Archive for January, 2013

, Scanned documents helping to bring historical documents to the present

Scanned documents helping to bring historical documents to the present

Amherst College recently scanned all of Emily Dickinson's "fragments," the small pieces of paper the poet was known for writing on, to their digital archives. The collection is open for the public to see for themselves, and perhaps make their own decisions regarding what Dickinson was saying.

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, Tax form errors can force some businesses to resend forms

Tax form errors can force some businesses to resend forms

As mentioned last week, there are a number of tax form errors, both accidental or not, that can add up for a filer, encouraging anyone filing a form to make sure all information is correct. But for businesses sending out forms, the Iowa Department of Administrative Services found that...

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, Communications company announces four major trends for law firms in 2013

Communications company announces four major trends for law firms in 2013

Nuance Communications, a voice recognition software company, released a report this week detailing what trends law firms may see in 2013. In an industry focused on both security as well as large volumes of documents, there are a number of new innovations that can help legal offices become more...

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, A paperless legal system?

A paperless legal system?

Between contracts and briefs, lawyers and other members of the legal sector are constantly dealing with tremendous amounts of paper. But the Philippines Supreme Court has issued the Efficient Paper Rule last year, for all "courts and quasi-judicial bodies" to begin the transition in a paperless court.

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, Public schools begin to transition to bookless libraries

Public schools begin to transition to bookless libraries

More public libraries are becoming "bookless," instead relying on digital documents and books.

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, Electronic records allow accessibility to past trends

Electronic records allow accessibility to past trends

A recent New York Times article points out a specific advantage electronic records have that may encourage other industries to use this type of document management.

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, Key Facts About IRS Form 1099

Key Facts About IRS Form 1099

With tax season upon us and the unemployment rate decreasing, both employers and employees may be stressing to file their W-2 forms or 1099 for 2012.

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, Study: EMR use doubled since 2005

Study: EMR use doubled since 2005

In 2015, healthcare providers with paper-only records will see financial penalties, depending on how many use EMRs in the next two years.

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, First bookless library to open in Texas

First bookless library to open in Texas

A paperless public library will open at the end of this year after the success of a paperless academic library.

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, Fujitsu scanner and PaperTab just two technologies that will make going paperless even easier

Fujitsu scanner and PaperTab just two technologies that will make going paperless even easier

With new document scanning and other technology, offices may soon find going all electronic to be easier than ever before.

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