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The Continued Importance of Microfilm | Crowley Conversions

The Continued Importance of Microfilm | Crowley Conversions | Records Management and Archives | Scoop.it
We are a society built on the blood, sweat and tears of the previous generation. Everything we have now can be traced back to our ancestors: our government
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When Irreplaceable History Lives on Obsolete Tech

When Irreplaceable History Lives on Obsolete Tech | Records Management and Archives | Scoop.it
Movies, TV shows, works of art, documentary film footage—the visual history of the 20th century exists on rapidly deteriorating formats. Who will save it?
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Thornton May: The time is now for information governance. But do you even know what it is?

Thornton May: The time is now for information governance. But do you even know what it is? | Records Management and Archives | Scoop.it
Information governance covers the entire spectrum of information management, but most people have a fuzzy notion of what it is. This must change, because the real value of information can't be fully realized unless it is properly governed.
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Tech companies set records for magnetic tape storage

Tech companies set records for magnetic tape storage | Records Management and Archives | Scoop.it
Companies like Fujifilm, IBM, and Sony continue to pour resources into the 60-year-old technology of magnetic tape storage in part because of its cost-effectiveness.
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“Conventional data backup is not a preservation process” | Crowley Conversions

“Conventional data backup is not a preservation process” | Crowley Conversions | Records Management and Archives | Scoop.it
In addition to a 500-year shelf life when stored properly, at its most basic, microfilm needs only a light source to view an image. This combination render
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Opinion: INFORMATION GOVERNANCE VS. RECORDS MANAGEMENT – What It Is and Why It Matters

Opinion: INFORMATION GOVERNANCE VS. RECORDS MANAGEMENT – What It Is and Why It Matters | Records Management and Archives | Scoop.it
by Ilona N. Koti [Originally released in March 2014 on the 2-20 Family of Companies Smart Storage Solutions blog.] I’m sure that most of you have heard the term “information governance” aka IG by n...
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Records Management For Dummies - Free eBook Share

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eBook Free Download: Records Management For Dummies | PDF, EPUB | ISBN: 1118388089 | 2012-10-16 | English | PutLocker

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Fox eBook's curator insight, July 25, 2013 9:43 PM

Here’s what you should know to manage data records efficiently

With proper electronic data management, your business can lower costs, improve efficiency, eliminate duplication, and be protected in the event of a lawsuit. This book provides an overview of recordsmanagement solutions and implementation strategies in plain, non-technical English. Step-by-step instructions show you how to begin managing records and information and how to maintain the program once you have it established. Sample forms for inventory, scheduling, and necessary documentation are also available on the companion website.

Electronic records management offers cost savings, greater efficiency, and protection in case of legal action; this book gets you started on an effective data management systemThis plain-English guide helps you determine what constitutes a record, shows you how to inventory records and create an efficient way to file both electronic and paper copies, and explains how to create a retention scheduleWalks you through switching to electronic record-keeping, what to look for in a records management system, implementing best practices, ensuring that your system will stay current, and using the system effectivelyHelps you assure that the destruction of any sensitive information is conducted and documented correctly

Records Management For Dummies helps your business save money and improve efficiency with effective electronic records management.

Table of Contents

Part I: Setting the Stage  7
Chapter 1: Fundamentally Speaking 9
Chapter 2: Appraising 35
Chapter 3: Scheduling 49

Part II: Filing Made Simple  73
Chapter 4: I Know It’s Here Somewhere 75
Chapter 5: Drives Can Drive You Crazy 97
Chapter 6: A Message about E-Mail 113

Part III: Capturing Records  127
Chapter 7: Watch Out, I’m Backing Up 129
Chapter 8: Know When to Hold ’em 141
Chapter 9: Imaging Documents 153
Chapter 10: Software Applications 179

Part IV: Parking Spaces  199
Chapter 11: Storage Locations 201
Chapter 12: Compliant Destruction 213

Part V: Creating a Plan  225
Chapter 13: Codifying the Policies 227
Chapter 14: Train the Troops 237

Part VI: The Part of Tens  247
Chapter 15: Ten Simple Management Guidelines 249
Chapter 16: Ten Emerging Trends 259

Appendix: Sample Forms and Vendor Listings  269

Deb Church Voronkov's curator insight, May 21, 2014 11:22 AM

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Tom Pick's curator insight, December 14, 2014 9:34 AM

Looks interesting!