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Glossary of Information Governance Terms

RECORDKEEPING
  1. Context:
    Records Management


    Definition:
    The making and maintaining of complete, accurate and reliable evidence of business transactions in the form of recorded information. Recordkeeping includes: the creation of records in the course of business activity and the means to ensure the creation of adequate records; the design, establishment and operation of recordkeeping systems; and the management of records used in business (traditionally regarded as the domain of records management) and as archives (traditionally regarded as the domain of archives administration).


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    Source:
    Adapted from Australian Standard Records Management AS 4390


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