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Records Management Procedures – Training for University Personnel

The Archives staff offers one-on-one training for newly appointed department records management contacts and alternates. Refresher training is available upon request and can include all or part of the offerings listed below.

  • Responsibilities of a records management contact.
  • How to use the records center.
  • How to destroy University records.
  • Review of the Records Management Manual.
  • Departmental/unit records retention schedule development and how to interpret a schedule.
  • University records management policies, including traditional and electronic record keeping.
  • Recommendations for maintaining records management materials in the department, such as, schedules, audit reports, container lists, destruction lists, etc.
  • Explanation of records management terminology.
  • History of archives and records management at the University.
  • Benefits of departmental records audits.
  • Difference between archives and records management.
  • Legal issues/requirements for the University’s records management program.