DUTCHESS needs county historian
Poughkeepsie Journal - Poughkeepsie,NY,USA
... Getting a handle on what archives are available through historic societies
and county records would in all likelihood be the first task. ...

INFORMAL affairs
Guardian - UK
Christmas has come early for the shredding industry. ... These informal
records do much more to reveal the processes of policy-making and government
than do the ...

MARCONI Archives Given to Oxford University
The Scotsman - Edinburgh,Scotland,UK
... A full-time archivist has been earmarked to catalogue each item --
a nicety that Marconi has gone without for the past 18 months. ...

PRECIOUS records return home
Norfolk Eastern Daily Press - Norfolk,England,UK
... best interest that these records be returned to the Norfolk County
Archives.". ... Norfolk County Council county archivist John Alban said
the documents were very ...

SEATTLE to resume capturing history with photo archive
Seattle Post Intelligencer - Seattle,WA,USA
... Alaskan Way Viaduct construction, circa 1952. The photo is one of about
a million since the early 1900s that are included in city archives. ...

BCS certifies Freedom of Information
The Register - London,England,UK
... Computing Society(BCS) is offering a new qualification to help IT pros
ensure they are ready for 1 January when the Freedom of Information Act
comes into force ...

BCS launches qualification to prepare public sector for Freedom of ... - UK
The British Computer Society has responded to concerns that public bodies
are not prepared for the forthcoming Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
by launching a ...
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OLDEST print goes on show
The Scotsman - Edinburgh,Scotland,UK
The artefact created by William Caxton at the country's first press in
Westminster on December 13, 1476, can be viewed at the National Archives,
in Kew ...

THE National Archives Receives Website Award
Managing Information - UK
The National Archives has received the Internet Crystal Award from the
Plain English Campaign for their newly designed website, at the recent
Catalogue ...

New Jersey Journal - Jersey City,NJ,USA
... the thudding of heavy boxes and dust-induced sneezing - all came as
part of a massive volunteer effort to rescue the library's vast archives,
a portion which ...
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NEW head turns archive around
The Age (subscription) - Melbourne,Victoria,Australia
... international context. Finally, there will be the development of a
digital policy, a fraught issue in the archival world. Cherchi ...
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SMALL churches grow with capable records management - USA
An interim pastor at Mount Hermon Baptist Church in Pelion, SC, had been
looking for a way to run his office more efficiently. He ...

CAXTON'S first page to go on display - London,England,UK
... Created by William Caxton at the country's first press in Westminster
on December 13, 1476, it will be displayed at the National Archives, in
Kew, south London ...

San Francisco Chronicle, Thu, 02 Dec 2004 9:14 AM PST
Screen queens and dyke dramas / S.F. film historian's latest book uses movie posters to shed light on changing
San Francisco filmmaker, film archivist and film historian Jenni Olson read Vito Russo's groundbreaking 1981 book, "The Celluloid Closet," when she was a student at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, in the mid- 1980s.

The Sacramento Bee, Fri, 03 Dec 2004 5:05 AM PST
Local oral history projects keep tape recorders rolling
Since the advent of simple, high-quality tape recorders, historians have been gathering oral histories to preserve the memories of individuals and details of life in their times.

Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance, Mon, 06 Dec 2004 6:00 AM PST
Digital Transitions, High-End Digital Imaging Equipment Supplier, Launches Cultural Heritage Division, Opens Dallas
Digital Transitions, the leading high-end digital imaging equipment supplier, is expanding the company in a two-pronged approach, the company announced today. To broaden its reach among educational and cultural institutions, the company has launched a Division of Cultural Heritage to help those organizations preserve and extend the longevity and breadth of their collections through digital

Lincoln Journal Star, Mon, 29 Nov 2004 10:17 PM PST
UNL library hopes to save old books
History rests at Mary Ellen Ducey's fingertips. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln archivist is flipping carefully through "Life of Christ and the Popes," as she sits in a noiseless room deep within Love Library.

Reuters via Yahoo! News, Wed, 01 Dec 2004 5:18 AM PST
Britain's Ads Take Place Alongside Movie Greats
Cinema and television ads take their place this week among the all-time movie greats as Britain's national film archive launches a permanent collection of more than a century of "advertising genius."

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