October is Archives Month

The Texas Record

Each October, Texas joins archival repositories across the nation to celebrate Archives Month and promote the preservation of our country’s documentary heritage. News from the TSLAC Out of the Stacks Blog : Texas archival institutions, repositories and organizations are offering exhibits and activities as we raise awareness about what archives have in our holdings and what archivists do with our collections.

5 Major Differences Between Backup vs Archive

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Backup vs archive. Let’s explore the five key differences between backup vs archive technologies. An archive is historical data you must keep long-term retention reasons, such as compliance. Tiering data and putting it in its correct resting place via archiving is more cost-effective than backup. That’s why many companies choose to use tape storage as their primary mode of archiving data. Solutions: Backup and archive solve different problems.

Case study - United Airlines Can Revisit the Past, Thanks to Hanzo’s Dynamic Website Archives

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Because it was spending too much time creating archives that often didn’t meet its needs, United needed a dynamic capture method that would operate automatically and preserve all of its website content in a functional, future-proof format. Archiving Case Study web archive website preservation Hanzo Dynamic Capture dynamic web capture web archivingObjective. United Airlines has a massive, complex, ever-changing website.

Smart archiving for proactive organizations

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What would “smart” archiving look like for an organization? Compliance Archiving

Specially Crafted ZIP archives allow bypassing secure email gateways

Security Affairs

Experts observed a new phishing campaign that used a specially crafted ZIP archive that was designed to bypass secure email gateways to distribute malware. The structure of a ZIP archive contains compressed data, information about the compressed files and a single “End of Central Directory” (EOCD) record, that delimits the end of the archive structure. When experts attempted to open the ZIP archive with WinRar version 3.30

Why Digital Archives Expand Access and Awareness

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I was once the director of an archival collection related to historical buildings around the world. Here was my challenge: the archives was institutional with no public access, and I was a […]. The post Why Digital Archives Expand Access and Awareness appeared first on IG GURU.

Archives*RM Testimonial #6

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This testimonial about the intersections of archives and records management comes from Lori Eaton, Archivist at Found Archives, LLC. It also requires a generous definition of what constitutes a record with archival value.

Celebrating Archives – the Teachers, Witnesses and Resistance of Our Time via The Wire

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Interesting read about archives post WWII through today in response to International Archives Week. The post Celebrating Archives – the Teachers, Witnesses and Resistance of Our Time via The Wire appeared first on IG GURU. Archives IG News Information Governance Archives Week Society of American Archivists The Wire

Archives*RM Testimonial #5

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This testimonial about the intersections of archives and records management comes from Elizabeth McGorty, Archivist & Records Manager for Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation.

Staffing and Collaboration for Digital Archival Projects

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The post Staffing and Collaboration for Digital Archival Projects appeared first on IG Guru. Archives IG News Information Governance Records Management Digital Archives Margot Note ProjectsStaffing needs for digital projects depend on the project’s size and complexity.

Interview With Mark Myers on the Texas Digital Archive

The Texas Record

Devices used by Governor Rick Perry to create electronic records [1] This is the first in a two-part series exploring the Texas Digital Archive (TDA) with Electronic Records Specialist Mark Myers of the Archives and Information Services (ARIS) division at TSLAC.

Welcome new Archive-It teammates

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by the Archive-It team. The Archive-It team is growing! From left to right: New Archive-It teammates Ella, Raven, Tanya, and Peggy. As a Web Archivist, she’s interested in archiving social media around fan fiction. Announcements Meet the Archive-It Team

Microsoft 365 & Gimmal: The Modern Approach to SAP Archiving

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So why is your SAP archiving based on an ECM architecture of the past ? archiving office 365 Records Management sap sap and sharepoint records in the cloud intelligent records managementYour organization has made the move to Microsoft 365 , a modern Content Services platform. Every day u sers are creating content, collaborating , and searching for information. Processes are managed, projects are being organized, and dashboards are generated.

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Archives*RM Testimonial #1

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I have plenty of personal and some anecdotal evidence that good records management contributes to good archives. But with enough people demonstrating a desire to explore these intersections, I decided one good avenue to pursue would be collecting testimonials from practitioners who see the value of RM to archival work.

