Records Management Introduction

Certificate Eligibility: 
N/A
Credits: 
1 ARC
Length: 
90 minutes
Format: 
Webcast
Description: 

More and more archivists are asked on a daily basis by their institutions to include records management duties in their repository services. If you belong to that expanding group, this 90-minute webinar is for you! You'll take a tour through the world of records management, including discussion of relevant standards, best practices for getting your RM program off the ground, and the components of a successful records management training and outreach program.

Learning Outcomes: 
Identify key constituencies and records management stakeholders at your institution
Discuss and explain principles with relevant stakeholders
Select records management resources best suited to specific concerns
Summarize resources for ready reference and training
Prepare a plan for developing an institutional records management policy
Who Should Attend?: 

Archivists, practitioners, managers, administrators, librarians, and museum professionals

What You Should Already Know: 

Attendees should be familiar with Records Management terms in SAA's 2005 Glossary of Archives and Records Terminology, including Records Management, Series, Life Cycle, Records Continuum, and Retention Schedule