Offer Regulatory Compliance and Records ...
TMCnet - USA
BISYS is reportedly partnering with Feith Systems to provide 
broker/dealer
and advisory firms with a total regulatory compliance and records 
management
solution ...
<http://news.tmcnet.com/news/-information-technology-regulatory-complianc
e-records-management-bisys-feith-/2006/03/29/1516810.htm>

Stellent Applies Its Rules to Records Management
Intranet Journal - Darien,CT,USA
... Ten years ago, "records management" meant warehouses, said Dan Ryan,
COO of enterprise content management (ECM) vendor Stellent. ...
<http://www.intranetjournal.com/articles/200603/ij_03_29_06a.html>

Lake Travis district drowning in open records requests
Austin American-Statesman (subscription) - Austin,TX,USA
... district to parents and taxpayers. The district later hired an open
records manager. The Lovelaces' information requests include ...
<http://www.statesman.com/news/content/news/stories/local/03/29LAKETRAVIS
.html>

Buda's hidden treasure found at last
Toronto Star - Canada
... Some of the work ought to be on permanent display, perhaps at city
hall. The remainder ought to be held in the city's archives. ...
<http://www.thestar.com/NASApp/cs/ContentServer?pagename=thestar/Layout/A
rticle_Type1&c=Article&cid=1143586212241&call_pageid=968350130169&col=969
483202845>

Patricia Highsmith's secret life revealed
Swissinfo - Switzerland
... The multimedia exhibit in the Swiss capital, Bern, draws upon the 
vast
literary estate which was acquired by the Swiss Literary Archives after
Highsmith's ...
<http://www.swissinfo.org/sen/swissinfo.html?siteSect=108&sid=6586671&cKe
y=1143619808000>

State Archives aims to increase online offerings
Patriot-News - Harrisburg,PA,USA
Q: The article about the State Archives (The Patriot-News, March 8) was
interesting. Are they ever going to put this information ...
<http://www.pennlive.com/news/patriotnews/index.ssf?/base/news/1143627886
296860.xml&coll=1>

Archives share RPI history
Polytechic Online - Troy,NY,USA
No, I am not talking about staying up until 7 am finishing this 
newspaper;
I am talking about doing research on the history of RPI in the archives
room of the ...
< http://poly.union.rpi.edu/article_view.php3?view=4729&part=1>

Historical records temporarily moved
The Republican - Springfield,MA,USA
... There are plans to renovate the old library, but if any state 
funding
were to become available, the state library board would have to 
acknowledge
the city's ...
<http://www.masslive.com/holyokeplus/republican/index.ssf?/base/news-1/11
43621959213180.xml&coll=1>

Barts makes start on records integration
VNUNet.com - Haarlem,Netherlands
CRS will link more than 270 trusts and 30,000 GPs across the UK to 
national
systems supporting appointments, prescriptions and access to medical 
records.
...
<http://www.vnunet.com/computing/news/2152986/barts-makes-start-records>

Holograms Break Storage Record
MIT Technology Review - Cambridge,MA,USA
... The record storage density was achieved by creating 320 data pages
per book. Each page was offset from the next one by an angle of just 
0.067
degrees. ...
<http://www.technologyreview.com/InfoTech-Hardware/wtr_16639,294,p1.html>


BBC
Auction deal saves 1m manuscript
A last-minute deal has been struck to stop a "lost" science manuscript 
 from the 1600s - which charts the birth of modern science - being 
auctioned.
<http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/hampshire/4854554.stm>


Hooke papers on birth of modern science saved for UK
James Randerson, science correspondent
Wednesday March 29, 2006
The Guardian
A 17th-century manuscript documenting the birth of modern science has 
been saved for the nation. With minutes to spare at Bonhams auctioneers 
in central London, the Royal Society agreed an 11th-hour deal to buy 
the papers for "about 1m".
<http://education.guardian.co.uk/higher/news/story/0,,1741992,00.html>

Royal Society moves to block sale of 1m manuscript
James Randerson, science correspondent
Friday March 24, 2006
The Guardian
The Royal Society is trying to block the auction of a 17th-century 
manuscript that charts the beginning of modern science.
<http://education.guardian.co.uk/higher/news/story/0,,1738728,00.html>

Eureka! Lost manuscript found in cupboard
Ian Sample, science correspondent
Thursday February 9, 2006
The Guardian
A long-lost 17th century manuscript charting the birth of modern 
science has been found gathering dust in a cupboard in a Hampshire 
home. Filled with crabby italics and acerbic asides, the 520 or so 
yellowing and stained pages are the handwritten minutes of the Royal 
Society as recorded by the brilliant scientist Robert Hooke, one of the 
society's original fellows and curator of experiments.
<http://education.guardian.co.uk/higher/news/story/0,,1705811,00.html>

New York Sun
Rare Science Journal Stays In Britain
By A.L. GORDON - Staff Reporter of the Sun
March 29, 2006
<http://www.nysun.com/article/30017>

<http://www.usatoday.com/tech/science/2006-03-28-hooke-papers_x.htm>

Caught on tape
Legal IT - London,UK
... With increasing data storage and system sizes, it may not be 
possible
to complete a back-up ... keep extensive records of what has and has not
been restored; and. . ...
<http://www.legalit.net/ViewItem.asp?id=28240>



Peter A. Kurilecz
Richmond, Va
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