The Great Archival Cooking Challenge

Unwritten Record

As you may remember from NARA’s exhibit “ What’s Cooking Uncle Sam “, there are records related to food throughout the holdings of the National Archives! Archives Fun archival recipes baking Cooking cornbread drop scones Food meatloaf Nancy Reagan pancakes Pat Nixon pie Queen Elizabeth recipe soup

Armstrong Archives Participates in Hope Center Food Giveaway

Armstrong Archives

Jeff Taylor, son of Armstrong Archives President and Managing Partner, Sherri Taylor, is a pastor at Hope Center. While she had thousands available in the warehouse, Sherri quickly determined her archival storage boxes were not right for the job.

FAQ: How does web archiving fit into records management?

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Web archiving involves using software to take periodic snapshots to preserve as much data as you need about your organization’s website, including any associated metadata. Last but not least, think about how the ease of access to your records, their security and management, and your service contract could be affected if your web archiving provider experiences an event that threatens its systems or if it joins forces with another company.

New ways to learn about web archiving and Archive-It

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by Jillian Lohndorf and Karl-Rainer Blumenthal, Web Archivists for Archive-It. The Web Archiving Workflow, from the new “Guide for new Archive-It users.” Partners at all experience levels can also sign up for Archive-It Office Hours.

Archives*RM Testimonial #2

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This testimonial about the intersections of archives and records management comes from Kris Kobialka (Kobi), Archivist and Institutional Records Manager at Boston Architectural College. In my current position, I was hired mainly to build and run a records management program and to use whatever small amount of time I had left over on Archives. The Archival holdings at that point were no more than 6 c.f.

7 Elements in Modern Websites That Your Current Archiving Solution Might Be Missing

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Compliance website collection Archiving website content Regulatory Compliance web archiving preserving websiteRemember what websites used to look like back in the day?

Archive-It Partner News, July 2020

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by the Archive-It team. You are invited to the quarterly open call with Archive-It and Internet Archive Web & Data Services. Recorded : Internet Archive & Archive-It Digital Preservation Services , a May 12 webinar and opportunity to learn more.

Why Email Archiving is Not Records Management

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How w e communicate with on e another evolves as technology changes and we become a more mo bile workforce. Mobile apps like WhatsApp , text messaging and collaboration tools like Microsoft Teams and Slack are all part of our corporate communications landscape these days.

Archives*RM Testimonial #3

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Upon needing to vacate a building as the lease was ending, we explored the “archives” of the bank. This was the perfect opportunity to put my RIM and archives skills to the test. Anything that looked unique or archival we set aside for later assessment. And without archival principles, much of the gorgeous materials we were able to donate would have been moved to another dusty room and never used.

Archives*RM Testimonial #4

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This testimonial about the intersections of archives and records management comes from Jenna Cooper, Records Analyst at the Austin History Center. That is my goal in my current position as the Records Analyst for a public library department who also arranges transfers and appraisals of municipal records to the City archives (another library branch).

Image Description Practices for Digital Archives Projects

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Formal standards, such as Describing Archives: A Content Standard (DACS), Graphic Materials, and Rules for Archival Description (RAD), have been developed over time for the description of archival materials. While descriptive standards offer consistency, archival repositories employ descriptive systems suited to their holdings, not universal access, and description continues to be idiosyncratic. Archives IG News Information Governance Scanning Margot Note preservatio

The Pros and Cons of Using APIs for Web Archiving

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If you’re a regular reader of Hanzo, we’ve probably already convinced you that you need to be archiving any social media profiles that your organization maintains, along with your website. Chances are you’ve heard us talk about the benefits of native-format archiving using WARC (short for Web ARChive) files too. Compliance FINRA SEC web archive API 2019 Hanzo Knows SEC 17a-4 Regulatory Compliance web archiving application programming interface

eRecords 2019: Strategic Allies: Archiving at Texas Parks and Wildlife Department

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Learning about working together to create a streamlined database was illustrated beautifully by Catherine Bell and Liz O’Brien in their talk, “ Strategic Allies: Archiving at Texas Parks and Wildlife Department “, using Portfolio. News Archives Electronic Record Access Training

How to Determine the Feasibility of Digital Archives Projects

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The post How to Determine the Feasibility of Digital Archives Projects appeared first on IG GURU. Archives IG News Information Governance Records Management feasibility

Web Archiving for FINRA Compliance

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Do your web archives have inTegrity? There’s a trend today toward more interactive and personalized web content, but that makes online archiving technically challenging. What you need are archives with integrity.

