Records Managers

NWM 02.2009

October 17, 2008

MEMORANDUM TO FEDERAL AGENCY CONTACTS: NARA Framework for Developing Records Management Guidance

I am pleased to provide you with NARA's "Framework for Developing Records Management Guidance." This document expands on NARA's Strategic Directions for Federal Records Management by outlining the principles behind NARA's records management guidance strategy. It is available on the NARA web site at

If you have any questions, please contact the Life Cycle Management Division archivist or Regional Records Management contact assigned to work with your agency. A list of the appraisal and scheduling work groups is posted on the NARA web site at:

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