Managing Your Email

Written by the Records Management Section at the University of Edinburgh, this guide is aimed at every member of staff who sends and receives e-mails as part of their job. Preceded by a short dos and don'ts checklist, it goes on to give more detailed advice on how you can avoid being overwhelmed by the quantity of e-mails, and on issues that you should bear in mind when sending and receiving e-mails. It also includes practical advice on how you can address these issues. Annex A contains a checklist of requirements for systems administrators.

The document provides detailed, practical guidance on how to ensure that you are complying with the requirements of data protection and freedom of information legislation when using e-mail.


Last reviewed: 
23 February, 2012