Records Management Quarterly

Articles from Vol. 23, No. 2, April

A Comparison of PC Based Records Management Software
A Comparison of PC Based Records Management Software The purchase of PC based records management software is a project more and more records managers are undertaking. There are many systems on the market today, and the task of finding the right system...
Archivists and Records Managers: Another Marriage in Trouble?
Archivists and Records Managers: Another Marriage in Trouble? One of the disadvantages of being an archivist is that few in your organization know what you actually do. When I was a university archivist, a group of radical students made an appointment...
Court Records Retention Considerations
Court Records Retention Considerations While a certain amount of caution has to be exercised in the determination of any records retention periods, court records pose some especially difficult problems. Court records document a wide range of activity,...
Destroying Records Too Soon under a Records Retention Program
Destroying Records Too Soon Under a Records Retention Program If you destroy records prior to the legally-required period or destroy records improperly, you may be subject to adverse consequences such as loss of rights, loss of time and money, obstruction...
Establishing Policy and Standards for Decentralized Electronic Information Management at the University of Delaware
Establishing Policy and Standards for Decentralized Electronic Information Management at the University of Delaware Since their introduction in the early 1980's, microcomputers have been an integral part of the University of Delaware's everyday business...
Forget Philosophy, Torch the Registry
Forget Philosophy, Torch the Registry I have a friend who is a philosopher. Not a welder or a bartender with a "philosophical bent" (whatever that is), but a practicing and teaching philospher. He used to think that philosophy was justified by itself;...
The Role of the Records Manager in Preserving Privileged and Confidential Communications
The Role of the Records Manager in Preserving Privileged and Confidential Communications Some of the most important business records reflect privileged communications and contain confidential information. This article will address the attorney-client...