Alliance for Response Forum

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An Alliance for Response Forum is scheduled for Wednesday, November 2, in the State Office Building Auditorium. This forum is part of a national program which seeks to strengthen communication between the cultural heritage and emergency response communities before disasters happen. Cooperative planning will enhance disaster responses and provide better protection for Utah’s cultural heritage. Speakers at this forum will include …

Moving Utah's General Retention Schedules Forward

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It has been over a decade since the Utah State Archives and Records Service did a comprehensive review of its general retention schedules. Since then a great deal has changed in the way that states and non-governmental entities manage their records. The nature of records is changing, or maybe more accurately has changed, as centuries old analog formats are being …

September ARMA Chapter Meeting at Archives

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The Utah State Archives will host ARMA Utah – Salt Lake Chapter’s first meeting after the summer break on Thursday, September 15, 2011. The chapter meeting will be held from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM in the Archives’ courtyard training room located on the first floor of the Utah State Archives Building (346 South Rio Grande Street, SLC). Mindy Spring …

Drafts: A Records Management and Access Enigma Explained

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The Government Records Access Management Act (GRAMA) clearly defines what a record is and what a record is not in the state of Utah. One of the most frequently asked questions received by the State Archives is: “How do I handle drafts?” In total, there are six references to drafts in GRAMA that address management and classification. One reason why …

Fall/Winter Training Events

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Click to register for training. Salt Lake City Training Events: Records Management I Utah State Archives October 6, 2011 9:00 am– 12:00 pm Records Management II Utah State Archives October 6, 2011 1:00 pm– 3:00 pm Records Access I *Utah State Archives November 3, 2011 9:00 am- 12:00 pm *Utah State Archives December 1, 2011 9:00 am- 12:00 pm Records …

Contact a Records Analyst

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The Utah State Archives records analysts section now has a general phone number and email address where all questions or concerns can be directed: (801) 531-3863 recordsmanagement@utah.gov In order to streamline the section and provide better service, records analysts’ assignments have been restructured.  In the past each analyst was assigned to work with specific state agencies or local government entities as …

New Archives storage

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Utah State Archives will soon  move its microfilm masters and all boxes stored at the current state records center.  Storage of records still in agency custody is among the services Utah State Archives and Records Service provides to all governmental entities throughout the state.  Additionally, the Archives preserves master copies of microfilmed permanent records. Currently, microfilm is being stored in …

Recap: Electronic Records Conference 4/28/2011

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****UPDATE**** A new presentation has been posted ****UPDATE**** Thank you again, to all of our presenters and participants, our event was a success because of your participation. The following presentations have been made available by the presenters (We will continue to add presentations as we receive them).: “The UDOT Transportation Blog” by Catherine Higgins, Utah Department of Transportation “Migration: Keeping …

Event Recap: “Sunshine Laws in Utah Government”

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Let the people know the facts, and the country will be safe. — Abraham Lincoln On Thursday April 21, 2011, BYU Professor Joel Campbell presented at the Utah State Archives RIMM Brown Bag lunch event. Mr. Campbell addressed “Sunshine Laws in Utah Government.” Below are some highlights from his presentation. ”Sunshine law” is the term given to open records laws …