Library and Archives Canada restricts access for music encyclopedia workers

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<p>Researchers working for the Encyclopedia of Music in Canada (EMC) have had their open access to Library and Archives Canada in Ottawa revoked due to security concerns.</p> <p>Those working for EMC have had an office in the library's building in downtown Ottawa since the encyclopedia project began 30 years ago.</p> <p>EMC editor in chief James Marsh told the newspaper that his staff are not a security risk: "I told [the archives] … I'll gladly submit my people to the RCMP."</p> <p>Marsh says things were going well until archives head, historian Ian Wilson, was replaced three weeks ago by Daniel Caron, a civil servant.</p> <p>More from the <a href="http://www.cbc.ca/arts/books/story/2009/05/16/archives-access-music.html">CBC</a> and the <a href="http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/LAC.20090516.ALIBRARY16ART1215/TPStory/">Globe and Mai<l/a>.</p>
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