Archive for May, 2010
Don’t miss out on our upcoming e-forums and other regional seminars this summer in Philadelphia, Chicago, Denver and Kansas City.
For our Toolkit for Managing Electronic Records spotlight this month, we are going to focus on the 2008 Continuing Study of Federal Agency Recordkeeping Technologies. <.pdf link here> This study looked at how 4 specific Federal agencies were handling electronic records and e‐mail messages. Sections 4.0 and 5.0 of the report document the responses that [...]
I learned recently while reading the 2009 RM Self-assessment that not only is RM Training is an essential ingredient to an effective agency records management program, but that it was rooted in the CFR. The requirement is for agencies to “provide guidance and training to all agency personnel on their records management responsibilities”. So, what [...]
Laurence Brewer is now on-stage and opening the festivities at this year’s RACO. We’ll be updating this post throughout day as different sessions get started. Follow along here, where we have posted the program. Also on Twitter. Enjoy! 9:45 Update: The Archivist has finished his speech and fielded questions from the audience. One question about [...]
Just a reminder that tomorrow is our big day, the Records Administration Conference! We’ve worked hard to put together a great program that includes a keynote presentation by Cass Sunstein, the administrator of OIRA and remarks from the Archivist David Ferriero. Additional sessions will be Jason Baron on the Future of e-Mail Preservation, a panel [...]
News from the Field: “Practicing what we preach” Compliant electronic recordkeeping in the NARA Rocky Mountain Region
This week News from the Field welcomes guest blogger, Mark Ferguson, CRM/CBCP who is the Director of the Records Management Division, Rocky Mountain Region in Denver, CO. NARA has been using a Records Management Application (RMA) product in selected offices for several years now, including the Rocky Mountain Region in Denver, Colorado. The Regional Archives, [...]
The process to schedule the records of the 2010 census has reached an initial milestone. The Census Bureau has submitted a schedule providing for disposition of 2010 decennial census records for NARA approval. NARA’s initial review indicates that the proposed schedule meets the concerns of genealogists and other users of decennial census records for research [...]
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