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Records Management

The School has recently started to develop a records management service. The first step has been to conduct a records survey of the School which was funded by the Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC) through their Supporting Institutional Records Management initiative. This survey focused on the retention of research data but also included the administrative services in the School. The final report and appendices are available below, the report gives:

All documents are available to download as PDF files.

Original proposal to JISC Circular 9/02: Development of a retention schedule for electronic research data at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

JISC proposal (DOC 0.07 MB) or JISC proposal (PDF 0.04 MB)

Appendix 1: LSHTM Units and Centres

Appendix 1 (DOC 0.05 MB) or Appendix 1 (PDF 0.01 MB)

Appendix 2: Project plan

Appendix 2 (XLS 0.02 MB) or Appendix 2 (PDF 0.01 MB)

Appendix 3: Budget

Appendix 3 (XLS 0.02 MB) or Appendix 3 (PDF 0.01 MB)

Revision to original proposal to change the project to include paper as well as electronic research data and to focus on the practical issues of conducting a records survey

Revised proposal (DOC 0.03 MB) or Revised proposal (PDF 0.01 MB)  

Final report: Development of a retention schedule for research data at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

  Final report (DOC 0.07 MB) or Final report (PDF 0.04 MB)

Appendix 1: Email questionnaire

Report Appendix 1 (DOC 0.02 MB) or Report Appendix 1 (PDF 0.01 MB)

Appendix 2: Summary of funding bodies retention periods and record keeping guidelines

Report Appendix 2 (DOC 0.04 MB) or Report Appendix 2 (PDF 0.02 MB)   

Appendix 3: Tabulation of results

Report Appendix 3 (DOC 0.05 MB) or   Report Appendix 3 (PDF 0.01 MB)  

For further information on this project, please contact the Archivist & Records Manager

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