Welcome to the new blog!

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It is official. Yesterday (October 1, 2017), the Utah Division of Archives and Records Service combined our two blogs into a fresh new one! The Utah State Archives serves a diverse audience, yet we are a single institution. Our new blog is an effort to provide a single voice at a single location for all of our audiences. We will …

We’ve Moved!

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On October 1, 2017, the Utah Division of Archives and Records Service combined our two blogs into a single, new blog: archivesnews.utah.gov. The Utah State Archives serves a diverse audience, yet we are a single institution. Our new blog is an effort to provide a single voice at a single location for all of our audiences. We will ensure that …

Classification on General Schedules

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You may have noticed the classifications, or designations, on the general retention schedules have been removed from our updated website. This is part of the General Schedule Update Project. A general schedule provides descriptions of common record groups, along with pre-approved retention requirements.  GRAMA states that the general schedule “shall govern the retention and destruction” of records, not the designation (Utah …

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 …

A New Website for the Archives

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December 2012 is a season of change here at the Division of Archives and Records Service. This week, the Archives, along with the Department of Administrative Services, will launch a fully redesigned website. In addition to a brand new look, here is a list of changes records officers can expect on the new website. 1. Access to all Divisions of …