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Tips for Folder Structure Design and Cleanup

Shared file environments can be a real challenge to organize and maintain. Below are some tips to help your shared drive structures get into and stay in shape. Consistency Structure and Control Change Management Disposition Shared drives can be chaotic, but they don’t have to be that way. Employing simple techniques like the ones above…

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RIM-Brain: Sci-Fi and Fantasy

You grab your popcorn and snuggle down under a blanket to watch your favorite sci-fi movie or fantasy show. For a moment, you are whisked away from mundane reality—only to be brought back down to earth when the characters seem to be acting out scenes from your own workplace. We call this state of mind:…

10 Things We Love About Records Management

In honor of Valentine’s Day, we wanted to acknowledge the ten things we love about records management. From Webinars to Teamwork, analysts Joslyn Ceasar and Raul Gonzalez wrote about 5 things they each love about records management, and what those things mean to them. Joslyn Ceasar: Joslyn’s approach was to records management and Valentine’s Day…

e-Records 2022 – Discovering the Path Forward

Much to the excitement of its co-hosts, the Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC, and the Department of Information Resources (DIR), the e-Records Conference returned to live and in-person attendance on November 18, 2022, for the first time since 2019. That doesn’t mean the conference was exactly the same as it’s always been. One…

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All the Things That I Learned: Imaging Project

The following information is based on my experience per my assigned roles on an internship project that consisted of following a Record Management Officer’s (RMO) procedures to convert physical records to electronic, implement consistent and clear file naming systems, and properly dispose of confidential records. I worked coincide with other team members. My term was…

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Incentivize an Imaging Project

Starting an imaging project might feel strenuous. However, it can be a fairly entertaining project for staff if it is managed correctly. How? As one my favorite professors ensured we understood… Incentives matter. Mrs. Patty This article will go over some practical tips for obtaining buy-in from your imaging staff that you may have not…

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Remote Training for Local Governments!

We are excited to announce that we will be conducting free introductory records management classes via Zoom for local governments on: Local Governments: Records Management Basics Tuesday, March 15, 2022 – 9:00a.m. – 11:30 a.m. (Central) – Register here! These classes are free for local government employees in Texas. Visit our training page for registration…