Definitions for "Electronic Records"
Records containing machine-readable, as opposed to human-readable or eye readable information and consisting of character-coded electronic signals that can be processed and read by computers. Paper and microfilm records can be read without the aid of equipment. Microfilm can be read with only a magnifying glass.
Records capable of being processed in a computer system and/or stored at any instant in a medium which requires electronic or computer equipment to retrieve them.
Records which are stored in a form that requires a computer to process. "Electronic records" does not include or refer to photocopies, digital imaging systems, or analog or digital audio and videotapes.