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Although it’s been called one of the biggest changes to United States copyright law in recent history, it’s being seen as less a complete overhaul than it is a closing of some troublesome loopholes in existing copyright law. These loopholes created burdensome paperwork for streaming…

Bracing for the possibility of a hard Brexit (the United Kingdom leaving both the EU and its single market), UK businesses who work with outside suppliers are taking efforts to manage risks related to Brexit uncertainty.   Such efforts include renegotiating vendor contracts, offering additional…

LAC Group’s content and archive services division (formerly known as PRO-TEK Vaults) recently attended the 2018 annual conference of the Association of Moving Image Archivists (AMIA), held from November 28th through December 1st in Portland, Oregon.  The AMIA Conference is the largest of its kind…

In 2016, citizens of the United Kingdom voted to withdraw from the European Union pursuant to Article 50 of the “Lisbon Treaty,” in what has become famous the world over as “Brexit.” The British government is working out a plan to implement the EU separation,…

As federal libraries continually search for ways to demonstrate their value, bibliometrics has emerged as a way to quantitatively assess the impact of federally funded and produced research. Bibliometrics is essentially the statistical analysis of written publications, such as books, reports and journal articles.

Many organizations including historical societies, museums and businesses are in possession of valuable, irreplaceable newsreel footage, training films, documentaries and other photographic archives often dating back a century or more. Aging film is highly fragile and if it's nitrate-based, it could even be hazardous due…

Are you a law firm leader or decision-maker tired of all the advice you've been reading and receiving since the 2008 economic downturn? Yet over the past decade, how much of that advice has been heeded and implemented in your firm? Probably not much, as…

Competitive intelligence research is a growing request from our clients in business and law. And, since you're here, we gather it's of interest to you, too. Read on as we share some 2018 trends and insights and compile some additional CI readings and information.

Without adequate disaster planning and preparation, all the effort, vision and goals of an archive can be destroyed. Fortunately, a wealth of disaster preplanning and response information, much of online, is available to guide archivists, librarians, content and records’ managers, risk management professionals and directors…