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For the Record October 2018

This edition explains the process for destroying records stored in and looks at some of the benefits and disadvantages of both paper and electronic records.


For the Record October 2017

This edition offers departments the opportunity to examine various types of records management training offered by the Records Manager. It also provides the reader with a detailed description of “records management.”

For the Record February 2017

This edition contains information on the federal Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) records request and Idaho’s Public Records request; how to promote records management, and some of the differences between records and documents.



For the Record August 2016

This edition looks at e-mail as records, and presents information on the mission of the University Archives and Special Collections.

For the Record April 2016

This edition presents records emergency planning; how to identify damage to records; records recovery tips, and how to develop a records emergency response plan.

For the Record January 2016

This edition focuses on electronic records; storage of electronic records; and optical media (DVDs)



For the Record September 2015

The edition looks at the goals of the University Records department; the records destruction process, and the Idaho Records Retention Manual

Contact Us

(208) 282-3045

Admin Bldg. rm. 307

921. S. 8th Ave. Stop 8410

Pocatello, ID 83201


Monte G. Asche
Office of General Counsel
University Records Manager

Records Management does not maintain University records. Please send your public record request to:


ISU RECORD Point of Contacts


Public Records

Personnel Records

Finance Records