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This document discusses the File and Find System. A standard and adaptable filing system makes possible more efficient office management and an increase in the quality and quantity of services rendered to county people by members of the Extension staff. Increased demands on county Extension agents by individuals and groups for technical and current information necessitates that agents have access to current, complete, and well-organized files. It is important that you have an appreciation for and a working knowledge of this system. It is flexible and adaptable, which will make its adoption understandable and effective in South Dakota counties. Study this system before revising your present system. In most counties few changes will be required as it follows, with modifications, the File and Find circular published in 1957. The numbering system for reference folders used in this system enables specialists to code information sent to county offices. This feature lightens county filing chores and enhances filing accuracy.


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