Please join with the Council of State Archivists to celebrate Electronic Records Day. Electronic Records Day is an opportunity to raise awareness among government agencies, related professional organizations, the general public and other stakeholders about the crucial role electronic records play in our world and the need to manage and preserve them. More information and resources are available at the Council of State Archivists’ website. Also, when looking for resources to share with stakeholders, don’t forget about the OhioERC’s tip sheets!
The Ohio Electronic Records Committee has pushed a new tip sheet on Online Conference Platform Records. The tip sheet defines online conference platforms, and discusses records retention concerns with conferencing platforms. It reviews the different types of records that can be produced through online conference platforms and how to approach records retention of conferencing platform records. Check it out here : Online Conference Platform Records Tip Sheet
Check out the newest Blockchain Tip Sheet published in the Blockchain Technology Guidelines on the Ohio ERC site. Blockchain Project Conversation Starters is the third tip sheet on Blockchain and serves as a guide to help records managers and archivists surface key recordkeeping and preservation issues when their organization is embarking upon blockchain projects. The document provides an overview of blockchain, general terminology, the life-cycle of records on a blockchain, among other concepts.