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.




September 16


12pm – 3pm

September 23


12pm – 3pm

September 30


12pm – 3pm

October 7


12pm – 3pm

October 14


9am – 12pm

October 21


1pm – 4pm

October 29


1pm – 4pm


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 State Records Center, 215 North Blount Street, Raleigh, NC. Located directly across the street from the Governor’s Mansion. There is no charge for this training. We also offer on-site workshops when requested. We can customize on-site workshops to suit the audience.

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.




Sept 17, 2015
Introduction to Managing Public Records 9:00 – 10:30
Organizing your Digital and Paper Files 10:45 – 11:45
Sept 24, 2015 Basics of Electronic Records 9:00 – 10:30
Managing E-mail 10:45 – 11:45
Oct 20, 2015 Introduction to Managing Public Records 9:00 – 10;30
Organizing your Digital and Paper Files 10:45 – 11:45
Oct 27, 2015
Basics of Electronic Records 9:00 – 10:30
Managing E-mail 10:45 – 11:45

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