Updates from the State Records Commission: October 30, 2019

The State Records Commission (SRC) met on October 30, 2019 at the Alabama Department of Archives and History. The Code of Alabama 1975 § 41-13-21 charges the Commission with determining “which government records shall be permanently preserved…and which may be destroyed or otherwise disposed of.” The Commission meets every April and October to approve Records … Continue reading Updates from the State Records Commission: October 30, 2019

Meet the Staff Feature: Devon Henschel

For the Record’s “Meet the Staff” feature is an opportunity for our archivists to connect directly with the community which we serve. Name: Devon Henschel Title: Records Management Archivist Specialties: Local government records management and training How did you end up working at the Alabama Department of Archives and History? I received my undergraduate degree … Continue reading Meet the Staff Feature: Devon Henschel

State Agency Publications Now Live on Preservica

Secretary of State, 2017 Annual Report State agency publications premiered in the Alabama Department of Archives and History’s Electronic Records Collections on October 1, 2019. This site provides access to born-digital records through Preservica, a cloud-based service that ensures the long-term preservation of electronic file formats. The new collections include full-text publications produced electronically by … Continue reading State Agency Publications Now Live on Preservica