Collection of Electronically Stored Information

30 mins

This course outlines collection processes and procedures for electronically stored information.  It covers collection methodologies, data sources, data sampling, and concludes with a discussion of costs associated with collection.

Class Outline:
  • Collection of Electronically Stored Information 30 mins
    • The Faculty
    • What is Collection?
    • Types of Collection
    • Key Terms
    • Key Terms Pt. 2
    • Costs of Collection
    • Be Prepared!
Class Readings:
  • Collection of Electronically Stored Information (ESI).pdf
  • Ak-Chin Indian Comty v. United States.pdf
  • Bray and Gillespie Mgmt., LLC.pdf
  • Ford Motor Co. v. Edgewood Properties Inc..pdf
  • Mirbeau of Geneva Lake LLC v. City of Lake Geneva.pdf
  • Pass and Seymour, Inc. v. Hubbell Inc..pdf
  • Pension Comm. of Univ. of Montreal Pension Plan v. Banc of Am. Sec., L.L.C. .pdf
  • SEC v. Collins and Aikman Corp..pdf
  • Smith v. Life Investors Insurance Company of America.pdf
  • U.S. v. Skilling.pdf
  • Wells Fargo Bank N.A. v. LaSalle Bank National Assoc..pdf
  • William A. Gross Constr. Assocs. V. Am. Mfrs. Mut. Ins. Co..pdf
Course Comments
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Jeanette Carrington   |   08/11/2018

Excellent course!

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Catherine Hendricks   |   07/28/2017

Good, practical information.

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Andrea Simanson   |   07/18/2017

Excellent information. I appreciate the clarification between preservation and collection and the importance of keeping the two separate, as well as the idea of beginning with a focused collection.

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Cynthia Williams   |   09/23/2016

This was very helpful. It certainly shifted my paradigm on what it means to collect and preserve data

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Barath Rajagopalan Jayaraman   |   04/28/2016

Excellent overview to the collections and preservation methodologies.

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