Links and resources

Internal Links

Records Retention Schedules and Disposal Authorities (RRSDAs)

Model File Classification Plan

Identify Applicable RRSDA

Managing your graduate student files

Records Management: definitions, resources and guidelines

An overview of what Records Management is and why its important.

Digitization Of Original Records.pdf
Best Practice guidelines for digitizing original paper records.

University Records Centre.pdf
An overview of the services provided to the SFU community by the University Records Centre (URC).

Official, Transitory and Personal Records: A Guideline for SFU Employees
A guideline that explains the difference between transitory official and personal records.

Email Management Best Practices 
A guideline that explains how to organize, manage, retain, and dispose of email.

Email Management Best Practices Power Point Presentation
Powerpoint presentation that explains how to organize, manage, retain and dispose of email.

Records Inventory: A Guideline for SFU Employees
A step by step guide for departments wishing to inventory their records.

Reference Material

Model File Classification Plan.pdf
The Model File Classification Plan is a starting point for university departments to organize their files. This document describes how to use the model file plan for your own department.

Terms and definitions specific to Archives and Records Management

University Information Policies

I10.01 Archives, Recorded Information Management, and Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy
I10.09 Retention and Disposal of Student Exams or Assignments