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Monthly Archives: June, 2012

A million here a billion there – another view

Image and Data Magazine (May-June 2012)[1] reports Gartner research identifying that “the most difficult aspect of email management is establishing and enforcing email retention policies…”  The research discusses PST (what’s PST?  Our friends at Wikipedia[2] describe PST Personal Storage Table “an open, proprietary file format used to store messages, calendar events, and other items within […]

Unearth the stories of people from our past through their properties

Amongst our most popular records at Public Record Office Victoria are land files, particularly the correspondence relating to an individual’s application to lease and the purchase of land from the Crown.    The correspondence between private individuals and land authorities give us a great opportunity to hear the stories and achievements of people who may […]

Uncovering local history – Victorian Community History Awards

History lovers will be recognised for their ability to uncover tales within their local community by applying for the Victorian Community History Awards. The annual Awards, run by Public Record Office Victoria and presented by the Royal Historical Society of Victoria recognise excellence in historical research with the aim of reaching and enriching Victorians through […]

Social Media Research Survey

PROV has been asked to assist in publicising the following research project. We feel this research would be valuable and would encourage all records manager to participate Did you know over 470 Twitter accounts have been created by government departments across Australia?*   Social media is here to stay and records managers need to get […]

Cloud Computing Comments Deadline Extended

There has been a fantastic response so far on the Cloud Computing Issues Paper!  We have received a number of requests for an extension of the commenting period, and are extending it to 12 June 2012. So if you have not yet sent in a response but would like to there is still time!  Click […]

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