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What's In New Hunterdon County Archive Building?
Hunterdon County Democrat - Pittstown,NJ,USA
On Sunday the Hunterdon County Historical Society will unveil a new
state-of-the-art archive building, making it one of the only private
historical ...

Cabinet papers to be exempt from Freedom of Information <> - United Kingdom
Some Cabinet papers and information on the Royal Family are to be excluded
from the Freedom of Information Act under new rules unveiled by Gordon
Brown. ...

Government papers to be made public after 20 years
Daily Mail - UK
... they would be subject to a 20-year exemption under the Freedom of
Information Act. Government sources said the decision had been taken to
'strike the ...

South Florida court clerks cuts may affect the administration of ... - USA
Deputy clerks transport files from storage to the courtrooms for hearings,
make notations in court files, process documents such as plea forms,
judgments, ...

First ombudsman for FOIA named at National Archives - Washington,DC,USA
She will direct the Archives' new Office of Government Information
Services, acting Archivist Adrienne Thomas announced on Wednesday. ...

TEXAS: Downtown Austin set to house future Episcopal archives
Episcopal News Service - New York,NY,USA
By Pat McCaughan, June 11, 2009 [Episcopal News Service] The future home of
the Episcopal Church archives -- an "irreplaceable" collection that
includes ...

How Facebook and Twitter Are Changing Data Privacy Rules
Computerworld - Oslo,Oslo,Norway
... should trigger all sorts of alarms for CIOs who must protect trade
secrets, .... it had to reveal that it had sold such data to an
identity-theft ring. ...

President launches mapped archive of Cork placenames
Irish Times - Dublin,Ireland
THE PRESIDENT has paid tribute to a Cork toponymist and his team of
researchers on their achievement of compiling the first mapped archive of
placenames for ...

Are officials' meeting notes public records?
Orlando Sentinel - Orlando,FL,USA
DELTONA - Notes taken by an elected official during a public meeting may
not be public records -- even if they concerned issues debated during the
meeting, ...

Gay city employees fight to block release of their identities
Seattle Post Intelligencer - USA
In response, an unspecified number of employees have sued the city
asserting that state public-records law demand their identities be
withheld. ...<>

Do you have info on Old Tom's jacket?
Ayrshire Post - Ayr,Scotland,UK
Archivists at Prestwick St Nicholas Golf Club would love to know the exact
colour and pattern of the jacket he is wearing in this picture. ...

Notoriety's Missing Links
Washington Post - United States
... precisely because some contain hateful invective, by both archival
tools like the Wayback Machine, and by amateur online archivists, and were
circulated ...<

Church History Library is unveiled downtown
Salt Lake Tribune - United States
Today, Olsen said, church archivists are much better at discovering bogus
documents "than we used to be." The library limits access to documents it
deems ...

History of Travancore set to be rewritten
Express Buzz - Chennai,Tamil Nadu,India
The State Archives Department has already begun a massive exercise to first
transliterate, then translate and finally make available these manuscripts

Addressing compliance requirements in cloud computing contracts - USA
The Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (FRCP) that US lawyers must follow in
civil cases require the disclosure of electronically stored information at
an ...<,289142,sid182_gci1359026,00.html

Yonkers cited for poor record keeping in federal loan program
Lower Hudson Journal news - West Harrison,NY,USA
Planning and Development Commissioner Lou Kirven called the city's loan
program a success despite the poor record-keeping, which he said the city
will ...

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