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How Long is “AV”?

For the most part, the minimum retention periods set out in TSLAC’s schedules provide a specific amount of time that records must be kept. However, some record series have the retention period “AV: as long as administratively valuable.” How long should governments keep those types of records? Well, each government will need to make that…

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Outlook Tips for Easy Email Management

I don’t know about you, but one of my least favorite chores is folding the laundry. Even though I know that leaving my clean clothes in a laundry basket creates problems—my work shirts get wrinkled, and I can never find socks that match—I still end up putting it off for days. For many government employees,…

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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…