Public Service Recognition Week

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  This week is designated as “Public Service Recognition Week.” Here at the Utah State Archives we want to honor the employees who work diligently to fulfill our mission: to assist governmental agencies in the efficient management of their records, preserve and reformat records of enduring value, and provide quality access to public information. The Archives staff continually look for …

Monday’s Brown Bag Lunch!

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The end of the semester is upon us! The Utah State Archives and Records Service interns will be presenting at a brown bag lunch event on Monday (April 30)! Come join Archives staff to hear about the different projects and records that our interns have been working with these last few months. Presentations will include a description of the projects …

2018 RIMM Webinar Series is Just Around the Corner!

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Sit back and enjoy your lunch while watching a series of webinars that Utah’s Division of Archives and Records Service (aka State Archives) is hosting to celebrate Records and Information Management Month (RIMM). Wednesday, April 11, 2018. Noon-1:00 p.m. 2018 Legislative Updates by Paul Tonks, AAG counsel for the Division of Archives and the State Records Committee During the 2018 Legislative …

Good-bye Nova

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For the past three and a half years, Nova Dubovik has been the executive secretary for the State Records Committee. In that position, she received and scheduled all appeals for denials associated with GRAMA requests. She has kept the Committee’s minutes and issued the Committee’s orders. She has traveled all over the state to provide training on GRAMA (Government Records …

RootsTech 2018 in One Week

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The Utah State Archives and Records Service will be an exhibitor at RootsTech, one of the largest genealogical conferences in the world from February 28-March 3, 2018. Access and Preservation Event The Director of the Utah State Archives and State Archivist Ken Williams will be presenting as part of a special Access and Preservation track. Sponsored by ProQuest and FamilySearch, …

Happy Valentine’s Day

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Do you need a valentine to share? Try one of these! Today we have been sharing valentines on Twitter. They were created by the awesome Holly Dolan from the Denton County (Texas) Department of Technology Services. Records Management Term Definitions: Administratively valuable: An appraisal noting the usefulness of records for the conduct of current and/or future administrative business needs. Custodian: …

2018 Records Management Training Schedule

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Utah’s Division of Archives and Records Service offers free records access and management training classes, webinars, and conferences to all governmental employees. Most classes are held in Salt Lake City, but we will have two regional trainings this year–one in Vernal and one in Richfield. We may also be able to provide training in your region upon request if you …

A Day of Sunshine

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Welcome to the inaugural Open Government Conference! Tuesday, March 13, 2018 9 a.m. – 4 p.m The Utah Division of Archives and Records Service is excited to announce “A Day of Sunshine.”  Come and learn why transparency matters and how to work together for a better open government. Our guest speakers include: John Dougall, State Auditor Joel Campbell, Associate Professor …