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About The Records Authority Software Project

Records Authority is a free, open-source, web-based software tool developed by the University of Denver for the administration of records management programs that will improve the professional performance and effectiveness of records mangers and archivists. Records Authority will provide lightweight and inexpensive software tools for surveying departments, inventorying records, and creating, managing, and distributing retention schedules. These software tools will manage structured and reusable metadata about records and record systems.

Project personnel include:

  • Nancy Allen, Dean and Director of Penrose Library
  • Evan Blount, Project Programmer
  • Joanna Lamb, Assistant Records Manager
  • Fernando Reyes, Programmer
  • Lindy Naj, Consultant

Project partner institutions are:

  • The Baltimore Museum of Art
  • Michigan State University
  • City of Seattle Clerk's Office
  • Wheaton College

The National Historical Publications and Records Commission

The Records Authority software project is partially funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.




Contact us for more information about the Records Authority software project.

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