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.

Writers Needed for The Project: The Handbook of Archival Practice

IG Guru

The post Writers Needed for The Project: The Handbook of Archival Practice appeared first on IG GURU. Archives IG News Standards The Project WritersPhoto by Hannah Olinger on Unsplash Email Dr. Pat Franks directly, even though the website says the call for writers is closed.

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5 Major Differences Between Backup vs Archive

InfoGoTo

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. Solutions: Backup and archive solve different problems.

Archive-It Partner News, November 2020

Archive-It

by the Archive-It team. COVID-19 web archives take shape. Archive-It partners continue to collect and preserve the stories of a global pandemic in their local communities. Sonoma Index-Tribune : ‘Sonoma Responds’ archive program launches online. Archive-It Partner News

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

Hanzo Learning Center

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. Objective.

Publisher Lawsuit Against Internet Archive Puts Future of Book Ownership In Question via WDET.org

IG Guru

The post Publisher Lawsuit Against Internet Archive Puts Future of Book Ownership In Question via WDET.org appeared first on IG GURU. Archives IG News Information Governance Risk News Book Ownership Intellectual Property LawsuitCheck out the article here.

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

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

IG Guru

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

Smart archiving for proactive organizations

Hanzo Learning Center

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

Why Digital Archives Expand Access and Awareness

IG Guru

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 IG News Information Governance Records Management Digital Archives Margot Note

Archives*RM Testimonial #1

The Schedule

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.

Archive-It Partner News, September 2020

Archive-It

by the Archive-It team. Archive-It 2020 Virtual Partner Meeting. Register here to join Archive-It partners, Internet Archive staff, and digital preservation peers for an online conference of web archiving ideas and collaborations. Collecting COVID-19 web archives.

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

Archives*RM Testimonial #6

The Schedule

This testimonial about the intersections of archives and records management comes from Lori Eaton, Archivist at Found Archives, LLC. At a meeting of foundation archivists in June 2019, Darren Walker, president of the Ford Foundation, spoke about the value he found in the margin notes past presidents had made on letters, reports, board materials and other documents preserved in the foundation’s archives.

Microsoft 365 & Gimmal: The Modern Approach to SAP Archiving

Gimmal

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 #2

The Schedule

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.

FAQ: How does web archiving fit into records management?

The Texas Record

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.

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

Hanzo Learning Center

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

Archives*RM Testimonial #3

The Schedule

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 #5

The Schedule

This testimonial about the intersections of archives and records management comes from Elizabeth McGorty, Archivist & Records Manager for Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation. Architectural drawings are considered both a corporate record (as defined by our policies) and material of archival value. It’s easy to see the intersection of RM and Archives because they are both functions of a singular process: the life cycle of information, and I see this in practice every day.

Archives*RM Testimonial #4

The Schedule

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).

Staffing and Collaboration for Digital Archival Projects

IG Guru

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. Training existing staff members to work on digitization projects is a critical component of change management within the institution because digital projects require new skills.

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. Thus was born the Texas Digital Archive. For more background on the creation of the Texas Digital Archive, see our previous blog post. Which records is the Texas Digital Archive interested in?

Image Description Practices for Digital Archives Projects

IG Guru

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

Hanzo Learning Center

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

The Armstrong Archives Team Let the Good Times Roll at Pinstack

Armstrong Archives

The entire staff of Armstrong Archives recently spent a fun evening testing their bowling skills at Pinstack Bowl & Bite. The post The Armstrong Archives Team Let the Good Times Roll at Pinstack appeared first on Armstrong Archives, LLC.

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.

National Archives joins investigation into Interior chief’s missing calendars

IG Guru

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.

Listserv archive now on IG GURU

IG Guru

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?

Metadata for Archival Collections: Challenges and Opportunities

IG Guru

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.

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

Hanzo Learning Center

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

First Look Media Shutting Down Access to Snowden NSA Archives

Schneier on Security

The Daily Beast is reporting that First Look Media -- home of The Intercept and Glenn Greenwald -- is shutting down access to the Snowden archives. I don't know the details of how the archive was stored, but it was offline and well secured -- and it was available to journalists for research purposes. Many stories were published based on those archives over the years, albeit fewer in recent years.

Welcome new Archive-It teammates

Archive-It

by the Archive-It team. The Archive-It team is growing! Three Web Archivists (and alumnae of the Internet Archive’s digitization program in Canada) and a Program Manager have joined the team, as we continue to build out and provide new support to our expanding list of web archiving partners. 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.

New ways to learn about web archiving and Archive-It

Archive-It

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.” ” We recently highlighted opportunities for partners and peers to learn more about web archiving technology and practices through the Archive-It Advanced Training webinar series–all recorded and available on-demand. Announcements How To Learn more about web archiving

Archive-It and Archives Unleashed join forces to scale research use of web archives

Archive-It

by the Archive-It team. Archived web data and collections are increasingly important to scholarly practice, especially to those scholars interested in data mining and computational approaches to analyzing large sets of data, text, and records from the web.

Company Archive, or Black Hole? via Industry Week

IG Guru

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.

Web Archiving for Compliance 101: The Pros and Cons of PDFs

Hanzo Learning Center

Social media platforms, collaborative online technology, and interactive sites are the hub of our digital economy, and just like all of your other business records, you need to retain archives of your web and online communications to maintain regulatory compliance. Hanzo Knows 2019 Hanzo Dynamic Capture PDF web archive Hanzo Dynamic Archive WARCToday’s business happens on the web.

The Current State of Description for Archives

IG Guru

The post The Current State of Description for Archives appeared first on IG GURU. Archives IG News libraries Margot Note museumsIn July 1945, Atlantic Monthly published “As We May Think,” by army scientist Vannevar Bush, an essay that had an immense influence on the history of computing. Bush was concerned about the explosion of information without a means to quickly retrieve data. The article described a device called a Memex, an intuitive, associative retrieval system […].

Off the Record: RIM Month Special Edition– Blockchain, Record Tampering, Internet Archive: Oh My!

The Texas Record

It turns out, it has a place in records management as well– at least according to the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). ” While this article is specifically speaking to the loss of the early internet and growing challenge, oftentimes inability, to continually capture and archive the data created over time, there’s a lesson to be learned here.

How to Choose the Right Document Archiving Solution

Docuware

The right document archiving solution helps protect your data, digitize paper processes, maintain business continuity, meet compliance standards and prepare you for.

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