Records Systems and Information Systems: Connecting in Organizations

  • Sherry L. XieEmail author
  • Guanyan Fan
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 914)


The field of Information Systems (ISs) has long been recognized, so has Enterprise Information Systems (EISs), a field close to it. Long existing also in organizations or enterprises is the field of records management, now predominantly digital records management (DRM), which shares the many goals of ISs and EISs in supporting the operation and success of organizations. While the DRM field recognized rather early in its battle to digital records challenges that the need to establish formal collaborations with the ISs and EISs professions, it is still rare to spot today discussions regarding such collaborations in the general information and communication technology (ICT) literature. To help bridge the gap, this chapter introduces to the ISs and EISs professions one of the major developments of the international DRM field, that is, the records systems elaborated by the InterPARES (International Research on Permanent and Authentic Records in Electronic Systems) project, for the purpose of invoking further discussions.


Records systems Information systems Enterprise information systems InterPARES Chain of preservation model 



The research reported in this article was supported financially by the Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities and the Research Funds of Renmin University of China [Grant Number 15XNL032].


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Key Laboratory of Data Engineering and Knowledge EngineeringMinistry of Education of ChinaBeijingChina
  2. 2.Center for Electronic Records Management ResearchBeijingChina
  3. 3.School of Information Resource ManagementRenmin University of ChinaBeijingChina

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