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Criteria for Microfilm Preservation and Downloading

Documents to be Preserved

  • Annual Reports of State Agencies, Boards, Commissions, and Elected Officials.
  • Statistical Reports of State Agencies, Boards, Commissions, and Elected Officials.
  • Budget, Financial and Audit reports of State Agencies, Boards, Commissions, and Elected Officials.
  • Legislative Materials such as un-passed bills, Legislative Journal, Interim Study Reports, Legislative Research reports, committee hearings and floor debates*.
  • Judicial Branch reports (Supreme Court, Appellate Court, etc.).
  • Directories and Rosters produced by State Agencies.
  • Agency Laws, Rules and Regulations, if separately published.
  • Agency histories.
  • Reports of special conferences, summits (e.g. Constitutional Conferences.
  • Reports on Nebraska Economic conditions.
  • Selected newsletters with a lot of statistical or economic information not available in annual compilations (e.g. Business in Nebraska).
  • Special one-time reports on subjects such as environment, endangered species, water use, other key Nebraska issues.
  • Other monographic research reports of statewide appeal (e.g. Conservation and Survey reports).

* microfilmed by Records Management for the Clerk of the Legislature

Documents not Filmed

  • Publications widely available to the public such as NebGuides.
  • Agency newsletters or newspapers (e.g. Daily Nebraskan).
  • Publications agency does not give permission to be filmed (e.g. Career Information System reports).
  • Pamphlets, brochures, forms.
  • Publications not in a suitable format for filming (e.g. dark color, slick paper, bookmarks).
  • Publications requiring loose leaf updates (will film new comprehensive editions but not updates).

For more information, contact Mary Sauers.