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

Historical documents show Tibets a inseperable part of China
—Ž ” - Beijing,China
Fifteen historic documents kept in China's State Archives Administration
show Tibet has been under the central government's rule since the Yuan
Dynasty more ...

Agency under fire for decision not to save federal Web content National
Archives and Records Administration halts its archiving of agency sites
every two years


Worker Charged in Hospital File Thefts
New York Times - United States
He printed some of the records and sold roughly 1000 files to the man, who
was not identified in court documents, for $750, the complaint said. ...

2 former Korn/Ferry workers indicted
San Francisco Chronicle - CA, USA
... receive, possess and transmit trade secrets, gaining unauthorized
access to a protected computer, theft of trade secrets, mail fraud and
conspiracy to ...

Fine demonstrates need for open records
The Olympian - Olympia,WA,USA
A whistle-blower tip has led to a $1.25 million fine against Puget Sound
Energy for fraudulent natural gas pipeline inspection records. ...

Wor Kidd's dark secret
Sunday Sun - Newcastle upon Tyne,England,UK
Chief archivist Liz Rees explains: "We weren't aware of the scandal. We knew
his name and we knew that the shipyard had closed but we didn't know the
story ...

Records get support
Muskogee Daily Phoenix - Muskogee,OK,USA
HB 1453 creates the Preservation and Accessibility of County Records Act.
This is an important bill for counties because it will help preserve our
state's ...

Making Leap To Electronic Files Helps Keep Research Organized
Tampa Tribune - Tampa,FL,USA
I also can scan copies of documents, such as death certificates, deeds or
wills, directly into computer files. I have a main computer file labeled
"My ...

Flash Drives Threaten Security
PC World - USA
This gives end-users a single device for secure data storage and two-factor
authentication, an alternative to carrying both a flash drive and a
separate ...

Court blocks broad subpoena of patient records
American Medical News (subscription) - USA
In addition, Phillips said, "[the records request] was going to be very
onerous for our physicians" in terms of time and cost. Gregory D. Frost, a

Is the National Archives Preserving or Distorting the Heritage of ...
History News Network - Seattle,WA,USA
I wrote Allen Weinstein, Archivist of the United States, on December 3,
2007, to bring this problem to his attention. I pointed out that placing on
the ...<>

Library sets up Purdue's history for online access
Journal and Courier - Lafayette,IN,USA
... that date back to the 1800s," said Sammie Morris, head of Archives and
Special Collections and assistant professor of library

Goldstone set to restore national archives
Business Standard - Mumbai,Maharashtra,India
... various opportunities to revive national archives, and is currently
negotiating with a few government agencies at the national level in this
regard. ...

Strengthening the automation of cultural heritage archives
UNESCO (Communiqu®¶s de presse) - Paris,France
This tool is expected to be of great use for the automation processes of
documentation centres, libraries and archives in the three cities and to
become a ...

National Archives under fire for not archiving federal data <> - Sydney,Australia
By Leslie Poston The National Archives and Records Administration is coming
under intense fire for not backing up federal data online. ...

Legal breakdown of request for NIU shooter's gun card
Chicago Daily Herald - Chicago,IL,USA
By Amber Krosel | Daily Herald Staff SPRINGFIELD -- The Freedom of
Information Act guarantees that anyone, not just reporters, can obtain
copies of public ...

University illegally released student information
SIU - Daily Egyptian - Carbondale,IL,USA
... Illinois University Management Act. University spokesman Rod Sievers
said the bank filed a Freedom of Information Act request for the
information. ...

Open records law is too broad
Bismarck Tribune - ND, USA
By CHARLES KUPCHELLA Much has been made of North Dakota's open meetings and
open records laws in conjunction with the University of North Dakota ...

A lawyer inside your PC - British software can flag corporate ...
AIG will also make sure that policies on document retention are followed.
Documents are flagged for deletion because they no longer need to be kept
and they ...<>

How to spot -- and stop -- a spy
Computerworld - Framingham,MA,USA
April 14, 2008 (Computerworld) Corporations are woefully unprepared to
counter attempts at corporate espionage, say experts who perform
vulnerability ...

State historical records made available online
NTV - Kearney,NE,USA
The state Library Commission and other agencies including the University of
Nebraska have joined to create the Nebraska Public Documents Web site at

Bookkeeper tries to get hospital's medical records to patients
WTHI - Terre Haute,IN,USA
AP - April 14, 2008 5:14 PM ET HUNTINGBURG, Ind. (AP) - A former hospital
bookkeeper is trying to give patients their medical records before they're

Marilyn Monroe secret sex tape sold for $1.5m <> - United Kingdom
The original film is reportedly still classified and held by the FBI. The
New York Post described the sold version as "an illicit copy" of the silent

Governor's office wants over $14K to process e-mails for public ...
Fort Mills Times - Fort Mill,SC,USA
Haley Barbour's office wants $14170 to provide The Clarion-Ledger
newspaper's public records request for four days of e-mails from the
governor's staff. ...

Barbour e-mails come at high cost
Jackson Clarion Ledger - Jackson,MS,USA
Using the state's public-records law, The Clarion-Ledger in February asked
Gov. Haley Barbour's office to produce four days' worth of e-mails from
Barbour's ...

Grigory Rasputin Diaries Published in Russia
Russia-InfoCenter - Moscow,Russia
For almost a century notes of Grigory Rasputin were kept in the Russian
State Archive. Both their origin and authenticity remain unobvious. ...

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