Vacancy Announcement

Our office has posted a vacancy announcement for GS-13 positions on one of our oversight teams. The position is located in our College Park, MD office. There is an announcement for both internal government candidates and for candidates from the general public. This announcement opens today, Friday May 3, and will close on Wednesday, May … Continue reading Vacancy Announcement

Transitioning to a Fully Digital Government

A US Army specialist 4 examines a computer printout.  National Archives Identifier: 6386418 This blog post is the first in a series focusing on specific areas agencies should consider in their transition to fully digital government. Introduction to Fully Digital Government OMB and NARA issued guidance that directed federal agencies to transition to electronic records. … Continue reading Transitioning to a Fully Digital Government

Webinar on FAQ about Non-Compliant Permanent Digitized Records January 10, 2024 Webinar on Non-Compliant Digitization FAQ In May 2023, NARA issued regulations with digitization standards for permanent paper and photographic print records.  These digitization standards provide detailed information on how to create digitized permanent records that can be preserved as part of the U.S. National Archives.  While NARA issued the standards in … Continue reading Webinar on FAQ about Non-Compliant Permanent Digitized Records

ERA 2.0 Update

On September 18, NARA’s Electronic Records Archives system (ERA 2.0) became available for agency records scheduling. ERA 2.0 now has full functionality for scheduling and the majority of all previous ERA data has been migrated into the system.  A significant update to the system occurred last week which contained several fixes, including the ability to … Continue reading ERA 2.0 Update

ReMis Update

Our Records Management Training Program has been busy working on Records Management Instruction Support (ReMIS) projects. ReMIS has provided records management instructional design and development assistance to 21 federal agencies in FY 2023 so far.   Please visit the NARA ReMIS website for a full list of services that ReMIS offers to support your Records Management … Continue reading ReMis Update

Hurricane Hilary Heading Toward Southern California

Hurricane Hilary has rapidly intensified into a Category 4 storm and is headed toward Southern California and the Southwestern United States. Hilary is expected to produce rainfall amounts of 3 to 6 inches, with isolated maximum amounts up to 10 inches, across portions of the Baja California Peninsula through Sunday night. Flash flooding, locally significant, … Continue reading Hurricane Hilary Heading Toward Southern California

Recent Updates From our Office

We would like to call your attention to three recent releases from our office. First, the GRS team has recently produced an updated version of the machine-implementable GRS file. This update adds a new field containing the full disposition instruction in text form. We produce this version of the GRS as a resource for agencies. … Continue reading Recent Updates From our Office

Open for Comment: Draft NARA Bulletin on Collaboration Platforms

We are requesting comments on a draft NARA Bulletin: Managing Records Created on Collaboration Platforms. Please send comments or questions to by July 31, 2023. This bulletin addresses the management of federal records created when agencies use collaboration platforms. We are issuing this bulletin to address agencies’ increased use of collaboration platforms to accomplish … Continue reading Open for Comment: Draft NARA Bulletin on Collaboration Platforms