March 18, 2011
Federal Records Management of Social Media Content
The goal of San Jose State LIS prof Patricia Franks' report, How Federal Agencies Can Effectively Manage Records Created Using New Social Media Tools, is to provide:
- An understanding of the unique properties, or characteristics, of records resulting from social media use and the challenges they present.
- A framework for understanding records management issues and the change in the fundamental nature of information brought about by Web 2.0 and social media.
- Recommendations for transforming the way records and records management programs and practices are conducted across the federal government.
Hat tip to beSpacific. [JH]