Our office has recently issued two NARA Bulletins to all federal agencies. The bulletins are: 2022-01: Revoked NARA Bulletins 2022-02: Resubmission of Capstone Forms Bulletin 2022-01 revokes four previously issued NARA Bulletins. During our periodic review of NARA Bulletins, we determined these Bulletins contained outdated content and should be revoked. The four Bulletins being revoked … Continue reading New NARA Bulletins Released
We are Hiring!
Our office has posted a vacancy announcement for a Supervisory IT Specialist for our Oversight and Reporting Systems Analysis Team (ACOS). This announcement will be open until Monday, April 25, 2022. The incumbent is responsible for supervising, managing, and planning a wide range of information system analysis projects including the evaluation and audit of Federal … Continue reading We are Hiring!
We Are Hiring!
Our office has posted a vacancy announcement for four positions in our appraisal program. The positions will be open until Monday, January 31, 2022. Archives Specialist Agency: National Archives and Records Administration Salary: $89,834.00 to $138,868.00 /PA Series and Grade: GS-1421-12/13 Open Period: Friday January 21, 2022 to Monday, January 31, 2022 Position Information: Permanent … Continue reading We Are Hiring!
Opportunity for Comment: Draft Bulletins – Revoked NARA Bulletins and Resubmission of Capstone Forms
We are requesting comments on two draft NARA Bulletins, Revoked NARA Bulletins and Resubmission of Capstone Forms. The revocation bulletin identifies four Bulletins that NARA determined contain outdated content and should be revoked. The four bulletins to be revoked are: 2008-07: Endorsement of DoD Electronic Records Management Software Applications Design Criteria Standard, version 32009-03: Pre-accessioning … Continue reading Opportunity for Comment: Draft Bulletins – Revoked NARA Bulletins and Resubmission of Capstone Forms
Retirement of Archivist David S. Ferriero
Archivist of the United States David Ferriero has announced that he will be retiring in mid-April 2022. The Office of the Chief Records Officer would like to thank David for his leadership and wish him the very best in his retirement. For more, please read his post over on the AOTUS blog.
Records Management Instruction Support: Building Blocks for Your Training Development
This post comes from our Records Management Training Team Our Records Management Training Program has published all of our current training materials on the NARA website in the Records Management Training Catalog (RMTC). All of these materials are free and more will be posted as they become available. The Records Management Instruction Support (ReMIS) team … Continue reading Records Management Instruction Support: Building Blocks for Your Training Development
Opportunity for Comment: FY 2022-2026 Draft Strategic Plan
The National Archives and Records Administration has posted its new draft Strategic Plan and is inviting feedback from staff, public and government customers, stakeholders, and colleagues in the archival, historical, and records management communities. The draft plan reaffirms our current Mission, Vision, Values, Transformational Outcomes, and Strategic Goals (see Strategic Plan (FY 2018–FY 2022). The … Continue reading Opportunity for Comment: FY 2022-2026 Draft Strategic Plan
Email in PDF – Pushing the (email) envelope.
https://catalog.archives.gov/id/45022 When NARA released its revised Format Guidance for the Transfer of Permanent Electronic Records in 2014, we identified the file formats acceptable for use by Federal agencies when transferring permanent email messages to NARA. These formats include EML, MBOX, MSG, and PST. Notable for its omission is PDF. This might seem surprising since regardless … Continue reading Email in PDF – Pushing the (email) envelope.
Records Management and FOIA: So Happy Together
Today on Records Express, guest author Alina M. Semo, Director of the Office of Government Information Services (OGIS), the Federal Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Ombudsman’s office, discusses the vital role records management teams play in agencies’ responses to FOIA requests. You can read more about OGIS’s work at The FOIA Ombudsman and on their … Continue reading Records Management and FOIA: So Happy Together
Proposed Digitization Regulation for Permanent Records
This post comes from Michael Horsley and Kevin De Vorsey As a reminder, we are calling attention to the proposed digitization regulations for permanent records which were posted on the Federal Register for public review and comment. Comments are due on or before February 1, 2021. To make a comment, please follow the instructions in … Continue reading Proposed Digitization Regulation for Permanent Records