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Oct. 11 Last Day to Register for Records Retention Workshop

October 9, 2013
Today (Oct.11) is the last day to register for the Records Management and Information Practices workshop scheduled for 8 a.m. to noon Oct. 22 in KL 232.  
If your job responsibilities including keeping track of and maintaining documents, you'll want to attend this half-day workshop to learn about the UC’s new records retention schedule, see a demonstration of the new website and other pertinent information. The event is open to all staff members and registration can be completed online.
The agenda and presenters are:
  • New Records Disposition Schedule – Hear about the UC’s new retention schedule, see a demonstration of the new website and learn your role in records management. Led by UCOP archivist and records expert Laurie Sletten, who served as the project lead for this systemwide initiative.
  • Electronic Records Management – Learn how to determine which emails are considered records, which aren’t and why it matters. Conducted by Paula Johnson, the policy and records administrator at UC San Diego.
  • Information Governance – Cynthia Vroom and Maria Shanle of the UC Office of General Council will discuss the latest legal developments, relevant court decisions and how those who serve as records stewards can apply that information to improve compliance and reduce liability and risk.
For more information about the workshop, contact Sonia Johnston in Business and Administrative Services at sjohnston@ucmerced.edu.