Do you have a basic understanding of electronic records, but need an extra push to begin addressing the issue? This course is focused on systems that any archives must put in place to ensure it can manage electronic records, and it will cover how to prepare for and address a still uncertain future concerning the management of electronic records.


Learning Outcomes

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

  • Identify considerations for appraisal of electronic records
  • Choose preservation file formats
  • Implement systems and some practices for managing electronic records


Who Should Attend?
Archivists and others who have a basic understanding of electronic records


What You Should Already Know:
A basic understanding of electronic records


DAS Core Competency:

  • 2. Communicate and define terminology, requirements, roles, and responsibilities related to digital archives to a variety of stakeholders.
  • 3. Formulate strategies and tactics for appraising, acquiring, describing, managing, organizing, preserving, and delivering digital archives.


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

Webinar Information
Date Presented:
April 23, 2015 2:00 PM Eastern
1 hour, 30 minutes
Electronic Records, The Next Step! - UPDATED

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.

Speaker Information
Mark Myers
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