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November 27, 2012

Still Time to RSVP for Unique Opportunity

Unique Opportunity Tour State Records Center Thursday, November 29, 2012 The State Records Center will open its doors this Thursday, November 29th for a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Open House. The Ribbon Cutting Ceremony will be held at 1:30 p.m. with an Open House and tours of the facility following from 2:20 p.m. until 3:40 p.m. The State Records Center is usually
November 15, 2012

Records Center Open House Program and RSVP!

State Records Center Ribbon Cutting and Open House Program November 29, 2012 Pre-program 1:30 pm  Slide presentation                Gathering in program area Ribbon Cutting Program 1:45 pm  Welcome by Mark Dalton, Records Center Manager 1:48 pm  Wayne Christensen, overview of building acquisition 1:51 pm  Gregg Buxton, highlights of the new building 1:54 pm  Patricia Smith-Mansfield, need for the new facility
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May 1, 2012

Happy MayDay!

Historically, MayDay has two traditions; first, as a spring festival celebrated around the world. Many MayDay traditions are rooted in folklore and some celebrate by filling small baskets with goodies to leave on someone’s doorstep. Modern MayDay observances often recognize International Worker’s Day. For professionals who deal with records and historic documents, a third tradition has sprung up as part
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April 3, 2012

Records and Information Management month (RIM)

April is Records and Information Management (RIM) month. Every year, records management professionals around the world raise awareness about records and information management by promoting records related events. The RIM initiative was developed by ARMA International. Records managers interested in hosting their own RIM events can find promotional materials and ideas by visiting the ARMA International web site. This year,
February 3, 2012

2012 Winter/Spring Training Events

To register for a training event, please click here. Salt Lake City, UT Controlling and Managing Law Enforcement Records, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm February 8, 2012 Providing Public Access to Government Records, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm February 22, 2012 May 23, 2012 Essential Records Protection and Disaster Recovery, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm April 11, 2012 What’s in
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January 4, 2012

Records Management Resolution 2012

January is typically a month of new beginnings, a time when individuals evaluate the past year and set goals to make improvements in the upcoming year. This year the Utah State Archives wants to challenge records officers to implement a records management resolution to improve one part of each governmental entity’s records management program. This blog post, the first in
November 15, 2011

Alliance for Response: Safeguarding Utah's Cultural Heritage

       Some of Utah’s cultural heritage custodians met with first responders and disaster planners at the Utah Alliance for Response forum on November 2, to discuss actions that can be taken to protect  records and other cultural heritage artifacts in the event of a disaster. Planners hope that the outcome of this forum will be the creation of partnerships and strengthened communication between