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File Cabinet Records Management Training & Other Links

Online Training

The State Records Management Division has created a series of online training videos which cover the most frequently requested topics.  Topics include understanding public records, using the records retention schedules database, and filling out the certificate of records destruction.

Library of Virginia YouTube Channel, Records Management.  

(Disregard the video "Transferring Archival Records to LVA", since VMI - along with other state colleges & universities - has its own archival program. Permanent records are transferred to the VMI Archives. 

In-Person Consultation

Contact COL Diane Jacob if you or your office would like to schedule a consultation to learn about Records Management procedures.

Useful Links from the Library of Virginia Records Management Division

Guide to the Public Records Act

Records Decision Tree. This flowchart will help you determine when a document is a public record

Tips - Managing Email. Provides guidance on the management of e-mail as a public record

Timely Destruction of Records