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TDA Mission and Vision Statement

TDA Mission and Vision Statement

The mission of the Texas State Library and Archives Commission is to provide Texans access to the information needed to be informed, productive citizens by preserving the archival record of Texas; enhancing the service capacity of public, academic, and school libraries; assisting public agencies in the maintenance of their records; and meeting the reading needs of Texans with disabilities..

The Texas Digital Archive will:

  1. Preserve the record of government for public scrutiny,
  2. Secure and make accessible historically significant records and other valuable resources, both for print and electronic documents,
  3. Manage a coherent, statewide, and sustainable system for permanent  electronic records of the state of Texas.
  4. Ensure that anyone, at any time, from any place, has access to the best available tools to find and use the records we preserve.
  5. In coordination with our state partners, develop policy and technical guidance to enable responsible electronic records creation, management, and preservation.
  6. Remain alert to research developments in the profession and adapt to and take advantage of innovations in digital preservation and access.
  7. Continue to sustain and promote widespread support from all our stakeholders and customers by listening to their needs, meeting their requirements, and seeking their feedback.
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