In the Loop - March 2010
Some In The Loop articles and links are pertinent to EPA staff and are available to EPA Intranet users only.
Tip of the Month: April is Records and Information Management Month (24-MAR-2010)
April is "Records and Information Management Month," and it is a great opportunity to focus special attention on promoting our records programs, and making employees and contractors more aware of their records management responsibilities.
NRMP encourages all of the RLOs to take advantage of "Records and Information Management Month" by planning a special event, putting up posters or sending out specific information promoting good records management practices.
Here are some ideas used by EPA records management staff in the past:
Additionally, take a look at the records websites developed by EPA programs and regions. These links can be found on the right sidebar on the Records intranet site.
ALERT: NARA's RACO 2009 Blog is Now Records Express (22-MAR-2010)
The National Archives has announced the re-launch of the RACO 2009 blog as Records Express.
Records Express (available at http://blogs.archives.gov/records-express) is the forum which will highlight NARA's guidance, talk about upcoming events and discuss how NARA is working with agency partners to improve records management in the Federal Government.
ALERT: NARA Bulletin 2010-02, Continuing Agency Responsibilities for Scheduling Electronic Records (17-MAR-2010)
NARA has issued NARA Bulletin 2010-02, Continuing Agency Responsibilities for Scheduling Electronic Records, dated February 5, 2010.
The Bulletin reminds Federal agencies of their continuing responsibility to schedule all their electronic records series and electronic systems, including website content records.
The bulletin also requires agencies to report to NARA semi-annually on the status of their electronic records scheduling activities. The bulletin has been posted to the NARA web site at: