Tag Archives: Records Management

Managing Government Records Directive Workshop: 2.2 and 2.5 Requirements

The following was issued as AC 26.2013 this afternoon. You are invited to attend a free workshop on completing the Managing Government Records Directive (.pdf) requirements 2.2 (identifying records that are 30 years old and older) and 2.5 (identifying unscheduled records). This … Continue reading

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Draft GRS Available for Review

The GRS Team is pleased to announce the release of six new draft General Records Schedules for agency review. The schedules were released via RM Communication AC 22.2013: Agency Review of New Draft General Records Schedules on May 2. The … 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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Research Services Washington DC Accessioning Web Page

We are happy to announce a new on-line presence for the Washington DC area accessioning staff:  http://www.archives.gov/records-mgmt/accessioning/.  The accessioning staff has created this robust and informative resource as a hub for information about transferring permanent Federal records to NARA. Staff … Continue reading

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Progress! First SAO Meeting

Yesterday, we passed one of the first major milestones called for in the Managing Government Records Directive. David Ferriero, Archivist of the United States, convened the first meeting of Senior Agency Officials. This meeting brought together the agency-appointed Senior Agency … Continue reading

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Why Will the GRS Update Take 5 years?

This post comes from our General Records Schedule (GRS) Team. Many have asked why the GRS update will take five years to complete. When asked this question at the September 2012 RACO meeting our Chief Records Officer’s response was:   … Continue reading

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Federal Roundtable at ARMA Conference 2012

This weekend marks the start of ARMA International’s 57th Annual Conference and Expo in Chicago, IL. If you are heading to the Windy City, we hope you have a great meeting! We would like to call your attention to the US … Continue reading

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Records Management Directive Released!

Today, the Archivist of the United States and the Acting Director of the Office of Management and Budget, released a Records Management Directive to the heads of Executive Departments and Agencies and Agencies. This Directive carries out the requirements set … Continue reading

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Big Bucket Scheduling Workshop

We are planning a Big Bucket Scheduling  (see http://www.archives.gov/records-mgmt/faqs/flexible-scheduling.html for information about big bucket schedules) workshop that will be presented by records management staff of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) on August 21, 2012.  USPTO staff will … Continue reading

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New Proposal for the GRS

Update from the GRS Team The GRS Team recently completed the first draft of their proposal for revising and updating the GRS and is seeking input from Federal records managers.  The team will be holding online focus group sessions in … Continue reading

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