Records Management

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Blogs

Why Librarians Should Know the Basics About Archives and Records Management (CILIP)

Whilst a qualified archivist and records manager should be in charge of managing record-keeping programmes, many other people with different skill sets and qualifications get involved at some point in their working lives – and librarians are probably pulled into it more than anyone else. Here are 10 reasons for learning the basics. [Last checked: 6/7/17]

Books

Crockett, M. (2015) The No-Nonsense Guide to Archives and Recordkeeping, Facet Publishing << check your library >>

This practical how-to-do-it guide is ideal for professionals involved in the management of archives and records, especially if they are just starting out or without formal training. [Last checked: 6/7/17]

Oliver, G. (2014) Records Management and Information Culture: Tackling the People Problem, Facet Publishing << check your library >>

This book explores how an understanding of organisational information culture provides the insight necessary for the development and promotion of sound record-keeping practices. [Last checked: 6/7/17]

Reports

Information management and ISO9001:2015

The International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) has recently released ISO9001:2015 for quality management systems. A feature of this new edition is the focus on effective documentation management. This offers important opportunities for information managers to support business-critical quality objectives through closer integration of information management policies and processes with those for quality management. [Last checked: 6/7/17]

Websites

Managing University Records (Harvard University)

Practical detail on the University of Harvard’s record management processes and policies. [Last checked: 6/7/17]

Policy on Records Management in the British Library, 2004 (British Library)

Practical detail on the British Library’s record management processes and policies. [Last checked: 6/7/17]