ERIC Number: ED329293
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
Establishing an Agency Records Management Program.
New York State Education Dept., Albany. State Archives and Records Administration.
The New York State Archives and Records Administration (SARA) provides centralized records management services to State agencies. The State Government Records Management Information Series includes booklets and brochures on many aspects of sound records and information management. This booklet explains the purposes and benefits of records management and describes the key elements of a successful agency records management program. Information is provided in the following areas: (1) the scope and purpose of a records management program; (2) the differences and similarities between the precomputer concept of records management and electronic information resources management (IRM); (3) common records management problems; (4) the benefits of a records management program; (5) key elements of an agency records management program, e.g., program authority and organization, records management training and support for staff development, and activities of the agency records office. The address and telephone number of the State Archives and Records Administration are also provided. (MAB)
Publication Type: Guides - General; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New York State Education Dept., Albany. State Archives and Records Administration.