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All the Things That I Learned: Imaging Project

The following information is based on my experience per my assigned roles on an internship project that consisted of following a Record Management Officer’s (RMO) procedures to convert physical records to electronic, implement consistent and clear file naming systems, and properly dispose of confidential records. I worked coincide with other team members. My term was…

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Debut of the Texas State University Records Retention Schedule (URRS): 2nd Edition, and the Texas State Records Retention Schedule (RRS): Revised 5th Edition

On July 18, 2022, the newest editions of the Texas State Records Retention Schedule (RRS) and the Texas State University Records Retention Schedule (URRS) went live! The amendments to 13 TAC §6.10(a-b) are adopted as an administrative rules of the commission – see the full official announcement on the Texas Register. For state agency and…

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Reminder! New Webinar Series: Social Media Records

Have you checked out our brand new social media webinar series? If not, now is a great time! We are halfway through this series, and the first four installments are available now on our webinar page. We will continue to post a new video every other Wednesday through September 7. This series seeks to answer…

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Outlook Tips for Easy Email Management

I don’t know about you, but one of my least favorite chores is folding the laundry. Even though I know that leaving my clean clothes in a laundry basket creates problems—my work shirts get wrinkled, and I can never find socks that match—I still end up putting it off for days. For many government employees,…

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Now Available! SACCRIM Education Pamphlets on Email Management and RIM Training Priorities

Program Planning and Research Specialist Joshua Clark spoke with Michael Shea of the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) about a recent project of the State Agency Coordinating Committee Records and Information Management (SACCRIM) subcommittee. Michael Shea was the State Records Center Manager for seven years before joining TWC in 2019 as the Records Management Officer. He…

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New Webinar Series: Social Media Records

Today, we are excited to announce the launch of our first mini-webinar series, all about social media records! The series will include eight short instruction videos, with a new video going live on our webinar page every other Wednesday, starting today. Hundreds of local governments and state agencies across Texas rely on the ubiquity of…

How to Amend a State Agency Retention Schedule

Sometimes as a state agency records management officer (RMO), you may find that your certified state agency records retention schedule needs to be updated before the next recertification is due. The Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) has a process for this called a schedule amendment. It is similar to the process for submitting…