Electronic Records Management Guidelines
Annotated List of Resources
Electronic Records Management Strategy HTML
Resources for basic, key concepts in electronic records management.
Long-Term Preservation HTML
Resources to help learn about the steps to developing a long-term electronic records preservation plan.
Business Case for Digital Preservation HTML
Resources to help learn more about creating a business case for digital preservation.
Resources to help introduce yourself to metadata, its functions, and its importance in managing electronic records. Become familiar with specific metadata standards.
File Naming HTML
Resources to help learn about the importance of including a file naming policy in your electronic records management strategy.
File Formats HTML
Resources to help review descriptions of common file formats and a summary of the issues regarding converting or migrating files.
Digital Media HTML
Resources to review digital media storage options (e.g., magnetic tape, optical disk) for your electronic records.
Digital Media Storage HTML
Resources to help learn more about physical storage space options and access procedures.
Digital Imaging HTML
Resources to help introduce yourself to digital imaging, its uses, and legal considerations. Review recommendations for implementing digital imaging projects.
Electronic Document Management Systems HTML
Resources to help introduce yourself to electronic records issues that may arise as you seek to integrate and manage the records management process with an electronic document management system.
E-Mail Management HTML
Resources to use to help consider the issues involved in extending your electronic records management strategy to your e-mail messages.
Web Content Management HTML
Resources to help to learn how to develop a policy for managing your web content that meshes with your electronic records management strategy.
Electronic and Digital Signatures HTML
Resources to help learn about the distinction between electronic and digital signatures, and the legal considerations surrounding their use.
Electronic Records Management Guidelines, March 2012, Version 5.
Links verified March 9, 2012.