Records Management Quarterly

Articles from Vol. 23, No. 1, January

Automating a Records Index
Automating a Records Index This article outlines the steps taken, improvements made and problems encountered by a file center's operations through automating its records index using the BASIS Data Management System. The author examines the reasons...
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Bringing the Paper Files into the Family
Bringing the Paper Files into the Family A popular assumption holds that paper file systems are obsolete, and will soon be replaced with computerized methods of recordkeeping. But experts say paper is here to stay for the foreseeable future. Managers...
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Don't "Sell" Records Management - Give It Away
Don't "Sell" Records Management -- Give It Away Selling is a challenge whether in an open market or within the confines of our own organization. Before a sale takes place in the open market, the modern business management team engages in a great deal...
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Employee Complaints: Act Early and Be Concerned
Employee Complaints: Act Early and Be Concerned Unresolved employee complaints and concerns can become formal grievances, serious performance difficulties, or even legal disputes. In this article the author explains the nature of employee complaints,...
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Law and Records Management: Toward a Greater Professionalism
Law and Records Management: Toward a Greater Professionalism Records management already encompasses a diverse group of concerns including forms design, filing systems, inactive storage, microfilm, and records retention. Particularly in recent years,...
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Records Management Education in Britain: Groping in the Dusk
Records Management Education in Britain: Groping in the Dusk Those in Britain who want to study records management have a hard time of it. There are, essentially, no degree programmes in the field. There is no professional qualification for records...
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Records Managers and Archivists: A Survey of Roles
Records Managers and Archivists: A survey of Roles Recent literature suggests that the occasional struggle between Records Managers and Archivist denotes a root conflict whose origin is at least 200 years old. This conflict, between administrative and...
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Telecommunication: Technology and Devices
Telecommunications: Technology and Devices In the physical sense, there are really only two ways to acquire information: go to where the information is or have the information come to where you are. There are dozens of examples of the first--and...
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