disposition schedule

What is disposition schedule?

disposition schedule meaning in Information Science terminology / glossary / dictionary is:

A systematic list of documents used by an archivist to determine: (1) which of the recurring records of an agency or individual will be retained, (2) the period of time for which they will be held, (3) where they will be housed during the retention period (archives or intermediate storage), and (4) any other decisions concerning their disposition, based on their utility and value to the organization (see this example). Synonymous with records schedule and retention schedule. See also: sentencing.


reference: ABC-CLIO