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Born-Digital University Records: Home

This guide is for helping departments learn best-practices, and procedures when it comes to record-keeping

Digital Records

What are Born-Digital Records? 

  • Born-Digital Records are any records that have been created and remain solely as digital objects. By comparison, scanned-digital objects are those that once existed in paper, or a physical format, before being scanned and copied digitally. 

Which Digital Records go to the University Archives? 

  • The University Archives is tasked with collecting the records that document the functions and history of the various university departments, committees, and organizations. 
  • These records can include Meeting Minutes, Administrative Records, as outlined by the UNC Records Retention Schedule. 
  • The University Archives also accepts historically relevant documents that tell the story of a department or give context to the progress made by individuals or groups as a whole. 

Records Workflow

Contact the University Archives

To request access to University Archives, to make a donation or records transfer, or to request other records services, please contact the Special Collections and University Archives at spec-coll@uncc.edu or 704-687-1170.

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