State Agency Records Management Training

The Records Management Assistance Unit provides foundational records management training to state agency employees. Face-to-face and online sessions are designed to assist agency heads, elected officials, records management officers and other staff establish and administer efficient records management programs.

Records Management Overview: State Laws and Rules

Title
Hours
Availability
State Records Retention Basics 3.0 Workshop (See Class Schedule)
State Records Retention Basics 3.0 Self-paced Online Course

Retention and Disposition

Title
Hours
Availability
Records Retention 101 for State Agencies 1.0 Webinar
Conducting a Records Inventory 1.0 Webinar
(February 2015)
Records Inventory and Appraisal for State Agencies 1.0 Webinar
Retention Schedule Review Process for State Agencies 1.0 Webinar
Improving Your Disposition Program 1.0 Webinar

Electronic Records Management

Title
Hours
Availability
Managing Electronic Records for State Agencies 3.0 Workshop (See Class Schedule)
Managing Electronic Records for State Agencies 3.0 Self-paced Online Course
Email Management Part 1 1.0 Webinar
Email Management Part 2 1.0 Webinar
The 5 W's of Planning an Imaging Project, Part 1 (What, When, and Why) 1.0 Webinar
The 5 W's of Planning an Imaging Project, Part 2 (Who and How) 1.0 Webinar
Strategies for Preserving Electronic Records, Part 1 (Introduction) 1.5 Webinar
Strategies for Preserving Electronic Records, Part 2 (Managing Digital Content) 1.5 Webinar
Managing Social Media Records 1.0 Webinar
Automating Records Management with EDRMS 1.0 Webinar
Using Microfilm to Preserve Electronic Records 1.0 Webinar

Emergency Preparedness: Disaster Planning and Response, Vital Records, and Business Continuity

Title
Hours
Availability
Emergency Preparedness for State Agencies 3.0 Workshop (See Class Schedule)
Emergency Preparedness for Government Records 3.0 Self-paced Online Course
Disaster Planning: Make a Plan with dPlan 1.0 Webinar
Disaster Planning: Panel Discussion 1.0 Webinar
Disaster Recovery and Salvage for Paper-based Records 1.0 Webinar

Files Management

Title
Hours
Availability
Improving Shared Drives and Filing Systems for State Agencies 3.0 Workshop (See Class Schedule)
Improving Filing Systems 2.0 Self-paced Online Course
Shared Drive Cleanup (formerly "Shared Drive Management") 1.0 Webinar

Forms Management

Title
Hours
Availability
Forms Management 1.0 By request
Forms Management 2.0 Self-paced Online Course

Storage and Environment Basics

Title
Hours
Availability
Protection and Storage of Permanent Paper Records 1.0 Webinar
Components of Efficient Storage Facilities 1.0 Webinar

Understanding TSLAC Services

Title
Hours
Availability
Understanding the Texas State Archives 1.0 Webinar
Understanding the Texas State Publications Depository and TRAIL 1.0 Webinar
Transferring Records to the State Records Center: Using Form RMD 101 1.0 Webinar

Texas Public Information Act / Open Meetings Act

For training on the Texas Public Information Act and Texas Open Meetings Act, refer to the Office of the Attorney General's Open Government training.

Page last modified: May 4, 2016