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February 14, 2019

Finding the Needle in a Haystack

Finding a needle in a haystack, better known as locating a single file among 139,264 boxes.
October 1, 2018

The Nuts and Bolts of Records Management

The class materials for the Records and Information Management (RIM) Conference on September 11, 2018, are now available on the Utah State Archives website: The following are highlights from this year’s RIM Conference: Practical tips and solutions for your RIM program Implementing the General Retention Schedules (GRS) and your agency policy Email management practices Managing electronic records and ungoverned data Information
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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,
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March 9, 2012

2012 Records Management Resolution, pt. 3: Communicating with Your Legal Department

The first week of March is behind us, and the days are getting longer and warmer. Typically, we associate this time of year with spring cleaning; throwing out the old to make room for the new. Remember that records management resolution from January? We do. In part one, we challenged records officers to evaluate current records management practices in their
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
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
October 14, 2011

2012 Utah State Archives Records Management Training Dates

The Utah State Archives is pleased to announce the 2012 training dates. It will be an exciting year for training as we introduce two new workshops: “What’s In Those Cabinets: Tackling the Records Inventory and Appraisal Process” and “Essential Records Protection and Disaster Recovery.” Participants of these workshops will begin the process of inventorying in-office records, create a standardized rubric