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Records and Archives In the News is a compilation of news stories 
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Historical Society's photo archives available for your viewing ...
San Diego Union Tribune - United States
The San Diego Historical Society's photo archives collection – 2.5 
million
images and growing – is a window on the past. Anyone ...
<http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/features/20060518-9999-1c18photos.htm
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Sherrod Library home to Appalachian archives
East Tennessean Online Edition (subscription) - Johnson City,TN,USA
... manuscripts and 2.5 million photographs. "There are actually two 
collections,"
said Ned Irwin, archivist. "There is one collection ...
<http://www.easttennessean.com/news/2006/05/19/News/Sherrod.Library.Home.
To.Appalachian.Archives-2011628.shtml>

EU data retention: access all areas
Open Democracy - London,UK
... already under the spotlight for covertly collecting phone records of
US ... Google and Tesco Clubcard represent sophisticated advances in 
data
storage, search and ...
<http://www.opendemocracy.net/media-edemocracy/data_retention_3556.jsp>

Firms must improve records management
Computing - London,UK
Firms face difficulties in deciding which electronic records to retain
and archive for legal or other reasons, according to ISF senior research
consultant Andy ...
<http://www.computing.co.uk/itweek/news/2156385/firms-improve-records>

Sound Expert Steven Marshall; Turned Tinkering Into a Career
Washington Post - United States
... a two-phase test, archivist John W. Carlin decided in 2003 not to 
proceed
with further testing, based on recommendations of the National Archives
Technical ...
<http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/05/17/AR200605
1702110.html>

Tiered storage shifts focus away from disk
Search Storage - USA
... also said much of the frustration with tiered storage so far has 
come
as a result of the confusion over tiered storage and information 
lifecycle
management (ILM ...
<http://searchstorage.techtarget.com/originalContent/0,289142,sid5_gci118
9123,00.html>

EContent Magazine, Fri, 12 May 2006 3:55 PM PDT
Success Has a Thousand Litigants
http://www.econtentmag.com/Articles/ArticleReader.aspx?ArticleID=15485
Up to the mid-?90s, managing content was easy. Records managers
cataloged documents, locked them up, and when their retention period 
expired,
destroyed them. The main threats were fire and water. Today, content 
comes in
thousands of electronic formats, including email. Content?s central 
importance is
attracting a new threat: patent litigators, the modern Willie Suttons, 
because?as
Willie famously

The Jakarta Post, Fri, 19 May 2006 9:16 PM PDT
Gleaning the truth from old documents
http://www.thejakartapost.com/detailnational.asp?fileid=20060520.G04&irec

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In 1907, a local figure in the town of Bojonegoro, East Java, was
arrested by the Dutch East Indies administration. Samin Soerontiko was 
accused of
indoctrinating local residents in what later became known as Saminism,
which taught people that honesty brought glory.

The Star-Ledger, Fri, 19 May 2006 9:57 PM PDT
State hands out $27.8 million to preserve public archives
http://www.nj.com/statehouse/ledger/index.ssf?/base/news-0/11480999582304

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Forty municipalities and the state's 21 counties will share $27.8
million in aid to help preserve and secure more than three centuries of 
public records
and archives, state officials announced.




Peter A. Kurilecz
Richmond, Va
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