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:…

We’re Barking Mad for Security

So, your critical system goes down and your entire network is wiped out by an employee opening an attachment to answer a desperate plea from a foreign Prince, innocently seeking a onetime small investment to give said swift thinking and acting employee MILLIONS of dollars for their small token of generously donating a few hundred…

The State Records Center Ain’t Full

In 2005 (or so) tobacco litigation made an impact on the State Records Center that we are still seeing signs of today.  At some point the Records Center was full and we were banned from destroying any records while the lawyers duked out something related to tobacco.  I hear they deduced it may be…hold on…

Meet Your Records Center Manager!

Well, I’ve been cornered, coerced…talked to… by my co-workers (okay, my boss) to begin adding a few words here from time to time in this space about the State Records Center. My name is Michael Shea and in June of 2012 I took over managing the state records center after working in several different divisions…