Records Management

General Resources
Electronic Resources
Legal Considerations


General Resources

Agency Record Keeping Requirements: a Management GuidelineNational Archives & Records Administration, Management Guide Series, 1995.

Archival and records management legislation and regulations. Eric Ketelaar, UNESCO RAMP study.

ARMA International (Association of Records Managers and Administrators)

Building Better Records Management Skills. State Records Authority of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia 2003.

Development of records management and archive services within United Nations Agencies. Marie Charlotte Stark, UNESCO RAMP study.

GARP Generally Accepted Recordkeeping Principles. ARMA International, 2009.

Guide to Completing a Survey of Physical Records. Archives New Zealand, 2011.

Guide to Developing a Recordkeeping Policy. Archives New Zealand, 2009.

Guidelines for curriculum development in records management and the administration of modern archives. Michael Cook, UNESCO RAMP study.

Guidelines for the Compilation of a Records Management Policy. National Archives and Records Service of South Africa, 2006.

How to Develop a Recordkeeping Policy. National Archives of Australia, 2004.

How to Develop a Records Procedures Manual. New York State Office of Records Management, 2003.

ISO 15489-1 Information and documentation – Records management (PDF). International Standards Organization, 2001.

Managing Records in the Modern Office: Taming the Wild Frontier. John McDonald, Archivaria 39, Spring 1995.

Managing the Message: Guidelines on Managing Formal and Informal Communications as Records. New South Wales Archives and Records Management Authority, 2004.

NARA Records Management Publications. National Archives and Records Administration.

Preparation of records management handbooks for government agencies. Murielle Doyle and André Frénière, UNESCO RAMP study, 1991.

Preservation of the Integrity of Electronic Records. UBC Project: Luciana Duranti, Terry Eastwood, and Heather Mac Neil, 1997.

Put It In Writing: Developing Records Management Policies and Procedures Workbook. New York State Archives, 2011.

Record Keeping in Brief: Short guides on managing records. New South Wales Archives and Records Management Authority.

Records Management Policy. The National Archives UK, 2010.

Records surveys and schedules. Derek Charman, UNESCO RAMP study.

Rules for Activities Involved in MANAGE ARCHIVAL FRAMEWORK. InterPARES 1 Project.

Seven Attributes of an Effective Records Management ProgramThomas D. Norris, New York State Archives, 2003.

Standards and Best Practices for Excellence in Managing Records and Information. ARMA International.

Use of sampling techniques in the retention of records. Felix Hull, UNESCO RAMP study.

Washington State Archives – Records Management. For state and local government agencies.

Electronic Records Management

Checklist for Records Management and the Cloud. National Archives of Australia, 2011.

Creating an Electronic Filing Structure: A Guidance. Joanne Weins, TAB, 2008.

Decommissioning Websites. Australian Government,  Department of Finance and Administration, 2010.

Digital Recordkeeping Guidelines for Creating, Managing, and Preserving Digital Records. National Archives of Australia, 2004.

Digital Recordkeeping Self Assessment Checklist. National Archives of Australia, 2004.

Digital Signature Dilemma. Jean-François Blanchette, Annales des Télécommunications, May/June 2006.

Digital Signatures and Electronic Records. Filip Boudrez, Expertisecentrum DAVID, 2005.

DoD 5015.02-STD Standard: Electronic Records Management Software Applications Design Criteria Standard. U.S. Department of Defense, 2007.

E-Government Electronic Records Management Initiative. National Archives and Records Administration.

Electronic Mail: State by State Guidance. NAGARA, 2012.

Electronic Recordkeeping Metadata Standard. Archives New Zealand, 2008.

Electronic records management and archives in international organisations. Charles M. Dollar, UNESCO RAMP study.

Electronic Records Management:  Blogs, Wikis, Facebook, Twitter & Managing Public Records. Washington State Archives, 2009.

Email Management Guidelines. Library and Archives Canada, 2009.

Guidance on Managing Content on Shared Drives (NARA Bulletin 2012-02). National Archives & Records Administration, 2012.

Guide to Managing Web Records. Archives New Zealand, 2009.

Guidelines on developing a policy for managing email. Eleanor Russell, National Archives UK, 2004.

Implementing an EDRMS – Key Considerations. National Archives of Australia, 2011.

Making & Maintaining Digital Materials: Guidelines for Individuals. InterPARES 2 Project.

Managing and Sharing Data: A Best Practice Guide for Researchers. UK Data Archive, rev. 2011.

Managing Datasets. Archives New Zealand, 2009.

Managing Digital Records. New South Wales Archives and Records Management Authority, 2009.

Managing Electronic Records in Archives and Special Collections (SAA workshop bibliography). Seth Shaw and Nancy Deromedi, 2011.

Managing Electronic Records in Shared Network Drives – Good Practice Guidance. David Cloy,  University of Stirling, 2007.

Managing Social Content – to maximize value and minimize risk. AIIM white paper, 2012.

MoReq2 (Model Requirements for the Management of Electronic Records). European Commission, 2008.

NARA Electronic Records Management (ERM) Guidance on the Web: Media Neutral Records Guidance. National Archives and Records Administration.

NARA Records Management Bulletins. National Archives and Records Administration.

NARA Records Management Regulations. National Archives and Records Administration.

Performance Criteria for Records Managers of Governmental Bodies. National Archives and Records Service of South Africa, 2006.

Preserving Digital Records:  Guidelines for Organizations. InterPARES 2 Project.

Recordkeeping and Online Security Processes. National Archives of Australia, 2004.

Records Management and Web 2.0. New South Wales Archives and Records Management Authority, 2009.

Sedona Guidelines: Best Practice Guidelines & Commentary for Managing Information & Records in the Electronic Age. Sedona Conference, 2007.

Legal Considerations

Commentary on ESI Evidence and Admissibility. Sedona Conference, 2008.

Commonly Used Terms for E-Discovery and Digital Information Management. The Sedona Conference Glossary.

Compliance: Records Management and the Law. Barbara E. Nye, ICTUS Consulting, 2008.

Database Principles Addressing the Preservation and Production of Databases and Database Information in Civil Litigation. Sedona Conference, 2011.

Digital archiving: The New Challenge? Legal and Archival Issues. Filip Boudrez, Hannelore Dekeyser, and Jos Dumortier, 2005.

E-Discovery Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and Federal Rules of Evidence. Linda Volonino and Ian Redpath.

Electronic Discovery Law blog: legal issues, news, and best practices related to the discovery or electronically stored information. K&L Gates.

HIPAA and its impact on information management. ARMA International Washington Policy Brief.

Navigating the Vendor Proposal Process: Best Practices for the Selection of Electronic Discovery Vendors. Sedona Conference, 2007.

Records Management Strategy and the Legal Admissibility of Electronic Records. Information Age, 2006.

Sarbanes-Oxley and its impact on information management. ARMA International Washington Policy Brief.

The Sedona Conference Commentary on Legal Holds: The Trigger and the Process

The Sedona Principles: Best Practices, Recommendations, and Principles for Addressing Electronic Document Production. Sedona Conference, 2004.

What is a Legal Hold? Legal holds and trigger events.

What is Electronic Discovery? ARMA International.