In the past, the knock on Clark's "Big Red Book of
Records Retentions" was that none of the
recommendations had any attribution or citation to any
established legal source. I always found it to be a
handy source to get a sense of where to start thinking
about a retention period, but never used it as an

I worked for an organization where the previous
records manager had cited the basis for many retention
as "Clark", when, in fact, there were legal citations
that should have been indicated.

Has this been rectified in the digital edition, or has
the "Big Red Book" merely become the "Big Red CD"?

Patrick Cunningham, CRM

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