eRecords Conference 2013

By Angela Ossar, Government Information Analyst If you’re like me, you leave almost every conference with your head spinning and a to-do list so long that you have to create a separate list just to organize that list. (And if you’re like me, you may or may not have a running Google Doc called “Planning…

e-Records Conference 2013: Call for Presentations

Call for Presentations: e-Records Conference 2013 – Austin, TX Theme: Transitioning to Electronic Processes   We are currently accepting presentation proposals from state government organizations, vendors and subject matter experts from various organizations to share both their challenges and successes with managing electronic records.  This event is organized by the Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC)…

e-Records Conference 2013: Save the date!

e-Records Conference 2013 – Austin, TX Tuesday, November 5, 2013 The Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) and the Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) are pleased to announce plans for this year’s e-Records Conference. The two agencies have co-sponsored the conference since 2000. The event promotes improved electronic records management in Texas government…

E-Records Forum 2013: Implementing Gmail at UT Austin

This is the fourth post of a multi-part recap of the 2013 NAGARA E-Records Forum. Presentations from the E-Records Forum are available on the NAGARA website. Before it was even 20 years old, the original, legacy email system at UT Austin was ready to retire. It was slow, didn’t have room to store much, and…

E-Records Forum 2013: Audits of Trustworthy Digital Repositories

This is the second post in a multi-part recap of the 2013 NAGARA E-Records Forum. One of the major differences I’ve noticed between the archives field and the records management field is the relative lack of standards in the former and an abundance of standards in the latter. However, because digital records need to be…