Objective: This workshop will present the step-by-step process of sending records to off-site storage at the Records Center. We cover everything from how to assemble and pack a box to how to complete the deposit paperwork.
Length: 1 ½ hours
Who should attend: Employees who have not yet sent records to storage as well as anyone in charge of packing and depositing boxes who would like a refresher course.
What you will learn
- How to identify records eligible for storage
- How to pack and label boxes correctly
- How to complete the paperwork and expedite your deposit
- How to recall records back to your office
Note: You should be familiar with the General Records Schedule (GRS) and how to apply it to your records before taking this class. If you have not used the GRS, register for our Trash or Treasure workshop.
Register for a workshop on our registration page.
All workshops begin at 10:00am. Please plan to arrive 15 minutes before the workshop begins to get settled. Workshops are 1 ½ hours long; see the registration page for details.
Workshops will be held in Lamont Library's Forum Room or in Lamont B-30 (see workshop registration page for details). Lamont Library is located at the corner of Massachusetts Avenue and Quincy Street in the far southeast corner of Harvard Yard, east of Harvard Square. Click here for a map.