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Records and Archives In the News is a compilation of news stories related to
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Cherokee Revealed Translated Moravian records disclose a forgotten ...
Winston-Salem Journal - Winston-Salem,NC,USA
The archives have committed two archivists to work on the collection two
days a week for the next five years, Crews said, with the hope of publishing
their ...<
http://www2.journalnow.com/content/2009/sep/08/cherokee-revealed-translated-moravian-records-disc/
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E-anxiety at record levels: analyst
IDM.net.au <http://idm.net.au/> - Surry Hills,NSW,Australia
September 9, 2009:Your records manager is nervous. According to a survey
conducted by Forrester Research in conjunction with industry association
ARMA ...<http://www.idm.net.au/story.asp?id=17080>



Records management and privacy: Conflict or convergence?
SC Magazine US
What does privacy have to do with records management? A lot. On the surface,
though records management and privacy appear to diverge, in reality they are
...<
http://www.scmagazineus.com/Records-management-and-privacy-Conflict-or-convergence/article/148302/
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Retention or Destruction of Business Records - Pick Your Poison
Linex Legal (registration)
Electronic records In BC, the Electronic Transactions Act (ETA) specifies
the types of documents permitted to be kept in electronic form. ...<
http://www.linexlegal.com/transit.php?content_id=104512&id8=1>



"Anonymized" data really isn't—and here's why not
Ars Technica
In response, then-graduate student Sweeney started hunting for the
Governor's hospital records in the GIC data. She knew that Governor Weld
resided in ...<
http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/news/2009/09/your-secrets-live-online-in-databases-of-ruin.ars
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Blowing the Pixie Dust Off Disney's Archives
New York Times
The exhibition, “Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives,” will also include
modern grails (Miley Cyrus's blond “Hannah Montana” wig) and items from Walt
...<http://www.nytimes.com/2009/09/09/movies/09archive.html>



Court to hear arguments on ownership of Kafka archive
Ha'aretz
The reason is that a substantial part of the archive consists of yet
unstudied original manuscripts by Franz Kafka and his closest friend, Max
Brod. ...<http://www.haaretz.com/hasen/spages/1113371.html>



GSA equips employees with Web 2.0 rules
FederalNewsRadio.com
The documents address some typical and expected rules such as records
management, accessibility under Section 508 and privacy and security. ... <
http://www.federalnewsradio.com/index.php?nid=35&sid=1758326>

LaPlante longtime State Archivist, Director retires from Texas ...
The Cherokeean Herald
Christopher LaPlante, the State Archivist and Director of Archives and
Information Services Division of the Texas State Library and Archives
Commission ...<
http://www.thecherokeean.com/news/2009-09-09/Statewide/LaPlante_longtime_State_Archivist_Director_retires.html
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PHOTO GALLERY: At Ontario County records center, they're the cat's ...
MPNnow.com
By Julie Sherwood, staff writer Orphan Annie Raims, the fluffy gray cat who
entertained staff and visitors at the Ontario County Records and Archives
Center ...<
http://www.mpnnow.com/news/x507077260/PHOTO-GALLERY-At-Ontario-County-records-center-they-re-the-cat-s-meow
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DuPont sues Chinese scientist for trade-secret theft
Computerworld - Framingham,MA,USA
In a brief statement sent via email, DuPont confirmed that it filed suit
against Meng for theft of trade secrets and breach of his employment
agreement. ...<
http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9137780/DuPont_sues_Chinese_scientist_for_trade_secret_theft
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Forensics experts can undo 'delete'
Daily Press - Newport News,VA,USA
There is no 'find evidence' button." The rise of evidence collected from ...
and some defendants have gotten in trouble for destroying evidence. ... <
http://www.dailypress.com/news/dp-local_email_0909sep09,0,1618837.story>



