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10. Records Management

Tony Smith

(1)Stormville, New York, USA

A record is a type of information, typically a document, that requires structured retention and management to support either internally defined or externally mandated regulatory requirements . Records management encompasses the process and resources to properly handle the declaration, undeclaration, and removed of materials at the appropriate points in their lifecycles. Records management in SharePoint is used for the following:

  • Uploading materials to be stored and tracked as records.

  • Identifying when items managed through the environment are to be classified and managed as records.

  • Determining how ...

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