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Managing Inactive Records for Local Governments

Careful management of inactive records storage is critical to the success of a records management program.

This workshop will discuss:

  • The importance of inactive records storage
  • The basic steps involved in setting up a facility, whether in-house or off-site
  • Ownership and custody of inactive records
  • Equipment, supplies, and safety concerns
  • Cost-benefit analysis, and space planning
  • How to develop inactive records facility policies and procedures A case study approach will be used as workshop participants plan an inactive records storage facility.
Workshop Type: Classroom Training
Intended Audience: Local Governments

Workshop Handouts: PDF icon workshops_handouts_inactive.pdf


For more information on this workshop, or to request this workshop in your area, please contact us at archtrain@nysed.gov.