Cornell University Electronic Student Records Systems Project Report

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6 Conclusion

There are many issues pertaining to the preservation of student records that archivists and records managers should consider. In addition to the specific recommendations presented sections 2 through 5 above, here are some general considerations and recommendations:

There are also a number of potential student records research projects and initiatives that universities should consider, including:

As previously stated, if universities have not yet had to address electronic records, they soon will and now is the time to get started. Universities should at least start gathering information on current and planned student records systems.