Records Management (Definition)

The field of management responsible for the efficient and systematic control of the creation, receipt, maintenance, use and disposition of records, including processes for capturing and maintaining evidence of and information about business activities and transactions in the form of records.
Source: Adapted from Bettington et al, eds. Keeping Archives. 3rd ed. Canberra: Australian Society of Archivists, 2008, p. 634.

Last Reviewed: 05 December 2017