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Handbook of Business Procedures

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October 23, 2012
October 23, 2012
Records Management Services

 

Part 20. Records Management - Table of Contents


20.6. TYPES OF RECORDS - GENERAL INFORMATION

A. Introduction

An official university record is information created or received in the conduct of business at The University of Texas at Austin. The information may be captured in any format, including paper, microform, electronic, or any other media. Departments are required to follow specific procedures for each type of record.

The department must determine whether each record is a master record, a convenience copy, or transitory information. For more information, refer to:

Rules concerning correspondence apply to both hard copy records and to emails. For more information, refer to:

Other types of electronic records retained at the department level have specific requirements. For more information, refer to 20.6.6. Electronic Records.

Each department must identify and protect its vital records. For more information, refer to 20.6.7. Vital Records.

 

 

Part 20. Records Management - Table of Contents