September 12th, 2023: Check out DIR and TSLAC’s new guidance document for state agencies, “Governing Data, Records, and Information Together” (PDF). This short guide highlights the importance of collaboration between DMOs, RMOs, and other key stakeholders in establishing a data governance program.
August 10th, 2023: Take a break from thinking about records and check out the Texas Great Read titles for 2023 chosen by TSLAC’s Texas Center for the Book! This year’s picks are Nell Plants a Tree (youth) and West with Giraffes (adult).
March 6th, 2023: Apply for a free online class, Basics of Archives! Application deadline is March 10th, 2023.
September 12, 2022: Registration is now open for in-person local government training opportunities held in Austin, TX on October 25-26, 2022 and March 7-8, 2023. Register today!
July 18, 2022: Don’t forget to check out our brand new Social Media Records Webinar Series. New videos are posted on our webinar page every other Wednesday through September 7.
June 30, 2022: After several years at TSLAC, analyst Brianna Cochran departed the agency this week. Her humor and eye for detail will be greatly missed, but we celebrate the beginning of her new professional journey. Farewell, Bri!
June 13, 2022: Starting June 1, we are publishing a brand new Social Media Records Webinar Series. A new video will be posted on our webinar page every other Wednesday through September 7.
May 18, 2022: After 3 years at TSLAC, senior analyst Erica Rice will be departing the agency at the end of this week. She will miss writing blog articles for all her local government and state agency friends. Farewell, Erica!
April 21, 2022: The latest one-page guide, on the topic of local government compliance, has been published to our Guidance Library
March 28, 2022: The latest one-page guide, on the topic of disposition, has been published to our Guidance Library.
February 4, 2022: Katherine Hoffman has been assigned to the East-South region of Texas for local governments. Welcome to the team!
December 1, 2021: The ICRM Board of Regents has approved an academic partnership with the University of Texas at Austin! The strategic alliance with the School of Information at The University of Texas at Austin fast tracks graduates of its Master of Science in Information Studies (MSIS) degree program to apply completed course work toward examination credit for either the Certified Records Analyst (CRA) or the Certified Records Manager (CRM) designations.
November 9, 2021: After 5 years at TSLAC, senior analyst Andrew Glass will be departing the agency at the end of this week. He will miss all the friends he has made over the years while consulting with state agencies, universities, and the local governments in the South-East region of Texas. Farewell, Andrew!
October 19, 2021: Remember to register for the e-Records Conference, which is less than a month away! It will be held virtually from November 17-18, 2021.
September 15, 2021: Congratulations to senior analyst Erica Siegrist on upgrading her certification designation from Certified Records Analyst to Certified Records Manager!
September 1, 2021: State agency form RMD 102—Request for Authority to Dispose of State Records—has been updated. It is now a fillable PDF, citations have been updated to reflect current law, and antiquated language has been removed.
August 1, 2021: Senior analyst Andrew Glass celebrates 5 years at TSLAC. Congrats, Andrew!
July 21, 2021: State agency schedule recertification and amendment forms now default to printing on letter-size paper. Archival code “E” for “Exempt” is also now officially acknowledged in the legend.
Effective June 1st, 2021, the State Records Center was put under new management. Imaging Supervisor Zachary Bruton was promoted to manager of all SRC operations. After 35 years of service to the State of Texas, Dee Riley retired.