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Records and Archives In the News is a compilation of news stories 
related to records and archives management.

Former County clerk pleads guilty to tampering with records
Newswatch 50 - Watertown,NY,USA
A former Index Clerk for St. Lawrence County has pleaded guilty to 
tampering with public records in order to embezzle money from the 
office. ...

County to share in $700K grant
Bridgeton News - NJ, United States
Public Archives and Records Infrastructure Support grants are used to 
improve the management and preservation of public records and allow 
more public access ...

Public documents to be saved from 'black hole' - UK
by Warwick Ashford The UK has become one of the first countries to set 
up a programme to save billions of public documents from a potential 
information ...

Old Nashua tax ledger sold on eBay stirs up legal debate
Nashua Telegraph (subscription) - Nashua,NH,USA
Lyons notified City Clerk Paul Bergeron, who tried to contact eBay to 
stop what he termed an illegal auction of public documents. ... 

GOP wants lease documents made public - Hackensack,NJ,USA
Vincz said the public documents request was quite broad and would 
require, "under the best of circumstances, a great deal of retrieval 

National Archives signs digital preservation deal - UK
The National Archives will preserve billions of gigabytes of government 
data after it signed a memorandum of understanding with software giant 

St. Lawrence Clerk Admits To Falsifying County Records
North Country Gazette - Chestertown,NY,USA
WATERTOWN--A veteran employee of the St. Lawrence County Clerk's office 
has admitted that she tampered with public records and stole more than 
$3500 in fees. 

Towns receive money for storage upgrades
Cherry Hill Courier Post - Cherry Hill,NJ,USA
In the past, the county's records office has used the PARIS grant to 
make a multitude of documents available electronically through imaging, 
as well to make ...

Rocky Mountain News - Denver,CO,USA
Supporters of the George W. Bush Presidential Library are preparing to 
select an architect for his library and public policy institute based 
at Southern ...

Mitigate Threats to Trade Secrets, Intellectual Property
San Fernando Valley Business Journal Online (subscription) - Woodland 
... common fact: your coworkers or subordinates are future defendants 
against your business, for theft of trade secrets and other 
intellectual property. ...

Electronic protection for businesses- Digital Hawks and Vigil Watch
Sunday - Columbo,Sri Lanka
... stay behind - intruder considers himself as "king of the floor" due 
to the absence of anyone to obstruct his intrusive maneuvers of 
corporate espionage. 

E-Discovery: New Federal Rules Require A Proactive Strategy
InformationWeek - Manhasset,NY,USA
E-discovery raises some of the same questions that we've seen with 
records management, regulatory compliance, e-mail archiving, and other 
data management ...

SC case records to be digitised
Daily News &amp; Analysis - Mumbai,India
NEW DELHI: At least 2.50 crore pages tagged in files relating to lakhs 
of cases disposed off by the Supreme Court since 1951 will be available 
on computer. ...<>

Save our film heritage from the political vandals
The Observer - UK
These had at their disposal the best film library and film archive in 
the world. They also had the National Film Theatre. Today there is a 
renamed cinema 

Historical society helps preserves history
Marshalltown Times Republican - Marshalltown,IA,USA
By GREG PIERQUET The Meskwaki Nation and the State Historical Society 
of Iowa are garnering national attention for a recently released, ... 

A Comprehensive E-Retention Policy
InformationWeek - Manhasset,NY,USA
... that UBS discriminated against the plaintiff based on her gender. 
Five e-discovery rulings in Zubulake formed the basis for the FRCP 
e-discovery amendments.

CIC wants paperless info flow under RTI
Times of India - India
Storing of records in our system is atrocious and very often, files are 
mislaid or destroyed," Habibullah said. He added that computerised 
records would ...

With old books suffering, county begins preservation process
Vicksburg Post - Vicksburg,MS,USA
Methods of record keeping have evolved from feather-trimmed quills that 
formed most elegant calligraphy to computer databases capable of 
storing more files 

Where There's Data Stored, There's A Risk
TheDay - New London,CT,USA
The best way to avoid security breaches in the health-care field is to 
institute an aggressive paper-shredding program, Harker said, because 
most of the ...

Heritage Center, caught in the middle, needs a champion with punch
Louisville Courier-Journal - Louisville,KY,USA
The other is the Kentucky Historical Society and its Thomas Clark 
Center for Kentucky History in Frankfort. That building cost $30 
million, with $8 million ...

City clerk works to inventory historic documents
The Eureka Reporter - Eureka,CA,USA
Usually, when she submits a budget request for a project such as 
document archival, she is asked to cut down the amount by 5, 7, 8 and 
sometimes 10 percent, 

Ministry making progress in e-filing to become paperless
Khaleej Times - Dubai,United Arab Emirates
... a company specialist in providing customer-focused information 
management solutions that cover the information life cycle, according 
to Eng Mohammed ...

Officials: Russia declassifies archives on victims of Soviet-era ...
International Herald Tribune - France
Vasily Khristoforov, head of the archives and registers department of 
the Federal Security Service, the KGB's main successor agency, said 
that Russians ...

At UM's piano archives, Donald Manildi is man of note
Baltimore Sun - United States
At first glance, the nearly room-width, ceiling-high filing cabinets 
that fill an impossibly compact corner of the Clarice Smith Performing 
Arts Center at ...

UK National Archives seeks to unlock file formats
Computerworld New Zealand - Auckland,New Zealand
"We want to make it [National Archive content] readable on current 
desktop technology." Microsoft has offered its assistance for the 
National Archives to ...

CIC favours e-management of government records
Udayavani - Bangalore,India
Urging greater implementation to the RTI Act, the CIC said, "E-records 
management system is at the core of good democratic governance and 
provides the basis ...

Stepney: I'm innocent in Ferrari spy case
Malaysia Star - Malaysia
... I accessed files on the computer. "I have no idea how anything came 
into Mike's possession. If he has some documents, they came from 
another source. 

Ferrari 'spy' flees Italy in fear
Guardian Unlimited - UK
Stepney, 47, speaking for the first time since being sacked by Ferrari 
for allegedly passing confidential documents to McLaren's chief 
designer, ... 

Ferrari says it had external source - UK
McLaren suspended a senior employee, believed to be chief designer Mike 
Coughlan, on Tuesday after confidential documents belonging to Ferrari 
were found at ...<>

Happy Birthday WNYC
Gothamist - NY,USA
The station has an archivist, Andy Lanset, who for the past seven 
years, along with his small staff, looked after the historic 
recordings, photographs, 

Nixon library's changes start with Watergate
Los Angeles Times - CA,USA
... run facility -- the only modern presidential library not part of 
the federal system -- to an institution that bears the National 
Archives' imprimatur. ...

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Richmond, VA
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