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Oregon State Archives


Introduction to Records and Information Management
for State and Local Governments

This narrated PowerPoint presentation was created as part of the Council of State Archivists’ “Intergovernmental Preparedness for Essential Records (IPER)” project. Watch the presentation as a simple introduction to Records Management or to prepare you for the IPER webinars (coming in 2010).

Watch the presentation (SWF File - 35.38 MB)

Learn more about IPER

Technical Difficulties? Please be patient when downloading the file. It is a large file, and depending on your connection and network system, it may take a few minutes to download. The entire file must be downloaded before the presentation will play.

When testing the presentation with the files on your computer's hard drive, you may encounter an error message when you first begin regarding your computer's Flash player security. You are given the option to click "OK" or "Settings". If you simply click "OK", you will not be able to test the hyperlinks because Flash player will not launch links from files on your computer without changing the security settings. See the following websites (below) for the solution to this problem and a further explanation of what is occurring. Following the simple steps will allow you to test the hyperlinks.


This SWF file and above documentation are posted for the convenience of the Archives and Records Management Community. The Oregon State Archives cannot provide technical assistance. Please contact the Council of State Archivists at the above-linked website for technical or content help.