Training & Resources

WORKSHOPS & WEBINARS

The University Records Management Records Coordinator and Infolinx trainings can be found on MasonLEAPS. We are unable to provide additional workshops or trainings at this time.

QUICK REFERENCE RETENTION GUIDES

RECORDS RETENTION SCHEDULES TRAINING

Searching the Virginia State Schedules for Records Retention

As a state agency, George Mason University refers to the Library of Virginia Retention and Disposition General Schedules to apply retention to public records created at the university. This video teaches GMU staff how to search the retention schedules database as well as the PDF schedules in the additional resources section below. 

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

Library of Virginia Retention and Disposition General Schedules
George Mason University refers to the General State Agency bucket schedules to maintain University records in accordance with the series classification to which they are assigned. These schedules are appraised and published by the Library of Virginia, as is their duty under the Virginia Public Records Act.

Library of Virginia Electronic Records Guidelines

Electronic records are subject to Library of Virginia records retention and disposition requirements as well. This document highlights the Commonwealth's requirements for the management and destruction of all electronic record types. 

Virginia Public Records Management Manual
Published in October 2014 by the Library of Virginia to assist state and local agencies with the creation and implementation of an agency-wide records program.

A Guide to the Virginia Public Records Act
This guide is a succinct review of the VRPA in relation to the responsibilities of state employees and their records.

Library of Virginia YouTube Channel
The Library of Virginia published videos designed to help Commonwealth employees understand and comply with their responsibilities under the Virginia Public Records Act.