July 20, 2011
MEMORANDUM TO FEDERAL AGENCY RECORDS OFFICERS: NARA Bulletin 2011-04
I am pleased to notify you that NARA has issued NARA Bulletin 2011-04, Guidance on Managing Mixed-media Files.
This Bulletin provides guidance to agencies who frequently manage files with records created or received in more than one type of medium. This Bulletin reminds agencies of lifecycle management requirements for records in all formats. It also points to the need to maintain the integrity of files and identifies the risks involved if integrity is not maintained.
The bulletin has been posted to our website at http://www.archives.gov/records-mgmt/bulletins/2011/2011-04.html.
If you would like additional information regarding this bulletin, please contact your appraiser who can provide any additional information you might need. If you do not know who your assigned appraiser is, you will find a list of the appraisal and scheduling work group and regional contacts on the NARA website at http://www.archives.gov/records-mgmt/appraisal/.
PAUL M. WESTER, JR.
Chief Records Officer for the