Managing Electronic Records
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Saturday, November 11
am - 5:00pm

Managing Electronic Records (separate fee)


Information specialists have had hundreds of years to streamline and refine their processes for archiving and managing written records. Now, almost overnight, we are being forced to re-evaluate practically everything we know as we face the challenges posed by managing the growing number of electronic records. This full-day workshop will offer participants practical advice on dealing with the many conceptual and operational issues associated with the management of electronic records. It is a must for records managers, archivists, systems analysts and other information management professionals who are responsible for the retention, storage and protection of electronic documents.

You Will Learn About

  • The importance of electronic records as business information resources;
  • Special problems posed by electronic records and the key components of a systematic program to manage them;
  • Inventorying;
  • Making retention decisions;
  • Stability of electronic records;
  • Storage considerations

William Saffady, Professor, Palmer School of Library and Information Sciences, Long Island University

2000, Association for Information Science