Handbook of Research on Information and Records Management in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Handbook of Research on Information and Records Management in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Josiline Phiri Chigwada (Chinhoyi University of Technology, Zimbabwe) and Godfrey Tsvuura (Zimbabwe Open University, Zimbabwe)
Release Date: June, 2021|Copyright: © 2021 |Pages: 407
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-7740-0
ISBN13: 9781799877400|ISBN10: 179987740X|EISBN13: 9781799877424
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Description & Coverage
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Information and records management has been an important part of society for establishing procedures to effectively manage information. As technology has increased in society, this essential function has been impacted as well. With the onset of technological tools brought upon by the fourth industrial revolution, technologies such as artificial intelligence, the internet of things, big data, and more have changed the face of information and records management. These technologies and tools have paved new ways for security, efficiency in timely processes, new ways to create and process records, and other beneficial traits. Along with these advancements come new contemporary issues, leading to the need for research on how exactly information records management is functioning in modern times, the technologies brought on by the fourth industrial revolution, and both the benefits and challenges to this transition.

The Handbook of Research on Information and Records Management in the Fourth Industrial Revolution showcases contemporary issues and demonstrates the value of information and records management in the fourth industrial revolution. The book provides a summary of the key activities undertaken by information and records managers as they seek to make records and information management more visible in the modern knowledge-driven society. The chapters highlight innovation, the use of information and communication technology in information and records management, best practices, challenges encountered, and how they are overcome. The target audience of this book will be composed of professionals, librarians, archivists, lecturers, and researchers working in the field of library and information science, along with practitioners, academicians, and students interested in information and records management in the 21st century.

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The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Cloud-Based Records Management
  • Community Engagement
  • Contemporary Records Management
  • Data Management
  • Digital Archives
  • Fourth Industrial Revolution
  • Information and Records Management
  • Knowledge Management
  • Library Services
  • Open Access
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