Tag Archives: Toolkit for MER

Discussion Guide on Establishing Trustworthy Digital Repositories

Our Interagency Science Working Group has just released a publication titled, Establishing Trustworthy Digital Repositories:  A Discussion Guide Based on the ISO Open Archival Information System (OAIS) Standard Reference Model. This guide, developed in collaboration with a team of archivists, … Continue reading

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Tool Spotlight: Records Control Schedule Repository

Have you ever had a question about the process for scheduling Federal records for disposition? The first step in the process is to complete an SF-115, Request for Records Disposition Authority and submit it to us for approval. After they … Continue reading

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Toolkit Spotlight – New York Preliminary Guidance on Social Media

This month, our Toolkit for Managing Electronic Records spotlight returns to illustrate how the Toolkit incorporates materials from anywhere. While we released our Web 2.0 Bulletin to heads of Federal agencies in October, (see: Guidance on Managing Records in Web … Continue reading

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Tool Spotlight: Cloud Computing Bulletin

This month, our Toolkit for Managing Electronic Records spotlight returns to highlight our most recent bulletin, Guidance on Managing Records in Cloud Computing Environments. A few posts back, we talked about this Bulletin on the blog. We designed the Toolkit … Continue reading

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Tool Spotlight: Multi-Agency Environments Bulletin

This month, our Toolkit for Managing Electronic Records spotlight falls on a Bulletin that we released last year, Guidance Concerning Managing Records in Multi-Agency Environments. This Bulletin provides guidance when Federal agencies collaborate and the responsibilities for record-keeping are unclear.  … Continue reading

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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 . It also provides users with some … Continue reading

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Toolkit Spotlight: Continuing Study of Federal Agency Recordkeeping Technologies (2008)

For our Toolkit for Managing Electronic Records spotlight this month, we are going to focus on the 2008 Continuing Study of Federal Agency Recordkeeping Technologies. <.pdf link here> This study looked at how 4 specific Federal agencies were handling electronic … 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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Welcome Back!

As you can see, we’ve redesigned the RACO 2009 blog a bit.  Now, under the name of Records Express, we will use this blog to discuss all things related to Federal records management and the National Archives and Records Administration.  … Continue reading

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