Austin ARMA Chapter

Networking and learning opportunities for all who work toward effective records and information management.

Looking to build more knowledge and skills? In addition to our chapter resources, we recommend:


The Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) provides foundational records management training designed to help state agency heads, elected officials, records management officers and other staff establish and administer efficient records management programs. If you would like to be notified when new classes or webinars are scheduled, please subscribe to the blog, The Texas Record

  • In-person classes
  • Regional workshops
  • Virtual classes
  • Webinars
  • Annual e-Records conference


The National Association of Government Archives and Records Administrators (NAGARA) is a professional non-profit association located in Washington, D.C. dedicated to the improvement of federal, state, and local government archives, records, and information management and the professional development of government records administrators and archivists. Members include county, municipal, and special district governments, state agencies (state records centers, archives and libraries), the National Archives and Records Administration; federal agencies and employees; public universities, and a number of provincial and institutional programs.

NAGARA Resources include:

  • Annual conference
  • CommunityChat Forums
  • GARA Certificate Program
  • Job Board
  • Mentorship


The CRM credential - and now the Certified Records Analyst (CRA) - provides a strong foundation of core skills and competencies for the RIM professional. It covers everything from general management principles, all aspects of recordkeeping from creation, management, control, storage and disposition, through in-depth areas of recordkeeping technologies. In addition, CRM Candidates are required to put together the subject matter knowledge they gain through preparation for the exams, by writing two business case studies that demonstrate their ability to apply and convey their knowledge to upper management, clients and other constituents.

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The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)  provides the Records Management Training Program that supports records management training performed by Federal agencies. These trainings can be helpful to all RIM professionals, including state and local government and private sector.

NARA resources include:

  • Online training
  • Videos and Webinars
  • Job aids
  • Flowcharts and tip sheets

ARMA International

ARMA International is the community of records management, information management, and information governance professionals who harness the benefits and reduce the risks of information.  ARMA supports members professional and career advancement with forward-thinking education, continued meaningful networking, and cutting-edge business tools - everything members need to successfully navigate the full information cycle. 

ARMA Professional Members receive:

  • Weekly Updates with timely & relevant resources
  • Special discounts on training and certificate programs, events and programs
  • Online and Chapter Community, Industry Groups, and Mentorship programs
  • Complimentary Webinars from Industry Experts
  • 24/7 Access to a library of publications
  • Job-seeker access to the career center


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The Association for Intelligent Information Management (AIIM) helps organizations use their information as an asset, driving performance and reducing risk.

Learn about trends in intelligent information management, benchmark your organization's progress, and understand critical next steps to move your organization's digital transformation efforts forward.

Check out the Intelligent Information Management Resource Center

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