Monthly Archives: November 2011

Presidential Memorandum on Records Management

This morning, President Barack Obama signed a Presidential Memorandum on Managing Government Records.┬áThis memorandum marks the start of an executive branch-wide effort to reform records management policies and practices. A statement by Archivist David Ferriero has also been posted on … Continue reading

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Poll of Agencies’ Use of Web Conferencing

The Office of the Chief Records Officer at the National Archives is conducting research of our customer agencies’ use of web conferencing services, social media sites, and video streaming websites. We will use this data to assist us in procuring … Continue reading

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Patent and Trademark Office Schedule Project Completed

Earlier this week, the records management staff from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) met with the Archivist of the United States to celebrate the completion of an 8 year scheduling project that completely revised and updated the records … Continue reading

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