Records Management Journal: Volume 20 Issue 2


Table of contents - Special Issue: RMJ 20th Anniversary commemorative volume – issue two: records management – the state of the nation

Opinion piece – electronic records: now and then

Rick Barry

The purpose of this paper is to share the author's opinions on notable electronic records achievements over the past two decades in the USA and current issues and views on


Do we need bigger buckets or better search engines?: The challenge of unlimited storage and semantic web search for records management

Lawrence W. Serewicz

The purpose of this paper is to explore the challenges created by unlimited storage in space and time.


Information governance: information security and access within a UK context

Elizabeth Lomas

The purpose of this paper is to demonstrate that records management frameworks need to be risk based, flexible and aligned to wider information management objectives. The


The records‐risk nexus: exploring the relationship between records and risk

Victoria L. Lemieux

This paper seeks to explore the nexus between records and risks. It briefly traces different conceptualizations and the historical evolution of risk and risk management


Current state of play: records management and the cloud

Katharine Stuart, David Bromage

The purpose of this paper is to describe the current environment of, and challenges for, managing and storing records and information in “the cloud”.


The challenge of making archives relevant to local authorities

Gordon Reid

The paper aims to explore the context in which local authority archives and records services are operating, in terms of national and local outcomes and targets. It

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  • Dr Elizabeth Lomas
  • Sarah R Demb, MLIS