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Using State Archives Local Government Retention Schedules

The New York State Archives develops retention schedules to help local governments efficiently dispose of records they no longer need to keep.
This workshop will:
  • Explain how to use State Archives' retention schedules effectively
  • Describe how the State Archives develops retention schedules
  • Show how to create office retention schedules specific to the needs of a single office
  • Examine options for disposing of records
After this workshop, participants should be more adept at identifying appropriate retention periods for records and be better able to devise systems for managing records disposition.
Workshop Type: Classroom Training
Intended Audience: Local Governments
Workshop Topic: Retention and Disposition

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