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We destroy all microforms (reels and fiche) by pulverizing.  We contract
with our Commercial Records Center and witness the destruction.

Ginny Jones
(Virginia A. Jones, CRM, MIT/LIT)
Newport News Waterworks
Newport News, VA
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Price, Judith A. [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
> Sent: Thursday, January 11, 2001 2:13 PM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Destroying microfilm reels
>
>
> Hi everyone.
> It's been quite sometime since I posted to this list, but I'm
> in need of
> some info and I hope I can benefit from the expertise of this lists'
> members.  Here's my quick re-intro - I'm a records manager
> for an east coast
> utility/energy services company & responsible for records management &
> offsite storage for both services & operating companies.
>
> I'm trying to conduct a quick informal survey of what method
> others use to
> destroy reels of microfilm (various types -16 or 35mm,
> silver, diazo... )
> with confidential information/documents.
>
> 1) chemical destruction
> 2) shredding
> 3) other
> Do you have standard or what do you consider acceptable even
> if you are not
> doing it.   Any responses would be helpful.  If I get enough
> to summarize
> I'd be glad to share the info also.   Please send responses
> to me directly
> at the e-mail address below. Thanks.
>
> Judy Price
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> Enterprise Records Manager
> PSEG
> 80 Park Plaza, P3C
> Libraries & Information Resources
> Newark NJ 07101
> phone. (973)430-5633 fax. (973) 802-1054
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