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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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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. ...


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 ...


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 ...


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,...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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. ...


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 ...


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. ...


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 ...


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....


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. ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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. ...


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. ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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. ...



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