Contents


Page 1
Welcome
Page 2
Public Records Laws
Why Do We Need to Talk About Public Records?
Public Records Require a Retention Schedule
Page 3
Challenges of Electronic Records
What Are Electronic Records?
Electronic Records Retention Schedules
Confidential Material
Redaction
Page 4
Threats to Digital Files 
Human Failure to be Vigilant
Organizing Electronic Records
Page 5
Threats to Digital Files , Cont'd.
Storage Media
DVDs
Personal Storage Devices
Threats to Digital Storage Media
Back-ups
Page 6
Threats to Digital Files, cont'd.
Obsolescence of Hardware and Software
File Formats
Page 7
Office Policies
Disaster Recovery Plan
Electronic Records Policy
Page 8
Office Policies, Cont'd.
Retention Schedules
Selecting File Formats
Page 9
Actively Managing Electronic Records
Plan for Sustainability
Avoid Single Points of Failture
Combination of Solutions
Page 10
Conclusion
Rules to Live By
Page 11
Additional Resources
Department of Cultural Resources Links
Training
Current Electronic Records Projects
Page 12
Contact Us
Staff
Your CRO

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