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 …

Making Smart Decisions About Information Systems (CoSA Webinar) Available Online

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If you missed the Council of State Archivists (CoSA) webinar we previously highlighted, you can now view it online: What about the Records? Making smart decisions about information systems. The presentation slides are also available online.   Webinar Description Where do your electronic records live? Payroll and accounting systems, personnel records, building and permitting systems, and many other applications all …

FREE Disaster Planning Workshop at the Archives

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Are you worried about your preservation or COOP plans?  If you lost your essential records would you still be able to get your work done? As the devastating events of the recent hurricanes have shown us, we have little control over the disasters that affect our records. The way we respond to these disasters dictates the continuity of our operations …

Upcoming Training

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The following is a list of August training events offered at the Utah State Archives located downtown Salt Lake City. All employees of a governmental entity are invited to participate, especially records officers, chief administrative officers, information technology specialists, and legal advisors. Instructions on how to register for Archives’ events can be found here. Utah State Archives’ training events are free of …

Today’s Online Training: Records Management Essentials and Public Records Requests

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9 AM-12 PM: Records Management Essentials: http://bit.ly/2sByEUI This class covers best practices and legal responsibilities of government agencies in managing records, as well as practical steps for implementing a records management program and resources that are available through the State Archives. 1 PM-4 PM: Records Access: Public Records Requests: http://bit.ly/2tOsvEe This class focuses on the basics of GRAMA, including records classification, records …

Today's Feature Webinar: Using Google to Manage Electronic Messages

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Thursday, May 4, 2017. Noon-1:00 p.m. Using Google to Manage Electronic Messages by Corona Ngatuvai, Utah State Department of Technology Corona will cover functions and features in Gmail that can help you to better manage your electronic correspondence. Corona is the IT Manager over Desktop Services Engineering in the Department of Technology Services. His educational background is in Electrical Engineering and …

Digital Preservation 101 is finally here!

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Three months ago we highlighted the COSA-Preservica training sessions that were coming in the new year. The Council of State Archives (CoSA) and Preservica have come together to provide training webinars for managers, information officers, and records officers. Now they have finally arrived!!! This month begins the 3-part series about Digital Preservation, focused on the needs and concerns of state government records …

Records Access II: Focus Group Discussion-Dec. 1, 2016

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The State Archives is excited to offer the third Records Access II: Focus Group Discussion on December 1, 2016, from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.  This is an informal class with the objective to discuss GRAMA questions, State Records Committee (SRC) rulings, and share best practices among fellow records officers. Available to answer your GRAMA questions and concerns will be …

Are you Puzzled about Long-term Preservation of Electronic Records?

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Free Practical Digital Preservation Training   We know many of our record officers are looking for more information about managing electronic records. The Council of State Archives (CoSA) and Preservica have come together to provide even more training webinars for managers, information officers, and records officers.  CoSA’s Press Release defines their Online Briefings Program as follows: “How‐To” Webinar Series For Practitioners at …