Palmyra, NJ (July 6, 2020) – The ARMA International Educational Foundation (Foundation) will publish Volume 2 of its Peer Reviewed Journal (PRJ), devoted to quality, independent research on topics related to information and records management.

In this issue of the Journal, the Foundation is interested in receiving cited research articles related to the theme of information management and records in the age of crisis management, business continuity, and economic support via records of the public. The following are some possible related topics:

  • Security, privacy, and protection concerns for affected parties at all levels
  • Information availability, distribution, and/or access
  • Data and records collection by government, business and/or citizens
  • Long term effects of individual tracking technology and collected data on non-related decision making
  • Technology’s role in data and records collection, accuracy, and analysis
  • Practice and change management issues
  • Retention and disposition of specialty records
  • Social media and communication of information for public safety
  • How records are included or excluded in government information requests amid a crisis/disaster
  • How information response speed impacts existing and future practice while preserving privacy, information accuracy, and access
  • How public/global disasters affect the legal and regulatory records requirements at the country (federal), intermediate (states, provinces, regions, republics, districts, lands, territories), or local (cities, townships, counties, communes, wards) levels change (or not)?
  • Lessons Learned: Management of records as effective mitigation for a crisis
  • Lessons Learned: Management of records for improved small business management

Articles are welcome from information management professionals and practitioners, students, professors, and researchers. Submissions must be cited, and may include literature reviews, interviews, case studies, or other forms of original research. Case studies used should contribute (pro or con) to an overall impact on the selected topic.

Article length:                 2,000 – 2,500 words per article

Funding:                           US $1,000, paid upon final acceptance of article

Contract Term:                Approximately 6 months from date of execution of signed contract (October 2020 – March 31, 2021)

Copyright:                        Copyright will be retained by the Foundation

Submission Deadlines:

  • Extended abstract due: August 15, 2020
  • Accepted & rejected abstracts authors notified: by September 15, 2020
  • Contracts signed and returned: by October 1, 2020
  • Full final draft article submitted: by March 1, 2021
  • Review, revise, and accept final article: by April 1, 2021

Applications:  E-mail extended abstracts to: cdoran@armaedfoundation.org  

The Foundation is a leading organization that embraces the practical and scholarly knowledge of information management by funding and promoting research, scholarship, and educational opportunities for information management professionals. The Foundation is a non-profit corporation with 501(c) 3 tax exempt status in the US. For additional information, please visit: http://armaedfoundation.org/

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