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Issues and challenges for records management in the charity and voluntary sector

Elizabeth Dawson (Consultant Archivist, Archive Consultancy and Research, Teddington, UK)
Rosie Dodd (Archivist and Records Manager, Oxfam, Oxford, UK)
Jill Roberts (Archivist, The Leonard Cheshire Archive, Ashby de la Zouch, UK)
Catherine Wakeling (Archivist and Records Manager, United Society for the Propagation of the Gospel, London, UK)

Records Management Journal

ISSN: 0956-5698

Article publication date: 1 December 2004

Abstract

This article focuses attention on the charity and voluntary sector in the UK. It provides an overview of the nature of the sector and the position of records management within it. Two short case studies present examples of records management work and describe solutions to specific issues achieved with limited resources. Finally, challenges facing records management in the sector are discussed, along with reasons for its vulnerability.

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Dawson, E., Dodd, R., Roberts, J. and Wakeling, C. (2004), "Issues and challenges for records management in the charity and voluntary sector", Records Management Journal, Vol. 14 No. 3, pp. 111-115. https://doi.org/10.1108/09565690410566765

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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