Author: Team PSL

The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration’s (NARA) recently updated guidelines for federal records management include a provision ending the use of agency-run storage facilities for analog records. Specifically, Section 1.3 of OMB/NARA M-19-21 mandates that federal agencies must close any agency-operated Records Storage Facilities...

With the new recently issued guidance from the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) dictating that ALL records – including both permanent and temporary – be managed in electronic format by the end of 2022, does the concept of Unified Records Management (URM) still...

Records management is not easy and if done poorly or haphazardly can consume an enormous amount of time, human capital, and budget. Records schedules help. The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) defines a records schedule as “mandatory instructions for the disposition of the records.”...

As the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) pushes federal agencies ever closer to managing all permanent records in electronic format, another dimension of record-keeping is taking on newfound importance: metadata. Agencies that want to comply with NARA’s requirements for managing and submitting all permanent...