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WHAT'S THE BUZZ

What's the Buzz

As the first state government archives in the United States to make the e-mails of a previous administration freely available to the public online, we hope our project will generate some buzz about electronic records, archiving in the digital world, open government, and all that jazz.

Looking to join the conversation? Check below to see what's been making our ears burn recently, and then add your voice to the fray! #kaineemail

To get a taste of the collection content, be sure to check out the Library's series of Kaine email posts at the Out of the Box blog.

Daily Press
Bacon's Rebellion
Tim Kaine Versus the Mole People
...Some day, someone will write a book about the Silver Line project and the extraordinary political maneuvering it took to make it happen. When he (or she) does, they'll find a treasure trove of source material in the Library of Virginia...
Daily Press
Daily Press
Kaine emails detail 2006 plan to avoid budget shutdown
When the General Assembly last locked itself into a budget impasse, coming within days of missing its July 1 budget deadline, then Gov. Tim Kaine worked quietly to line up emergency loans and order emergency spending to keep all the key functions of state government running, email records in the Library of Virginia show...
Style Weekly
Style Weekly
Kaine's Terabyte of E-Mail Data Reveals Little Dirt and Office Politics
The Library of Virginia long has collected the records left behind by governors. Its first batch, from Patrick Henry, came on parchment. Gov. Tim Kaine, in office from 2002-2006, left behind a terabyte — including 229 email inboxes containing 1.3 million emails. Want a peek? The library recently released 66,000 of the emails online...
Library of Virginia
Library of Virginia
Library of Virginia Makes E-mails from Governor Timothy M. Kaine Available Online
Every four years in Virginia, the outgoing governor prepares for the next phase of his life and career, while the governor-elect creates a team and legislative agenda to launch the beginning of a new term. Every four years in Virginia, the Library of Virginia receives the official records of the outgoing administration and works with the new administration to plan record keeping for the next four years...
Sun Gazette
Sun Gazette
Checking in with ... Tim Kaine's E-mails!
The Library of Virginia yesterday announced that it had put online all the e-mails and other electronic communications from Tim Kaine's governorship, for viewing by the public...
Sun Gazette
WTOP
State library releases Kaine administration emails
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- The Library of Virginia has released more than 66,000 emails from former Gov. Tim Kaine and his some of his top aides...