Records Management Journal: Volume 17 Issue 1


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Taxonomy development: assessing the merits of contextual classification

Chris Milne

The purpose of this paper is to share personal experience on the early stages of taxonomy construction, reflecting on the potential role of contextual classification…


Hybrid filing schemes: the use of metadata signposts in functional file plans

Jeff Morelli

The purpose of this paper is to highlight the problems of using metadata to file electronic documents as well as the problems of using a purely functional filing scheme…


How has the implementation of the UK Freedom of Information Act 2000 affected archives and records management services?

Elizabeth Shepherd, Elizabeth Ennion

The purpose of this paper is to consider what the impact of the first six months of the Freedom of Information Act has been on archives and records management services in…


Fifty years of archives administration in Nigeria: lessons for the future

Abiola Abioye

In commemoration of the 50 years of archives administration in Nigeria, the purpose of this paper is to look at the establishment of the National Archives of Nigeria, its…

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  • Dr Elizabeth Lomas
  • Sarah R Demb, MLIS