Records Management Section

Welcome to the Records Management Section Website!

The Records Management Section encourages discussion of current issues in records and information management and promotes better understanding of the importance of collaborative efforts between archivists, records managers, and other information professionals. The section works with SAA to promote proactive and responsible records and information management practices that benefit SAA, archival and records management institutions and professionals, consumers of records and information management services, and society as a whole through the verification of authenticity and accuracy of records.

The section endorses and upholds the profession's ethical standards and guidelines, while encouraging a strong commitment to professional development of its members through continuing education; developing professional standards and practices; and educating society about records and information management. The section encourages diversity, initiates discussions and training in records management technologies, and promotes public awareness of the records and information management profession and its close ties to archives management.

Recent News & Announcements

Learn more about the RMS Steering Committee Candidates.
The Records Management Section steering committee has proposed the following standing rules revisions, to be voted on during the 2018 election.
Joint the RMS and ERS for a joint meeting on email on July 26 from 4:00pm to 5:15pm.
Learn more about the RMS Steering Committee Candidates.
Learn more about the 2016 nominees for the RMRT Steering Committee.
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