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

Archives Critical to Jamaica's History
Government of Jamaica, Jamaica Information Service - Jamaica
So they commissioned a historian, Edward Kamau Braithwaite, to do research
in the archive to see what he could learn about Nanny and what she did,"
Mr. ...

Consortium—Minus NARA—Archiving Bush Administration Websites - USA
The bulk of the collecting will come from a sequence of crawls by the
Internet Archive. LC will contribute congressional content based on its
regular ...

Texas State accepts artifacts from Blanco Star School
San Marcos Daily Record - San Marcos,TX,USA
The reason for all the smiles was that representatives from Texas State
University's Archives Department were on hand to receive all available
artifacts ...

Analog, not digital, may be best way to preserve crucial data for ... - New York,NY,USA
Bishop won't talk about other customers or who has made use of the
HD-Rosetta archival preservation technology. But the Rosetta Project's blog
post says an ...

Leweni explains why archives are vital
Fiji Daily Post - Vatuwaqa,Fiji
The comment was made by Deputy Secretary for Information, Major Neumi
Leweni while speaking at the Inaugural Archival Training Programme for the
Film and ...

Panel to seek relief to crush of court records
Louisville Courier-Journal - Louisville,KY,USA
But now the state archives building in Frankfort and courthouses across
Kentucky are running out of space and overflowing with misdemeanor files
and traffic ...

Managing electronic-discovery consultants and vendors wisely
Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly - Boston,MA,USA
FRCP 26(f) requires that counsel meet and confer at the inception of the
litigation regarding sources of electronic information that are "reasonably

When cloud computing fails
InfoWorld - San Francisco,CA,USA
The same sort of issues apply to online data storage and other business
applications: if you can afford to have the information or app unavailable
for ...

State halts records disposal
Columbus Dispatch - Columbus,OH,USA
The destruction of the records was uncovered Wednesday when officials could
not provide a form reflecting the discipline recommended against a state
trooper ...

Leigh dusts off film archive
How Do - England,UK
The North West Film Archive have looked through their vaults at Manchester
Met to pick out some clips from Leigh's history. "The film show is a great
chance ...

Back to the future: historical society turns a corner
Manchester Journal - Manchester center,VT,USA
Gray cardboard boxes line the walls, holding photographs, old 19th century
glass negatives, signs of long gone businesses and establishments, ... <>

Ohio gov: Don't destroy worker discipline records
WTTE - Columbus,OH,USA
A department spokesman says the records had been considered notes rather
than public records and that it was a long-standing practice to destroy
them. ...

Strickland orders halt to records destruction
Columbus Dispatch - Columbus,OH,USA
The Dispatch discovered that the forms were being destroyed in possible
violation of state public records laws and the department's
records-retention ...

Busy Week for E-Discovery
InformationWeek - Manhasset,NY,USA
This software crawls enterprise repositories to index content, allowing IT
and legal teams to more easily search for relevant files and documents at
the ...

Thomas Cook: 200 years of holiday memories brought to life
Peterborough Today - Peterborough,England,UK
Paul Smith is the company's full-time archivist, and said that many big
businesses employed people to manage their archives. "I used to work for
Barclays ...

Moving data to the mountain
Computerworld - Framingham,MA,USA
One might reasonably assume that this records-storage facility, owned by
Boston-based Iron Mountain Inc., is just miles of tape racks and filing
cabinets. ...

Record Risks
Computerworld - Framingham,MA,USA
Despite renewed attention to e-records management, however, many
organizations still lack automated systems to efficiently process all
e-records requested ...

Digital memories can be fleeting
Globe and Mail - Canada
They merge, they fail, they change their minds and decide that there's not
as much money in digital storage as there is in eggbeaters. ... <

Towns to post records on Web
Cherry Hill Courier Post - Cherry Hill,NJ,USA
The township has already created digital versions of more than 400 boxes of
the files, said Ari Messinger, the municipal operations and records manager.

County's Historical Photos To Become More Accessible - Westchester,NY,USA
With $30621 in grant funds from the NYS Archives' Local Government
Records Management Improvement Fund, these historical images, as well as
over 1000 others ...

Councillor is determined to keep documents safe
Northwich Guardian - Northwich,Cheshire,UK
Cheshire's county archivist, Jonathan Pepler said: "Clr Flude's
concerns are truly helpful, her intervention certainly gives the archive
service more clout, ...

Wind-turbine maker fined for emissions, poor records
Philadelphia Inquirer - Philadelphia,PA,USA
Among other improvements, Gamesa will install $2 million in computers for
better record-keeping and a $945000 ventilation system to lessen air
pollution at ...

Man Finds Thousands of Medical Records in Storage Unit
KLAS-TV - Las Vegas,NV,USA
"That was a little bit too much information because I don't want anyone
getting in touch with my medical records, because I have had my identity
stolen ...

UK Film Council launches hunt for rare film
Digital Arts Online - London,UK
The UK Film Council is appealing to the nation to join a treasure hunt for
rare film to improve the national archive, as part of its Strategy for UK
Screen ...

E-Mail Discovery Best Practices
Advisor - San Diego,CA,USA
Capture all the tasks and document how each task addresses chain of
custody, spoliation, and security issues. Outline all the parties involved
in each task ...

Ciphering Out Security
Computerworld - Framingham,MA,USA
Backup tapes that were lost by the likes of Bank of America Corp.,
Citibank, Ameritrade Holding Corp. and Time Warner Inc. contained the
personal data of ...

The DA's Office Goes Digital
Computerworld - Framingham,MA,USA
Of the 19500 cubic feet of case records storage space available to the
office, only 775 cubic feet remained. The reasons were many: an increase in
the ...

The Independent
Internet maps 'demolish British history'


Is this the real Mr Toad?
Independent - London,England,UK
However, other correspondence from the archives shows the bank's doctors
disagreed that Grahame was under mental strain, and the calculation of his
pension ...

Paper jam blamed for data security blunder
Metro - London,UK
Social security numbers for 1200 people have been sent to the wrong
addresses - with officials blaming a paper jam at a printing plant. ...

Bank of NY Mellon data breach now affects 12.5 mln
Reuters - USA
27, Bank of New York Mellon was transferring back-up tapes with data
including names, addresses, birth dates and Social Security numbers, when
it lost a box ...

Virginia open records laws hazy on e-mails
Lynchburg News and Advance - Lynchburg,VA,USA
... Megan Rhyne said that according to a state Supreme Court ruling, e-mail
communications between council members is not a violation of open records
laws. ...

Fate of Miller collection up in the air
Great Falls Tribune - Great Falls,MT,USA
Faith Bad Bear-Bartlett, an archivist at the Little Big Horn College,
instantly recognized four long-deceased members of the Crow Tribe, he

Kentucky needs new way to archive court records
Louisville Courier-Journal - Louisville,KY,USA
But now the state archives building in Frankfort and courthouses across
Kentucky are overflowing with files of misdemeanors and traffic cases that
used to ...

Questionable value of security questions - Vacaville,CA,USA
Externally, back-up tapes are routinely lost, and bank files with your name
and security information are put on laptops, which are lost or stolen. ...<>

A museum for the man who designed Chandigarh
Economic Times - Gurgaon,Haryana,India
In the research section of the centre, there will be printed materials,
publications, posters, archival records and reference and digital library.

Ky. court records overflowing in storage - Lexington,KY,USA
AP Kentucky's state archives and courthouses around the state are
overflowing with court records after the state's top court administrator
called for ...<>

Peter Kurilecz CRM CA
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Richmond, Va

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