ERIC Number: ED261712
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: N/A
Archival and Records Management Legislation and Regulations: A RAMP Study with Guidelines.
Prepared under contract with the International Council on Archives (ICA), this study is intended to assist information policy and planning specialists; those involved in proposing, drafting and reviewing legislation and administrative regulations; and especially archivists and records managers, in creating, developing, and evaluating modern archival and records management systems and services. Based on an analysis of current legislation and regulations in nearly 120 countries, the study presents a set of guidelines to assist in planning or reviewing the legal and administrative instruments that are essential for viable systems and services. Following an introduction, the document is divided into five sections: (1) Jurisdiction and Organizations; (2) Records Management Functions; (3) Archival Functions and Activities; (4) Enforcement; and (5) Guidelines for Legislation and Regulations. A bibliography is included. (THC)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Paris (France). General Information Programme.