ISO 15489: helpful, hype or just not hot?

McLeod, Julie (2004) ISO 15489: helpful, hype or just not hot? Archives and Manuscripts, 32 (2). pp. 90-113. ISSN 0157-6895

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The publication of ISO 15489, the first ever international standars for records management, provided the profession with a unique opportunity and tool for enhancing the practice and profile on recors management. But will the opportunity be grasped? What impact will the standard have and why? This article examines the details of an ongoing two-year study which is assessing the impact of ISO 15489 in a range of organisations in the United Kingdom. It shares some of the early results in an attempt to pormote awareness and use of the standard and profides initial views on whether the standard is helpful, hype of just not not enough to handle yet.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Selected for a special issue on standards. Reports initial results of a groundbreaking AHRC funded research project (£48,000) into the impact of the first international records management standard. Builds on preliminary research (McLeod, Records Management Journal, 2003) and provides initial views from UK practitioners on a significant standard.
Subjects: P100 Information Services
Department: Faculties > Engineering and Environment > Computer and Information Sciences
Depositing User: EPrint Services
Date Deposited: 11 Aug 2008 09:41
Last Modified: 12 Oct 2019 20:47

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