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Managing Digital Document and Archives for Effective Record Keeping

The evolving nature of society brought a growing demand for e-resources in the workplace and practitioners in the library and information management industry. Organisations and Government departments are supposed to meeting this demand by providing effective access to pertinent information resources and services. Many organisations and government departments are using digital document archiving to store securely and easily retrieve documents. With effective document archiving, organisations and government departments can scan and upload both typed and hand-written documents onto a computer system.Companies face a range of issues regarding information production and retention due to the growing volume of electronic information, greater regulatory constraints and storage issues. Companies are confronted with technical, financial and educational challenges when trying to implement an electronic archiving solution.

This course will provide delegates with an in-depth understanding of processes and methodologies involves in creation, evaluation, collection, organization, exploitation and dissemination of digital artifacts and records for instant access to information, faster response to queries, print or email copy documents on demand and audit trails for every document

    • Highlighting Issues and Challenges Facing Digital Libraries and Archives
    • Addressing Various Legislative Frameworks and ISO Standards Governing Information Management
    • Managing Records Management and the Transition to Digital
    • Implementing a Safety and Security System for Electronic Records and Archives
    • Applying Key Archival Principals to a Digital Archive Program
    • Managing a Digitization Project
    • Understanding Appraisal, Retention and Disposal
    • Creating, Disposing, Handling and Labelling of Classified Documentation
    • Understanding who classifies and declassifies documents as sensitive or confidential
    • Implementing Essential Functional Requirements

    for Effective Recordkeeping Systems and Functional Subject File Plan

  • Chief Librarian
  • Librarians
  • Record Managers
  • Archivists and Archive Managers
  • Personal and Principal Librarians
  • Information Specialists and Officers
  • Knowledge Managers
  • Business Administrators,
  • Project Document Controllers
  • IT Administrators
  • Compliance Officers
  • Archivists, Information Managers
  • Cataloguing Managers
  • Document Controllers
  • Information Scientists and Managers
  • Researcher

After successful completion of this 5 day course NQF Level 5, 5 Credits toward a Higher Certificate in Management. Aligned with Unit Standard  SAQA 119351 Apply Principles of Computerised Systems to Manage Data and Reports Relevant to the Public Sector Administration, SAQA 110009 Manage Administration Records

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    Oct 04 - 08 2021


    All Day

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    • Timezone: America/New_York
    • Date: Oct 04 - 08 2021
    • Time: All Day
    Premier Hotel O.R. Tambo


    Premier Hotel O.R. Tambo
    73 Gladiator Street, Kempton Park Gauteng
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