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For immediate release: October 10, 2016
Contact: Kayla Leslie

NASCIO Observes Electronic Records Day

 

In an effort to raise awareness for the crucial role and importance of electronic records, on October 10, the National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) is observing Electronic Records Day.

“It’s no surprise to public sector leaders that the increase in conducting government business digitally has resulted in a tremendous growth in electronic records.” said Doug Robinson, NASCIO executive director. “We all must recognize the importance of managing and preserving records in this modern format which promotes greater accessibility of information for the public.”

E-Records Day was created by the Council of State Archivists (CoSA) as part of its State Electronic Records Initiative. In recognition of its fifth year, CoSA has promoted electronic records awareness leading up to October 10 and has placed a special focus on electronic communications in government.

Join NASCIO and CoSA in raising awareness of digital records and the importance of their preservation among government agencies, professional organizations and stakeholders, as well as the general public. See CoSA’s Electronic Records Day page for more information and tips on managing e-records.

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