Recipe for Success – Alias: Recertification

When facing the task of recertifying or amending a state agency or public university records retention schedule, whether it is annually, biennially, or most often, quinquennially, there are different metaphors Your Helpful Government Information Analyst may use to think about how the assignment can be approached. Some of the metaphors an analyst might consider are…

Spring Cleaning

It’s April, and that means spring is here! With spring, comes spring cleaning! Out with the old and in with the new. In the Records Management (RM) world that means it’s time to tidy up our records management systems, make sure the team is involved, make sure retention periods are up to date, or start…

2023 Local Government Records Management Officer Meeting

You are cordially invited to the annual Local Government Records Management Officer meeting. When: Thursday, April 20, 9:30 a.m. – noon Where: Online via Zoom Calling all records management officers and records professionals serving local governments across Texas! The Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) wants to meet with you. Due to the size…

10 Things We Love About Records Management

In honor of Valentine’s Day, we wanted to acknowledge the ten things we love about records management. From Webinars to Teamwork, analysts Joslyn Ceasar and Raul Gonzalez wrote about 5 things they each love about records management, and what those things mean to them. Joslyn Ceasar: Joslyn’s approach was to records management and Valentine’s Day…

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Adding to Our Team

The records management assistance team at the Texas State Library and Archives Commission welcomes back Erica Wilson-Lang! Erica is returning as an analyst after a hiatus. Read more about Erica who is now the point of contact for local governments in the Central region of Texas. The Central region is comprised of the following counties: Bastrop…

e-Records 2022 – Discovering the Path Forward

Much to the excitement of its co-hosts, the Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC, and the Department of Information Resources (DIR), the e-Records Conference returned to live and in-person attendance on November 18, 2022, for the first time since 2019. That doesn’t mean the conference was exactly the same as it’s always been. One…