Record Retention

The Alliance has compiled this set of record retention resources from throughout the nonprofit sector.

Electronic Record Management Guidelines

Minnesota Historical Society shares guidelines on digital media that include considerations to meet long-term operational and legal requirements. The document also addresses long-term preservation, metadata, file naming, digital media, storage procedures, email and web content management, and electronic and digital signatures. It includes a glossary.

Records Management FAQ

The Smithsonian Institution Archives shares a list of detailed questions and answer that explains issues involved with maintaining records.

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