Class Description

Attend a Records Management Class

Webinars

Email Management Webinar

Two part webinar developed by the Texas State Library and Archives Commission that discusses laws and rules regarding email as records, how to determine when an email is a record and how to identify which emails you should keep.  Shows one way to organize your inbox and productivity tips to make email use more efficient.  Click here to view webinars.

Planning an Imaging Project Webinar

Two part webinar developed by the Texas State Library and Archives Commission that discusses imaging projects for records – how to decide when to image records, the steps involved, equipment needed, etc.  Click here to view webinars.

Face-to-Face Classes

Records Management Module A: Records Retention & Inventory

    Required for all Records Management Representatives. This class covers state laws regarding records management for state agencies, reasons we need to manage our records, how to interpret the Records Retention Schedule (RRS), how to use the online RRS to find the required retention period for records, how to fill out a Disposition Log, and how to do an inventory of department records.

Records Management Module C: Managing Permanent Records and Electronic Records

Covers the pros and cons of the various options for storing permanent records including paper, microfilm, and document imaging.  Also explains state laws for electronic records and issues such as security and choosing the right format.  Previous attendance at Records Management Module A is not required.

Records Management Quick Review

Provides a quick review of searching the online Records Retention Schedule, completing inventories of records, and filling out Disposition   Logs.  Previous attendance at Module A is required.

Current schedule for face-to-face classes: