Meet the Staff Feature: Sophie Howard

For the Record’s “Meet the Staff” feature is an opportunity for our archivists to connect directly with the community which we serve. Name: Sophie Howard Title: Records Management & Appraisal Archivist Specialties: Records Disposition Authority (RDA) revision, local government records retention / destruction How did you end up working at the Alabama Department of Archives … Continue reading Meet the Staff Feature: Sophie Howard

You Don’t Need to Keep It All: Start Decluttering Your Email

To the phrase “You don’t need to keep it all,” I often receive this common response: “I would need to hire an assistant full-time just to manage my email.” While storage may be relatively cheap, think about how long it takes your search engine to find an email among twenty thousand messages. The value of … Continue reading You Don’t Need to Keep It All: Start Decluttering Your Email