Services for Local Governments

Staff of the Records Management Assistance unit provide training and consulting services to local records management officers and other government staff in all aspects of records and information management.  Find your analyst or call 512-463-7610 for general questions.


Training and Conferences

The mission of the Records Management Assistant Unit training program is to provide foundational records management training to local governments and state agencies. Face-to-face and online classes are designed to assist records management officers, elected officials, and other staff establish and administer efficient records management programs. Find Training and Register Online

To request more information concerning our training opportunities, contact the Training Coordinator at 512-463-7610.


Forms and Publications

View our publications to learn about state laws and rules for records management.

The State Library provides 12 records retention schedules that can be adopted for use by local governments.

To establish a records management program, adopt retention schedules, appoint a Records Management Officer, or request authority to destroy unscheduled records view our records management forms.

Subscribe to our blog, The Texas Record, for announcements, upcoming training, and tips from our Government Information Analysts.


Records Storage

Local Governments are now allowed to take advantage of the State Record Center for cost-effective storage of their hard copy, microfilm, and microfiche records.


Imaging and Micrographics

The Imaging Services Department offers high quality micrographic services for long-term preservation of historic records.


Digital Imaging and Document Destruction

The Texas State Library and Archives Commission and the Council on Competitive Government have negotiated contracts for Digital Imaging and Document Destruction to assist local governments in obtaining quality records management services.

Page last modified: July 12, 2013