Scholar Calling on Writers for New Book: Impacts of the Cloud on Records Management and Archives

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The post Scholar Calling on Writers for New Book: Impacts of the Cloud on Records Management and Archives appeared first on IG GURU. Impacts of the Cloud on Records Management and ArchivesA book edited by Salvador P.

Archive-It Partner News, April 2020

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by the Archive-It team. Announcing the COVID-19 Web Archiving Special Campaign. Subsidies are available to all Archive-It partners who can make public collections about COVID-19 in their communities. What belongs in a web archive? Archive-It Partner News

Listserv archive now on IG GURU

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The post Listserv archive now on IG GURU appeared first on IG GURU. Archives IG GURU IG News Information Governance Andrew Ysasi L-Soft Listserv Mark Wolfe Peterk University of FloridaIG GURU and Listserv users, Last week marked an end to a long journey of migrating and preserving the RECMGMT-L listserv from the University of Florida to IG GURU. We are very grateful to the University for hosting RECMGMT-L for the past 20 years for free. Did I mention they hosted us for free?

National Archives joins investigation into Interior chief’s missing calendars

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The post National Archives joins investigation into Interior chief’s missing calendars appeared first on IG GURU. Archives Disaster Recovery eDiscovery IG News Information Governance Record Retention Records Management Calendars Democrats National Archives PoliticoThe documents paint a picture of David Bernhardt’s frequent contact with representatives from industries he previously lobbied for and now oversees.

An archive with 20 Million Taiwanese? citizens leaked in the dark web

Security Affairs

The post An archive with 20 Million Taiwanese’ citizens leaked in the dark web appeared first on Security Affairs. Security experts from Cyble discovered in the dark web a database containing details of over 20 Million Taiwanese citizens.

Archiving Information on the Novel Coronavirus (Covid-19)

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by the Archive-It team. The Internet Archive’s Archive-It service is collaborating with the Internet Preservation Consortium’s (IIPC) Content Development Group (CDG) to archive web-published resources related to the ongoing Novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak.

Evaluating Web Archiving Technology Providers: 4 Questions Compliance Teams Need To Consider

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How confident are you in your web archive’s fidelity? Compliance FINRA SEC web archive Hanzo Dynamic Archive Hanzo Dynamic Capture SEC 17a-4 Regulatory Compliance ISO

Metadata for Archival Collections: Challenges and Opportunities

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Although archival items can be digitized without cataloging, a digital collection cannot be created and delivered without metadata. The post Metadata for Archival Collections: Challenges and Opportunities appeared first on IG GURU. Archives IG News Information Governance Margot Note metadataMetadata is one of the significant costs of digitization.

Archives Records 2020 RMS Virtual Annual Meeting

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We had 41 blog posts, including a continuation of the Resourceful Records Manager series and the introduction of two new series exploring the intersections between archives and records management work — one a series of testimonials from practitioners and the other a series of brief literature reviews exploring these intersections. Last week, over 130 people came together via Zoom for the annual meeting of the SAA Records Management Section.

Announcing the COVID-19 Web Archiving Special Campaign

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by the Archive-It team. Archive-It is used by over 600 libraries, memory organizations, nonprofits, and others to preserve and provide perpetual access to the archived web. Announcements Archiving Spontaneous Events Collaborative Collecting

Company Archive, or Black Hole? via Industry Week

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The post Company Archive, or Black Hole? Archives IG News Information Destruction Information Governance Records ManagementA well-run records system saves time—and could save your bacon in a lawsuit. via Industry Week appeared first on IG GURU.