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 Records Management

 Records Management is the planning, controlling,
 directing, organizing, training, promoting, and other
 managerial activities involved with respect to records
 creation, records maintenance and use, and records
 disposition.

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 What is Records Management?

 
Objectives of Records Management
  1. Accurately and completely document the policies and transactions of the Federal Government.
  2. Control the quantity and quality of records produced by the Federal Government.
  3. Establish and maintain mechanisms of control with respect to records creation in order to prevent the creation of unnecessary records and with respect to the effective and economical operations of an agency.
  4. Simplify the activities, systems, and processes of records creation and of records maintenance and use.
  5. Preserve and dispose of records in accordance with the governing statutes.
  6. Direct continuing attention to records from their initial creation to their final disposition, with particular emphasis on the prevention of unnecessary Federal paperwork.
  7. Establish and maintain any other systems or techniques NARA determines to be necessary to carry out an effective and efficient Records Management program.
 

 Contacting Records Management

 

‚ÄčRecords Management Program
Lead, Kim Johnson

6011 Executive Blvd, Suite 601
Rockville, Maryland 20892-7669

Phone: 301-496-2463
Fax: 301-402-0169

 

 NIH Records Management Links

 

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