- Official publishing
- Records selection and transfer process
- 1. Appraising your records
- 2. Selecting your records
- 3. Sensitivity reviews of selected records
- 4. Cataloguing and preparation of records
- 5. Planning and arranging delivery of records
- 6. How we accession your records
- Borrowing accessioned records
- Legal obligations for transfer
- Digital records transfer
- Information Management Assessment programme
- Crown and Parliamentary copyright
- Digital Continuity Service
2. Selecting your records
If you transfer to a place of deposit you should consult with staff at the relevant place of deposit on decisions about the records to be permanently preserved.
The transferring public record body should have already established clear communications with archive staff at the relevant place of deposit. The transferring public records body should also be able to maintain clear communications with them at the various stages of the transfer process.
Guidance for selecting records
We have published guidance both listed below and in the previous section: Appraising your records. This guidance applies to records in all formats and media.
Records collection policy (PDF, 0.12Mb)
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