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Academy of Certified Archivists

The Academy of Certified Archivists, founded in 1989 at the annual meeting of the Society of American Archivists, is an independent, nonprofit certifying organization of professional archivists. Individual members qualify for certification by meeting a series of defined professional standards.

Association of Records Managers and Administrators (ARMA)

ARMA International - the Association of Records Managers and Administrators, Inc. - is a not-for-profit professional association of over 10,000 records and information management professionals in the United States, Canada, and around the world.

National Archives and Records Administration

Established in 1934, The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) is an independent federal agency that preserves the nation's history and oversees the management of all federal records. 

Federal Records Center (FRC) San Bruno, CA

National Association of Government Archives and Records Administrators (NAGARA)

The National Association of Government Archives and Records Administrators (NAGARA) is a nationwide association of local, state, and federal records agencies interested in improved administration of government records.

Society of American Archivists

Founded in December of 1936, the Society of American Archivists (SAA) serves the educational and informational needs of its members and provides leadership to help ensure the identification, preservation, and use of the nation's historical record.

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The Department of Energy's site provides links to records disposition and regulations in the Code of Federal Regulations; relevant records retention schedules; numbered DOE memoranda; policy, guidance and publications, strategic and tactical plans.

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Archives and Records Management Policy

Section of the Berkeley Lab's RPM - Regulations and Procedures Manual that outlines the records management program at the Laboratory.

NARA Regulations in the Code of Federal Regulations

See especially:

Subchapter B - Records Management

LBNL Prime Contract

Contract No. DE-AC02-05CH11231 for the Management and Operation of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL).
See especially:

Clause H.7 - Privacy Act Records

Clause I.31 - FAR 52.224-1 Privacy Act Notification (Apr 1984)

Clause I.32 - FAR 52.224-2 Privacy Act (Apr 1984)

Clause I.80 - DEAR 970.5204-3 Access to and Ownership of Records (July 2005)

DOE O 243.1B, Admin Chg 2, Records Management Program

See especially:

Contractor Requirements Document

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  1. General Records Schedule (GRS) 
  2. Work for Others & CRADAs
  3. DOE Research and Development (R&D) Records Retention Schedule
  4. DOE Environmental Schedule
  5. DOE Administrative Records Schedules
  6. Safety Program Records Schedule

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Office of Human Radiation Experiments

Established by the Department of Energy in March 1994 to lead the Department's efforts to identify and catalog relevant historical documents regarding the agency's Cold War story of radiation research using human subjects. Relevant citations of Berkeley Lab's contributions to the project can be found at:

Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory Record Series Descriptions

Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory Experiments List

Chapter 2 and Chapter 3 of Human Radiation Experiments: The Department of Energy Roadmap to the Story and the Records


As part of its Openness Initiative, the Department of Energy has developed the OpenNet database to provide easy, timely access to recently declassified information. To retrieve the cataloging records for recently declassified Berkeley Lab documents, enter OOB* in the Accession Number field of the OpenNet Database Search Form.

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