Electronic Records Management: Spring 2012


Jane Zhang


Catholic University of America


Spring 2012


This course introduces students to the principles and methods of managing records as operational, legal, and historical evidence in electronic environments. Topics include definitions of records and records management, organizational and individual recordkeeping behaviors, recordkeeping requirements and systems, electronic records classification and retention, electronic records management applications, strategies and tools for managing structured, unstructured, and Web-based information as records, and archival management of electronic records.

Required Textbook:

Stephens, David O. 2007. Records Management: Making the Transition from Paper to Electronic Records.
National Archives of Australia. 2001. Designing and Implementing Recordkeeping Systems (DIRKS) Manual.

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