Monthly Archives: April 2010

RACO 2010 Program Schedule Now Available!

Today’s post comes to us from Laurence Brewer, Director of the Life Cycle Management Division in the Modern Records Program. It’s been a long time comin’, but the program schedule is now up on our RACO 2010 web site. It’s … Continue reading

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Tool Spotlight: Cloud Computing FAQ

One of the things that we intend to do on the blog is to highlight something from our Toolkit for Managing Electronic Records each month. By doing this, we hope we call to your attention some new piece of NARA … Continue reading

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News from the Field: Spotlight “E-FORUMS”

Today’s post comes to us from Matthew Eidson, Supervisory Archives Specialist in the National Archives Permanent Records Capture Section. Southwest Region packs the house; Pacific Alaska schedules an encore show; Headlines read “E-Forums declared a success”.  Regional Records Managers across … Continue reading

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Opportunity for Federal Agencies to Discuss Web 2.0 Records

We will be hosting a Federal Web 2.0 “Jam Session” for  Federal Agency records management and web management staff to discuss Federal uses of Web 2.0 technology. The Jam Session will include a discussion among participants of current uses of … Continue reading

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2009 RM Self-Assessment Report Released!

Today’s post comes to us from Laurence Brewer, Director of the Life Cycle Management Division in the Modern Records Program. Today we released our findings from the 2009 Records Management Self-Assessment.  Check it out here. In September 2009, we required … Continue reading

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Congratulations LC! And ‘tweets’ can be Federal records too

Congratulations to our colleagues at the Library of Congress on their recent announcement of their acquisition of the complete archive of Twitter.  This certainly represents a unique and compelling addition to their collection, and we very much share in their … Continue reading

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RACO 2010 Update

We have all been working hard on putting together a great RACO program for this year’s event on May 12. We’ve already announced our keynote speaker will be Cass R. Sunstein, Administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs … Continue reading

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Participate in our Archives.gov Web Redesign!

We are redesigning Archives.gov to make it easier and quicker for you to find the information you need as part of NARA’s Flagship Open Government Initiative.  We want your opinions to help us to design a website that you find … Continue reading

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Archivist testifies about Open Government and Records Management

The Archivist of the United States, David S. Ferriero, testified on March 23, 2010, before the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs: Subcommittee on Federal Financial Management, Government Information, Federal Services, and International Security. During a hearing entitled, … Continue reading

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News from the Field

Today’s post comes to us from Matthew Eidson, Supervisory Archives Specialist in the National Archives Permanent Records Capture Section. Let the drums roll and tape ticker . . . it’s my pleasure to introduce to you a new segment on … Continue reading

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