Monthly Archives: January 2016

Data Privacy Day: A Few Thoughts From An Archvist/Cybersecurity Professional

by Jim Havron, Archivist Data Privacy Day, known as Data Protection Day in Europe, is “celebrated” by 49 different countries on January 28th each year. In the United States, programs are led by the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) with … Continue reading

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Holocaust Remembrance Day

Today is World Holocaust Victims Remembrance Day. As a reporter during World War II, Marion Skeen Coleman Peck was one of the first Americans to witness the full scale of the tragedies of the Holocaust. She wrote the captions for … Continue reading

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“B” for Basketball

  In 1988, the MTSU Blue Raiders defeated the Soviet National team in an epic basketball showdown with a final score of 105-95 in overtime. Adding fuel to the fire, the Soviet National team had won the Olympic gold medal in Seoul, Korea … Continue reading

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“A” is for Annuals

[The weather delayed our launch, but welcome to #AGRCAtoZ.] Middle Tennessee State University’s The Midlander is an excellent way to document both individual school years and changes through the years. Although MTSU was established in 1911 (as Middle Tennessee Normal … Continue reading

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Best wishes for the New Year! As part of the Albert Gore Research Center’s resolution this year to make its collections more visible, the staff and graduate assistants are pleased to introduce “AGRC AtoZ.” Every Monday and Wednesday we will … Continue reading

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Society of Tennessee Archivists Offers Scholarship to Attend 2016 Statewide Preservation Meeting

The Society of Tennessee Archivists (STA) will offer a single education scholarship to allow a student to attend its joint meeting with the Tennessee Association of Museums (TAM) and the Tennessee Preservation Trust (TPT) to be held in Nashville March … Continue reading

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Additional Experience Resources for Digital Materials

The Albert Gore Research Center has recently added to its digital and cyber preservation resources when archivist Jim Havron received word that he passed his exam for the Society of American Archivist’s Digital Archives Specialist (DAS) certificate. Not long ago … Continue reading

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