January 16, 2021

Alaska: State Breaks Ground on State Library Archives Museum (Project SLAM)

From The Juneau Empire: The new SLAM building will double the museum exhibition space and triple the collection storage of the state’s current facility, Hanley said — all while using no more energy, he said. Hanley said the new facility is “a huge building that can operate at the same operating costs as we have […]

New State Info Databases From Alaska, Maryland, and Nevada

1. Students at the University of Alaska Release University Employee Salary Database (via ZDNet) Direct to Database 2. Maryland Creates Online Database of Business Incentives (via Washington Post) Direct to Database 3. Brighter Light Focuses on Campaign Spending and Transparency in Nevada with Launch of Aurora Searchable Database Direct to Database

Documents in the News: Search 24,199 Pages of E-Mail Messages From Gov. Sarah Palin Admin. Rolling Out

The archived email messages were released earlier today and are now beginning to roll out into searchable databases and/or PDF files. Scanned pages are being added to databases as they become available. Many news organization are asking the public for assistance in reviewing all of the pages. Yet another example of  crowdsourcing government records. 1. […]