Better Information Practices

Improving Records and Information Management in the Public Service

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This book shares best practice in the design of better record management systems (including developing a Retention Schedule); shows a manual used by ministries and departments as an example and formulates guidelines for using a schedule and indexing.



Records Appraisal and Scheduling

Records retention schedules are the primary mechanism by which records are managed throughout their life cycle. The records retention schedule, sometimes also called a records disposition authority or a records retention and disposition schedule, is a control document.


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