Open Communication in the Commonwealth: How the Library of Virginia Promotes the Virginia Public Records Act Through Social Media Archiving

June 9
Duration: 60 minutes

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On June 9th, join ArchiveSocial and the Library of Virginia (LVA) for a discussion about the role of social media in communicating with citizens, and how the Virginia Public Records Act applies to those interactions.

Digital Collections Specialist Sonya Coleman will share how the LVA promotes transparency with a publicly accessible archive of all their social media communications. Records Management Analyst Glenn Smith will discuss how the Virginia Public Records Act applies to social media, and what government entities in Virginia need to know about managing their own records. 

This webinar will provide you with an opportunity to hear directly from the Library of Virginia and ArchiveSocial to learn:

  • How the Library of Virginia extends their reach through social media.
  • Real life examples of the benefits and liabilities agencies have encountered when using social media.
  • How to mitigate risks and liabilities through the use of social media policy and cost-effective tools.
  • How agencies can efficiently maintain digital records for social media communications in compliance with the Virginia Public Records Act

Featured Speakers:

Sonya Coleman, Digital Collections Specialist, Library of Virginia

Glenn Smith, Records Management Analyst, Library of Virginia

Anil Chawla, Founder & CEO, ArchiveSocial


Morgan Wright, Senior Fellow, Government Technology

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