Report of the Committee on the Records of Government (Mar. 1985) (full-text).
This report includes an introduction and sections on: Development of Records Management; Records Management 1950-1984; Computer Generated Records; Special Characteristics of Electronic Records; Information Resource Management; and Importance of Leadership. Five major conclusions and three detailed recommendations complete the report.
Appendices include overviews of the government records programs and conservation efforts, a technology assessment report of the National Archives and Records Service, and additional information, including significant related legislation and regulations; selected surveys and studies; elements of a comprehensive government records program; principles for state archival and records management agencies; National Archives and Records Service appraisal guidelines; and examples of federal government records schedules.