e-Records 2022: Registration Now Open!

Registration for the 2022 e-Records Conference is now open to state agencies and local governments. Be sure to visit the conference webpage for more details about our exciting lineup of speakers and exhibitors. Get a full day of training and networking for the early bird rate of $85 if you sign up by October 28.…

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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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SLRM Customer Service Survey

As a valued customer who works for a Texas state agency or local government, we invite you to evaluate our services in this biennial customer service survey. The survey asks you to rate and submit suggestions and comments about the State and Local Records Management division generally and provides opportunities to rate and comment on…

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e-Records 2020 Announcement

This year we’re going virtual! Normally by now we’ve announced the date of the annual e-Records conference and started posting presentation details. But 2020 has been anything but a normal year. Due to ongoing public health concerns, the Texas State Library and Archives Commission and the Texas Department of Information Resources have decided to move…

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Cybersecurity Resources for Texas Local Governments

On Friday, August 16, over twenty local government entities in Texas were targeted by a coordinated ransomware attack. This incident is the most recent in a year marked by cyberattacks on state and local governments across the country. Several state and federal agencies are investigating and actively working with the impacted Texas entities to help…

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eRecords 2018: Data Mapping and Agile Development

Data Mapping: Finding An Organization’s True Treasure If you missed Deborah Robbins of Paypal after lunch, you missed a true treasure. Her highly entertaining and informative talk focused on data mapping from a records management perspective. The kind of data mapping Ms. Robbins encouraged brings together the strengths of a traditional records inventory and an…

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How long do we keep expunction orders?

Picture this: you’ve gathered up all the records subject to an expunction order and you’re ready to return, destroy or redact them as directed by the court. Then you look at the expunction order. It identifies the person in the order and it’s a government record. What do you do with it? Based on how…