Records Management Training and Education

Training Opportunities

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Basic Record​​s M​anagem​ent

Managing Your Records​
Reference guide for properly handling government records.​

Oregon Attorney General's Public Records and Public Meetings Manual

Oregon Public Records Law Training (2016)

Oregon Public Records Law Training PowerPoint format  Oregon Public Records Law Training PDF

Contains basic training on Public Records law, and ​practical Records Management approaches for government

Electronic Records Mana​gement

Public agencies complete this form to petition the State Archivist for an exception to OAR 166-017-0045(2), specifying the agency strategy to ensure the long-term preservation of public records.

This training video shows government employees their responsibilities in manag​ing email in compliance with state laws and regulations.

Local Government Email Policy Manual​ 
This guide addresses issues related to local government email including public records, writing an email policy, email retention and filing, security, technology, budgeting and proper email etiquette.

State Agency Email Guidelines
This resource addresses common issues related to state agency email.

Disaster Preparedness and Recovery

"The Call"
This video helps y​ou evaluate your agency’s preparedness for a variety of disasters and gives suggestions to minimize risk.

Public Records: A Manual for Creating a Disaster Preparedness and Recovery Plan
This manual will teach you to be prepared for the worst.

State Records Center

"Preparing Records to be Stored at the State Records Center"
This video shows Oregon state agencies how to ready their material for storage at the Archives Division facility.

Security Copy Depository

Micrographics Manual​
Learn about the equipment, supplies, process and standards of operating a micrographics program.​

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Students from state and local government in a classroom.

Did You Know?

State and local government agencies are responsible for planning to prevent records disasters, mitigate loss of records due to disasters, and recover important records and information in the aftermath of disasters.

Public Records:  Manual for Creating a Disaster Preparedness and Recovery Plan

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