ERIC Number: ED353995
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Records Management Manual.
Alaska State Dept. of Education, Juneau. State Archives and Records Management.
This manual, prepared primarily for state government agencies, describes the organization and management of Alaska government records. Information is presented in nine topic areas: (1) Alaska's Archives and Records Management Program, which describes the program, its mission, services available, and employee responsibilities; (2) Records in Perspective, which describes what a record is, why government records are important, and what records are confidential; (3) Records Retention Schedule, which covers steps in setting up a schedule, inventorying materials, determining value, and using the schedule; (4) Transferring Records, to the Records Center, which includes deciding which records to transfer, packaging, transfer lists, and folder listings and retrieval aids; (5) Retrieving Records from the Records Center, which discusses ownership, access, and retrieval by file or box; (6) Disposition, which addresses when to destroy records; (7) State Archives, which describes the function of the archives, which records to send to the archives, what happens to archived records, and rules for the use of archival materials; (8) Vital Records, which covers how to identify, appraise and protect vital records; and (9) Micrographics, which discusses which records to microfilm, legal acceptability, formats, hardware, storage conditions, and other issues. The state's general administrative records retention schedule, a vital records checklist, file cabinet operating cost worksheet, file management tips, a record storage contract fee schedule, a document reproduction fee schedule, a publications listing, and a 12-item bibliography are appended. A glossary is also included. (KRN)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alaska State Dept. of Education, Juneau. State Archives and Records Management.
Identifiers - Location: Alaska