I won’t say that 2016 and the start of 2017 has been good for discussion of access to public records in Georgia. I will say that it’s been interesting. These stories help me teach students about the importance of governmental records management and archives. Specifically the importance of these activities for an open and transparent government.

Here’s a listing of some of the “fun” stories that I’ve found. I'll update this post as I find new, exciting, and terrible occurrences of open government and the news.

Spring 2017

2016

Here's a new case study on outreach.

Here's a new case study focusing on the reference interview process.

http://casestudies.joshuakitchens.com/reference/2017/02/08/reference-001.html

Here's a great explanation of the history of the 8-track cartridge from Ars.

Forgotten audio formats: 8-track tapes

 

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