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 The revocation bulletin identifies four Bulletins that NARA determined contain outdated content and should be revoked.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
This post comes from our Records Management Training Team Our Records Management Training Program has published all of our current training materials on the NARA website in the Records Management Training Catalog (RMTC). All of these materials are free and more will be posted as they become available. The Records Management Instruction Support (ReMIS) team … Continue reading Records Management Instruction Support: Building Blocks for Your Training Development
Federal Integrated Business Framework Components (Source: https://ussm.gsa.gov/fibf/)
The National Archives and Records Administration has posted its new draft Strategic Plan and is inviting feedback from staff, public and government customers, stakeholders, and colleagues in the archival, historical, and records management communities. The draft plan reaffirms our current Mission, Vision, Values, Transformational Outcomes, and Strategic Goals (see Strategic Plan (FY 2018–FY 2022). The … Continue reading Opportunity for Comment: FY 2022-2026 Draft Strategic Plan
https://catalog.archives.gov/id/45022 When NARA released its revised Format Guidance for the Transfer of Permanent Electronic Records in 2014, we identified the file formats acceptable for use by Federal agencies when transferring permanent email messages to NARA. These formats include EML, MBOX, MSG, and PST. Notable for its omission is PDF. This might seem surprising since regardless … Continue reading Email in PDF – Pushing the (email) envelope.
The Atlantic hurricane season begins June 1st and runs through November 30th. The federal government expects another active Atlantic hurricane season in 2021, with forecasts predicting six to ten hurricanes forming. We are providing the following helpful information to help prepare Federal agencies and records personnel that may have to deal with the effects of … Continue reading Disaster Preparedness during the Atlantic Hurricane Season
We will be presenting at an upcoming Federal Acquisition Service Training (FAST) Series on the Federal Electronic Records Modernization Initiative (FERMI). GSA welcomes you to attend and hear about acquiring services and solutions for Electronic Records Management on April 22nd at 1:00 p.m. EST to discover best practices, tools and techniques to get the most … Continue reading Federal Acquisition Service Training (FAST) Monthly Conference Series – Electronic Records Management
We are pleased to announce the posting of the Use Cases for Electronic Records Management! We first shared drafts of the use cases on Records Express in April 2020. Thank you for all of your feedback. We created the use cases as part of our Federal Electronic Records Modernization Initiative (FERMI). Through FERMI, we have … Continue reading Release of Use Cases for Electronic Records Management