Records and Archives In the News is a compilation of news stories
related to records and archives management.
Recovering Their Lost Back Pages
New York Jewish Week - New York,NY,USA
After his lecture, Mikhail Mitsel, an archivist at the JDC who
immigrated to New York from Kiev in 1998, explained to a reporter that
his intent had been
Officials: History Destroyed In Arlington Apartment Fire
Fire Officials Say Document Storage Hampered Firefighting Efforts
Call Kurtis: Missing County Records
CBS 13 - Sacramento,CA,USA
Today, Joanna walks with her friends, because without a driver's
license, she can't drive her friends. However, she's tried to get one.
Holocaust Survivors Say Archives Ignored
Insurance News Net - Harrisburg,PA,USA
"The institutions responsible for bringing these archives to light also
have an obligation to support survivors," the survivors' foundation
National Archives Uncovers Handwritten Note by Lincoln
Washington Post - Washington,DC,USA
The National Archives announced today that it has uncovered in its
stacks a hand-written note sent by Abraham Lincoln to one of his top
generals four days ...
Mariposa archives safe; York University acquires massive ...
Orillia Packet & Times - Orillia,Ontario,Canada
Thought was given to housing the materials in Orillia, but money was a
factor, Lusty said, adding the archives also deserve national exposure
in a proper ...
Leicestershire gets electronic documents & records management for ...
PublicTechnology.net - UK
... auto-classification and Intranet in order to provide a superior
service to its constituents," said Paul Dodgson, Compliance and Records
No e-mail today -- or else
ITBusiness.ca - Canada
The team, she said, should ideally include the IT director, the human
resources director, the business records manager, the company's legal
Medical papers found in trash bin may lead to fines
Greenwich Post - Greenwich,CT,USA
"There are safeguards in place when it comes to disposing of paper
records," Ms. McAndrew said. "Shredding is an acceptable safeguard, but
Missing UK bank customer data was not encrypted
It should have been, and it shouldn't have shipped via regular mail
Los Alamos' attic
Los Alamos Monitor - Los Alamos,NM,USA
"We have the papers that libraries don't cover," Rebecca Collinsworth,
the archivist responsible for the material, said. "The atomic theme
P&G returns to company roots with first candle since 1920
Akron Beacon Journal - Akron,OH,USA
Corporate archivist Edward Rider has a photo of P&G office space rented
to Western Union in the 1860s. Among its telegraph operators here
around the end of
Xiotech Wants You to Comply
Enterprise Storage Forum - Darien,CT,USA
... then inspects each document and provides policy-based, automated
classification based on retention, destruction and regulatory
compliance requirements. ...
Transportation attorney warns trucking executives about legal risks
eTrucker - USA
(5) Spoliation. Companies aren't keeping supporting documents used to
verify a driver's record of duty. These include downloads from the
Loose Cannon -- First Gay Activist?
Lavender Magazine - Minneapolis,MN,USA
... at the University of Manchester, England, discovered the
uncatalogued3'x5' scroll in July of 2003 while doing research in the
National Archive at Kew.
RFID News Roundup
RFID Journal - Melville,NY,USA
FileTrail says it developed the QuickMaps tool because knowing who has
checked out a file from the records-management program does not always
tell the user
New Name and Mission for Museum of Television
By ELIZABETH JENSEN
Published: June 5, 2007
First it was named the Museum of Broadcasting, and then, as cable and
direct satellite grew, it became the Museum of Television and Radio.
Now, in the Internet ...
U Pennsylvania Drafts Policy to Minimize Use of SSNs
Campus Technology - Chatsworth,CA,USA
The University of Pennsylvania has drafted a policy designed to
minimize the use of Social Security numbers at the school after
deciding the numbers ...<http://campustechnology.com/articles/48451/>
University Of Virginia Alerts Current And Former Faculty That ...
University of Virginia - Charlottesville,VA,USA
The information included names, Social Security numbers and dates of
birth. No credit card, bank account or salary information was involved
in the incident.
Wilson has returned all records back to Internet
Rosenberg Herald Coaster - Rosenberg,TX,USA
For several months, Wilson's office has been redacting the first five
digits of Social Security numbers from all records as her office
Lincoln Note Urged Pursuit of Lee
Wall Street Journal - USA
WASHINGTON -- The National Archives on Thursday unveiled a handwritten
note by Abraham Lincoln exhorting his generals to pursue Robert E.
Lee's army after ...
Philadelphia Inquirer - Philadelphia,PA,USA
Stacey Bredhoff, curator of the National Archives exhibit, said in a
recent interview that Johnson was very aware of the historic value of
the memories of
United States: From E-Discovery To E-Admissibility? "Lorraine v ...
Mondaq News Alerts (subcription) - London,UK
All the other rules and legal principles applicable to signature and
contracts, including rules of evidence, apply equally to e-records and
Quorum Court Votes to Abandon Digital Archive Plans
KATV - Little Rock,AR,USA
Russellville (AP) - As modern oil and gas companies try to establish
property records in Pope County, they are finding them still bound in
ledgers from the ...<http://www.katv.com/news/stories/0607/429920.html>
Archive interviews reveal Britain's food history
meatinfo.co.uk - Crawley,West Sussex,UK
A project by the British Library and archive organisation National Life
Stories to document changes in Britain's food culture has been
completed with nearly
He's not coming back'
The Casper Star Tribune - Casper,WY,USA
A Senate archivist held a session for the aides, directing them which
files to keep and to discard. Luckily, the staff has a jump on the
work, as they began ...
New York State Looks At Open Formats For Documents
InformationWeek - Manhasset,NY,USA
... management guidelines for state archives as they pertain to
electronic documents, public access, expected storage life of
County OKs imaging system; Software, training
Newszap Maryland - MD,USA
This system, according to Ms. Baynard, will allow the county to more
easily meet document retention requirements for several county
Pope County clerk wants electronic records of ledgers from 1800s
Pine Bluff Commercial - Pine Bluff,AR,USA
RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. - To establish property ownership in Pope County,
modern oil and gas companies have been thumbing through county records
still bound in ...
New York in All Its Nuts-and-Bolts Glory
New York Times - New York,NY,USA
These helped Mr. Lorenzini determine that 10000 prints and 20000 glass
negatives in the archive were made by Mr. de Salignac.
Commerce Dept. Inspector General's Casino Trip Probed
Washington Post - Washington,DC,USA
One manager has told the committee he helped Frazier delete
approximately 4000 e-mails from his government account last October,
the committee said. ...
Quorum Court halts preservation process
Russellville Courier - Russellville,AR,USA
Justice Don Daily also mentioned the current need for public computers
in the clerk's office, noting CD versions of documents would only
increase the need ...<http://www.couriernews.com/story.php?ID=15018>
Time capsule unearthed by eager students
Dundas Star - Dundas,Ontario,Canada
They did a really good job," museum archivist Sandra Kiemele said of
the care taken by whomever sealed the time capsule and set it into the
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