Tag Archives: Records Management

NARA Bulletin Provides More Advice on Government Use of Social Media

A new bulletin from the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) provides some guidance on managing records in social media/Web 2.0 platforms. The bulletin builds on existing NARA web guidance documents, including the NARA Guidance on Managing Web Records … Continue reading

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JISC’s Keeping Research Data Safe (KRDS) Projects Provide Some Insight into the Cost of Digital Preservation

I like what I see coming out of JISC.  A lot of what it does seems to focus on the cost of digital preservation and records management – welcome news seeing as how difficult it can be to get accurate … Continue reading

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NARA Report on Federal Web 2.0 Use Raises More Questions Than Answers

The National Archives and Records Administration recently released a report on the use of web 2.0 tools in the federal government.  It raises a number of interesting points, but before I get into them, I just want to say that … Continue reading

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JISC InfoNet Records Management Impact Calculator

At first glance, a records management impact calculator does not seem like the most interesting thing, but the new JISC Impact Calculator is a must-have for anyone trying to justify improvements to their records management program.

jisc logoThere are numerous studies and reports showing the benefits to having a coordinated records management plan and the problems that arise from not having one. For many institutions though, these studies don’t seem to reach the right people. Nobody wants to admit that organizing records costs money. Continue reading

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