Transfer Guidance Video

During the month of April, Kevin DeVorsey, Electronic Formats Specialist in the Office of the Chief Records Officer of the U.S. Government presented two online sessions on NARA’s new permanent electronic formats transfer guidance.  One of these sessions was recorded and is now available on the National Records Management Training Program’s YouTube playlist. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qo8MeKQ89Yo This … Continue reading Transfer Guidance Video

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 may be used when transferring permanent electronic records to NARA. This Bulletin was written with … Continue reading Revised Format Guidance Issued

Opportunity for Comment: Transfer Guidance Bulletin

We are requesting comments on a draft of an upcoming NARA Bulletin that replaces all previous guidance on identifying file formats acceptable for use when transferring permanent records to NARA. There are two parts to the draft; the draft Bulletin (.pdf) and an accompanying table of formats (.pdf). The Bulletin applies to all electronic records … Continue reading Opportunity for Comment: Transfer Guidance Bulletin

Transfer Guidance Webinar

Next week, we will host a webinar about NARA transfer guidance and the effort underway to revise this guidance. This session is an encore of the session offered on February 13 and will be held on Thursday, February 28 at 11:00 AM Eastern. As the nation’s records manager, The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) … Continue reading Transfer Guidance Webinar