Georgia

Resources and assistance in GEORGIA
for topics covered in the IPER courses

The following links were compiled in conjunction with the IPER courses, Essential Records and Records Emergency Planning and Response. They mirror the Reference 01 sheets included in the course materials for both courses and are specific to the state of Georgia. For more information about the IPER project and the courses offered, please visit the IPER Project page.

Essential Records Course (REF 01)

1   Main page for my state in the IPER Resource Center
   
Georgia main page
http://rc.statearchivists.org/Resource-Center/State/GA.aspx
2   State/territorial archives and records management programs
   

The Georgia Archives home page
http://www.GeorgiaArchives.org

3   Definitions of essential records in statutes and regulations
   

O.C.G.A. 50-18-91(10) [called “vital” records in this definition]
http://tinyurl.com/GA-Records-Act-50-18-91

4   Records retention and disposition schedules applicable to my agency
   

Records retention schedules
http://sos.georgia.gov/archives/who_are_we/rims/retention_schedules/

5   Laws and regulations addressing emergency management and records management
   

Georgia Records Act
http://sos.georgia.gov/archives/who_are_we/rims/best_practices_resources/georgia_records_act.htm

Record Keeping Requirements for Records Stored in Georgia's County Offices 
http://tinyurl.com/22pmfwu

For summary of other Georgia record laws, see: 
http://sos.georgia.gov/archives/who_are_we/rims/
best_practices_resources/summary_georgia_record_keeping_laws.htm

6   Resources on identifying risks that are relevant to my state or locality
   

Georgia Emergency Management Agency – Disasters and Hazards Page
http://tinyurl.com/y2mgfsr

Georgia Emergency Management Agency – Georgia Disaster History
http://tinyurl.com/y84yxje

FEMA Disaster Maps and Information
http://www.fema.gov/hazard/index.shtm

7   Records storage services for state and local governments in my jurisdiction and my state's specific storage regulations that apply to essential records
   

Storage of County Documents
O.C.G.A. 36-9-5: requires county documents to be stored in a fireproof safe, vault or container or on microfilm or at a location that is not more than 100 miles from the county and within the State of Georgia.
http://tinyurl.com/28lgay6

8   Regulations or guidelines re: the protection of records, e.g., backup requirements, media and environmental standards
   

Atlanta
http://www.atlantaga.gov/government/finance/admin_04102006.aspx

Savannah 
http://sos.georgia.gov/archives/pdf/records_and_information_ management_services/Savannah%20City%20Code.pdf

9   Continuity of Operations (COOP) plans: examples and templates
   

 

Records Emergency Planning and Response Course (REF 01)

1   Main page for my state in the IPER Resource Center
   
Georgia main page
http://rc.informatics.org/Resource-Center/State/GA.aspx
2   State/territorial archives and records management programs
   

The Georgia Archives home page
http://www.GeorgiaArchives.org 

3   The emergency response plan for my state or territory
   

Georgia Emergency Operations Plan
http://tinyurl.com/ycf2bpu

2010 Draft Hurricane Plan 
http://tinyurl.com/ylq7aeo

4   REAPs or similar documents for my state or locality
   

In development.

5   A directory of vendors, contractors, and suppliers who specialize in various aspects of emergency response and recovery for my state and locality
   

A directory of vendors, contractors, and suppliers who specialize in various aspects of emergency response and recovery for my state and locality

Selected List of Vendors
http://tiny.cc/3tcxp

LYRASIS Preservation and Disaster Vendors database 
http://www.lyrasis.org/Preservation/Search-For-Vendors.aspx

6   Statewide emergency response contracts, supplies, resources, etc., that apply to my state and/or locality
   

Statewide Contract for Stabilization and Recovery of Damaged Records
http://tinyurl.com/GA-doc-recovery-contract

7   My state's sources of archivists and conservators
   

Society of Georgia Archivists 
http://www.soga.org/

American Institute for Conservation, Find a Conservator
http://www.conservation-us.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=Page.viewPage&pageId=495&parentID=472

8   Response and recovery resources available in my area
   

Emergency advice from the Georgia Archives
http://tinyurl.com/yjm8jjf

Ready.Georgia.com
http://www.ready.ga.gov/

Heritage Emergency Response Alliance (HERA) Atlanta 
http://www.heritagepreservation.org/afr/Atlanta/index.html

Savannah Heritage Emergency Response (SHER)
http://www.heritagepreservation.org/afr/Savannah/index.html

9   Training on recovering damaged records that is available in my state and/or locality
   

Georgia Archives, Disaster Preparedness workshops offered through GHRAB periodically depending on grant funding
http://www.sos.ga.gov/archives/who_are_we/ghrab/grant_programs/default.htm

LYRASIS (search under preservation for courses on emergency preparedness) 
http://www.lyrasis.org/Classes-and-Events.aspx

Society of Georgia Archivists 
http://www.soga.org/education

Introduction to Records and Information Management
See Georgia links in the table at
http://www.statearchivists.org/resource-center/rim/index.htm#ga

 




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