Have you registered yet?

We still have seats available for records management training classes for local governments to be held next week:

Tuesday, August 7

Control Schedule Basics (8:30 – 12:00):  Learn why records management is important and required, what constitutes a record, how to ensure you are in compliance and how that benefits your organization, ways to ensure you have an active and continuing program, tips on outsourcing and valuable resources for you and your records management program.
Managing Electronic Records (1:30 – 4:30):  Learn how to apply records management principles to electronic records. This course looks at the definition of electronic records (e-records), applicable laws and rules with corresponding best practices and recommended standards and procedures. It also discusses email, digital imaging, and social media, and how to address the various challenges of these types of e-records and how to best manage them.

Wednesday, August 8

Emergency Preparedness (8:30 – 11:30):  Learn how to identify, protect, and ensure access to your essential records, the records necessary to continue operations in the event of an emergency. The course will also cover how to prepare, respond to, and recover from a records emergency.
Filing and Storage (1:00 – 4:00):  This class provides an overview of files management, characteristics of good filing systems, filing arrangements,  common filing problems and a six-step program to improving your paper filing systems. We will also discuss strategies for shared drive management, then wrap up with tips for records storage.

You may register for any or all of these on our website: https://www.tsl.texas.gov/slrm/training/classes/register/local

Classes will be held at the Lorenzo de Zavala State Archives and Library Building on the second floor.

Still have questions?  Contact us at 512-463-7610 or slrminfo@tsl.texas.gov.