The extensive use of automation to conduct government business has resulted in the proliferation of electronic state records. Electronic records create many new concerns regarding the management of such records.
The Electronic Records Management Guidelines provide guidance on effective management of electronic records to North Dakota state agencies and county, city, and park district offices.
The Records Management Program is responsible for the preservation of state records. This includes determining retention periods, selecting the appropriate retention medium, choosing the best retention location, and selecting the best filing system for the records.