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Chapter 434-663 WAC

Last Update: 9/28/00

IMAGING SYSTEMS, STANDARDS FOR ACCURACY AND DURABILITY

WAC Sections

THE USE OF ELECTRONIC IMAGING SYSTEMS FOR MANAGING PUBLIC RECORDS
Legality.
DEFINITIONS
Electronic document imaging system.
Document scanning.
Image.
Enhancement.
Archival records.
Open system.
De facto standard.
Record series.
QUALITY OF DIGITAL IMAGES
Quality of digital images.
Scanning density.
Compression and decompression of data.
SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS
Open systems architecture.
System documentation.
RETENTION, SCHEDULING, AND DISPOSITION OF RECORDS
Retention scheduling and disposition of public records.
Records retention scheduling for records on imaging system.
Agency acquisition—Department of information services approval.
Disposition of records identified by records committee as archival.
PROVISION FOR CONTINUED ACCESS
Usability of image and index data over time.
Recordkeeping capabilities.
Defining indexing requirements.
Preservation strategy.
Header information on image files.
Security backup copies.
Ensuring usability.
Environmental standards or best practices for storage of electronic media.
Continued access to data.
Data conversion costs.