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How Long Should You Retain Records?

We have been asked many times how long businesses should retain their records, whether in email, files or other venues. The simple answer to the question is that there isn’t “an” answer. 451 more words

Open Preservation: The National Archives joins the Open Preservation Foundation

Open Preservation: The National Archives joins the Open Preservation Foundation. “The Open Preservation Foundation (OPF) is pleased to welcome The National Archives of the UK as our newest charter member. 39 more words

Tweaks & Updates

Erasing history

The Honolulu Advertiser doesn’t exist anymore, but it used to publish a regular “Health Bureau Statistics” column in its back pages supplied with information from the Hawaii Department of Health detailing births, deaths, and other events. 3,325 more words

IG News

Building Bridges

This guest post from Sara Mannheimer and Ryer Banta is about introducing undergraduates to the foundations of research data management through something everyone can relate to—organizing personal digital files. 1,161 more words

Academic Libraries

Big Data, Searches & Paper.li

A few months ago, a friend introduced me to Paper.li, which works “behind the scenes” to search the web to find content that is of interest to me.  385 more words

Big Data

New York Times: How to Preserve Your Family Memories, Letters and Trinkets

New York Times: How to Preserve Your Family Memories, Letters and Trinkets. “Recently, someone wrote to Mary Oey, a conservator at the Library of Congress, asking for help archiving her father’s personal papers. 60 more words

Useful Stuff

Learn How To Use Instagram To Promote Your Business

“25 Million”, yes that is the number of businesses that are there are on Instagram, and you are still wondering whether to promote your business on Instagram… 575 more words