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BAS 250: Managing Inactive Records Workshop

Careful management of inactive records storage is critical to the success of a records management program. This workshop will discuss inactive records storage, ownership and custody of inactive records, cost-benefit analysis, space planning, and developing inactive records facility policies and procedures. This workshop is typically given in the fall.


Related publications

#42 Guidelines for Off-Site Storage of Inactive Local Government Records PDF

#48 Developing an Inactive Records Storage Facility PDF

#49 Administration of Inactive Records PDF

#63 Guidelines for Choosing Records Management Software PDF

#64 Conducting Needs Assessments for New Recordkeeping Systems PDF

#65 Recommendations for Shelving for Inactive Records Storage PDF

Records Advisory 9.01 Using a Data Storage Vendor

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