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Records Management

All employees of the College of William and Mary have legal and prudential obligations to retain and manage its records & Swem Library staff are available to assist you.

Training Opportunities


Library of Virginia Online Videos

The Library of Virginia, the state agency charged with overseeing records management, has created some new training videos you will likely find of use, especially if you are new to records management responsibility. The videos released so far cover the following topics:

There will be more videos added periodically so make sure to check their YouTube channel at for any new videos.

On-Campus Training

On-campus training can be scheduled by contacting the University Archivist.  The Records Management for Faculty guide is also available to provide information about some of the records most commonly held by instructional faculty at the university.