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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…

e-Records Conference 2016: Call for Presentations Extended

At the Intersection of Technology and Records Management e-Records Conference 2016 Austin, TX Friday, November 4, 2016 We are still accepting presentation proposals from state government organizations (state agencies, universities or local governments), vendors and subject matter experts from various organizations to share both their challenges and successes with managing electronic records. This event is…

Congrats to Pat Williams and Chris Burton

Two of our team members at the State Records Center were honored at the last Employee Recognition Ceremony for their hard work and dedication. Patricia Williams, Darkroom Technician, was honored for her 40 years of service with the Texas State Library and Archives Commission, and Chris Burton, Records Center Specialist, was recognized as Employee of…

e-Records Conference 2016: Call for Presentations

At the Intersection of Technology and Records Management e-Records Conference 2016 Austin, TX Friday, November 4, 2016   Texas technology managers and records managers are working together in new and exciting ways. From data management initiatives to enterprise content management, here is an opportunity to share your best practices, challenges and lessons learned to help…

Capturing Social Media Records

Once you tackle determining whether social media content are records, the job is not quite done; capturing social media records is an extremely important aspect to successfully managing the records. Social media capture helps guarantee your government body has access to the records for review, use and, ultimately, destruction at the end of its retention…