State Records: Monthly Bulletins and Chat Archive
Last updated 05/26/2023
Copies of each educational/update bulletin sent by IARA's Records Analyst to State Records Managers, and links to the videos of monthly RM Chats on YouTube, for review or catch-up.
- Chat transcripts were provided prior to the ability to post videos, from January to March 2022. Those that have already been created will remain linked on this page, but no new transcripts will be added outside of those.
- All videos do, however, have closed captioning provided by YouTube.
- All State RM Chat Videos
- All County/Local RM Chat Videos (Looking for the County/Local bulletins and videos index? It's over here.)
State RM Bulletins and Videos Listed by Date
2021 Bulletins and Chats
News: New Monthly Bulletins and Chats | Topic: Hello There!
Chat: State RM Chat Video, August 26, 2021
News: General Retention Schedule Changes | Topic: Updating Agency Retention Schedules
Chat: State RM Chat Video, September 30, 2021
News: Electronic Records Guidelines | Topic: RM Education
Chat: State RM Chat Video, October 28, 2021
News: New IARA Records Management Staff | Topic: The State Imaging and Microfilm Lab (SIML)
Chat: State RM Chat Video, November 18, 2021
News: State Imaging and Microfilm Lab Open House | Topic: Meet Your Records Management Team!
Chat: State RM Chat Video, December 16, 2021
2022 Bulletins and Chats
Scheduled Chats: 1/27, 2/24, 3/31, 4/28, 5/26, 6/30, 7/28, 8/25, 9/29, 10/27,
News: Records Managers Survey | Topic: IARA Divisions and Services
Chat Transcript: January 27, 2022 | Chat: State RM Chat Video, January 27, 2022
News: Records Managers Survey Still Open! | Topic: The Oversight Committee on Public Records
Chat Transcript: February 24, 2022 | Chat: State RM Chat Video, February 24, 2022
News: RM Survey, Retention Schedule Review Cycle | Topic: Forms Management
Chat Transcript: March 31, 2022 | Chat: State RM Chat Video, March 31, 2022
News: RM Survey, New Archives Building Location | Topic: Collecting GRADM-10 Records
Chat: State RM Chat Video, April 28, 2022
News: Chat videos! | Topic: State Archives vs. State Records Center
Chat: State RM Chat Video, May 26, 2022
News: New SFTP Platform: GoAnywhere | Topic: Records, Non-Records, and the Copy of Record
Chat: State RM Chat Video, June 30, 2022
News: Amy is on vacation! What do I do? | Topic: Record Series Numbers
Chat: State RM Chat Video, July 28, 2022
News: Records Management in the Real News | Topic: Who Gets a Retention Schedule and When Does It Get Updated?
Chat: State RM Chat Video, August 25, 2022
News: Council of State Archivists / Best Practices Exchange Conference | Topic: Welcome Aboard to IARA's New Electronic Records Archivist!
Chat: State RM Chat Video, September 29, 2022
News: State Archives Webinar / Update to E-Records System Checklist | Topic: New Publication on Email Retention
Chat: State RM Chat Video, October 27, 2022
News: Heads Up on Changes to the General Retention Schedule | Topic: SBOA Audit Requirements
Chat: State RM Chat Video, December 1, 2022 (for November)
News: OCPR and Chat Re-Schedulings | Topic: Text Messages: Are They Records? (Yes. The End.)
Chat: December's chat has been has been cancelled due to several timing issues. The next chat is scheduled for January 26, 2023.
2023 Bulletins and Chats
Scheduled Chats: 1/26, 2/23, 3/30, 4/27, 5/25, 6/29, 7/27, 8/31, 9/28, 10/26, 11/30, 12/28.
News: OCPR Cancellation / Cats are Weird | Topic: RM New Year's Resolutions
Chat: State RM Chat Video, January 26, 2023 | New Year's Resolutions Whiteboard
News: RM Chat Schedule for 2023 / Lake County: Still in Indiana | Topic: Severely Damaged Records and What To Do About Them
Chat: State RM Chat Video, February 22, 2023
News: Flash Drives? No. / Throw Away Your Copies of This Bulletin? Yes. | Topic: State General Retention Schedule Updates
Chat: State RM Chat Video, March 30, 2023
News: Records & Information Management Month / MPH Data Day / IARA Website Scavenger Hunt | Topic: Email Cleanup Webinar
Chat: State RM Chat Video, April 27, 2023
News: Scavenger Hunt and Random Drawing Winners | Topic: Email Deletion Guidance
Chat: State RM Chat Video, May 25, 2023