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Microfilm Destruction Tips

Are you looking to streamline your microfilm destruction methods? Do you already have a system in place? In any case, you might find these pointers below helpful to incorporate into your organization’s practices. Step 1: Make sure you have procedures in place. Will the destruction be done in-house, or will you hire an outside vendor?…

Remote Training for Local Governments!

We are excited to announce that we will be conducting free introductory records management classes via Zoom for local governments on: Local Governments: Records Management Basics Tuesday, March 23, 2021 – 9:00a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (Central) – Register here! These classes are free for local government employees in Texas. Visit our training page for registration…

Off the Record: Blockchain

By Brianna Cochran and Anne Poulos Tune in monthly for a curated collection of articles we found interesting on a broad range of topics; some which are directly related to records management and others which might share common themes. While we did not write these articles, we are happy to share them with our subscribers.…

What Happens to Electronic Records in the Archives?

The Archives and Information Services division at the Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) has a sophisticated electronic records processes.  Many agencies who submit their records to the Archives, may not know how their records are incorporated into TSLAC’s archival inventory. During e-Records 2020 Brian Thomas, an Electronic Records Specialist at TSLAC, presented “What…

Welcome (Back), Bri!

Back in late 2019, we had to say goodbye to an analyst on our team, but for a good reason—she moved to England! It was a bittersweet departure because she was a good fit with the team and had a growing interest in the field of records and information management. Now we don’t normally announce…

New RRS format walking the catwalk.

New Look for State Agency Schedule Amendments

State agency schedule amendments have a new look! The final-approved PDF copies of state agency schedules have a new streamlined format. These format changes were made to improve the readability and usability of state agency schedules. What’s required of you? Nothing! Procedures for submitting an amendment have not changed. All final publishing of state agency…