Webinar on May 30

Last month, the Archivist wrote on his blog about the changes we have implemented to our public comment process for pending records schedules. These changes have streamlined the public comment process by eliminating the need to request copies of proposed schedules based only on a short notice in the Federal Register. On Thursday, May 30, … Continue reading Webinar on May 30

Weather Contingency for February 13 Capstone Webinar

As you are probably aware, the Washington, D.C. area is expecting a significant winter storm event Wednesday the 12th into Thursday the 13th. While we hope we are able to move forward with the Capstone technical webinar scheduled for Thursday  as part of the Electronic Records Management Automation agency presentation series, we will follow these … Continue reading Weather Contingency for February 13 Capstone Webinar

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 11:00 AM Eastern. As the nation’s records manager, The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) … Continue reading Transfer Guidance Webinar

Webinar Next Week!

On Wednesday, January 16, 2013, NARA will be hosting a free hour long presentation and discussion about the Presidential Records Management Directive. Preston Huff, Head of the Project Management Office (PMO) in the Office of the Chief Records Officer, will provide a high level overview of the goals set forth in the Managing Government Records … Continue reading Webinar Next Week!

Webinar This Wednesday!

This Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at 3:30 pm EDT we will be hosting a free, hour-long encore presentation and discussion about the recently issued Request for Disposition Authority Quality Control Checklist. There are a limited number of seats available for this presentation. Recall that back in October, we wrote about the “backlog schedule” project. During … Continue reading Webinar This Wednesday!

Update on the Federal Electronic Records Modernization Initiative (FERMI)

Here is the latest on the Federal Electronic Records Modernization Initiative (FERMI), our effort to make it easier for Federal agencies to obtain electronic records management (ERM) services and solutions. Since last August when we hosted an Industry Day with GSA, we have been working on a number of FERMI-related projects. We are continuing to … Continue reading Update on the Federal Electronic Records Modernization Initiative (FERMI)

GSA Posting Updates to Schedule 36

We have  been working with administrators from GSA to insert new language on Electronic Records Management (ERM) into Schedule 36, which deals with records management services. As a result, we have updated the existing SIN (51 504) and created a new Special Item Number (SIN 51 600) – one solely for the description of physical … Continue reading GSA Posting Updates to Schedule 36

Agency Action needed for 2017 Annual Move

The 2017 Annual Move is well underway and for the 165 agencies who have records eligible to move, the deadline to submit transfers is rapidly approaching.  On October 1st, 8,473 transfer requests were loaded into ERA representing 87,142 cubic feet of permanent records eligible for accessioning. Now, we need your action. All transfer requests must … Continue reading Agency Action needed for 2017 Annual Move

Capstone Informational Session

We will be holding an information session for Federal agency records managers and other agency stakeholders on Capstone: A New Approach to Managing Email Records, on February 4, 2014. This session will include two sections: Section 1: A presentation on our own implementation of the Capstone approach, led by NARA’s Records Officer, Susan J. Sullivan, … Continue reading Capstone Informational Session

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, we are pleased to announce that we have launched a page on YouTube where we … Continue reading Online Briefings now on YouTube