Getting Started

Why Manage Records?

What benefits does a records management program provide to an institution or organization?

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What are Records and Records Management?

What do we mean when we say "records management"? Some basic definitions are available here.

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What Types of Records Should Be Transferred to A Records Center?

Answers to this question can be found in this section.

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What to Keep? What to Toss?

This section deals with that question.

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What Are Some Questions Records Managers Often Hear?

Questions that are often asked of records managers are listed (and answered) here.

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How Can Departments Work Effectively With Records Managers?

What does a records coordinator do? How can they increase the efficiency and effectiveness of an office?

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Are There Guidelines for Records Retention?

Retention guidelines are available in this section.

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