sampling

n. Appraisalselecting, as part of appraisal, a portion of a body of records for permanent retention Appraisalselecting, as part of appraisal, a portion of a body of records for permanent retention through a random process that ensures each file in the series or one of its subseries has an equal chance of being included in the retained set of records; RANDOM SAMPLING; STATISTICAL SAMPLING Audiovisual RecordsDigital RecordsPreservation and Conservationcapturing audio data using a measure of sound quality expressed in kilohertz Lawreviewing a portion of a body of digital records to determine if they are likely to contain information responsive to a legal request for records