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…

Mark Myers At E-records 2016 Conference

e-Records 2016 Conference Sessions Recap: “Accessing the Texas Digital Archive” and “Enterprise Information Management in SharePoint 2016”

This is the second post of a multi-part recap of the 2016 e-Records Conference. Presentation materials from the e-Records Conference are available on the e-Records 2016 website. “Accessing the Texas Digital Archive” – Mark Myers, Senior Electronic Records Specialist at the Texas State Library and Archives Commission In creating the Texas Digital Archive, TSLAC strove to…

On the Road: Open Government Conference

You might have noticed that we’ve been posting these shorter “On the Road” blogs lately, and that’s because we’ve been really busy getting out to regional workshops and conferences to teach about records management in Texas. We’re hoping to use the upcoming holiday season downtime to work on updating our course materials and maybe even…

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On the Road: We Went to Wichita…Falls

In our latest records management adventures, Bonnie and Erica traveled all the way north – almost to Oklahoma – to teach a workshop in Wichita Falls. We covered some of the basics like inventory and emergency preparedness, as well as more in depth discussions about managing email. We enjoyed the local lunch cafes downtown and…

Texas Digital Archive Virtual Scavenger Hunt

Did you know that October is Texas Archives Month? The Texas State Library and Archives Commission has a full page of local events to celebrate the conservation of Texas history. Of particular interest to state and local records managers, there will be a Digital Archive Virtual Scavenger Hunt this Monday, October 10, here at the…

On the Road: Amarillo By Morning

One aspect of our jobs that we’d like to share more often in our blog is our on-the-road regional training to various parts of the state. Sometimes we are invited to speak among other guests at conferences or government association meetings. But sometimes we are invited to do an entire full-day workshop in city far…

Mid-Summer Update

Long time, no see! We haven’t been posting much in the last few weeks, but that’s not because we’ve all been vacationing in the Caribbean. Well, one of us did, and besides Disneyworld in 1986, this was my first real vacation and it was awesome. Anyway, all of us in the RMA unit have been…