Records Management Links

Texas A&M University-Related Sites

Texas A&M University System Offices http://tamus.edu/offices/

Texas A&M University System Records Management http://tamus.edu/offices/records/

Texas A&M University Rules and Regulatory Compliance http://rules-saps.tamu.edu/default.aspx

Texas A&M University Office of the Registrar (for Student Records) http://registrar.tamu.edu/Default.aspx

Texas A&M University Office of University Risk and Compliance http://urc.tamu.edu/

Information Organizations

ARMA International  http://www.arma.org/
ARMA International is a not-for-profit association serving more than 10,000 information management professionals in the United States, Canada, and over 30 other nations. ARMA International members include records and information managers, archivists, corporate librarians, imaging specialists, legal professionals, knowledge managers, consultants, and educators. ARMA International provides education, research, and networking opportunities to information professionals.

Business Forms Management Association http://www.bfma.org
BFMA was formed 45 years ago to address the unique educational and networking needs of forms designers and managers.

PRISM International  http://www.prismintl.org/
PRISM International (Professional Records & Information Services Management) is the not-for-profit trade association for companies that provide their clients with protection, access, retention, storage and disposal of their vital information.

National Association for Information Destruction, Inc. http://www.naidonline.org/
NAID is the international trade association for companies providing information destruction services.

AIIM, International  http://www.aiim.org/
For over 60 years, AIIM (The Association for Information and Image Management) has been the leading international organization focused on helping users to understand the challenges associated with managing documents, content, and business processes.

Institute of Certified Records Managers http://www.icrm.org/
The Institute of Certified Records Managers (ICRM) is an international certifying organization of and for professional records and information managers.

Society of American Archivists http://www.archivists.org/
The Society of American Archivists (SAA) was founded in December of 1936, "...to promote sound principles of archival economy and to facilitate cooperation among archivists and archival agencies."

National Association of Government Archives and Records Administrators http://www.nagara.org/index.cfm
The National Association of Government Archives and Records Administrators (NAGARA) is a professional organization dedicated to the effective use and management of government information and publicly recognizing their efforts and accomplishments

American Health Information Management Association http://www.ahima.org/
The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) is the dynamic professional association that represents more than 46,000 specially educated health information management professionals who work throughout the healthcare industry

Nuclear Information and Records Management Association http://nirma.org/default.aspx
Established in 1977, NIRMA is a non-profit professional association which uniquely supports regulated nuclear and selected energy-related industries that must deal with stringent information management regulations.

American Society for Information Science and Technology http://www.asis.org/
Founded in 1937, the American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) counts among its  membership some 4,000 information specialists from  such fields as computer science, linguistics, management, librarianship, engineering, law, medicine, chemistry, and education; individuals who share a common interest in improving the ways society stores, retrieves, analyzes, manages, archives and disseminates information.

State, National and International Records and Archives Organizations

State Library and Archives Commission     http://www.tsl.state.tx.us/
The Texas State Library and Archives Commission is the state agency charged with establishing retention schedules for all state agencies and local government units and providing training and consulting services and publications in all aspects of state records and information management.

Texas Department of Information Resources  http://www.dir.state.tx.us/
The mission of the Department of Information Resources is to ensure the effective and efficient use of public funds by promoting opportunity and economic prosperity for the state's citizens through the successful application of statewide services and technologies that are beneficial, secure, accessible and utilize a standard infrastructure.

U.S. National Archives and Records Administration http://www.archives.gov/index.html

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Records http://www.epa.gov/records/tools/index.htm

State Records Management of New South Wales http://www.records.nsw.gov.au/

Library and Archives of Canada http://www.collectionscanada.ca/index-e.html

Records Management Society of Great Britain http://www.rms-gb.org.uk/

National Archives of Australia http://www.naa.gov.au/index.aspx


Standards Organizations

International Organization for Standardization (ISO) http://www.iso.org/iso/en/ISOOnline.frontpage

American National Standards Institute http://www.ansi.org

National Information Standards Organization (NISO) http://www.niso.org/

National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) http://www.nfpa.org

Department of Defense Joint Interoperability Test Command Records Management Application http://jitc.fhu.disa.mil/cgi/rma/

Other Interesting RM Web Sites

Understanding Society Through Its Records http://john.curtin.edu.au/society/index.html

How Much Information? http://www.sims.berkeley.edu/research/projects/how-much-info/

Information Requirements Clearinghouse http://www.irch.com/

Information Management Associates, Inc. “The IMPros” http://www.theimpros.com

Archive Builders  http://www.archivebuilders.com

Ohio State University Records Management http://library.osu.edu/sites/archives/retention/records.php

Conservation, Disasters, and Business Continuity

Stanford University Libraries Conservation Online  http://palimpsest.stanford.edu/

Disaster Resource http://www.disaster-resource.com/

Contingency Planning and Management  http://www.contingencyplanning.com/

Association of Continuity Planners http://www.acp-international.com/

Business Continuity Institute http://www.thebci.org/

MIT Business Continuity Planning http://web.mit.edu/bcmt/

Northeast Document Conservation Center   http://www.nedcc.org 

FEMA http://www.fema.gov/index.shtm