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Records and Archives In the News is a compilation of news stories 
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Pope County clerk Wants Electronic Records Of Ledgers From 1800s
Springdale Morning News - Springdale,AR,USA
By AP. RUSSELLVILLE -- To establish property ownership in Pope County, 
modern oil and gas companies have been thumbing through county records 
still bound in ...
<http://www.nwaonline.net/articles/2007/06/08/news/060907ardisint.txt>

New Mexico archivist hired to manage Nevada's library and archives
Nevada Appeal - Carson City,NV,USA
State Archivist Guy Rocha has been serving as the administrator in the 
interim and will return to his position as assistant administrator for 
archives and 
...<http://www.nevadaappeal.com/article/20070609/NEWS/106090112>

York University acquires collection of Mariposa folk festival ...
Cape Breton Post - Cape Breton,Nova Scotia,Canada
"This is an opportunity to see this material preserved and ... made 
accessible," Michael Moir, head archivist of the university, told a 
crowd of folkies and 
...<http://www.capebretonpost.com/index.cfm?sid=35954&sc=147>

Connected: Service backs up computer files so you don't lose them
Pittsburgh Post Gazette - Pittsburgh,PA,USA
No more worrying about whether those family memories or important 
one-of-a-kind documents will be there if your laptop is stolen or the 
PC crashes and burns 
...<http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/07160/792734-96.stm>

P2P's Unintended Leaks
Dark Reading - New York,NY,USA
About half (49 percent) of the sensitive files discovered by the 
researchers contained personally identifiable information. "Many of 
these documents 
...<http://www.darkreading.com/document.asp?doc_id=126037&WT.svl=news2_1>


Corzine's e-mails raise access issue
Cherry Hill Courier Post - Cherry Hill,NJ,USA
Dalglish says the question government record keepers should consider 
when weighing requests for e-mail is this: "What would its status be if 
it were on a ...
<http://www.courierpostonline.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070609/NEW
S01/70609014/1006>

Security Breach Exposes Faculty Information
NBC 29 News - Charlottesville,VA,USA
There's been a major security breach of computer records at the 
University of Virginia. The school and the people who have been put at 
risk are scrambling ...
<http://www.nbc29.com/Global/story.asp?S=6633653&nav=menu496_2_5>


Small biz sought for NARA Archives II site
Washington Technology - Washington,DC,USA
By Ben Bain As part of an effort to bolster online access to its 
documents, the National Archives and Records Administration is looking 
for a small business ...
<http://www.washingtontechnology.com/online/1_1/30792-1.html>

Historical flags' ownership in dispute with National Guard
Ashtabula Star-Beacon - Ashtabula,OH,USA
The flags then were given to the Ashtabula County Historical Society 
for safekeeping when the armory closed, said ACHS member Julie Miller. 
...<http://www.starbeacon.com/local/local_story_160172314>

Nike shows portion of its archives at Oregon exhibit
KTVZ - Bend,OR,USA
AP - June 8, 2007 8:15 PM ET PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - In business legend, 
Bill Bowerman getting the inspiration for Nike shoes from a waffle iron 
stands out. ...<http://www.ktvz.com/Global/story.asp?S=6634168>

Open records not always easy to unlock
Daily News - Galveston County - TX,USA
Getting that evidence through open records requests turned out to be 
harder than he thought. Melissa Collins' supervisors accused her of 
sending out 
...<http://galvestondailynews.com/story.lasso?ewcd=50d11a9e2727bb93>

Music archives fi ghting time to save sounds
The Herald-Times (subscription) - Bloomington,IN,USA
So IU's archive joined with Harvard's Archive of World Music to secure 
a pair of two-year National Endowments of the Humanities grants -- 
$348441 in 2005 and ...
<http://www.heraldtimesonline.com/stories/2007/06/10/scene.qp-8184079.sto
>

Nike on display as it sorts out its history
OregonLive.com - Portland,OR,USA
The track-focused exhibit also marks the public debut of Nike's 
archives project, an ongoing effort to "collect, protect and present" 
the culture and ...
<http://www.oregonlive.com/business/oregonian/index.ssf?/base/business/11
81368660140300.xml&coll=7>

ARCHIVES THE ROANOKE TIMES SUNDAY, JUNE 10, 2007
Roanoke Times - Roanoke,VA,USA
In its Electronic Records Guidelines, the state library goes even 
further:
"The preferred method for transfer to the archives is an analog 
format," it
reads ...
http://www.roanoke.com/business/wb/120224


Inkjet photos can't stand the test of time
Inquirer - Harrow,Middlesex,UK
By Nick Farrell: Thursday 07 June 2007, 07:16 BOFFINS AT Canada's
national archive are worried that pictures printed with inkjets might 
not
stand the the ...
<http://www.theinquirer.net/default.aspx?article=40137>



Peter Kurilecz
Richmond, VA

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