All archives must address the management of electronic records to some degree, and you may not have the background in electronic records or the confidence to tackle this daunting task! This webinar provides you the basics you need to start solving your electronic records problems.

 

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this webinar, you should be able to:

  • Identify common preservation formats of electronic records
  • Describe appraising, accessioning, and preserving electronic records
  • Begin working with records creators
  • Start promoting and continuing your electronic records program

 

Who Should Attend?
Archivists and others who need a refresher about electronic records or a basic foundation of knowledge to work from

 

What You Should Already Know:
No prior experience is necessary.

 

DAS Core Competency:

  • 1. Explain the nature of digital records and their lifecycle.
  • 2. Communicate and define terminology, requirements, roles, and responsibilities related to digital archives to a variety of stakeholders.

 

If you intend to pursue the DAS Certificate, you will need to pass the examination for this course.

Webinar Information
Date Presented:
April 09, 2015 2:00 PM Eastern
Length:
1 hour, 30 minutes
Basics of Managing Electronic Records: Getting You Started!

Mark J. Myers is the electronic records specialist with the Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) and has over 15 years of experience in electronic records management and digital preservation. Mark started with TSLAC in June, 2014, and is working on building a data archive to preserve and make accessible the electronic records of state government, beginning with the records of Governor Rick Perry in 2015. Mark will also be providing advice and assistance to state and local government agencies for the long-term preservation of their electronic records. Prior to his work in TX, Mark was the electronic records archivist with the Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives from 2001-2014, and electronic records archivist for the Alabama Department of Archives and History from 1998-2001. Mark has a bachelor’s degree in secondary education from the University of Kentucky and graduate work from Auburn University. He now lives in Austin, TX, with his wife and two children.

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