Category Archives: General

Status of October BRIDG Meeting and Scheduled Training Classes

As a result of the recent Federal Government shutdown, we are canceling the October 23, Agency Services Bimonthly Records and Information Discussion Group (BRIDG) event due to the insufficient advance time needed to plan and prepare for this meeting.  The … Continue reading

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Update from Federal Records Center program

The following is from our Federal Records Center program. FRC 02.2013 September 27, 2013 Information on Federal Records Centers operations in the event of a Federal Government shutdown FRC MEMORANDUM TO FEDERAL AGENCY CONTACTS: Information on Federal Records Centers operations … Continue reading

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Update on CapstoneTraining Sessions

We are canceling the October 1, 2013 training session on the Capstone Bulletin, scheduled to be held in McGowan Theater.  We apologize for any inconvenience. The following sessions are still open for registration, and we encourage those who reserved a spot for the October … Continue reading

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Bulletin 2013-03 Released

We are pleased to announce the release of NARA Bulletin 2013-03, which discusses guidance for agency officials on the management of Federal Records. This Bulletin is being issued to reaffirm that agencies and agency employees must manage Federal records appropriately and … Continue reading

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Release of 2012 Records Management Self-Assessment

Today we released the 2012 Records Management Self-Assessment (.pdf) which presents the results of the annual records management self-assessment (RMSA) taken by Federal agencies. The goal of RMSA is to determine whether Federal agencies are compliant with statutory and regulatory … Continue reading

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Opportunity for Comment: NARA Bulletin on Managing Social Media Records

We are requesting comments on a draft of an upcoming NARA Bulletin on Managing Social Media Records. This draft Bulletin will supersede NARA Bulletin 2011-02: Guidance on Managing Records in Web 2.0/Social Media Platforms and provides high-level requirements and best … Continue reading

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Additional Series of KA Classes Added to Calendar

Our National Records Management Training Program  has opened an additional series of records management Knowledge Area classes in College Park, MD in July. By popular demand, and in support of the training requirements in the Managing Government Records Directive, we … Continue reading

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FY 2013 Backlog Schedule Project

Beginning on April 1, our Appraisal Teams will begin this fiscal year’s backlog records schedule reduction project. Backlog schedules are defined as those that are at least two years old and as of October 1, 2012, have an FY 2010 … Continue reading

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Online Briefings now on YouTube

One of the most frequent comments we receive when we mention our online briefings, such as the one held a couple of weeks ago on the forthcoming revisions to our transfer guidance, is can I access the material later? Today, … Continue reading

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Transfer Guidance Webinar

Next week, we will host a webinar about NARA transfer guidance and the effort underway to revise this guidance. This session is an encore of the session offered on February 13 and will be held on Thursday, February 28 at … Continue reading

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