Protecting Public Records While You Telework

Teleworking presents challenges for public records management. Here are some tips for making sure your public records remain secure when you work from home.

Electronic Records Day 2019: Social Media as a Public Record

Electronic Records Day is once again upon us!  For those who are not aware, Electronic Records Day is recognized every year on October 10 and it is designed to raise awareness among state government agencies, the general public, related professional organizations, and other stakeholders, about the crucial role electronic records play in our world. This…

Administrative Office of the Courts’ Electronic Records and Imaging Policy: Part 1

After months of planning and development, the Administrative Office of the Courts has completed its Electronic Records and Imaging Policy for the Records in the Custody of the Clerks of Superior Court. This is a significant achievement given the volume and legal value of the records in the clerks’ custody and the time and analysis…

Electronic Records Day – Electronic Records Management

With each passing year, electronic records become more and more prevalent within both state and local government.  As a result, effectively managing these records can be a daunting task.  The Council of State Archives has declared October 10 to be Electronic Records Day (#ERecsDay), which provides the opportunity for archivists around the country to promote…

Scanning Local Records Tutorial

We have written on this blog several times about scanning government records.  There was a detailed explanation of how to determine whether scanning is an appropriate document management solution.  There have been several overviews of scanning operations for local governments, most recently in response to the question, If our county has a public record on…