Many agency staff are returning to offices again as government buildings open without limits on days and hours of operation. As staff return, they may discover records damaged by water, mold, insects, vermin, or other problems. We would like to remind the federal records management community of the resources we have available to help you … Continue reading Reminder of NARA Resources for Damaged Records
Our office recently conducted an assessment report of the Chief Data Officer (CDO) role’s relationship to records management. This report has now been posted on our website. We conducted this assessment because we were interested in the relationship and linkages between agency CDO programs and records management as the new CDO role and responsibilities are … Continue reading CDO Coordination with RM Report Released
Our office has recently issued two NARA Bulletins to all federal agencies. The bulletins are: 2022-01: Revoked NARA Bulletins 2022-02: Resubmission of Capstone Forms Bulletin 2022-01 revokes four previously issued NARA Bulletins. During our periodic review of NARA Bulletins, we determined these Bulletins contained outdated content and should be revoked. The four Bulletins being revoked … Continue reading New NARA Bulletins Released
Our office has posted a vacancy announcement for a Supervisory IT Specialist for our Oversight and Reporting Systems Analysis Team (ACOS). This announcement will be open until Monday, April 25, 2022. The incumbent is responsible for supervising, managing, and planning a wide range of information system analysis projects including the evaluation and audit of Federal … Continue reading We are Hiring!
As we noted in AC 23.2022, the next Bimonthly Records and Information Discussion Group (BRIDG) meeting will be held on Thursday, March 31, starting at 1:30 PM Eastern time. This meeting will include a special conversation between the Archivist of the United States, David Ferriero and Chief Records Officer for the U.S. Government Laurence Brewer. … Continue reading BRIDG Updates
We have posted our draft Federal Integrated Business Framework (FIBF) Service Measures on regulations.gov for public comment. These draft service measures are a part of our Federal Electronic Records Modernization Initiative (FERMI). NARA serves as the Electronic Records Management (ERM) standards lead on the Business Standards Council (BSC). These draft service measures are the last … Continue reading Opportunity for Comment: Draft Services Measures for Electronic Records Management
Our office has posted a vacancy announcement for four positions in our appraisal program. The positions will be open until Monday, January 31, 2022. Archives Specialist Agency: National Archives and Records Administration Salary: $89,834.00 to $138,868.00 /PA Series and Grade: GS-1421-12/13 Open Period: Friday January 21, 2022 to Monday, January 31, 2022 Position Information: Permanent … Continue reading We Are Hiring!
We are requesting comments on two draft NARA Bulletins, Revoked NARA Bulletins and Resubmission of Capstone Forms. The revocation bulletin identifies four Bulletins that NARA determined contain outdated content and should be revoked. The four bulletins to be revoked are: 2008-07: Endorsement of DoD Electronic Records Management Software Applications Design Criteria Standard, version 32009-03: Pre-accessioning … Continue reading Opportunity for Comment: Draft Bulletins – Revoked NARA Bulletins and Resubmission of Capstone Forms
Archivist of the United States David Ferriero has announced that he will be retiring in mid-April 2022. The Office of the Chief Records Officer would like to thank David for his leadership and wish him the very best in his retirement. For more, please read his post over on the AOTUS blog.
Ferrite core plane assembly. Photograph taken October 14, 1959. Bubble Chamber-823. National Archives Identifier 22123102 Last week, we announced that our office has developed a version of the General Records Schedules in a comma separated values (CSV) format. We hope this will aid agencies in automating records disposition. The CSV format is software agnostic and … Continue reading Machine-readable GRS Issued