Local Records Workshops

Records Analysts provide on-site training to local agencies at no cost on the following topics. We also develop custom workshops and provide in-office consultations.

Managing Public Records: Law and Practice in North Carolina
Our basic introduction to the Public Records law and records management. Includes email and electronic records management.

Disaster Preparedness and Recovery
An introduction to disaster planning, response, and recovery.

Email: What to Keep and How
For those especially concerned with email retention, archiving, and public records requests.

Public Records and Confidentiality in North Carolina
An introduction to confidentiality laws concerning public records in North Carolina. Find out who can and can’t see those confidential records.

From Filing Cabinet to Desktop PC
Get a handle on your paper and digital files.




October 11, 2017



October 18, 2017



October 25, 2017



November 1, 2017



November 9, 2017



November 15, 2017



December 7, 2017



To register, please complete the Workshop Registration Form and return it to or fax it to 919.715.3627.

State Agency Workshops

Training is available to all state employees interested in learning more about records management (including the Public Records Law and how to create or update an office’s retention schedule); electronic, paper, and subject filing systems; handling e-mail; and handling electronic records.

All workshops will be held at the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources, 109 E. Jones Street, Raleigh, NC in the second floor classroom (room #208). There is no charge for this training. Please note that we also offer on-site workshops when requested.

Introduction to 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 presentation also provides an introduction to public records law and public access and explains the services provided to state agencies by the State Records Center.

Organizing Your Digital and Paper Files
This workshop provides examples of how to organize and maintain active paper and electronic files in an efficient, easy-to-use system.

Electronic Records and E-mail
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.

Managing E-mail
This workshop offers tips and tricks to help you identify and manage your e-mail records in accordance with public records law.

There are no State Agency Workshops currently schceduled.


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