"FBI Seeks Libraries' Help in Document Theft Probe" & U.S. Law Enforcement and Use of Facebook
From the AP (via the Wall St. Journal)
After police charged two men, including a presidential historian, with stealing millions of dollars in documents from the Maryland Historical Society, the FBI is asking other libraries and historical societies if the men have accessed their special collections and valuable documents.
See Also: “Probe into stolen historical documents expands” (via Baltimore Sun)
See Also: “Presidential historian Barry Landau charged with stealing millions of dollars worth of documents” (via NY Daily News)
On Another Legal/Info Note: “US law enforcement agencies increasingly obtaining Facebook warrants” (via ZDNet)
Filed under: Archives and Special Collections, Libraries, News
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Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.