Managing Electronic Records

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Julie McLeod, Catherine Hare
Facet, 2005 - Computers - 202 pages
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One of the biggest challenges faced by any organization today is that of managing electronic records, a vital but complex undertaking involving multiple roles within the organization and strategies that are still evolving. Bringing together for the first time the views, experience and expertise of international experts in the records management field in the public and the private sectors, this book covers the theory and practice of managing electronic records as business and information assets. It focuses on the strategies, systems and procedures necessary to ensure that electronic records are appropriately created, captured, organized and retained over time to meet business and legal requirements. In addition to chapters covering principles, research and developments, there are case studies relating to practice and lessons learned. The chapters are written by a fully international line-up of contributors. Readership: This book explores issues and addresses solutions, not only for records professionals but also for information, IT and business administration specialists, who, as key stakeholders in managing electronic information, may have taken on crucial roles in managing electronic records in their organization. It will also be a key textbook for records management courses.

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The wild frontier ten years on
11
Metadata matters
34
Digital preservation the beautiful promise
50
Copyright

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Dr Julie McLeod is a Reader and Programme Leader for Records Management courses at the School of Computing, Engineering and Information Sciences, Northumbria University. 
Catherine Hare BA PGCE MCLIP is Manager of the UK office of the Community of Science in Newcastle upon Tyne, and was until recently on secondment to the United Nations in New York.

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