Digital Records Digital Records The State Archives of North Carolina is committed to the preservation of electronic records throughout their lifecycle, from creation to disposition. As with public records in any format, proper care and handling will ensure accessibility now and into the future. If you are looking for guidance on the management of active electronic records, please refer to the Digital Records Policies and Guidelines page, which provides links to guidance, tutorials, and best practice documention for records creators managing digital files in office. For more information about transferring electronic records to the State Archives and our digital preservation program, the North Carolina Digital Repository page includes documentation on how to transfer data to ensure authenticity of the records, and how archival digital information is preserved by the State Archives. Digital Records Policies and Guidelines Guidance documentation for the management of active electronic records North Carolina Digital Repository Guidance for transferring electronic records to the State Archives; information about the NC digital preservation program Quick Links Bagger User Guide Best Practices for Cloud Computing: Records Management Considerations Best Practices for State Agency Social Media Usage in North Carolina Sample Electronic Records and Imaging Policy for Use by Local Agencies Documenting Modern State Government The North Carolina State Government Web Site Archives is a service of the State Archives and the State Library of North Carolina. The archives contain state government agency, licensing board, and commission web sites and social media pages, and includes images and audio and video files; agency policies and publications posted on sites; and board and commission meeting minutes. State Government Social Media The Social Media Archive provides access to social media records from selected social media accounts from North Carolina state agencies dating back to 2012, including content not found in the Web Site Archive, such as private messaging.