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Additional Documents

This section includes additional documents of interest such as the National surveys about the use of Recorder amongst local record centres and national recording schemes. 

Recorder usage survey

This online survey held between September 2008 and March 2009 consulted local record centres and national recording schemes in the UK and Ireland about different aspects of Recorder usage. The main topics covered were: details about the main repository and migration to Recorder 6, training and support, record verification, communication around Recorder, local sites and habitats data management, upgrades, species dictionary and suggestions for the main areas for future improvement. The results of these surveys have been extememly useful in indicating where significant improvements can continue to be made. Click on the relevant link below to download the word document.