The Records Management Unit is running a round of free workshops in July for UTAS staff members interested in learning more about how to manage and dispose of their records appropriately.
The Australian Society of Archivists is running a free seminar in Hobart on the 23rd of May as part of Information Awareness Month for 2012. The seminar will include two speeches discussing information risk management and the use of social media in the workplace.
The Records Management Unit has just released a new online tutorial explaining how to use the disposal schedules to determine how long to retain records.
The Records Management Unit (RMU) has moved offices. We are now all located in room 201 of the Corporate Services building (Sandy Bay campus), opposite the stairwell on level 2. Please feel free to drop in if you have any questions about recordkeeping or just to say hello!
There has been a great deal of interest in the February round of the recordkeeping workshops and both original dates are now fully booked. The demand in Hobart has been so great that we have scheduled an additional double-session on Tuesday the 21st of February for those who missed out the first time around.
It's a new year, so why not start it off right by getting on top of your recordkeeping? To help you do so, the Records Management Unit will be running a round of free recordkeeping workshops in February for UTAS staff members interested in learning more about how to manage and dispose of their records appropriately.
It has come to our attention that some staff are confused about the appropriate use of scanned signatures. If you use scanned signatures, please take the time to reacquaint yourself with the UTAS Use of Scanned Signatures Policy.
Staff who are involved in archiving projects or interested in historical archives should be aware that the Hobart office of the National Archives of Australia has relocated to the State Library building.
If your area is planning on holding a 'Friday File Fling' as part of National Recycling Week, please be careful what you throw out and familiarise yourself with the University's recordkeeping requirements beforehand.
The Records Management Unit is running another round of free workshops in November for UTAS staff members interested in learning more about how to manage and dispose of their records appropriately.
The State Archivist has made a number of amendments to Disposal Authorisation No. 2157 - Common Administrative Records (DA 2157). All staff are advised to replace any existing copies of DA 2157 with the updated version.
The Records Management Unit has created three new Information Sheets to assist staff with their recordkeeping. They are available for download from the Information Sheets & Brochures page on the Records Management Unit website.
The Records Management Unit is running another round of free workshops in July for UTAS staff members interested in learning more about how to manage and dispose of their records appropriately.
The State Archivist has revised State Recordkeeping Advice 14 - Recordkeeping Metadata Standard.
The State Archivist has released a new Recordkeeping Advice dealing with the digitisation of records. University business areas interested in digitising their records should familiarise themselves with the document and the ISO Technical Report it endorses.
Limited places are still available for the 'Is it safe to open?' mail handling course being conducted in Hobart on Wednesday, 25th May 2011.
The Records and Information Management community in Launceston is holding a free seminar on Wednesday, the 25th of May as part of Information Awareness Month. Speakers will address various issues such as standards and programs that aim to address the issue of information overload in a digital recordkeeping environment.
The seminar will be held in the Phil Leonard room of the Launceston libary building, Civic Square, Launceston from 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm. Attendance is free and afternoon tea will be provided.
Each year the Tasmanian Archives & Heritage Office (TAHO) requests copies of the University’s Registers of Records Destroyed (RRDs) as part of its annual audit. This audit is central to the accountability process built into the disposal schedule procedures and is a legal requirement. Each business area is responsible for maintaining their own Registers and providing a copy to the Records Management Unit (RMU) for reporting purposes. If you have not already forwarded your business unit’s 2010 return to the Records Management Unit, please do so by the 13th of May 2011.
The Records and Information Management community in Hobart is holding a breakfast seminar on Thursday, the 12th of May as part of Information Awareness Month. Speakers will address various issues such as standards and programs that aim to address the issue of information overload in a digital recordkeeping environment.
The Records Management Unit will be running recordkeeping workshops at the Cradle Coast Campus on Tuesday the 19th of April.The workshops are open to all UTAS staff and attendance is free.
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4 August, 2011