New Finding Aids at the Archives: April 2019

Gina Strack Finding Aids

Our archivists write inventories as finding aids to describe them for research. Here are the new ones created during April 2019: Department of Administrative Services (Utah). Division of Archives and Records Service Research Room quilt, ca. 1985 Carbon County (Utah). County Clerk Birth reports, 1898-1904. Delta (Utah) Budgets, 1997- Delta (Utah) Youth City Council scrapbooks, 1990-1998 Delta (Utah) Youth Court …

Utah Open Government Sunshine Conference! “Building Trust Through Transparency”

Dylan Mace News and Events, Open Government

Welcome to the Utah Open Government Sunshine Conference! “Building Trust Through Transparency” Tuesday, March 26, 2019 9 a.m. – 3:45 p.m. The Utah Division of Archives and Records Service is excited to announce the second annual Open Government Conference.  Come and learn why transparency matters and how to work together for a better open government. Our guest speakers include: Kenneth …

The Nuts and Bolts of Records Management

Sonny Dulfo Records Management, Training

The class materials for the Records and Information Management (RIM) Conference on September 11, 2018, are now available on the Utah State Archives website:  https://archives.utah.gov/recordsmanagement/event_materials/20180911-rim-conference.html 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 …

2018 Records Management Training Schedule

Kendra Yates Electronic Records, General Retention Schedules, GRAMA, News and Events, Open Government, Records Access, Records Management, Training

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 …

You Asked For It! General Schedule Updates!

Rebekkah Shaw General Retention Schedules, Records Management

Here by popular demand, a new publication has been added to the Retention Schedule page of our website! The publication, “General Schedule Updates”, is an appendix that lists all new, edited, or obsolete General Schedules to date. Each schedule type (state, county, municipality, school district) is contained in this appendix twice: alphabetically by schedule name and numerically then by schedule …

Presenter materials now available for Archives' Spring Conference, "A Records Officer's Toolkit: Resources and Strategies for Success"

lorianneo Records Management, Training

Thank You! A generous thank you to all 180+ of you who attended yesterday’s conference event. Despite the last minute change in venue we had a full room! A special thank you to our presenters: Brant Hanson from Ephraim City who facilitated a lively discussion on the vital role of records officers and how to gain executive level support for …

New General Schedule for Your Input

Rebekkah Shaw General Retention Schedules

As part of the General Schedule Update Project, the Utah State Archives is proposing a new schedule for your consideration. This is in addition to the Legal Counsel Records, the Burial Records and Cemetery Records previously posted. We would like these to be submitted to the State Records Committee’s April 9th meeting. This schedule is meant as a sister schedule …

General Schedules for Your Input

Rebekkah Shaw Records Management

As part of the General Schedule Update Project, the Utah State Archives is proposing the following changes to the general retention schedules for records management related information as well as construction records. We appreciate your input. -Information Governance Records- Records used in establishing and implementing records management practices. Included are inventories, finding aids, records management procedures and related information. SG …

New Personnel General Schedules For Your Input

Rebekkah Shaw Records Management

Over the last year several meetings have been held with human resource representatives and record officers from school district, city, county and special district offices to clearly define the contents of a personnel file. An attorney, the Government Records Ombudsman, and record analysts have also been included in this creation process. The following schedules are for the retention of the …