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Independent Commissioner Against Corruption (ICAC) Annual Report (2017-18) - Use of Private Email Accounts for Business Purposes

The Independent Commissioner Against Corruption (ICAC) has recently released its latest annual report.  A continuing theme of the Commissioner’s reports is  the misuse of private email accounts to transact official business.

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Poor recordkeeping linked to organisational inefficiencies

The Australian National Audit Office (ANAO) has recently released (June 2018) a performance audit report regarding the integration of two Commonwealth agencies.  Of the three recommendations made by the ANAO as a result of its audit, Recommendation 1 states the new integrated agency needs to give priority to addressing its records and information management deficiencies.

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Email usage at the UofA - a brief early history

It is not unreasonable to say that the Barr Smith Library was a leading player in advocating for a consistent electronic mailing system across the university sector.

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University Archives volunteer group wins Vice-Chancellor's Award!

On December 1st the university held its annual Vice-Chancellor’s Volunteer Achievement Awards Ceremony, which recognises the amazing contribution made by over 2600 volunteers. This year the University Archives Volunteers group are the very proud co-recipients of the Group of the Year award! Congratulations to all of our volunteers, and thank you so much for your hard work throughout the year.

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Records Services Help Desk and Office closure

The Records Services Help Desk and Office will be closed on Tuesday 28 November 11:30am to 3:00pm.

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Records Services Help Desk and Office closure

The Records Services Help Desk and Office will be closed on Wednesday 18 October 2017 10:00am to 11:30am.

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Records Services Help Desk and Office closure

The Records Services Help Desk and Office will be closed on Thursday 17 August 2017 – 8:45am to 5:00pm.

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HPRM upgrade to HPE Content Manager

On Monday 31 July 2017 HP Records Manager will be upgraded to version 9 and renamed ‘HPE Content Manager’.

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HPRM action tracking for exams training

Sessions for HPRM Action Tracking for Examinations are now available;

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New records repository open for business

In 2016, the sale of Thebarton Campus resulted in the need to relocate the University’s off-site records repository. This significant project involved the establishment of a new facility on the lower level of the Woolhouse Library at Waite Campus. Over 25,000 boxes of temporary and permanent files, as well as the bulk of the University Archives collection, were transferred to Waite during February and March this year. Importantly, restrictions on access to the records were kept to a minimum and business has now returned to normal.

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