The Utah State Records Center Security

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The Utah Division of Archives and Records Service understands that an entirely paperless office is nearly impossible. Therefore, 6 years ago we moved and renovated the Utah State Records Center in order to provide a secure, offsite records storage facility for state and local government agencies. The Records Center can store 139,254 cubic feet of records for multiple agencies.   With …

Introducing…your “new” RIM Specialists at the State Archives!

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Well, they aren’t exactly new, but their titles are. And the section they belong to is new. And their manager is new. So…newish. The Utah Division of Archives and Records Service has been restructured, with a new Records and Information Management (RIM) section separate from the Open Records section. The RIM section contains the RIM Consultation Program–formerly known as the Records …

Our Records Center Home: The History of Freeport Center

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Written by Jim Duke,  Utah State Archives and Records Service, Records Center Archival Technician The Utah State Archives and Records Service (Archives) Records Center stores inactive files for our state and local government agencies. For nearly 40 years, the Archives leased warehouse space in West Valley City to house these records. When it reached its storage capacity and outgrew the …

Come See the State Records Center Staff in Action!

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This Friday, the State Records Center is offering tours for records officers and others who would like to see the warehouse and understand some of the services that the State Archives offers. Click here for more information: Flyer for RC Tours_11-3-2017 The State Records Center is a secure warehouse managed by the Utah Division of Archives and Records Service. Records storage at …

How to retrieve records from the State Records Center

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Although government records stored at the State Records Center in Clearfield are no longer actively referenced within your office (meaning they are used less than once a month), you may recall them whenever needed. This happens for a variety of reasons: There may be a GRAMA request for records that are housed in the State Records Center, a student may …

How to send records to the State Records Center

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Government records may be stored at the State Records Center in Clearfield when they are no longer actively referenced within your office (used less than once a month). This allows your agency to maintain ownership while using free off-site storage. Once you’ve completed a Records Transfer Sheet (RTS) online, you can coordinate with the Record Center staff to deliver your …

What is the State Records Center?

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As a records officer, you have probably heard about or used the State Records Center (Records Center) in Clearfield. Often the Records Center is mistaken for the State Archives and Records Service (Archives) building in downtown Salt Lake City. The Records Center is part of the Utah Division of Archives and Records Service, meaning it is managed by Archives staff, …

Navigating the New Archives Website: Records Transfer and Retrieval Forms

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The Utah State Archives launched it’s new website in December. The most notable changes were made to the redesign and navigation of the Records Management page and the creation of two new pages: Micrographics and Open Records. Additionally, the new website provides an “I want to….” menu in the footer of each page. Records officers needing to transfer records to …

Still Time to RSVP for Unique Opportunity

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Unique Opportunity Tour State Records Center Thursday, November 29, 2012 The State Records Center will open its doors this Thursday, November 29th for a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Open House. The Ribbon Cutting Ceremony will be held at 1:30 p.m. with an Open House and tours of the facility following from 2:20 p.m. until 3:40 p.m. The State Records Center is usually …