Author Archives: Meg Tuomala, Electronic Records Archivist

Farewell to Records Services Archivist, Lawrence Giffin

Today are hearts are heavy as we bid adieu to Records Services Archivist extraordinaire, the one-and-only, Lawrence Giffin. Lawrence joined UARMS staff in 2011 and for the past two and a half years has led the records management services program … Continue reading

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NARA’s Capstone Email Initiative: A Virtual Discussion

Last week, Electronic Records Archivist Meg Tuomala participated in a virtual discussion about the National Archives and Records Administration’s (NARA) Capstone Email Initiative, which gives guidance on a new way for federal agencies to manage email records. The discussion was … Continue reading

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Caption This! Vote for your Favorite!

We’ve gathered up your submissions to last week’s caption contest; now it’s time to vote for your favorite! So what was Billy thinking? A special thanks to our readers who submitted captions! Y’all are pretty creative, and funny!

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Class of 1988 Time Capsule will be Unearthed Tomorrow!

Join University Archives staff  tomorrow, Friday Nov. 8th,  as we watch the class of 1988’s time capsule be unearthed after 25 years underground. Digging begins on Polk Place (near South Building) at 1 pm. We wonder what will be inside… … Continue reading

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Web archiving fulfills RM needs, too

A few weeks ago, we posted about UARMS’ web archiving program and the work we’re doing to collect and preserve University websites. As archivists, we see websites as important documents that are a fundamental part of today’s culture. Many websites … Continue reading

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Upcoming Event for Retiring Faculty: Preserving your Intellectual Legacy at UNC

Retiring UNC faculty are invited to attend Preserving Your Intellectual Legacy at UNC: An Information Session for Faculty and Staff Nearing Retirement tomorrow, Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013. More info can be found here. If you are interested in this topic … Continue reading

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Cleaning House

Recently UNC Libraries launched a new, redesigned website. As any archivist should, we took this opportunity to look at some of the older, somewhat outdated content of the previous website and flag materials for archiving. Amongst other items, we decided … Continue reading

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Ice Cold

This Friday will be the first day of Summer, and after the past few hot and sticky days we’ve had here in Chapel Hill I thought we could all use some icy imagery to help us stay cool… This image, … Continue reading

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Farewell Jay Gaidmore, University Archivist

  This past week UARMS said farewell to University Archivist, Jay Gaidmore. Jay has accepted a position at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, VA as head of the Special Collections Research Center at the Earl Gregg Swem … Continue reading

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Summertime is Records Management Time

The summer months are a quiet time here at Carolina as most of the students have gone home (or elsewhere) for the summer.  The few that remain are immersed in intensive summer school courses, or working on campus or in … Continue reading

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