PRESS RELEASE: Foundation Publishes New Research Report

Palmyra, NJ (06/03/2019) – A new Foundation research report, “Retention of Accounting Records: A Global Survey Of Laws And Regulations” by William Saffady, Ph.D, FAI

The report provides results from surveying legal requirements for retention of accounting records in 200 countries and territories. Globally, more than 1,000 laws and regulations specify retention periods or have significant implications for retention decisions related to accounting ledgers, financial statements, fiscal audit reports, accounts payable and receivable documents, and other records related to an organization’s accounting transactions and financial condition. For each country and territory, the report identifies, summarizes, and cites minimum retention periods mandated by accounting laws and tax laws, as well as applicable statutes of limitations specified in contract laws. The report also identifies legal requirements related to storage locations and formats for retention of accounting records. Links are provided to the full text of cited laws and regulations.

This report and others are available at no charge to interested information management professionals at:
http://armaedfoundation.org/research-program_menu/research-reports/


The Foundation is a leading organization that enhances 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 United States. For additional information, please visit:
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PRESS RELEASE: Foundation Publishes New Research Report

Palmyra, NJ (05/30/2019) – “Blockchain Technology and Record Keeping” by Victoria L. Lemieux, Ph.D; Darra Hofman, JD, MSLS; Danielle Batista, BARM, MIS; and Alysha Joo, MASLIS.

The Foundation thanks ARMA Canada Region for sponsoring and funding this research project.

The report provides answers to key records management questions about blockchain technology commonly posed by records professionals. Blockchains are an emerging recordkeeping technology producing new forms of records, and new modalities of recordkeeping, with which records and information professionals will need to engage. As blockchain technology is still developing, technical changes as to how it operates can be expected. This report examines the future of recordkeeping in what may be a fluid blockchain world by sharing status and options to the current state of blockchain and record keeping.

The report is available at no charge to interested information management professionals at:
http://armaedfoundation.org/research-program_menu/research-reports/


The Foundation is a leading organization that enhances 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 United States. For additional information, please visit:
http://armaedfoundation.org/

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PRESS RELEASE: 2019 AIEF Graduate Scholarship Awards Announced

Palmyra, NJ (2019-05-01)   –   The Foundation is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2019 Graduate Scholarship Awards.

Alyssa Anderson is pursuing a MSIS degree in Information Studies at the University of Texas at Austin. She received a $3000 scholarship.

Lois Evans is working toward her PhD in Library, Archival and Information Studies at the University of British Columbia. She received a $3000 scholarship.

Yanjie Niu is a candidate for a MSIM degree in Information Management at the University of Washington. She received a $2000 scholarship.

This year the Foundation’s scholarship committee again received numerous strong applications for a limited amount of funding. The quality of the 2019 applicants demonstrates that the future of the field of Information Management is indeed in good hands, and will be led by brilliant scholars and professionals.

If you or your organization is interested in sponsoring a future educational scholarship or award, please contact the Foundation at scholarships@armaedfoundation.org.  There are many candidates who could benefit from financial support to further their education in the field of Information Management.


The Foundation is a leading organization that enhances 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 United States. For additional information, please visit:
http://armaedfoundation.org/

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