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Records and Archives In the News is a compilation of news stories related to records and archives management.

Turks uncover proof of contested E. Jerusalem building's Arab ...
Ha'aretz - Tel Aviv,Israel
"It's usually the other side that uses false documents. The document we
have is the only authentic ownership deed. Since the hearings began, 50 to
60 judges ...
<http://www.haaretz.com/hasen/spages/1072208.html>

 

Iron Mountain eyes deals in e-discovery business
Reuters - USA
Boston, Massachusetts-based Iron Mountain entered the e-discovery market in
2007 by acquiring privately held Stratify. In 2008, revenue from the unit
rose ...
<http://www.reuters.com/article/technology-media-telco-SP/idUSWNAB532420090318>

 

IT contractor indicted for sabotaging offshore rig management system
Computerworld - Framingham,MA,USA
And in November 2006, a scientist who had worked for 10 years at DuPont
admitted to stealing trade secrets worth $400 million from the company just
before ...
<http://www.computerworld.com/action/article.do?command=viewArticleBasic&articleId=9129933&intsrc=hm_list>

 

Historians mark Henry VIII's Wiltshire connections
This is Wiltshire.co.uk - Swindon,England,UK
Archivists at the centre will be highlighting local links with the Tudor
royals in a special blog to coincide with the anniversary on 21 April. ...
<http://www.thisiswiltshire.co.uk/news/4213758.Historians_mark_Henry_VIII_s_Wiltshire_connections/>

 

Bob Inzer: Clerk plays an important role that judges can't
Tallahassee Democrat - Tallahassee,FL,USA
With all due respect to Justices Overton and Harding, there is a no
comparison between the records-management activities at the Supreme Court
and the ...
<http://www.tallahassee.com/article/20090319/OPINION05/903190315/1006/OPINION>

 

INTERNET LAW - “Good Cause” Requirement in Expedited Discovery of ...
IBLS INTERNET LAW (subscription) - Irvine,CA,USA
Rules 26(d) and 33(a) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (FRCP)
authorize expedited discovery for good cause. “Good cause” has been
determined to be ...
<http://www.ibls.com/internet_law_news_portal_view.aspx?s=articles&id=9216B545-9C43-4A95-80ED-EB16AA0B3CE5>

 

Kabot claims bad record keeping led to financial mess
27east.com - Southampton,NY,USA
Ms. Kagel, however, said the supervisor’s take on her record keeping is
completely off the mark. “As usual, she’s incorrect,” Ms. Kagel said,...
<http://www.27east.com/story_detail.cfm?id=199049>

 

Rescuing what we can
Informationsdienst Wissenschaft (Pressemitteilung) - Bayreuth,NRW,Germany
For historians and archivists, the collapse of the building housing
Cologne's city archives is a catastrophe. Not only were two people killed,
but numerous ...
<http://www.idw-online.de/pages/de/news306249>

 

Mayor's artifact purchases continue to draw controversy
The Patriot-News - PennLive.com - Harrisburg,PA,USA
They were purchased for museum projects and the city archives. And it's all
a matter of public record. Everything that Eric Papenfuse keeps yapping
about is ...
<http://www.pennlive.com/midstate/index.ssf/2009/03/mayors_artifact_purchases_cont.html>

 

Butte County’s buried treasure
Chico News & Review - Chico,CA,USA
Invaluable historic documents are inaccessible and deteriorating. Is it
time for a new hall of records? By Ginger McGuire Butte County
Clerk-Recorder ...
<http://www.newsreview.com/chico/content?oid=928837>

 

Cintas Acquires Germany’s Largest Independently Owned Document ...
Business Wire (press release) - San Francisco,CA,USA
Metzlaff will continue to oversee operations of Cintas Document Management
Germany, serving as Managing Director – Document Destruction Germany. ...
<http://www.businesswire.com/news/google/20090319006101/en>

 

Challenges facing church history
Mormon Times - Salt Lake City,UT,USA
But Michael N. Landon, an archivist with the Church History Library and
Archives, sounded a note of optimism regarding more recent efforts to
preserve the ...<http://www.mormontimes.com/studies_doctrine/church_history/?id=6800>

