RAIN (Records/Archives In the News) is a daily compilation of news
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The Nassau Guardian, Wed, 25 May 2005 10:11 AM PDT
Gambier â€“ its early history
In August of 1970, a doctoral student of the University of Chicago came
to see me at the Ministry of Education. I was a young Archivist, just
returned from London where I had completed a year's course in Archives
Records Office Management.
Belleville News-Democrat, Thu, 26 May 2005 3:24 AM PDT
Chicago Historical Society lays off 17
CHICAGO - A slump in attendance and growing expenses have caused the
Chicago Historical Society to lay off 17 workers. The layoffs in a
staff of 153
come as the organization prepares for a $21 million expansion of its
space at Clark Street and North Avenue.
FRC voices fears over freedom of information
Accountancy Age - London,UK
... fears that it would be unable to perform its role properly should
corporate information become available under the Freedom of Information
MAYOR'S office exploring Freedom of Information options for ...
Richmond.com - Richmond,VA,USA
Richmond.com Thursday, May 26, 2005 The Mayor's Office is reviewing
the state Freedom of Information Act -- including requirements for open
FROM Fiction to Fact: Deadwood Myths Spur Research Into Reality
Black Hills News Bureau - Deadwood,SD,USA
... The collection includes thousands of historic photographs and glass
negatives, architectural drawings, maps of the mine and area, blueprints
and patents, legal ...
ACTIVIST aims to scare, shame officials into protecting data
Santa Fe New Mexican - Santa Fe,NM,USA
... A wealth of documents _ including marriage and divorce records,
deeds, and military discharge papers _ containing Social Security
dates of ...
HOUSE deed danger
In2Perspective - London,England,UK
... TSB is to return property deeds to one million mortgage customers in
England and Wales by the end of the year and Nationwide is to send these
documents to all ...
Makes Push for Electronic Records
WTRF - Wheeling,WV,USA
... West Virginia. We need to see what entities already have made some
transition to electronic records," Bailes said. Electronic medical ...
BILL to shut gun show "loophole" clears Illinois Senate
St. Louis Post-Dispatch - St. Louis,MO,USA
... Because of the records destruction provision, the bill's passage by
a 34-25 vote is widely considered another win for the National Rifle
SECURITY'S weakest links
Computerworld Australia - Australia
... down physical securityIn March the University of California,
notified more ... information fell into the wrong hands when a laptop
was stolen from a ...
STATEMENT by Archivist of the United States Allen Weinstein on the ...
U.S. Newswire (press release) - Washington,DC,USA
On March 7, 2005, Mr. Harner pleaded guilty to stealing more than 100
War-era documents from the National Archives Building in Washington, DC
over a six ...
DATA-STORAGE company InPhase lands $32.1M in financing
Longmont Daily Times-Call - Longmont,CO,USA
... "(Tapestry) will revolutionize the digital storage industry," said
Diaz. "It is by far the most advanced technology in digital storage. ...
Maritime Global Net, Thu, 26 May 2005 6:53 AM PDT
“KEEP RECRUITMENT RECORDS FOR SEVEN YEARS,” SAYS ITIC
SHIP managers are being urged to maintain recruitment, training and
records for at least seven years, particularly for LNG crew.
Courier-Post, Thu, 26 May 2005 1:06 AM PDT
Banks defend records' security
Three of the four banks involved in the Hackensack financial-records
case said Wednesday that employees with access to customer information
trained and monitored to keep the data safe.
Northwestern, Thu, 26 May 2005 1:40 AM PDT
Trucker's records not always part of hiring screen
Even though the truck driver who led authorities on a four-county chase
Mondayhas multiple driving violations on his record, a trucking safety
manager said it's probable the company he worked for was not aware of
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette, Thu, 26 May 2005 3:36 AM PDT
Kentucky questions release of PC files
FRANKFORT, Ky. – Gov. Ernie Fletcher might ask a court to prohibit
investigators from examining computer records of a top aide. Fletcher
records contain policy initiatives and have nothing to do with an
into personnel practices.
San Francisco Chronicle, Thu, 26 May 2005 7:50 AM PDT
PIXEL PERFECT Torrent of images is leaving film in the dust Evolution
of photos is creating unforeseen effects on
In a small, second-floor photo supply shop on Folsom Street, Volker von
Glasenapp sits and waits for the phone to ring. But that wait between
calls is getting longer and longer because von Glasenapp is trying to
in an increasingly digital world.
CHICAGO Historical Society Lays Off 17
Washington Post - Washington,DC,USA
... Among those whose jobs were eliminated are the chief archivist, the
manager of the renovation project and the museum's two public relations
AN Alleged Wife: One Immigrant In The Chinese Exclusion Era
ILW.com - New York,NY,USA
... Where the official documents leave off, perhaps a ... the National
Archives and Records Administration--Pacific ... ports, immigration case
files, departure records ...
BITFORM Releases SDK That Removes Hidden Microsoft Office Data
LinuxElectrons - Cedar Park,TX,USA
... data that exists inside the files they create ... and manage heavy
volumes of documents, including email ... content/document management,
records management, archive & ...
AGENCIES Left Private Information on Discarded Computers, Audit ...
Texas Lawyer (subscription) - TX,USA
... of Social Security and credit card numbers, medical records and
... While commercial software can permanently delete information from
hard drives, users don ...
ARTIFACTS Pilfered from Afghanistan Returned to Karzai
PakTribune.com - Pakistan
... Cole said the NEH plans to announce an initiative this summer under
which scholars, museums, filmmakers and archivists will be encouraged
to "rediscover ...
ATTORNEYS argue over open records, medical privacy rule
San Antonio Express (subscription) - San Antonio,TX,USA
AUSTIN -- State attorneys argued Wednesday over whether Texas' open
law or a federal privacy rule should prevail when public information
CHINA, Albania sign agreement on archives cooperation
Xinhua - Beijing,China
... Under the agreement, the Chinese side will soon install a
lab in the Albanian General State Archives to give help for the
of Albania's ...
LIBRARY books, CDs sold at flea markets
Cincinnati Post - OH,USA
... Grant County Library Director Barbara Caron said she sent e-mails to
other librarians and to a state library list-server after White visited
her library on ...
BILL to keep files on N-test fallouts
Salt Lake Tribune - Salt Lake City,UT,USA
... The National Academies of Science recommended retaining the records
in a 2003 report, but the Pentagon does not have a policy for keeping
the files. Rep. ...
SECURITY'S 'simple' truth
Computerworld Australia - Australia
... The Time Warner tapes were lost March 22 when a shipping container
holding the 40 tapes went missing during a routine shipment to an
facility by a third ...
OPENING the Door to Data Thieves
Top Tech News - Woodland Hills,CA,USA
... Time Warner also could have avoided a black eye had it encrypted the
backup tapes with the names and Social Security numbers of 600,000
and former ...
LET Scottsdale learn from lawsuit that public records are to be ...
East Valley Tribune - Mesa,AZ,USA
... Scottsdale's error in writing a City Code that declared that such
"shall not be disclosed to a person making a public records request"
Protecting The Past For The Library Of Congress
DISD personnel data left at trash bin
Pages should have been shredded; contained Social Security numbers,
Peter A. Kurilecz
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