Infolinx: We’re Rolling Out a New System

Regular readers of this blog may remember that we announced that we had begun development of a new physical records management, training, retention schedule, billing, and imaging software system with Infolinx System Solutions in January 2014.  We’re happy to announce that we are nearing completion of the new system.  We’ve been working diligently with Infolinx’s…

Call Me, Maybe?

We recently upgraded our antiquated (retro? throwback? vintage?) phone system at the State Records Center. We are now on the Capital Complex Phone System. However, to move to the new system we had to change all of our numbers. (We wanted to go with cell phones so we could keep our old numbers, but “they”…

TSLAC and CCG Announce Updated Digital Imaging Contract

Digital Imaging Services (#920-C1) The Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) and the Council on Competitive Government (CCG) are pleased to announce a new, updated Digital Imaging Services contract that gives state agencies, local governments, and local co-ops the ability to convert paper documents to electronic files as well as to host and manage…

Presenting Records Management to Archivists (using The Force)

By Angela Ossar, Government Information Analyst Last month, I had the huge pleasure of traveling to New Orleans, LA to present a session at the Society of Southwest Archivists (SSA) annual conference. The Society is the regional archives association for 6 member states: Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, Oklahoma, Louisiana, and Arkansas. The theme of the…

Who’s on First?

State Employee#1: “I’m sending these records to the Archives.” State Employee#2: “The Records Center or the Archives?” State Employee#1: “Yes.” State Employee#2: “Well, which one – are you sending the records to the Records Center or the Archives?” State Employee#1: “Right…them, those people at the Archives in the Records Center.” State Employee#2: “Is it Friday yet?” I’m pretty sure this…

Training Coming to Grapevine, Texas

Do you work in the North Central Texas area and need some training in records management and electronic records?  Have you wanted to attend our classes in Austin, but haven’t been able to?  Well, here is your chance to attend a one-day workshop covering two of our most in-demand classes at a venue close to…

State Retention Schedules Are Now Online

We are pleased to announce that all certified state agency records retention schedules are now available to download from our website. State agency records retention schedules are public information under the Texas Public Information Act. In fact, many of our own division’s Public Information Act requests are for copies of state agency records retention schedules.…

SLRM Customer Service Survey

As a valued customer who works for a state agency or local government, you are invited to rate our services in this biennial customer service survey.  This survey covers Records Management Assistance (consulting, training, and publications) for state agencies and local governments. Additionally for state agencies, it covers the State Records Center, the Imaging Services unit, Billing…