Records Management : Effective Information Systems
For courses in Records Management. This up-to-date text provides in-depth coverage of current issues in records and information management (RIM)-topics that are of interest and concern to both students and professionals. Its focus on the twenty-first century considers past, current, and future records and information trends substantiating the need for assurance that information will be found or available at the right place and/or time. Some of the many topics addressed include concern for ethical and legal practices, technology, storage, retrieval, and disaster recovery.
- Paperback | 160 pages
- 174.2 x 238.8 x 11.7mm | 322.06g
- 07 Jul 2003
- Pearson Education (US)
- Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
Back cover copy
This overview of "Records Management" provides a handy reference as well as learning tool. All key concepts critical to effective records retrieval are covered as well as all the hottest issues of the day: Life cycle of Records and Information Management SystemsEffective use and storage of dataIdentifying crucial dataAccuracy of data inputEthical practices by professionalsLegal issues in recording and managing data Easy access to RIM terminology, descriptions of professional organizations and publications, examples of RIM forms, and full coverage of ARMA rules makes this book a critical addition to the libraries of students and professionals alike.
Table of contents
1. Introduction to Records and Information Management. 2. Classification and Function of Records. 3. Guidelines and Effective Use of Technologies in Records and Information Management. 4. Records Managers: Their Roles and Effectiveness. 5. Maximizing the Use of Technologies to Enhance Management of Information Records. 6. Increasing Professionalism in Records and Information Management. 7. Issues that Affect the Operation and Success of Records and Information Management. 8. Outsourcing as a Means of Storing and Managing Records Effectively. 9. Ethics and Federal Laws in Records and Information Management. 10. Vital Records Retention and their Relationship in a Disaster Crisis Plan. 11. Expanding Records and Information Management Careers. 12. Projections of Trends in Records and Information Management. Appendix A. Professional Organizations. Appendix B. Professional Publications. Glossary, Index.