 

Internet Archive to unveil massive Wayback Machine data center
Computerworld - Framingham,MA,USA
By Lucas Mearian March 19, 2009 (Computerworld) The Internet Archive
organization plans next week to announce the opening of a new data center
to house two ...
<http://www.computerworld.com/action/article.do?command=viewArticleBasic&taxonomyName=servers&articleId=9130081&taxonomyId=68&intsrc=kc_top>

 

Playboy and Bondi Digital Publishing Unveil www.playboyarchive.com ...
PR Newswire (press release) - New York,NY,USA
Each digital issue in the web archive will appear exactly as it did -
including advertisements - in the original print edition of Playboy. ...
<http://sev.prnewswire.com/magazines/20090319/CG8631919032009-1.html>

 

Betsey Johnson launches archive collection with Opening Ceremony
Los Angeles Times - CA,USA
After 30 years designing some of the most zany and memorable looks in
fashion, Betsey Johnson is revisiting her past as a designer and launching
an archive ...
<http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/alltherage/2009/03/betsey-johnson.html>

 

Private emails or public records in Mayor Kevin Johnson's office?
Sacramento Bee - CA, USA
Further, the California Public Records Act is unclear about whether the
emails, text messages, voicemails and other writings produced on non-City
equipment ...<http://www.sacbee.com/static/weblogs/the_swarm/2009/03/020847.html>

 

Former Pfizer Sales Manager Convicted of Obstruction of Justice
Wall Street Journal Blogs - New York,NY,USA
Pfizer has longstanding and comprehensive document retention policies that
are strictly enforced, and takes its responsibility to preserve information
that ...<http://blogs.wsj.com/health/2009/03/19/former-pfizer-sales-manager-convicted-of-obstruction-of-justice/>

 

ID theft feared as files found in street in East New York, Brooklyn
New York Daily News - New York,NY,USA
"How are they just going to dump out our documents like that on the
street?" Even more alarming, Maldonado's three teenagers' Social Security
numbers, ...<http://www.nydailynews.com/ny_local/brooklyn/2009/03/19/2009-03-19_id_theft_feared_as_files_found_in_street.html>

 

Protecting our historic documents
Chico News & Review - Chico,CA,USA
... the county is not doing a good job of taking care of our historic
documents. Valuable records—old maps, newspapers, chattel mortgages and
deeds, etc. ...<http://www.newsreview.com/chico/content?oid=928793>

 

Due Diligence on IT Security
Baseline - New York,NY,USA
... (sometimes called “personal information”), as well as company trade
secrets that are transmitted and stored through paper and electronic means....
<http://www.baselinemag.com/c/a/Security/Due-Diligence-on-IT-Security/>

 

Christian Archives Provides Churches With Resource for Storing and ...
eReleases (press release) - Perry Hall,MD,USA
... distribution to the online world of digital storage and distribution
easier - a world that’s more efficient, cost-effective, convenient and
immediate. ...
<http://www.ereleases.com/pr/christian-archives-churches-resource-storing-sharing-church-materials-17146>

 

The Queen was amused
Science Centric - Sofia,Sofia Town,Bulgaria
Jan Smith, County Archivist at Hampshire Record Office, said: 'I am
delighted that Hampshire County Council's Archives service has been able to
help shed ...
<http://www.sciencecentric.com/news/article.php?q=09031968-the-queen-was-amused>

 

Solution found to shine a light on state archives
Arizona Republic - Phoenix,AZ,USA
A ray of sunshine broke through the budget clouds hanging over the state
archives agency. Its operations have been severely curtailed, with public
access ...
<http://www.azcentral.com/arizonarepublic/opinions/articles/2009/03/20/20090320fri1-20.html>

 

State library turns 100
Austin American-Statesman - Austin,TX,USA
Across the street, the commission’s home in the Lorenzo de Zavala State
Archives and Library Building is undergoing a $15.5 million renovation to
be ...<http://www.statesman.com/blogs/content/shared-gen/blogs/austin/politics/entries/2009/03/19/state_library_turns_100.html>

 

