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Electronic Records Management

The Electronic Records Management Branch (ERM) provides advice and technical support, training, and guidance to state and local government agencies regarding archival and records management considerations in the application of information technology to their programs and operations. The Branch assists government agencies, advisory bodies, and work groups on information policy, imaging, and technical standards, and tries to ensure that such bodies are aware of archival and records management requirements as they relate to information resources planning, management, and appropriations.

Records Management Services

  • Records Scheduling: ERM works with the other branches in the Archives and Records Management Division in the records retention scheduling process, particularly as relates to electronic records.  The Branch is responsible for the creation of:
  • Training Services: ERM provides assistance on matters related to the training of officials on electronic records management issues and on electronic records management policy and procedures. Tutorials can be found at Understanding Records Management: Electronic Records

Division Support

ERM supports the use of automated techniques in archival and records management applications in KDLA’s Archives and Records Management Division. ERM plays an important role in the development and use of the division’s systems and web pages, and it provides technical assistance to the division’s Micrographics and Imaging Branch in the operation of the department’s Clark Center for Digital Imaging.

Kentucky State Digital Archives

ERM has developed the following public interface to KDLA's electronic records holdings: 

Kentucky State Digital Archives 

If you have any questions regarding KDLA's Electronic Records Management services contact Derek Clark by email ( or call (502) 564-1707​

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