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Reminder! New Webinar Series: Social Media Records

Have you checked out our brand new social media webinar series? If not, now is a great time! We are halfway through this series, and the first four installments are available now on our webinar page. We will continue to post a new video every other Wednesday through September 7. This series seeks to answer…

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New Webinar Series: Social Media Records

Today, we are excited to announce the launch of our first mini-webinar series, all about social media records! The series will include eight short instruction videos, with a new video going live on our webinar page every other Wednesday, starting today. Hundreds of local governments and state agencies across Texas rely on the ubiquity of…

How does web archiving fit into records management?

Web archiving involves using software to take periodic snapshots to preserve as much data as you need about your organization’s website, including any associated metadata. These snapshots will allow you to track and to document even the slightest changes made to the website. The benefits are that this practice shows your records management program: is…

Managing Social Media Webinar Recording on YouTube

Now Available: Social Media Webinar Recording

by Erica Rice Thank you to the over 200 viewers who attended our webinar on Managing Social Media Records last month! It’s fantastic to see that so many local governments and state agencies have an interest in capturing their social media records and managing their disposition.  We had some fine questions from the audience, and…

Donuts, Dinos, and Records: COSA/NAGARA/SAA 2018

A few weeks ago Megan Carey and I were lucky enough to travel to attend the Joint Annual Meeting of Council of State Archivists (COSA), National Association of Government Archives and Records Administrators (NAGARA), and Society of American Archivists (SAA). Every four years, these organizations come together and host a large joint conference in Washington,…

Electronic Records Resources Now Available

Updated March 3, 2022 TSLAC updated Bulletin 1: Electronic Records Standards and Procedures in 2017, and since then, we’ve been gathering resources to provide guidance to state agencies trying to fulfill the requirements of the bulletin. The bulletin was rewritten to be intentionally higher-level and broad, to allow for more considerations of electronic records in…