Handbook for Minnesota Cities Chapter 26: Records Management

Handbook Chapter

Published: September 18, 2023

Records Management
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Defines public records and outlines records management issues including creation, retention and destruction of records, public inspection of records and the right to privacy. Understand management concepts for electronic records such as email, text messages and websites. Learn about metadata, security, backups and disaster recovery.

Use this model document with the discussion on Records Management:

Computer Use, LMC model policy (doc)

See Table of Contents: Handbook for Minnesota Cities