Upcoming Training Events

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To register for a training event, please click here. Logan, UT November 21, 2014 Management and Care of Historic Records 9:00 am to 12:00 pm This training will cover topics such as appraisal, retention, preservation, and access to historic records. Utah State University Library Conference Room 101 Salt Lake City, UT November 7, 2014 December 5, 2014 Basic Records Management …

Records and Information Management month (RIM)

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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, …

2012 Resolution Challenge pt. 2: Simplifying Records Retention

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On January 4, 2012 we published the first installment of our 2012 Resolution Challenge to Records Managers. In that post, we asked you to evaluate your entity’s records management program or practices. Did you do it? How did you score? Let us know in the comments. Typically, 88 percent of New Year’s resolutions fail, in part because they are too …

When a Note is a Record

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With more than 15 references to the term “personal” in the Government Records Access and Management Act (GRAMA), it comes as no surprise that Utah governmental agencies struggle to apply the term to the records managed by their office. GRAMA references:  “personal use,” “personal privacy,” “personal notes,” and more. Yet, there is no definition provided by the law to guide …