Defining Policy and Procedures Part 1

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As a records officer, you have probably encountered the terms: policies, procedures, standards, guidelines, and processes, in relation to records management. Often these words are used interchangeably, but they each have different roles and degrees of detail in managing record information. This post is the first in a four-part series to discuss the meaning and application of these terms. Records …

Three New General Schedules for Your Input

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As part of the General Schedule Update Project, the Utah State Archives is proposing three new schedules for your consideration. We would like these to be submitted to the State Records Committee’s January 8th meeting. The first two are Policy and Procedures. The goal is to clearly define what policies and procedures are historical and which have only an administrative …