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Opportunity for Comment: Draft SAORM Bulletin

We are requesting comments on a draft Bulletin entitled “Guidance on Senior Agency Officials for Records Management.” The draft is available here (.pdf) We anticipate releasing this Bulletin by the end of the fiscal year. It was developed to consolidate … Continue reading

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Universal Electronic Records Management Requirements

We are pleased to announce the release of the Universal Electronic Records Management 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. … Continue reading

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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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April BRIDG Meeting Recap

Tuesday’s Bimonthly Records and Information Discussion Group (BRIDG) meeting was attended in-person and online by about 200 records management professionals. Attendees commented that this meeting was very educational. We had a full schedule of informative speakers. Cindy Smolovik, Supervisor, Records … 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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