Records are “information created, received and maintained as evidence and as an asset by an organisation or person, in pursuit of legal obligations or in the transaction of business”.[1]  In essence, records aren’t just collections of data—they comprise of the content, context, and structure necessary to provide sufficient evidence of a business activity.  As a collection, records are fundamental to our institutional memory and contribute directly to our understanding of UQ in the past, present and into the future.


[1] Standards Australia. 2017. Australian  Standard AS ISO 15489-1-2017, Part 1: Concepts and principles. Sydney: SAI Global Ltd.

Record Management Services (also known as RAMS or Records) is located within Information Technology Services (ITS) and is responsible for the strategic management of The University’s recordkeeping systems, records of enduring value, developing policies and providing advice.

 

Advice and information requests

 

records_request@uq.edu.au
Extension 53361
 

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