Records Management Quarterly

Articles from Vol. 25, No. 3, July

Education for Records Management: Rigor Mortis or New Directions?
Education for Records Management: Rigor Mortis or New Directions? For me, few things can ruin a pleasant occasion with records management colleagues like someone bringing up the subject of records management education. This, however, is exactly what...
Forms Control in Records Management Systems
Forms Control in Records Management Systems Considering that one of the objectives of a well designed records and information management system is to control and hopefully reduce the total accumulation of paper records, it is ironic that one of the...
Is Imaging for Real?
Is Imaging For Real? A wide diversity of opinion still exists with regard to whether Imaging technology is viable for industrial strength applications. For the past three years the author has conducted in-depth research with leading edge organizations...
Legal Reasons for Eliminating the Certificate of Authenticity from Roll Microfilm
Legal Reasons for Eliminating the Certificate of Authenticity From Roll Microfilm Government and private organizations generally film a "Certificate of Authenticity" at the beginning and end of each roll of microfilm. This certificate describes the...
Managing Cultural Diversity: The Challenge of the '90S
Managing Cultural Diversity: The Challenge of the '90s America's workforce is becoming more diverse as proportionately more women, minorities, immigrants, and older people enter the job market. Increasing diversity will force organizations to recognize...
Records Management Jobs in Britain ... after a Fashion
Records Management Jobs in Britain ... After A Fashion So many people have contacted me about the possibility of finding records management work in Britain that it seems time to respond in this column. It seems that a number of people have dreams...
Struggling with Networks and Data Communications
Struggling with Networks and Data Communications What exactly are Networks and Data Communications and what do these technologies mean for records managers? How much technology does one need to know and what technical issues does one need to understand?...
The Corporate Information Challenge: Streamlining External Information
The Corporate Information Challenge: Streamlining External Information Traditional library services can be streamlined, combined with corporate records departments and managed by non-librarians by using charge-backs, online databases, information brokers,...
Using Image Scanners to Create and Access Electronically Stored Documents
Using Image Scanners to Create and Access Electronically Stored Documents The cultural development of humanity is derived from the conceptualization, implementation, communication and preservation of ideas. The computer speeds up this process, but also...