Evaluation of the State of Institutional Electronic Information and Records Management Practices in Turkey: Analyzing the 57 Case Institutions


TURKISH LIBRARIANSHIP, vol.26, no.1, pp.30-52, 2012 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 26 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH LIBRARIANSHIP
  • Page Numbers: pp.30-52


This study aims to evaluate the present states of the practices of electronic records management in Turkey. The evaluation of the institutional condition seems so important to create effective and continuous systems and analysis of the existing capacity in administrative bodies and records management applications is regarded as crucial. A survey method was used in this research; data were gathered through the questionnaire carried out in 57 different institutions with 247 participants. The questionnaire that has been realized in different units of the institutions according to the structure and functions, aims to determine what are the role and content of the electronic records management practices. One of the major findings of the study is the high expectation of the integration of different electronic information systems in the organizations.