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Preservation of Electronic Records

With ever-changing technology and the short life expectancy of the media on which they are stored, electronic records pose a special challenge to governments' preservation. Governments' electronic records can be found not only on computer media, but also on audio tapes and videotapes.

This workshop will discuss:

  • different types of electronic media
  • techniques for preserving electronic records
  • how to maximize longevity of electronic storage media
  • how to preserve electronic media through proper storage techniques
  • how to maintaining intelligible access to electronic records
Workshop Type: Classroom Training
Intended Audience: Historical Records Repositories, Local Governments

Workshop Handouts: PDF icon workshops_handouts_erecords_preservation.pdf


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