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Shawn San Roman
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Information professional specializing in archives and library management.
Information professional specializing in archives and library management.

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Where is the Edge?
Where is the Edge?  A).  Is it a philosophical question? B).  Is it a metaphysical question?  C).  Is is a question for your GPS? D).  All of the Above. The answer is: D). All of the Above. We relocated to Prescott, Arizona in November 2014 on about two wee...

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Security for a Night
On Saturday night (May 16, 2015) I had the pleasure of working as "security" for the Sharlot Hall Museum fundraiser, " An Evening at Sharlot's Place ." This event is the touted as one of the premier fundraising events in Northern Arizona. The evening consis...

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Backlog...More Problems, Less Progress
One of the hardest tasks information professionals face is handling backlogs. This can be archival holdings, digital content, administrative files, artifacts, art work, and much, much more. There are many approaches to tackling the backlog problem, and, at ...

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Security and Preparedness in the Age of Disruptions
In the Fall of 2004, I had the great fortune to work as a Graduate Marketing Intern for the University of Wisconsin Press . One of my duties was to create marketing materials for the new title, Business Confronts Terrorism: Risks and Responses by Dean C. Al...

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Email Retention Policies
The Hilary Clinton email "scandal" has captivated headlines for the past couple of weeks. As side from the political wranglings, email policies are important . Every organization has an obligation to ensure the integrity of  its email communications. Emails...

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Post on the internet outage yesterday in Arizona.

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Losing the Internet and disaster preparedness
If you live in northern Arizona, yesterday, February 25, 2015, we lost cell phone service and internet connectivity for much of the afternoon (approximately from 12:15 pm -5:45 pm for most people). Losing a key component of business operations can be very s...
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