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CAPTURE
  1. Context:
    Records Management


    Definition:
    A deliberate action that results in the capture of a record into a recordkeeping system and the assignment of metadata to describe the record and place it in context. For certain business activities this functionality may be built into computer systems so that the capture of records and assignment of metadata is concurrent with the creation of records


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    Derived from multiple sources


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  2. Context:
    Records Management


    Definition:
    The process of determining that a record should be made and kept. This includes both records created and received by the organization. It involves deciding which documents are captured, which in turn implies decisions about who may have access to those documents and generally how long they are to be retained.


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    Source:
    ISO 15489 Standard for Records Management


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