While many of you are working remotely, you may have opportunities to start reviewing more of your electronic records storage to see what meets retention or could be better managed per your records management policies. The Blog for the Society of American Archivists Records Management section released blog posts reviewing considerations and costs of electronic and paper storage. The blog includes 1-page brochures that can be used as references, in addition to an analysis of storage from cost-savings and best practices perspectives. Check it out here: https://saarmrt.wordpress.com/tag/storage/
On March 16 the National Archives released some new ERM guidelines titled, “Criteria for the Successful Management of Permanent Electronic Records“. We have added this new guideline under our “Resources” page. Take a look!
Please join the Council of State Archivists (CoSA) in celebrating Electronic Records Day on October 10, 2014. Now in its third year, E-records Day is an opportunity to share information about what you are doing to manage your state’s digital resources and to enlist help in preserving electronic records. This day is designed to raise awareness among state government agencies, the general public, related professional organizations, and other stakeholders about the crucial role electronic records play in their world. Go to Electronic Records Day for more information.