Electronics

ELECTRONIC RECORDS AND DIGITAL COLLECTIONS

INTRODUCTION

This page contains resources for planning and implementing an electronic records program or building digital collections, and is targeted to records managers and cultural resource repository managers alike. With assistance from the NHPRC, the SHRAB hosted an electronic records conference in November, 2011, modeled around these same topics. Presentations from that conference may be found at the following link: From Theory to Practice: Accessing and Preserving Electronic Records and Digital Materials.

PROJECT PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT

Information about project planning, and the economic and management considerations inherent in creating and implementing an electronic records program or a digital collection.

 

 

BEST PRACTICES, GUIDELINES, AND STANDARDS

Standards to guide the creation, preservation, and access of content.

RECORD PRESERVATION AND ACCESS

Resources that address the continued challenges of preserving and providing access to electronic records and digital collections.

EMERGING TRENDS AND LEGAL CONSIDERATIONS

Information on such topics as copyright, e-discovery, record authenticity, and the disposition of social media records.