"No Going Back?" The final report of the Effective Records Management Project

Currall, J., Johnson, C. E., Johnston, P., Moss, M. S. and Richmond, L. M. (2002) "No Going Back?" The final report of the Effective Records Management Project. Project Report. University of Glasgow, Glasgow.

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Abstract

The overall objective of the Effective Records Management project was the provision of ‘protocols and tools for the effective management of information in the digital order, with particular attention to information held in a document-based form’ . The project developed a demonstrator system which addressed the full range of issues involved in the management of a ‘testbed’ of digital records in the form of documents, from their creation through distribution and use to their final disposal or permanent retention. The testbed selected was the records of a subset of the university’s committees and was used to develop ideas and to assess how well they worked in practice. This project report indicates that the ERM project provides an investment in the future, opportunities for better information use or re-use, identification of legal risks and identification of good practice whether you be an administrator, a computing scientist, an archivist, a librarian or an information services manager.

Item Type:Research Reports or Papers (Project Report)
Additional Information:Project funded under the JISC Technology Applications Programme. JTAP - 375
Status:Published
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Moss, Professor Michael and Currall, Dr James and Richmond, Ms Lesley
Authors: Currall, J., Johnson, C. E., Johnston, P., Moss, M. S., and Richmond, L. M.
College/School:College of Arts > School of Humanities > Information Studies
Publisher:University of Glasgow
ISBN:852617593
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2002 The Authors

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