Canada's portrait gallery is no more
Globe and Mail
Mr. Caron took over as the country's Librarian and Archivist in late April.
A career public servant with considerable experience in record-keeping and
...<
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/canadas-portrait-gallery-is-no-more/article1281388/
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Book review: Managing Electronic Records
Information World Review
His coverage of vital components includes concepts and issues, storage
media, file formats, the e-records inventory, retention schedules, and
managing vital ...<
http://www.iwr.co.uk/information-world-review/features/2249273/future-proof-digital-footprint
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Rally supports Dutchess County historian
Mid-Hudson News
POUGHKEEPSIE – About a dozen advocates of filling the vacant post of County
Historian gathered at the Dutchess County Records Center, on Washington
Street, ...<
http://www.midhudsonnews.com/News/2009/September09/10/DCHist_rally-10Sep09.html
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Data sharing: Empty archives
ResourceShelf
In 2003, the University of Rochester in New York launched a digital archive
designed to preserve and share dissertations, preprints, working papers,
...<http://www.resourceshelf.com/2009/09/10/data-sharing-empty-archives/>



Documenting Bangladesh and beyond over 20 years
The Daily Star - Dhaka,Bangladesh
The photo was taken using glass negatives, which were glass plates with
light sensitive emulsion fixed onto them with a binder. The black and white
image ...<http://www.thedailystar.net/newDesign/news-details.php?nid=105250>



Use The Cloud To Protect Email
Processor.com
Mehta actually sees four distinct applications for auxiliary, cloud-based
email services: data retention, message search or e-discovery, personal
message ...<
http://www.processor.com/editorial/article.asp?article=articles%2Fp3123%2F34p23%2F34p23%2F34p23.asp&guid=&searchtype=&WordList=&bJumpTo=True
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Archdiocesan archivist honored by national society
The Pilot - Brighton,MA,USA
As archivist and records manager for the archdiocese, Robert Johnson-Lally
played a vital, if mostly unseen, role in all of those -- showing attorneys
the ...<http://www.thebostonpilot.com/article.asp?ID=10819>



NARA's top 10 management challenges
FCW.com - Falls Church,VA,USA
Storage needs. NARA must ensure that its facilities and those of other
agencies comply with NARA's regulations for records storage. Preservation
needs. ...<
http://fcw.com/articles/2009/09/14/nara-top-management-challenges.aspx>



NARA digs out of digital avalanche
FCW.com
Open-government advocates are pushing for the next archivist to take a more
active role in ensuring public access to government information, ...<
http://fcw.com/Articles/2009/09/14/NARA-ERA-dig-out-of-digital-records-avalanche.aspx
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How to guard your trade secrets from departing employees
Daily News & Analysis
... be reminded of his post-employment obligations including non-disclosure
of CI and trade secrets, non-solicitation of employees and customers, etc.
...<
http://www.dnaindia.com/money/comment_how-to-guard-your-trade-secrets-from-departing-employees_1289481
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How does Odyssey find all that sunken treasure?
Brandon News and Tribune
Archivists look for reports of sinking ships, from famous to forgotten.
Sometimes they start with a newspaper article about a ship battle or a
sinking. ...<
http://www2.tbo.com/content/2009/sep/11/how-does-odyssey-find-all-sunken-treasure/
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What to include in your ECM strategy, what to avoid, and how not ...
ITWorld Canada - Scarborough,Ontario,Canada
“That was a big stepping stone because people were not used to using an
automated records manager to find their information,” said Stevenson. ... <
http://www.itworldcanada.com/a/Daily-News/4ef1016d-b385-4c7c-bb9f-11db006836a4.html
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Monumental task
FCW.com
By David Rapp The National Archives building in Washington is a big,
square-cornered block of granite and limestone on the north side of the
National Mall. ...<http://fcw.com/articles/2009/09/14/editors-desk.aspx>



Malaysia in world memory
Malaysia Star
Some remain tucked away, hidden and awaiting discovery by a dedicated
archivist. In recognition of this, the Unesco Memory of the World programme
was ...<
http://thestar.com.my/lifestyle/story.asp?file=/2009/9/13/lifefocus/4702556&sec=lifefocus
>



Poe archive from UT Austin goes online
History News Network
The digital collection incorporates images of all Poe manuscripts and
letters at the Ransom Center with a selection of related archival  materials,
...<http://hnn.us/roundup/comments/116798.html>



Exclusive: FBI investigates Jackie Kennedy letter at Dallas ...
Dallas Morning News
Thomas Nuckols, the son, contacted the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library
and Museum in Boston about the letter. "Thomas Nuckols stated that the
person on ...<
http://www.dallasnews.com/sharedcontent/dws/news/localnews/stories/091309dnmetkennedyletter.3ffe31b.html
>



