The primary mission of the ICRM is to develop and administer the professional certification of Records and Information Managers including the relevant examinations and certification maintenance program. The ICRM serves as the official certifying body for both ARMA International and the Nuclear Information and Records Management Association (NIRMA). The iSchool and the Institute of Certified Records Managers (ICRM) have a strategic partnership that allows graduates of the MARA program, who have completed their course work and met established qualifications for ICRM candidacy, to apply for credit for Parts 1-5 of the ICRM exams.
NARA keeps only those Federal records that are judged to have continuing value—about 2 to 5 percent of those generated in any given year. Those valuable records are preserved and are available to the public.
NIRMA is the nuclear industry’s leader in information and records management. Since 1976, NIRMA has been uniquely qualified to provide guidance to commercial and Department of Energy facilities in the areas of quality records programs, regulatory compliance activities, electronic records initiatives, document management technologies, and knowledge management issues.
SAA provides leadership to ensure the identification, preservation, and use of records of historical value. Check under the ePublications tab for free online monographs, case studies, and formal papers.
Not-for-profit professional association and authority on managing records and information, paper and electronic (formerly known as the Association for Records and Information Management Professionals).
ICA romotes best practices and the develops standards in the field of records and archives management. It also facilitates the use of archives by making their content more widely known and by encouraging greater access.
IRMT develops legal and regulatory records and information management frameworks. It also creates capacity building and assessment tools, guidance materials and programs, all of which can be downloaded for free from the website.