Announcing the 2024 End of Term Web Archive Initiative

The 2024 End of Term Web Archive initiative has officially begun. The End of Term Web Archive is a collaborative effort which takes place every four years to preserve a record of U.S. government websites for historical and research purposes. The 2024 End of Term Web Archive partners include the Internet Archive, University of North … Continue reading Announcing the 2024 End of Term Web Archive Initiative

GSA / NARA Webinar for SIN 518210DC Contractors 

On May 23, 2024, GSA hosted a webinar on the new Subgroup under SIN 518210DC: NARA-Compliant Digitization Services for Federal Records. We presented an overview of the digitization regulations and GSA shared how to add this new subgroup to vendor contracts. We also had a Q&A segment to address attendee questions.  We recommend vendors who … Continue reading GSA / NARA Webinar for SIN 518210DC Contractors 

Records Management Updates to GSA’s Multiple Awards Schedule 

We have two exciting updates to share about GSA’s Multiple Awards Schedule (MAS). The MAS is a vehicle for agencies to procure services and solutions to manage their records.  The first update is the Special Item Number for Electronic Records Management (SIN 518210ERM). It has been updated to align with Version 3 of the Universal … Continue reading Records Management Updates to GSA’s Multiple Awards Schedule 

Release of Service Measures for Electronic Records Management

We are pleased to announce the posting of the Service Measures for Electronic Records Management!  We first shared drafts of the service measures on Records Express in March 2022. Thank you for all of your feedback.  We created the Service Measures as part of our Federal Electronic Records Modernization Initiative (FERMI). Through FERMI, we have … Continue reading Release of Service Measures for Electronic Records Management

Release of Universal Electronic Records Management Requirements, Version 3

We are pleased to announce the release of Version 3 of the Universal Electronic Records Management (ERM) Requirements as part of our Federal Electronic Records Modernization Initiative (FERMI). Through this initiative, we have been working to improve the way agencies acquire ERM services and solutions. We first released the Universal ERM Requirements in August 2017. … Continue reading Release of Universal Electronic Records Management Requirements, Version 3

Reminder: Comment on Universal Electronic Records Management Requirements by December 30, 2022

As we announced in a previous post, we are requesting comments on the Universal Electronic Records Management Requirements as part of our Federal Electronic Records Modernization Initiative (FERMI). Please share widely so we can receive comments from a variety of stakeholders. We would like to receive all comments by Friday, December 30, 2022. If you … Continue reading Reminder: Comment on Universal Electronic Records Management Requirements by December 30, 2022

Request for Feedback on the Universal Electronic Records Management Requirements

We first released the Universal Electronic Records Management Requirements in August 2017. We released Version 2 in April 2020. These requirements marked the first major milestone in the Federal Electronic Records Modernization Initiative (FERMI). These requirements identify high level business needs for managing electronic records and come from existing NARA regulations, policy, and guidance.  We … Continue reading Request for Feedback on the Universal Electronic Records Management Requirements

Opportunity for Comment: Draft Services Measures for Electronic Records Management

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

Federal Acquisition Service Training (FAST) Monthly Conference Series – Electronic Records Management

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