New Webinar: Records Retention 101 for Local Governments

stacks-of-paperDo you know how to read a retention schedule?  Do you know who in your organization does?  Maybe you know that your records need to be kept for a certain amount of time, but you don’t know how to go about finding out how long.  Or perhaps you are a Records Management Officer that knows of some employees that would benefit from some basic records management training.

This webinar was designed to assist non-records management personnel in understanding the basics of records retention: why we do it, how we do it, and what happens if we don’t do it.  Topics of discussion will include:

  • Records retention terms – Do you know what a record is?  What about a retention period?  We’ll give you all the definitions you’ll need to understand records management basics.
  • How retention rules work – We’ll talk about how we determine how long to keep records and we’ll show you how to interpret a TSLAC records retention schedule.
  • What happens when you call the State Library – We’re going to role play a few scenarios so you’ll know what to expect and what information to have when you call one of our analysts.
  • Audience Q&A – Bring all of your records management questions and we’ll answer them on air.

Title: Records Retention 101 for Local Governments

Date: Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Time: 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM CDT

Reserve your webinar seat now at:

**Hey, what about state agencies?!?**  State agencies, we haven’t forgotten about you. The “Records Retention 101 for State Agencies” webinar will debut on September 26th at 10 AM. Details to follow next week on The Texas Record. (Or go ahead and register right now here!)

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