Staff Only Note
|Mandatory||Repeatable||Data Type||Authority||Level Available||A/V Only||Public Element|
|No||No||Variable Character Length (2000)||None||Record Group
|Definition:||Information about the record group, collection, or archival materials that is intended for NARA employees only.|
|Purpose:||Provides information that NARA employees need to manage the record group, collection, or archival materials.|
Enter information needed by NARA employees to manage the record group, collection, or archival materials, such as processing information.
Use General Note for information that should be made publicly available.
For archival materials that have been screened and identified as including records of concern, explain that the archival materials were identified as records of concern in Staff Only Note.
Write in complete sentences. Be precise and brief. Do not use acronyms or organizational designations that are not defined in either Title or Scope and Content Note. If Staff Only Note uses an acronym that is not defined in either Title or Scope and Content Note, define the acronym the first time that it is used in Staff Only Note. Consult the Abbreviations section for further guidance on other abbreviation topics.