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Announcing the Appointments of Constitutional Officers to the Executive Committee

Saturday, 18 May 2013

Announcing the Appointments of Constitutional Officers to the Executive Committee

Following the Annual General Meeting of the IRMS we are delighted to announce the new Constitutional Officers of the Executive of the Information and Records Management Society;

Chair; Nicholas Cooper

Vice Chair; Shona Dunning

Secretary; Leanne Bridges

Meic Pierce-Owen will retain the position of Treasurer.

We also see Matthew Stephenson remain on the Exec in a Director position as the previous past chair and David Bridge will remain as a co-opted Director.

on behalf of the Society, we extend a huge thank you to Matthew and David for their considerable contribution to our Community. 

Box-it Press Release - Paper Archive Management made Easy

Sunday, 28 April 2013

Document management business, Box-it, announces an exciting new addition to its award-winning Cloud based Omnidox family.  The launch of Omnidox Records Manager provides a secure platform for total control and lifecycle management of all physical records archives across one or multiple sites.

iSchool @ Northumbria University

Friday, 05 April 2013

Information Sciences at Northumbria University is pleased to announce it is now an iSchool, making us only the 4th iSchool in the UK. Founded in 2005 by a group of leading US Information Schools, the iSchools organisation is a collection of Information Schools dedicated to advancing the information field in the 21st Century. To read more go to

Ministry of Justice Code of Practice on CCTV usage

Tuesday, 26 February 2013

As part of its on-going commitment to improving and enhancing the information & records management profession the IRMS plan to input into the Ministry of Justice’s current consultation on surveillance camera usage within the UK.

As a member of IRMS your input and feedback is welcomed; if you want to take part in this response please contact your local group chair or Scott Sammons email; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. who is coordinating our feedback.

All input is welcome from any level of professional.

Once the feedback has been collated we will be making our final feedback available to members for their reference. More information about the consultation can be found on the Ministry of Justice website.

Records Management Journal - Journal of the Week

Thursday, 21 February 2013

The Records Management Journal will be Emerald’s ‘Journal of the Week’ from 25thFebruary 2013 which means it will be free to access. Access is via the journal’s home page:  or Emerald’s 

The journal contains some excellent articles including opinion pieces, conceptual pieces, case studies and research from authors around the world working in different sectors. They contain lots of insights, experiences and lessons learned that readers may find valuable in their own contexts. FREE access to this resource is a great opportunity to tap into the journal’s content if you haven’t before.  After reviewing some of the content available here, you may want to consider a subscription in the future. 

Examples of articles from the most recent issue are: 

  • "Information and records management: a precondition for a well functioning quality management system"
  • Designing and effective EDRMS based on Alter’s Service Work System model
  • A requirements engineering analysis of MoReq

If you have yet to enjoy this fascinating publication, now is your chance!


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