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 Posts & Pages Tagged With: "Records Management"

General Records Retention Schedules

  Local Government General Records Retention Schedules For use by county and municipal government agencies. Local Government General Records Retention Schedules   School District Records Retention Schedules For use by public and charter schools and School District offices. School Districts General Retention Schedules   State Agency General Records Retention Schedules For use by the executive, judicial, […]



Records Management Forms

Appointment Forms Municipalities, Counties, and State Agencies Record Officer and Authorized Agent Form for Municipalities, Counties and State Agencies (doc) User’s Guide to Appointment of Records Officer and Authorized Agents: Local Government and State Agencies (pdf) School Districts, Schools, Colleges and Universities Record Officer and Authorized Agent Form for School Districts, Schools, Colleges and Universities […]



Records Policies

Guidelines and other helpful information related to sending your records to DPA Access to Records (pdf) Appointment of Records Officers and Authorized Agents (pdf) DE Documentation Procedures (pdf) DE Freedom of Information Act DE Public Records Law Electronic Mail (pdf) Electronic Media Storage (pdf) Title 2: Grants and Agreements, Part 200—Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, […]



Retention Schedules

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Tips and Tools

Tips and Tools for Records Management Cubic Foot Conversion Chart (pdf) Cubic Feet Conversion Factors (xlsx) This tool may be used by agencies to determine the cubic feet volume measurement required for Delaware Public Archive Destruction Notices. The tool is used in cases when a contracted vendor is to destroy traditional paper records that have […]



Government Services

    The Government Services section is responsible for the administration and implementation of the Delaware Public Records law by providing records management services to all state and local government agencies. This section provides guidance and training on the creation, destruction, maintenance, retention, use, and preservation of records created and received in the course of […]



Behind the Scenes: Internal Functions of the Delaware Public Archives

The Delaware Public Archives preserves and exhibits many of Delaware’s most vibrant historical documents. Our rich Delaware history can be viewed by visiting the research room, browsing our Collection Gateway online, or by visiting our wonderful exhibit galleries. In addition to the public pieces of Delaware history, we are a secure repository to a myriad of […]






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