Archives face digital avalanche
FierceGovernmentIT
The agency's solution is the $550 million Electronic Records Archives (ERA)
system that is supposed to be fully operational in 2012. ... <
http://www.fiercegovernmentit.com/story/archives-face-digital-avalanche/2009-09-13
>



employees routinely deleted e-mails
Boston Globe
“The improper deletion of e-mail is a violation of the public records law.
Period.'' Without copies of substantive e-mails that Kineavy or others
deleted, ...<
http://www.boston.com/news/local/massachusetts/articles/2009/09/13/meninos_office_acknowledges_city_employees_routinely_deleted_e_mails/
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Menino administration officials under fire for deleting e-mails
Boston Herald
State law requires municipal employees to save e-mails for two years. City
officials have recently implemented a new electronic document retention
policy.<
http://news.bostonherald.com/news/politics/view/20090913menino_administration_officials_under_fire_for_deleting_e-mails/
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Secret Russian military files feared lost in fire
Reuters
MOSCOW, Sept 13 (Reuters) - Top secret military documents may have been
destroyed or damaged during a fire at a Russian military base on Sunday that
killed ...<http://www.reuters.com/article/latestCrisis/idUSLD357410>



Menino's rivals slam City Hall aides' deletion of emails
Dorchester Reporter
... Menino administration," Flaherty campaign manager Jon Romano wrote in an
email to supporters. "The wholesale destruction of thousands of public
records ...<
http://www.dotnews.com/litdrop/2009/meninos-rivals-slam-city-hall-aides-deletion-emails
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Another Run at Enterprise Data Classification
Internet Evolution
Some of the leading examples of this work can be found in higher education
applications and in records-management practices based in Australia. ... <
http://www.internetevolution.com/author.asp?section_id=766&doc_id=181465&f_src=internetevolution_gnews
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Tom Menino's mayor foe charges cover-up over e-mail flap
Boston Herald - Boston,MA,USA
Until the Globe's request, the city archive system didn't copy records until
well after the end of business each day. Flaherty said Kineavy, who could
not ...<
http://www.bostonherald.com/news/mayoral_race/view/20090914tom_meninos_mayor_foe_charges_cover-up_over_e-mail_flap/srvc=home&position=also
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Is personal eMail subject to open-records law?
eSchool News (subscription)
By Maya T. Prabhu, Assistant Editor A case that will be argued before the
Wisconsin Supreme Court in November could set a precedent that affects the
way ...<
http://www.eschoolnews.com/news/top-news/?i=60668;_hbguid=cf1869db-6c96-4b69-9b63-b0bf1cc2754c&d=top-news
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Mayoral candidates call for investigation into deleted emails
Boston Globe
That is what keeps us in compliance with open records laws. Not keeping an
email backup for an individual is a deliberate choice someone made. ... <
http://www.boston.com/news/local/breaking_news/2009/09/mayoral_candida.html>



Researchers Discover Botnet Commanded by Google Groups
ReadWriteWeb - CA,USA
The researchers think that the trojan may have been developed for targeted
corporate espionage where anonymity and discretion are priorities. ...<
http://www.readwriteweb.com/archives/botnet_commanded_by_google_groups.php>



Deleted e-mails spark a furor
Boston Globe
“Actions by [Kineavy] and others in the mayor's cabinet to delete public
records are illegal and outrageous, and point to nothing less than a
cover-up at ...
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http://www.boston.com/news/local/massachusetts/articles/2009/09/14/deleted_e_mails_now_a_campaign_issue_in_boston_mayoral_race/
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State orders City Hall computers secured in e-mail dispute
Boston Globe
The head of the public records division of Galvin's office, Alan N. Cote,
wrote in a letter to Menino's chief lawyer that the demand was based on the
...<
http://www.boston.com/news/local/breaking_news/2009/09/galvin_orders_c.html>



6 Actions For Your Records Management Strategy
CMSWire - San Francisco,CA,USA
The Forrester Research and ARMA International records management online
survey was conducted across 434 technology and strategy decision-makers with
...
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http://www.cmswire.com/cms/enterprise-cms/6-actions-for-your-records-management-strategy-005494.php
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