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Records Management Training Opportunities in August

Click here to register!  August is a great time to earn NARA’s Certificate of Records Management by enrolling in our Knowledge Area (KA) courses.  We offer a Certificate of Federal Records Management Training to individuals who successfully complete Knowledge Area … Continue reading

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NARA Review of Proposed CIA Records Schedule

Due to recent interest, we are sharing information on a proposed Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) records schedule. NARA released a press release this morning and we are sharing additional resources here. NARA is in the final stages of the records … Continue reading

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Records Management Training Opportunities in July

Summer  is a great time to earn NARA’s Certificate of Records Management by enrolling in our Knowledge Area (KA) courses.  We offer a Certificate of Federal Records Management Training to individuals who successfully complete Knowledge Area courses 2-6 and pass … Continue reading

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Agency Records Management Reports Posted

Yesterday, April 6th, NARA issued a press release about the 2016 records management reporting period. You can read the full press release here. Our office is posting the Senior Agency Official for Records Management (SAORM) Reports and Federal Email Management … Continue reading

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Release of Records Management Contract Language

We are pleased to announce that the Records Management Contract Language has been updated on our records management website. NARA has long-provided sample language to use in contracts. This update reflects changes in the way Government creates and manages records … Continue reading

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Records Management Priorities for 2017

Earlier this week, the Archivist of the United States sent a memorandum to Senior Agency Officials for Records Management (SAORM) and agency records officers. The memo reminds them of their federal records and information management responsibilities and specifically addresses three … Continue reading

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Selecting Appropriate Formats for Transfer

We frequently receive questions from agencies about what to do when they have records in formats not listed in our revised Transfer Guidance NARA Bulletin 2014-04. The revised guidance greatly expanded the number of formats acceptable for use when transferring … Continue reading

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