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What is data culling? | eDiscovery Search Basics

Data culling identifies documents based on certain criteria, like keywords or date ranges, that will be set apart from document review. Culling a document will hide from the user’s view and prevent is from being returned in searches. Culling a document doesn’t delete it, your document is simply sequestered in a “Culled” collection that you can access again if needed. The three processes to cull data are the following: