Hunter Information Management

Hunter Information
Management Services, Inc.

Consulting in
Archives and Records Management

Hunter Information Management Services, Inc., specializes in all aspects of archives and records management. Its president, Dr. Gregory S. Hunter, is both a Certified Records Manager and a Certified Archivist. In August 2004 he was elected a Fellow of the Society of American Archivists and two of his books have received awards from SAA. Since January, 1990 Dr. Hunter has been a Professor in the Palmer School of Library and Information Science at Long Island University, directing graduate-level certificate programs in archives and records management. Dr. Hunter previously served as Manager of Corporate Records for ITT Corporation and Director of Archival Programs for the United Negro College Fund. He also brings to client projects a background in business history and a thorough understanding of information technologies.

From 2004-2008, Dr. Hunter served as the Principal Archivist and Records Manager on a team headed by Lockheed Martin to build an Electronic Records Archives (ERA) for the National Archives and Records Administration.  Dr. Hunter is co-inventor on four patents in the area of digital preservation submitted by the project team in the United States and the European Union.

Dr. Hunter also was the editor of a book series published by Neal-Schuman called The Archivist's and Records Manager's Bookshelf.  He currently is the editor of the American Archivist, the peer-reviewed journal of the Society of American Archivists.

Hunter Information Management has assisted clients with the following types of projects:

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Conducting records inventories and preparing retention schedules

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Establishing archives

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Evaluating existing archives and records management programs

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Integrating archives and records management into information governance initiatives

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Designing and evaluating space for archives and records management programs

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Identifying vital business records on paper or in computer systems and developing disaster recovery  and business continuity plans

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Assisting with the implementation of records programs required by the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and the HIPAA Act.

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Developing policies and procedures for the destruction of records

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Designing programs to manage digital records

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Providing expert witness services in the areas of integrity of recordkeeping systems and authenticity of records

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Developing records retention policies to comply with the requirements of IRS From 990

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Integrating archives and records management into knowledge management initiatives

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Recording oral history reminiscences on both audiotape and videotape

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Preparing exhibits and other promotional materials

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Writing institutional histories and biographies

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Conducting training seminars dealing with archives, records management, and digital records

Gregory S. Hunter, Ph.D

Biographical information about the president of the firm, Gregory S. Hunter.  In addition to the biographical summary, a longer version is available.

The Second Edition of Developing and Maintaining Practical Archives, was the winner of the Society of American Archivists' 2004 Waldo Gifford Leland Award

Dr. Hunter also was named a Fellow of the Society of American Archivists in 2004.

Previous Clients

A complete list of clients since January, 1990

Dr. Hunter Appointed Editor of The American Archivist

The Society of American Archivists announced that Gregory S. Hunter, PhD, CA, CRM, has been appointed to a three-year term as Editor of The American Archivist. Established in 1938 and published semi-annually, The American Archivist is the premier professional journal for archivists. With more than 6,600 readers, it enjoys the largest circulation of any English-language archives periodical.

Dr. Hunter Testifies Before the U.S. House of Representatives

On June 17, 2010, Dr. Hunter testified on the subject of "Federal Electronic Records Management:  A Status Report," before the Information Policy, Census, and National Archives Subcommittee of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, of the U.S. House of Representatives.  The hearing reviewed the status of the management of electronic records at federal agencies and explored ways to improve the scheduling and preservation of electronic records.

Dr. Hunter Serves as Mentor for CoSA and FEMA

Dr. Hunter is serving as a "Mentor" for the Intergovernmental Preparedness for Essential Records (IPER) Project sponsored by the Council of State Archivists (CoSA).

CoSA received a grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to develop and deliver online training to state and local governments on essential (vital) records and records emergency preparedness and response.

Directory of Corporate Archives in the United States and Canada

Meetings of the Corporate Archives Forum

Presentation on Benchmarking Business Archives
Society of American Archivists, 2008

Hunter Information Management Services, Inc.
177 Banbury Road
Mineola, NY 11501-1518
Phone: (516) 248-5388
Fax: (516) 248-2435
E-Mail: ghunter@hunterinformation.com

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Updated May 27, 2014