State Records Center Update – Achievements Unlocked

Howdy Blog Readers! It’s time for an SRC update, whether you want one or not. (OH, YOU WANT ONE) I am decidedly NOT a math guy, though I have to admit that my penchant for numbers has evolved in my position here.  One tool that has been fantastic for my use is our inventory system,…

FAQ: State Records Center

Frequently Asked Questions, and Some Questions that have never been asked about the State Records Center. Here are the answers to some of the FAQs I get from customers and some others that I just made up. How many records do you store there? This answer changes every time I hear the “Kerplunk” of the…

Books on a Shelf

Upcoming Webinar: Storage and Preservation of Paper Records

You have a sneaking suspicion that your local government is not quite up to snuff when it comes to your legal responsibility to properly store paper records. You’ve seen a few boxes sitting on the floor and have often wondered if those fire sprinklers even work. You’re almost positive that you heard a mouse skittering…

Cloud Storage

What is the Cloud? In our daily consulting, we often get asked questions about using the Cloud as a means of storing records. When we throw around the term “cloud storage,” we’re really talking about cloud computing, which encompasses cloud storage, or “renting” space on a server for storage; but cloud computing is much bigger.…

Local Government Records Storage Standards Take Effect April 7, 2015

Standards for the storage of local government records take effect on April 7, 2015. These standards are published as Local Government Bulletin F: Records Storage Standards and are available at this address: https://www.tsl.texas.gov/slrm/recordspubs/lgbullf.html. These standards establish mandatory minimum storage conditions for permanent records and historic court records, and offer optional enhanced conditions for all local…