Restoring county books
Stuttgart Daily Leader - Stuttgart,AR,USA
By Bill Shrum A letter writing fundraiser is being planned for the
preservation of old books containing county records by the Arkansas County
Records ...<http://www.stuttgartdailyleader.com/homepage/x110657056/Restoring-county-books>

 

How to destroy data for good!
Search Storage - USA
In this FAQ, Executive Editor and Independent Backup Expert W. Curtis
Preston discusses data destruction in backup environments. Curtis takes a
closer look ...<http://searchstorage.techtarget.com.au/articles/30184-How-to-destroy-data-for-good->

 

Budget amendment bitter-sweet for Pierce County historic preservation
Tacoma Daily News - Tacoma,WA,USA
Now, in the middle of a budget deficit, the money is being used to cover
historical document micro-filming, records retention, and other
state-archivist ...
<http://www.tacomadailyindex.com/portals-code/list.cgi?paper=88&cat=23&id=1512898&more=0>

 

Driehaus bill on access to documents moves up
Cincinnati.com - Cincinnati,OH,USA
His bill would direct the archivist of the United States to issue rules for
how to classify documents using the same system across agencies. ...
<http://news.cincinnati.com/article/20090318/NEWS0108/903180321>

 

Playboy Posts Unedited Back Issues Online, for Free
PC Magazine - USA
When the archive first loads, an array of Playboy covers can be viewed and
clicked upon; after that, several pages from the inside of the magazine
appear. ...
<http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2343502,00.asp>

 

Dems make inquiry about WH e-mail archives
Washington Times - Washington,DC,USA
One week after Republicans said Democrats refused to sign onto their letter
to the White House seeking clarification on e-mail archiving, Democrats on
a ...
<http://washingtontimes.com/news/2009/mar/20/democrats-make-inquiry-white-house-email-archives/>

 

African-American archive celebrates women
Lower Hudson Journal news - West Harrison,NY,USA
By Diana Costello VALHALLA - They may have pursued different paths in life,
but the women inducted into the Spirit of Women Archive yesterday share the
hope ...
<http://www.lohud.com/article/2009903200367>

 

A Chicana/o Studies Archive at SDSU: An New Regional Resource
La Prensa San Diego - San Diego,CA,USA
This Archive will be a repository of rare materials relating to the
founding and growth of Chicana/o Studies in the San Diego-Tijuana border
region. ...<http://www.laprensa-sandiego.org/current/Chicano.Studies.032009.htm>

 

Why It’s OK to Hoard Old E-mail Messages
New York Times - United States
To recap, my system goes like this: First, create an e-mail folder called
Archive (if you use Google’s Gmail, this is built in), and shove most of
your old ...<http://gadgetwise.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/03/20/why-its-ok-to-hoard-old-e-mail-messages/>

 

Storing 2000 ballots costs $153000 a year
Palm Beach Post - FL, United States
By DARA KAM The ballots from the protracted election are stored on a floor
of the state library that Secretary of State Kurt Browning wants to stop
paying ...<http://www.palmbeachpost.com/politics/content/local_news/epaper/2009/03/19/a3b_ballots_0320.html>

 

Lawmakers OK e-mail for public records requests
KDBC - el paso,TX,USA
AP - March 20, 2009 9:15 PM ET SANTA FE, NM (AP) - Governmental agencies
will be required to accept e-mailed requests for public records under
legislation ...
<http://www.kdbc.com/Global/story.asp?S=10045943&nav=menu608_2_3>

 

Text messages are public records? Increasingly so
Green Bay Press Gazette - Green Bay,WI,USA
Published excerpts from a series of explicit text messages between former
Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick and an aide contradicted their courtroom
denials of ...
<http://www.greenbaypressgazette.com/article/20090320/GPG0101/903200557/1207/GPG01>

 

Iron Mountain Aims for Peak Performance
Baseline - New York,NY,USA
By Samuel Greengard As it transitions to a digital business, Iron Mountain
is reinventing technology and creating a culture of change. ...
<http://www.baselinemag.com/c/a/Document-Management/Iron-Mountain-Aims-for-Peak-Performance-636884/>

 

 



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