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Training resource details for "Building Records Appraisal Systems"

 
 

Resource details

 

Title

Building Records Appraisal Systems
 

Training resource type

Educational or Training Module
 

Format(s)

Adobe PDF files
Print Publication
 

Series information

Part of the Managing Public Sector Records: A Study Programme series.
 

Creation year

1999
 

Online?

yes
 

URL

http://www.irmt.org/downloadlist/education.html
 

Most recent access date

22/09/2003
 

Cost

GBP 25 for print version; web-based version is free.

Description

This self-study module outlines the principles and practices involved with records appraisal: that is, the process of identifying those records with enduring value to be kept as archives, and those records that may be may be destroyed once business and statutory requirements are satisfied. Recognising that appraisal processes comprise one of the most complex aspects of record keeping, the module explains the nature of appraisal and discusses major appraisal theories. It then presents practical appraisal models, which users of the module can consider in relation to the theories and principles presented. Building Records Appraisal Systems includes discussion of -understanding records appraisal and key appraisal theories and strategies -managing appraisal processes and activities -determining appraisal criteria -developing and managing records retention and disposal schedules -disposing of records.

Area(s) of speciality

Appraisal, Acquisitioning, and Accessioning

Statements of responsibility

Anne Thurston, Project Director; Michael Roper, General Editor; Laura Millar, Managing Editor

Intended audience - creating agency

Anyone involved with records and archives management or record keeping.

Intended audience(s) - IRMT

Archivists
Records Managers/Practitioners -- All Categories of Records

Creating agency details

 

Name

International Records Management Trust (IRMT)
 

Type

Non-Profit Organization
 

Website

http://www.irmt.org
 

Country

United Kingdom
 

Other information

Copyright information

Copyright held by International Records Management Trust. Materials may be downloaded free of charge from the IRMT website; the IRMT requests acknowledgement when materials are used.
 

Primary contact details

 

Name

International Records Management Trust (IRMT)
 

Email

info@irmt.org
 

Telephone

+44 (0) 20 7831 4101
 

Fax

+44 (0) 20 7831 7404
 

Address

12 John Street London WC 1N 2EB United Kingdom
 

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