Tag Archives: electronic records management

Automated Electronic Records Management Plan Portal

We have launched a new portal to share information about our ongoing work on the Automated Electronic Records Management Plan. The portal displays a table corresponding to the three parts of the framework in the plan: governance, procurement, and technology. … Continue reading

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Review and Comment on Draft Report on Open Source Tools for Records Management

We are requesting comments on a draft of an upcoming report on open source tools for records management. This report was produced in response to item A3.2 in the Managing Government Records Directive (M-12-18).  This item actively encourages us to … Continue reading

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H.R. 1233 Signed by President Obama

On November 26, 2014, President Barack Obama signed into law H.R. 1233, The Presidential and Federal Records Act Amendments of 2014. This law modernizes records management by focusing more directly on electronic records and complements our efforts to implement the … Continue reading

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Release of NARA Bulletin 2014-05: Guidance on NARA-Created Transfer Requests

We have issued NARA Bulletin 2014-05, NARA-Created Transfer Records to agencies this afternoon.This Bulletin establishes a time period for agencies to take action on NARA-created Transfer Requests (TR) in the Electronic Records Archives (ERA). NARA typically creates TRs for permanent records located … Continue reading

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A3.1 Report Released

You may recall that earlier this year, we issued a draft of the Automated Records Management Report and Plan. This document has now been finalized and is available here. The report addresses categories of suitable approaches for automating electronic records … Continue reading

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Recent Opportunities for Comment

Over the last few weeks, we have posted several items for comment that we want to remind people about. Please take a moment and go back through these posts if you have not yet had the opportunity.We welcome any comments. … Continue reading

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Comment on and Discuss the Automated Electronic Records Management Report and Plan

We, with significant assistance from the Electronic Records Management Automation Working Group, have completed a draft report and plan to satisfy Managing Government Record Directive Goal A3.1.  This draft is available here (.pdf) for your review, suggestions, and discussion. We decided … Continue reading

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Revised Format Guidance Issued

We are pleased to announce that we have issued new guidance for Federal agencies on transferring permanent electronic records. NARA Bulletin 2014-04, Revised Format Guidance for the Transfer of Permanent Electronic Records replaces all previous guidance identifying file formats that … Continue reading

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Capstone Briefing

One of the highlights of the past year was the issuance of our Guidance on a New Approach to Managing Email Records. Capstone, as the approach is known, attracted significant interest among our Federal customers. When we released the Bulletin, … Continue reading

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RFI Responses Available to Federal Agencies

In September, we reported on the industry event to support automated solutions for electronic records management: Managing Government Records Directive: A Grand Challenge for Industry.  You may remember that we issued a request for information (RFI) shortly after industry day … Continue reading

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