Remote Training for Local Governments and State Agencies!

We are excited to announce that we will be conducting free introductory records management classes via Zoom for both state agencies and local governments on: Local Governments: Records Management Basics Tuesday, October 27, 2020 – 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. (Central) – Register here! Tuesday, November 17, 2020 – 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. (Central) – Registration not open.…

David Gracy

Nor Is This All

In late September, we lost an iconic figure in the library and archives field. TSLAC Director Mark Smith shared his thoughts on the Director’s Report blog, but we wanted to add a little more context on how Dr. David Gracy impacted our work in the records management unit. Andrew’s Thoughts: The legacy that Dr. Gracy…

TSLAC Zoom Backgrounds

The Texas State Library and Archives Commission has released a group of custom Zoom backgrounds featuring scenes from the State Library and Archives. They are free to download and may be used by the public. These 26 new background options include both indoor and outdoor scenes from the Lorenzo de Zavala State Archives and Library…

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…

Welcome to Brady Cox and Rebecca Hanna

In the course of a month, RMA welcomed two new Government Information Analysts to the Records Management Assistance Unit. Though they were onboarded during a stay-at-home order, both have been able to make immediate contributions. Brady Cox Brady Cox joins us fresh from receiving his second master’s degree, an MSIS from the University of Texas…

Off the Record: Zoom Trials

Tune in monthly for a curated collection of articles we found interesting on a broad range of topics; some which are directly related to records management and others which might share common themes. No, we didn’t write these articles —hence the name of this series, “Off the Record”— fortunately, we didn’t need to in order…

Disposition 101 Webinar Now Available

We are very excited to announce the newly revamped Disposition 101 webinar, which is now available on our website along with several other free records management webinars and supplemental resources. Check out the Disposition 101 webinar page for the video recording, handouts and a certificate of completion. This webinar is for state agency and local…