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Thursday, April 4 • 8:00am - 12:00pm
Records and Information Management: The Archivist’s Loyal Friend

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This workshop will provide an overview of the field of records and information management (RIM) and its important relationship to the archival profession. The instructor will cover how the functions of RIM professionals are changing in today’s digital environment and discuss the challenges presented by the shift from paper-based to digital-only recordkeeping practices. The instructor will lay out the fundamental elements of a records and information management program including
  • Identifying and conducting an assessment of business functions
  • Developing retention schedules
  • Creating training resources
  • Offering records storage options
  • Building strong ties with the archives
  • Maintaining institutional support
You will have the opportunity to work on drafting a plan to create or enhance an existing RIM program for your own institution.
Who Should Attend?
This workshop should be of interest to anyone who wants to provide guidance on identifying records that should/should not come to the archives or to those interested in building support for an RIM program.
What Should You Know Already?
You should have at least a basic understanding and appreciation for the business value of records.


Joanne Kaczmarek

Director of Records and Information Management Services and Archivist for Electronic Records, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Thursday April 4, 2019 8:00am - 12:00pm CDT
Nicolet A Conference hotel
  • Price $50
  • Attendance 30-35