Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Information Governance and Assurance: Reducing Risk, Promoting Policy

Information Governance and Assurance
MacLennan, Alan. Information Governance and Assurance: Reducing Risk, Promoting Policy. Facet Publishing, 2014. ISBN: 978-1-85604-940-5

Librarians have long been concerned about information management and security, and this new book provides an excellent overview of the legal, organizational and ethical aspects of information governance and security. From the researcher who is responsible for ethical practices in the gathering, analysis, and storage of data, to the reference librarian who must deliver unbiased information; from the records manager who must respond to information requests, to the administrator handling personnel files, this book with equip practitioners and students alike to implement good information governance practice in real-world situations.

Table of Contents 
  • Introduction: information as an asset
  • Intellectual property and copyright
  • Records management
  • Information security
  • Cybercrime
  • Data quality
  • Ethics
  • Policy