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Managing Your Government Records: Guidelines for Archives and Agencies

Introduction

Managing and preserving government records is important and essential work. Not only are such records used for conducting the important business of government, they also provide invaluable witness to our rich heritage. These guidelines are provided by the State Archives Department as a trusted resource that can assist you in your archives-related work.

If you are a state or local government official or entity, or a county or local historical society, you will find the guidelines very useful for they contain a wealth of information on a variety of topics related to the management of government records. They present many essential concepts and practices used every day in the management of archives, and contain up-to-date information on the current legislation that affects your archives and your archives-related services.

Guidelines

Managing Your Government Records: Guidelines for Archives and Agencies

The Managing Your Government Records: Guidelines for Archives and Agencies detail the laws that govern Minnesota's government records; appraisal, description, and storage issues; and specific concerns relating to electronic records. Find out how to better manage your government records by using these guidelines.

 

Version 3: September 2009


Contact Information

For further information, please contact:

Charles Rodgers
651-259-3266
charles.rodgers@mnhs.org