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RIM Month Virtual Swag Bag

By Erica Rice and Rebecca Hanna It’s that time of year again! April is “RIM Month,” which means that Records and Information Management (RIM) professionals the world over get together to educate their stakeholders on the value of records management. Aside from actively improving records management in your organization (e.g. training your employees, conducting cost-benefit…

RIM-Brain: The Office

by Brianna Cochran and Erica Rice Sometimes as records and information management (RIM) professionals, we become so used to looking for RIM issues at work that we continue to see those issues in our free time. We’ve dubbed this condition “RIM-Brain.” A leisure activity like watching television takes on larger implications as the RIM-Brain takes…

Welcome

Adding to Our Team

The records management assistance team at the Texas State Library and Archives Commission welcomes a new analyst this month. Read more about Katherine Hoffman, who is now the point of contact for local governments in the East-South region of Texas. The East-South region is comprised of the following counties: AransasAustinBexarBrazoriaCalhounColoradoComal DeWittGoliadGonzalesGuadalupeJacksonKarnesKendall LavacaMatagordaRefugioVictoriaWallerWhartonWilson To find the…

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E-Discovery Day

Join the records management assistance unit in celebrating E-Discovery Day on Friday, December 3, 2021! Put on your records management hat, pull on your information governance boots, and get in the spirit of the day by checking out these e-discovery resources. What is E-Discovery? ARMA International defines e-discovery as “the process of identifying, locating, securing,…

Electronic Records Day 2021

Electronic Records Day 2021

Today we celebrate Electronic Records Day, which raises awareness about the crucial need to manage and preserve government electronic records (e-records). The Council of State Archivists (CoSA) provides free informational resources, graphics, and webinars related to Electronic Records Day on their website. We like to raise awareness of the challenges of managing e-records throughout the…

Welcome

Adding to Our Team

The records management assistance team at the Texas State Library and Archives Commission welcomes a new analyst this month. Read more about Michelle Johnson, who is now the point of contact for local governments in the Central region of Texas. The Central region is comprised of the following counties: BastropBellBlancoBosqueBrownBurnetCaldwellColemanCoryellFalls Fayette HillFreestoneGillespieHamiltonHaysLampasasLeeLimestoneLlano MasonMcCullochMcLennanMilamMillsNavarroSan SabaTravisWilliamson To…