|Effective July 1, 2012, the records management, records storage, imaging and micrographic functions of the Division of Archives and Records Management have been transferred to the Division of Revenue and Enterprise Services in the Department of the Treasury. The New Jersey State Archives will remain in the Department of State.
The division's Records Management Services program provides support to government agencies and their constituencies to ensure that government records are maintained in accordance with New Jersey's public records laws.
Retention and Disposition
Records Management staff work with agencies to develop and update records retention schedules; research and develop policies on electronic records; aid in the inventory and appraisal of records for reorganization or disposition projects; and approve routine records disposal requests. read more
Imaging Services and Micrographics
Records Management staff operate the State of New Jersey's centralized microfilming unit, and Specialized Document Imaging Center. The microfilming unit assists state agencies in determining the feasibility of alternative and supplemental image processing systems, including computer assisted retrieval (CAR), computer output microfilm (COM), and optical disk. The Specialized Document Imaging Unit compliments micrographics by providing services to convert paper and microform records to digital images and to create preservation microfilm from digital images. read more
Imaging certification ensures that the digital images created by your imaging system are a legal substitute for the original record, and that the public records you image today will be complete, accurate and accessible for you and your constituents for the duration of their records retention lifespan. read more
There are a variety of government and professional agencies and organizations, vendors, and other resources that may be useful to local government archivists and records managers. read more