Managing electronic records

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ARMA International, 1992 - Business & Economics - 184 pages
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This third edition of ARMAĆs best-selling classic, Managing Electronic Records, provides a comprehensive discussion of records management concepts and methodologies as they apply to electronic records. It is a practical book intended for professional records managers, archivists, computer systems professionals, office systems analysts, administrative system specialists, data center managers, librarians, and others responsible for the creation, maintenance, management, control, and use of electronic records created by computer, audio, and video systems. This new edition includes revised chapters that reflect: - changes in storage technology and file formats - updated laws and regulations, including new references to regulations pertinent to vital records protection - a new discussion of electronic signatures - expanded discussions of data migration and backup procedures - a new section on records management application software On completion of the book, the reader should understand - the special records management issues and problems associated with electronic records - the physical and application characteristics of electronic records encountered in offices and other work environments - principles and procedures for inventorying and scheduling electronic records - factors that influence the stability and durability of electronic records - methods of protecting vital electronic records against damage and destruction - guidelines for the daily management of electronic records as working information resources

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Electronic Storage Media
File Formats and Creation Methods

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