Smack in the middle of Archives Month is Electronic Records Day. Coincidence? I think not.
We generally think of electronic records as new, now, of the moment and not particularly permanent.
- blog posts
- photos on your cellphone
The permanency of records is determined not by format (paper or electronic) but by content. So while most email is not considered permanent there are emails that should be saved and printed out in total and sent to the archives.
WKU Records Management program provides guidelines for the care and preservation of all university records regardless of format. Contact us at 5-4793 if you have questions regarding the maintenance of electronic records or any other questions.