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Records Officer Guidance

Records officers are appointed by the head of each government unit to develop and oversee that unit's records management program.

In addition to the guidance on this page, the text slides on the homepage of this website provide an introductory overview, and IPER resources can be found in the 'For Additional Guidance' section below.

This web site is provided as a courtesy of the Maryland State Archives. As you develop your records management program, you should consult with your agency’s Records Officer.

This web site is presented for reference purposes under the doctrine of fair use. When this material is used, in whole or in part, proper citation and credit must be attributed to the Maryland State Archives. PLEASE NOTE: The site may contain material from other sources which may be under copyright. Rights assessment, and full originating source citation, is the responsibility of the user.

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