Records Management in SharePoint 2010

Records management is about the policy for processing content and routing of documents and data in SharePoint. SharePoint 2007 introduced the Records Center, which was a site collection for centralized collection of documents and content routed based on policy. One of the many jobs of the Records Center is to manage the long-term archive of documents that become records in the Records Center.

SharePoint 2010 also includes the Records Center, with enhancements, but in addition, SharePoint now brings in-place records management. Owners of regular document libraries can now apply policy to their documents.

Table 7-3 lists some of the features included in the Records Center, which we discuss in this section of ...

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