Archives built to house
By Burl Burlingame
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How do we even know a monarchy ever existed in Hawaii? Largely because
of the Hawaiian passion for passing down memories and the European
mania for creating paperwork. After Hawaii was annexed by the United
States, there was a real fear among representatives of the new territorial
government that Hawaii's records would be seized by the feds and
transported to the mainland or destroyed.
San Francisco Chronicle
Scholars question changing chief of archives
Bush's decision may delay release of documents
Stewart M. Powell, Hearst Newspapers
Washington -- President Bush's unexpected decision to
replace the chief of the National Archives has sparked
concern among some scholars that the switch will delay
release of documents from the first Bush administration that
might embarrass officials serving in the second Bush
Bush has nominated historian Allen Weinstein to replace
former Kansas Gov. John Carlin as head of the archives nine
months before the scheduled release of "confidential
communications" between the president's father and his
prompt calls for
The South Australian Opposition claims
the office of Government Minister
Michael Wright has admitted
WorkCover documents were destroyed.
Liberal MP Angus Redford has called
on Mr Wright to stand down while the
matter is investigated.
St. Cloud Times
Times questions agencies' fees for
By Kelly Scott and Dave Aeikens
The St. Cloud Times has asked the state to issue opinions on whether several Central
Minnesota government agencies are following the law when setting fees for faxes and
copies of public information.
The newspaper has sent letters to the state Commissioner of Administration asking him
to review some of the costs charged for copies of public records. State law says
governments can charge only the cost of making copies or sending faxes. That includes
the costs of paper and employee time.
Snap unhappy - digital
photography's dirty little secret
25 April 2004
Loading your camera with film is almost a thing of the past. But, says
Joanna Wane, the digital revolution is creating a gaping hole in our
Slipping into the past used to be a magical journey through the cobwebs and
mothballs in grandma's basement. Hidden among the battered suitcases, hatboxes,
painted china, furs and dress-up clothes would be the most prized treasure of all:
boxes of old photographs and family albums that reached back in time to another
A lukewarm response
Basic storage concerns still overshadow advanced concepts of storage
BY John Moore
April 26, 2004
It's rare that a storage product announcement these days isn't somehow connected to
information life-cycle management, or ILM.
Vendors, whether they are selling disk, tape or storage software, are promoting ILM.
Product offerings vary, but the sales pitch is fairly consistent: Customers need ILM to
manage staggering amounts of data. Vendors say ILM will provide a comprehensive
framework for managing data from creation to deletion.
Peter A. Kurilecz CRM, CA
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