What does it take to be a Records Management Officer?

Being a Records Management Officer (RMO) can seem like a huge undertaking. Being in charge of all of your organization’s records? Making sure your organization is abiding by records management laws? Protecting your organization from an audit? As RMO, you do have a great deal of power and responsibility. What are the main functions of…

Mr. Right, Mr. Ralph Wright

Ralph Wright started working at the SRC when Ronald Reagan just began the first term of his presidency. The Empire Strikes Back was the big Star Wars film du jour of the day and Disco was seemingly here forever.  Any of you who have called our circulation desk has likely interacted with Mr. Ralph Wright.…

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”…

Infolinx Update: Let’s Get Functional

This is the second in a series of articles that will be written by different members of the team who are involved in the implementation of Infolinx. This article was written by Erica Wilson, Government Information Analyst. It’s been a while since we broke the news about Infolinx: our new records center storage, retention schedule,…

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…

What do we need to do?

I know, another blah blah blog post from the odd* Records Center Manager.  Well, let’s try to do this a little differently, and remove MOST of my flowery/over the top/nearly grammatically correct lingo in favor of a quick…Oh, never mind I can’t even end this sentence quickly. I want to know what we can do…

FY2014 State Records Center Fee Schedule Approved

By Craig Kelso, Director, State and Local Records Management To our state agency and local government records center customers, The FY2014 Fee Schedule for the State Records Center was approved by the TSLAC Commission on April 24, 2013, and will take effect September 1, 2013. You can download a PDF copy of the schedule at:…