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Archive for June, 2010

Tool Spotlight: Michigan Electronic Mail Retention Guidelines

This month, our Toolkit for Managing Electronic Records spotlight highlights a .PDF from the State of Michigan Records Management Services that serves as a quick visual aid to determine simple email retention guidelines <.pdf link>. It also provides users with some easily understood examples to determine the record status of email messages. The Toolkit was […]

A Report Back on the “Federal Electronic Records Management: A Status Report” Hearing

As we noted last week, on Thursday, June 17th, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee’s Subcommittee on Information Policy, Census, and the National Archives held at hearing entitled, “Federal Electronic Records Management: A Status Report.”   If you are interested in the issues surrounding Federal electronic records management, including issues involving NARA’s Government-wide authority in records […]

Federal Electronic Records Management Hearing

The Information Policy, Census, and National Archives Subcommittee of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee is holding a hearing tomorrow at 2:00 p.m. This hearing, entitled “Federal Electronic Records Management: A Status Report”  will examine the current state of electronic records management in Federal agencies. The Archivist of the United States David Ferriero; NARA’s […]

Electronic Records Summary Report Released

At yesterday’s Bimonthly Records and Information Discussion Group (BRIDG) meeting with Federal agencies, I announced the release of NARA’s Electronic Records Project Summary Report, FY 2005 – FY 2009. It is now available on our web site at The Electronic Records Project was set in motion by NARA Bulletin 2006-02, NARA Guidance for Implementing […]

GAO Survey

I want to highlight a particular GAO activity and resolve some confusion that might be out there among our Federal stakeholders. The Government Accountability Office (GAO) is currently conducting a survey of Federal records managers to assess our effectiveness in (1) overseeing records management, including our ability to preserve permanent records and our capacity to […]

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