Author's Certificate Certificate of Authorship - a document that establishes the right to an invention.
Background check A background check or background investigation is the process of looking up and compiling criminal records, commercial records and financial records of an individual or an organization.
Book of office A book of office may refer either to a record of the conduct of affairs within an organization, particularly a religious organization like a church, or to a body of writing establishing the guid...
Certified copy A certified copy is a copy (often a photocopy) of a primary document, that has on it an endorsement or certificate that it is a true copy of the primary document.
Civil registry Civil registration is the system by which a government records the vital events of its citizens and residents.
Copyright Copyright is a legal concept, enacted by most governments, that grants the creator of an original work exclusive rights to its use and distribution, usually for a limited time, with the intentio...
Copyright term Copyright term is the length of time copyright subsists in a work before it passes into the public domain.
Criminal record A criminal record or police record is a record of a person's criminal history, generally used by potential employers, lenders etc.
DLM Forum The DLM Forum is a European membership community of Public Archives and parties interested in archives, records and information management throughout the European Union.
Domain name registry A domain name registry is a database of all domain names and the associated registrant information in the top level domains of the Domain Name System (DNS) of the Internet that allow third party...
FADO FADO is a computerised image-archiving system to help combat illegal immigration and organised crime.
Federal Digital System The Federal Digital System (FDsys) replaces GPOAccess, an information storage system to house electronic government documents with a modern information management system.
Identity cleansing Identity cleansing is defined as "confiscation of personal identification, passports, and other such documents in order to make it difficult or impossible for those driven out to return".
Information governance Information Governance is the set of multi-disciplinary structures, policies, procedures, processes and controls implemented to manage information on all media in such a way that it supports an ...
Land administration Land administration is the way in which the rules of land tenure are applied and made operational.
Land registration Land registration generally describes systems by which matters concerning ownership, possession or other rights in land can be recorded (usually with a government agency or department) to provid...
Medical record The terms medical record, health record, and medical chart are used somewhat interchangeably to describe the systematic documentation of a single patient's medical history and care a...
Minutes Minutes, also known as protocols or, informally, notes, are the instant written record of a meeting or hearing.
MoReq2 MoReq2 is short for “Model Requirements for the Management of Electronic Records”, second version.
MuckRock MuckRock is a United States-based organization which assists anyone in filing governmental requests for information through the Freedom of Information Act, then publishes the returned informatio...
Newspaper of record Newspaper of record is a term that typically refers to a major newspaper that has a large circulation and whose editorial and news-gathering functions are considered professional and typically a...
Raihman v. Latvia Raihman v. Latvia (Communication No. 1621/2007) was a case decided by the United Nations Human Rights Committee in 2010 (UN Document CCPR/C/100/D/1621/2007).
Record of Decision A Record of Decision in the United States is the formal decision document which is recorded for the public.
Record sealing Record sealing is the practice of sealing or, in some cases, destroying court records that would otherwise be publicly accessible as public records.
Records management Records management (RM), also known as Records information management or RIM, is the professional practice or discipline of controlling and governing what are considered to be ...
Registration authority A registration authority or maintenance agency is a body given the responsibility of maintaining lists of codes under international standards and issuing new codes to those wishing to register them.
RSD (company) RSD is a multinational enterprise software company headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland.
RSD S.A. RSD is a multinational enterprise software company headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland.
Service record A service record is a collection of either electronic or printed material which provides a documentary history of a person's activities and accomplishments while serving as a member of a given o...
Thirty year rule The "thirty-year rule" is the popular name given to a law in the United Kingdom, the Republic of Ireland, and Australia that provides that the yearly cabinet papers of a government will be relea...
Vehicle history report A vehicle history report in the US contains important information about a used vehicle’s past.
Victorian Electronic Records Strategy The Victorian Electronic Records Strategy (VERS) is a standard that addresses the problem of capturing, managing and preserving electronic records.
Voter registration Voter registration is the requirement in some democracies for citizens and residents to check in with some central registry specifically for the purpose of being allowed to vote in elections.