Generally Accepted Recordkeeping Principles

What are the Generally Accepted Recordkeeping Principles for UW-Madison Campus?

The 8 Principles are: Accountability, Transparency, Integrity, Protection, Compliance, Accessibility, Retention and Disposition. These are the “Principles” of good management of Records.

ISO 15489: Records management is a globally recognized requirement. In 2001, the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) issued ISO 15489, a standard for developing a records management program. Requirements for records management programs are also outlined in both Wisconsin Statutes and the Board of Regents Policies.