The mission of the Georgia Archives is to identify, select, preserve, and make accessible records that constitute Georgia's recorded history; to increase the efficiency of State Government through effective records management; and to improve the quality of records and archives management throughout the state. The Archives advises state agencies and local governments of appropriate recordskeeping techniques and systems, provides training in a variety of records management topics, and guides agencies in the development and use of retention schedules. The Archives operates the State Records Center. . . . The mission of the Records and Information Management Services Program is to promote the efficient administration and management of Georgia governments' records in compliance with the Georgia Records Act.