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Northwest Herald, Fri, 22 Jun 2007 9:59 AM PDT
Records available online
CARPENTERSVILLE ? Blogs will be counted as news media outlets, and new
members will be hired under the revised District 300 public records
Richmond Times-Dispatch, Fri, 22 Jun 2007 6:56 AM PDT
Book to document gays in Richmond
Alex Lorch is a community-outreach archivist at Virginia Commonwealth
University's library. Part of his job is collecting information about
minority and activist communities. Two and a half years ago, he began
the history of gays and lesbians in the Richmond area as part of a
grant. He anticipated a few surprises, but what he discovered was a
Baytown Sun, Fri, 22 Jun 2007 9:53 PM PDT
UT archivists plumb museum's Exxon collection
Three archivists from the University of Texas cataloguing documents and
from the glory days of Humble Oil and Refining Co. got more than they
for during a trip to the Baytown Historical Museum on Friday.
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Sat, 23 Jun 2007 2:05 PM PDT
King collection begins to pay off for city, college
It's been a year since Atlanta did what many thought was impossible:
bought the Martin Luther King Jr. Collection in an eleventh-hour deal,
an auction and returning more than 10,000 of the civil rights hero's
papers and books to his hometown.
The Naperville Sun, Sun, 24 Jun 2007 2:19 AM PDT
City clerk closes file after 23 years of service
Suzanne Gagner went to work each day in an office full of important
she had a virtual encyclopedia of city knowledge tucked deep in her
mind and was
ready at a moment's notice, for more than two decades.
UPI, Sun, 24 Jun 2007 3:11 PM PDT
Museum delivery arrives 34 years late
Boxes full of educational films recently arrived at Michigan's Holland
but unfortunately the packages were originally expected 34 years ago.
The Columbus Dispatch, Mon, 25 Jun 2007 1:11 AM PDT
Lawmakers still without e-mail rules
While the questionable use of private e-mail accounts to conduct public
still is making headlines in Washington, Ohio lawmakers continue a
Asbury Park Press, Mon, 25 Jun 2007 1:32 PM PDT
Anne Frank's cousin gives 25,000 family documents to museum of her
Anne Frank's cousin today donated thousands of letters, photographs and
documents that archivists say will reveal details about the background
teenage diarist who became a symbol of the Holocaust. Bernhard "Buddy"
82, had kept the materials for decades in his Swiss attic before
loaning them to the Anne Frank House ? the museum incorporating the
apartment where the ...
The Bismarck Tribune, Mon, 25 Jun 2007 2:18 AM PDT
Review of government records completed
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) - South Dakota should have a uniform system that
residents to request access to public records from government agencies
rules for those requests, including an appeal procedure when records
state Attorney General Larry Long says.
Data storage demand up after hurricanes
Birmingham News - Birmingham,AL,USA
WebSafe, which has customers in most of the United States as well as
Canada and Europe, converts personal records into digital data stored
in an online safe ...
Internet gap shuts probate records
Birmingham News - Birmingham,AL,USA
County officials said Friday that the problem was caused by a glitch in
transferring files from outdated scanning software to a newer program.
Duncanville councilmember's discovery proceedings coming to a close
Pegasus News - Dallas,TX,USA
Duncanville Today contacted a representative of the DART community
information division, who reported that anyone could request personnel
files from the ...
Film world at loggerheads over the future of the nation's unique ...
Independent - London,England,UK
This week the BFI issued a plea for a further £34m to help it prevent
the loss of a "substantial percentage" of its film and television
archive housed in
TV takeovers spark fears for old records
The Canberra Times - Canberra,Australian Capital Territory,Australia
A MOOTED round of takeovers in the TV industry could lead to the loss
of some of our precious pop cultural heritage, an ACT archive collector
Privacy: Ohio's 'tale of the tape'
Cincinnati Enquirer - Cincinnati,OH,USA
Ted Strickland announced that the breach included "only" the names and
Social Security numbers of the state's 64467 employees. ...
Houston Pride Festival gives peek at history
Houston Chronicle - United States
Before his death in 1994, Botts was spending 40 hours a week building
his archives. One time, when Allen Ginsberg visited Houston on a book
Documents proving Japanese atrocities added to China's archives
People's Daily Online - Beijing,China
The Liaoning Provincial Archives in northeast China on Friday received
the donation of a substantial number of wartime documents relating to
Freeholders voice concerns over grant to the Clerk's Office
Today's Sunbeam - Salem,NJ,USA
Revenues come in the form of fees collected through deeds, mortgages,
land documents and the like. If the Clerk's Office remains steadfast in
its position ...
The Affair of the Vanishing Content
Global Politician - Brooklyn,NY,USA
Enter the "Internet Libraries", or Digital Archival Repositories (DAR).
These are libraries that provide free access to digital materials
Official: Price of records relocation 'best deal available'
Dallas Morning News (subscription) - TX,USA
To move the department, including the computer network and massive
collection of county records, will cost between $30000 and $60000, said
Danny Brumley, ...
France bans BlackBerrys in government offices
Austin American-Statesman (subscription) - Austin,TX,USA
PARIS -- In an age of terrorism and corporate espionage, French
intelligence officials have identified a security threat lurking in the
pockets and purses of
Ontario chided over health records
Globe and Mail - Canada
While many hospitals, laboratories and doctors in Ontario already use
some form of electronic records, a plan to connect the systems falls
short of ...
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