ISO 15489: helpful, hype or just not hot?

Julie McLeod

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The publication of ISO 15489, the first ever international standars for records management, provided the profession with a unique opportunity and tool for enhancing the practice and profile on recors management. But will the opportunity be grasped? What impact will the standard have and why? This article examines the details of an ongoing two-year study which is assessing the impact of ISO 15489 in a range of organisations in the United Kingdom. It shares some of the early results in an attempt to pormote awareness and use of the standard and profides initial views on whether the standard is helpful, hype of just not not enough to handle yet.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)90-113
JournalArchives and Manuscripts
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2004


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