Current Articles and Items of Interest

Ohio Office of Budget and Management has just announced regionals:  Join OBM Director Kimberly Murnieks along with Ohio Grants Partnership, budget representatives, and legislative liaisons discussing new pathways to execute business at every level of government in public finance.

Sessions are set for August and September throughout Ohio, see locations, times and registration details in these flyers:

OMB Regionals – August 2021

Chillicothe, Dayton and Lima

OMB Regionals – September 2021

Canton, Ashland and Cambridge

Link to Chuck Walder, The County Budget Commission – Overview, Understanding, and Preparedness:

Social Media: The Records Management Challenge

The Ohio Electronic Records Committee (OhioERC) is proud to announce the release of its first interactive, online training module! The module, Social Media: The Records Management Challenge, delves into topics such as:

  • Government use of social media – through both public and personal accounts
  • Capture, management and disposition factors of records created on social media
  • Citizen interaction with government through social media

This free training is geared toward governments that have social media accounts as well as elected officials and public employees who may find themselves balancing a personal social media presence with their public roles. This is a great resources for Human Resources to bookmark and have on hand for newly elected officials or newly hired employees.

The training registration can be found at After registering, you will be taken to BuckeyeLearn to access the training. This training will take approximately 30 to 40 minutes. Upon completion of the training, you will be able to print a certificate of completion from BuckeyeLearn.

Grant funding from the Ohio Historical Records Advisory Board (OHRAB), through the National Historical Publication and Records Commission (NHPRC), has provided for up to 2000 unique registrations. Since the number is limited, act fast to take this online training!

Please share this exciting opportunity with others that you feel would benefit from the training.

– Pari J. Swift, MLIS, CRM, University Records Manager, The Ohio State University