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Records and Archives In the News is a compilation of news stories related to
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GW's hidden treasures
The George Washington University The GW Hatchet - Washington,DC,USA
GW archivists, however, have to take great care with most of their
artifacts, and much of their time is spent on conservation of objects in
both archival ...
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http://www.gwhatchet.com/news/2009/03/09/Life/Gws-Hidden.Treasures-3665230.shtml
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Celebration as storage firm reaches milestone
Berrows Journal - Worcester,UK
By Mike Pryce » WORCESTERSHIRE business storage and records management
specialists Whitefoot-Forward has recently reached a major milestone with
the storage ...
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http://www.berrowsjournal.co.uk/news/4181807.Celebration_as_storage_firm_reaches_milestone/
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INTERNET LAW - E-Discovery: Sanctions for Spoliation of E-Mails
IBLS INTERNET LAW (subscription) - Irvine,CA,USA
When there is evidence of spoliation of e-mails after litigation has
commenced or is anticipated, or after a preservation order has been issued
by the court ...
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http://www.ibls.com/internet_law_news_portal_view.aspx?s=articles&id=AB547B5C-E694-4869-9EBE-09BB0523B0BB
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In Tarrant courts, new electronic system should speed felony docket
Fort Worth Star Telegram - Fort Worth,TX,USA
"We’ve made such advances and strides with the electronic case files, it
seems the logical next step to do plea paperwork that way, too," defense
attorney ...
<http://www.star-telegram.com/northeast/story/1246058.html>



UW Trustees Approve Personnel Actions
University of Wyoming News - Laramie,WY,USA
Shaun A. Hayes as assistant archivist at the American Heritage Center.
Hayes received a BS in integrated social studies in 2006 and an MLS in 2008
from the ...
<http://www.uwyo.edu/news/showrelease.asp?id=28821>



Finder thinks picture historic
Las Vegas Review - Journal - Las Vegas,NV,USA
A UNLV archivist says the daguerreotype appears to be an authentic photo of
Grant, as other experts have surmised. Collector Randall Spencer would
prefer to ...
<http://www.lvrj.com/news/40954817.html>



Archives: Safeguarding history
Diamondback Online - College Park,MD,USA
The building was Cologne's city archive. It contained many rare, priceless
and irreplaceable documents dating back to the year 922. ...
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http://www.diamondbackonline.com/news/2009/03/09/Opinion/Archives.Safeguarding.History-3664780.shtml
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Were Subway Builders Cautious Enough?
Spiegel Online - Berlin,Germany
Last Tuesday afternoon, the Cologne Historical Archive, one of Europe's
most important collections of records dating as far back as 922, ...
<http://www.spiegel.de/international/germany/0,1518,612129,00.html>



Google Docs Glitch Exposes Private Files
PC World - USA
The bug, Google representatives believe, was limited to less than 0.05
percent of all documents within the system -- and the files affected were
exposed ...
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http://www.pcworld.com/article/160927/google_docs_glitch_exposes_private_files.html
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City to archive first 5 years of documents
Sammamish Review - sammamish,wa,USA
The archival process started September 2008 and will end when the city
sends off its documents to the state archivist March 23. If residents want
to search ...
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http://sammamishreview.com/2009/03/09/city-to-archive-first-5-years-of-documents
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Department of Health told to improve record management
Health Service Journal - London,UK
Assistant information commissioner Gerrard Tracey said: "Existing guidance
states that good records management should be seen as a benefit, not a
burden. ...
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http://www.hsj.co.uk/news/2009/03/department_of_health_told_to_improve_record_management.html
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Health officials ordered to improve how they keep records
Telegraph.co.uk <http://telegraph.co.uk/> - United Kingdom
Gerrard Tracey, the Assistant Information Commissioner, said: "Existing
guidance states that good records management should be seen as a benefit,
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http://www.telegraph.co.uk/health/healthnews/4965043/Health-officials-ordered-to-improve-how-they-keep-records.html
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University of Calgary CIO gets out of a paper jam
ITWorld Canada - Scarborough,Ontario,Canada
“The words ‘document and records management’ have different meanings
for different people,” explained Esche, “so we tried to come up with a
term that said ...
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http://www.itworldcanada.com/a/News/ea0bfe79-abeb-47cc-92b3-b3d5d8f954ae.html
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Judge rules in favor of WWL-TV against city in case over Nagin's e ...
WWL - New Orleans,LA,USA
... and city responsible for about $7000 in fines for not producing the
records, and the ruling orders them to hand over more of the public
documents. ...
<http://www.wwltv.com/local/stories/wwl030909tpwwl.1bd83583.html>



Scrub data before getting rid of old computers
Accountingweb.com - Westerville,OH,USA
Kessler International retrieved: personal and confidential documents,
including financial information, from 36 percent of the computers; e-mails,
21%; ...<
http://www.accountingweb.com/cgi-bin/item.cgi?id=107059&d=883&h=884&f=882&dateformat=%o%20%B%20%Y<http://www.accountingweb.com/cgi-bin/item.cgi?id=107059&d=883&h=884&f=882&dateformat=%25o%20%25B%20%25Y>
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Researchers: Cheap Scanners Can 'Fingerprint' Paper
PC World - USA
The technique could be used to crack down on counterfeiting or even keep
track of confidential documents. The researchers' paper on the finding is
set to be ...<
http://www.pcworld.com/article/160948/researchers_cheap_scanners_can_fingerprint_paper.html
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Researchers: Cheap Scanners Can 'Fingerprint' Paper
PC World - USA
The technique could be used to crack down on counterfeiting or even keep
track of confidential documents. The researchers' paper on the finding is
set to be ...<
http://www.pcworld.com/article/160948/researchers_cheap_scanners_can_fingerprint_paper.html
>



Graham Swift joins angling partner Ted Hughes in British Library ...
guardian.co.uk - UK
Swift said he decided to sell the archive after being approached by an
American agent who brokers deals for authors' archives with universities
with huge ...<
http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2009/mar/10/grahamswift-tedhughes>



Will Electronic Records Really Improve Health Care?
ABC News - USA
By JOSEPH BROWNSTEIN and LAUREN COX The movement toward electronic medical
records is supposed to guarantee, among other things, a more secure means
of ...<http://abcnews.go.com/Health/Technology/story?id=7042181&page=1>



Bill takes aim at
Providence Eyewitness News - RI,USA
“These kinds of breaches point out how important it is for businesses to
shred documents that may contain people’s private information,” Lynch
said. ...
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http://www.wpri.com/dpp/news/local_news/local_wpri_providence_dumpster_divers_20090310
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