Upcoming Workshops for State Agencies

The Records Analysis Unit of the Government Records Section at the State Archives of North Carolina will be offering a series of four workshops in July.

state workshops graphicOn July 21, 2015, from 9:00-10:30am, there will be a workshop on Managing Public Records.  This workshop will answer questions such as “What is records management?” and will introduce the development and usage of a records retention and disposition schedule.  This workshop also provides an introduction to public records law and public access and explains the services provided to state agencies by the State Records Center.  Then from 10:45-11:45am, there will be a workshop on Filing and Organization, which provides examples of how to organize and maintain active paper and electronic files in an efficient, easy-to-use system.

On July 28, 2015, from 9:00-10:30am, there will be a workshop on Electronic Records. This workshop focuses on the problems associated with electronic records and provides advice on how to protect those records to insure their accuracy, reliability, and security.  This workshop also provides guidance on how to initiate a scanning program, weighing the pros and cons, and reviews technical considerations.  Then from 10:45-11:45am, there will be a workshop focusing specifically on e-mail.  This workshop offers tips and tricks to help you identify and manage your e-mail records in accordance with public records law.

All of the above workshops will be held in the classroom of the State Records Center at 215 North Blount Street, Raleigh, NC.  Parking is available one block away; information is available at http://www2.ncdcr.gov/archives/Public/VisitUs.aspx#parking.

In order to register for any or all of these workshops, please complete this registration form: WorkshopRegistration_2015_SRC.  It should be submitted to Gail Elliott at gaill.elliott@ncdcr.gov.  If you have any questions, please call 919-807-7350.