Records Management

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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: 13/1/16]


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: 13/1/16]

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: 13/1/16]


Managing University Records (Harvard University)

Practical detail on the University of Harvard’s record management processes and policies. [Last checked: 13/1/16]

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: 13/1/16]