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RIM Styles: Take the Quiz to Find Yours

As public servants, records and information management (RIM) is a simple fact of life—statute applies to us all. However, regulation does not imply homogeneity, and RIM programs are as unique as the entities that create them. April is RIM month, and we at TSLAC want to take a moment to celebrate all the different RIM…

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SLRM Customer Service Survey

As a valued customer who works for a Texas state agency or local government, we invite you to evaluate our services in this biennial customer service survey. The survey asks you to rate and submit suggestions and comments about the State and Local Records Management division generally and provides opportunities to rate and comment on…

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How Do I Recertify My State Agency Retention Schedule?

For state agency Records Management Officers or liaisons tasked with recertifying their agency’s records retention schedule, the process can seem a bit overwhelming. This article will help break the process down into more manageable steps. Note: This article only applies to state agencies. For local governments looking to customize their local retention schedules, see this…

Tracking Bills in the 2021 Legislative Session

The determination of retention periods is based on a review of the administrative, fiscal, legal, and historical value of the information being created or received in the course of conducting business. Every legislative session, lawmakers propose a multitude of measures that affect the management of existing records or create new types of records. This year…