2017 Records Management Manual for Local Government Organizations, Fifth Edition
The Fifth Edition of the Records Management Manual has been updated to include new information and policy advice, and includes an Excel version of the records classification and retention table for modification and use by your local government. Significant updates include:
Update to the Canadian standards for the management of electronic records, including the 2017 revision of the Canada General Standards Board “Electronic Records as Documentary Evidence”;
Update to the international standards for the management of records and record systems, including the 2016 revision of “ISO 15489 Information and Documentation – Records Management – Part 1 Concepts and Principles”;
Recent decision form a Canadian court regarding acceptance of standards for the use of electronic information as evidence;
New policy advice and criteria for scanning records and managing electronic mail;
Recommended procedures for scanned records;
New information on the functions and operation of archives for management of permanent records;
A legal review of retention dates and the index of legal citations;
A review and clarification of subject headings, including additional subject headings since the last update;
A review of all subjects to identify personal information banks (PIBs) and vital records (VR).
The Manual also includes a sample bylaw, policies and procedures as well as a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet version of the records classification and retention table that can be modified and used by your local government.
Co-Authors: Sandie Bradley, FAI, CRM and Stuart Rennie, JD, MLIS, BA (Hons.), Barrister & Solicitor
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2011 Information Management Toolkit for First Nations Government in BC
The First Nations Summit in cooperation with the First Nations Public Service Secretariat, working in conjunction with Sandie Bradley, coauthor of the LGMA - Records Management Manual customized a records management program focused on the First Nations business model.
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