RAIN 20081204

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

Clerks find ways to shuffle county history
Gary Post Tribune - Gary,IN,USA
At the Lake and Porter county clerk offices, categorized documents are kept
in files. The record-keeping function lends itself to a never-ending
shuffling ...

Pitney Bowes Survey on Records Management in Government Uncovers ...
"Federal agencies are finding compliance with the Freedom of Information
Act (FOIA) increasingly difficult and expensive, with the backlog of FOIA
requests ...

Breaking Through Babel Without Breaking The Bank
The Metropolitan Coporate Counsel - Mountainside,NJ,USA
Under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure (FRCP) 26(g)(1), an attorney must
certify that to the best of her "knowledge, information and belief, formed
after a ...

Pinal County Recorder's Office, State Archives partner to back-up ...
Casa Grande Valley Newspapers - Casa Grande,AZ,USA
The State Archives seemed to be the most logical place to store them." The
back-up records are stored on microfilm, the legal media for records
storage. ...

Newspaper 'steals' Empire State Bldg.
WDTN - Dayton,OH,USA
The city's office of deeds rubberstamped the documents and the property was
transferred from the rightful owners, Empire State Land Associates, ...

National Archives braces for avalanche of Bush Administration records
Sacramento Bee - CA, USA
On the lighter side, check out the National Archive's cool Online Exhibits.
These collections include some of the most interesting and important
historic ...

Jamaica appeals for looted music
BBC News - UK
... of historic film and video footage, plus the reels of tape and records
played on the radio station would be kept as part of the national

Chrysler descendant appeals for company's survival
Reuters - USA
Rhodes, the archivist of the small remaining Chrysler family, said he has
written letters to top officials at the company, Cerberus, all 535 members
of ...<>

Cost of removing data from Web site $1.8M
Chicago Tribune - United States
AP DES MOINES, Iowa - Removing personal information, including Social
Security numbers, from a Web site used by county auditors, could cost $1.8
million. ...

Achieve Savings By Predicting And Controlling Total Discovery Cost
The Metropolitan Coporate Counsel - Mountainside,NJ,USA
Law departments may find this attractive, especially in serial litigation
where retention of case knowledge by the review teams may yield big savings
on ...

Camden to put records online
Cherry Hill Courier Post - Cherry Hill,NJ,USA
That back-up also allows the city to destroy original paper files, saving
storage space, he said. "In the event of a fire or flood, you put documents
in the ...

How to Choose the Best E-mail Archiving Solution for Your Enterprise
eWeek - New York, NY
In addition, a disgruntled employee cannot delete vital content. In the
event of an employee leaving the company, the trail of information managed
by that ...

 Shredding Week to address disposal of sensitive information
Inside BU - Binghamton,NY,USA
15 has been designated as Shredding Week for the campus, during which all
offices are asked to review hard-copy files to determine if they contain
sensitive ...

Florida Data Bank Expands
Scure Destruction Business - Cleveland,OH,USA
The facility features 62000 square feet of records storage space, including
a Firelock fireproof modular vault, as well as information shredding and...

Preservation of county records is the right course
Buffalo News - NY, United States
By John Ned Lipsitz Two months ago, The News ran an editorial urging Erie
County Executive Chris Collins to overrule a plan by the county attorney

Archivists set for three-way merger
Information World Review - London,UK
By Kim Thomas 03 Dec 2008 The Society of Archivists (SoA), National Council
on Archives (NCA) and Association of Chief Archivists in Local Government...

Process set on old county records
Cookeville Herald Citizen - Cookeville,TN,USA
The commission approved a set of procedures on how records will be handled
by the county archivist and set the year to begin preserving records at
1940 and ...

$15 Million Price Tag Placed on Palin's Emails
Huffington Post - New York,NY,USA
He's issued a letter to Alaska Attorney General Talis J. Colberg demanding
that the state expedite the records request process. ...

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