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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Records Management

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Records Management

What is Records Management?

Records Management is the systematic control of all records from creation to destruction. A "record" is defined as anything you receive or create as part of your work. This includes paper, electronic, electronic media and microform versions of material. A complete definition can be found at M.S. 138.17 subdivision 1.

Why do Records Management?

It's required by the laws of the State of Minnesota.
As a government entity, Minnesota State University, Mankato is subject to the following Minnesota records management statutes:

A records management program is an important feature of any organization. It can help the organization save money, time and space through effective management of records.

Records Management at MSU

The University Archives manages the University Records Center, a secure and remote storage facility for the temporary storage of university records. Stored records should have a specific life span whether it is 2 or 20 years. Our services include: