ARMA International is a not-for-profit association and the leading authority on managing records and
information – paper and electronic.
The Association was established in 1955. Its approximately 10,000 members include records managers, archivists, corporate
librarians, imaging specialists, legal professionals, IT managers, consultants, and educators, all of whom work in a wide
variety of industries, including government, legal, healthcare, financial services, and petroleum in the United States, Canada,
and 30-plus other countries.
Information is at the center of everything an organization does: strategy management, research and development,
compliance. How the organization manages that information and its corporate records can directly affect its ability to
compete, comply with regulations, recover from disaster – in other words operate efficiently.
ARMA International publishesThe Information Management Journal, the only professional journal specifically for
professionals who manage records and information on a daily basis. The award-winning Journal is published bi-monthly and
features top-drawer articles on the hottest topics in records and information management today, as well as marketplace
news and analysis.
The Association also develops and publishes standards and guidelines related to records management. It was a key
contributorto the international records management standard, ISO-15489.