NAGARA is the preeminent professional non-profit association dedicated to the improvement of federal, state, and local government records and information management and the professional development of government records administrators and archivists.


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NAGARA is a member-centered organization dedicated to providing support, resources, professional development, and networking opportunities for nearly 2,000 government records managers, archivists, and information professionals.
Benefits of membership include:


  • Complimentary Webinars held monthly
  • CommunityChat Fourms providing constant community, networking, and connection
  • Online Forums (virtual mini-conferences)
  • Access to archived presentations (100+ Webinar recordings and nearly 70 Online Forum recordings on tons of topics)
  • Resource Library
  • Steep Annual Conference registration discounts
  • Ability to earn the GARA Certificate
  • Participation in our Mentorship Program
  • Eligibility to receive an Annual Conference Travel Scholarship
  • And more!

People are Amazing!

"NAGARA’s membership gives me the biggest bang for my buck. And, the people are amazing! I love this community and am so glad I made the move from private to public sector. Although, if I went back to private sector work, I would still keep my NAGARA membership." -Reese Evenson

Recent News & Updates


A Record Locator Tool: The New Key to Records Transparency

Posted on 6/11/2024
(WEBINAR) - This webinar teaches attendees how to build a record locator tool, which offers a one-stop search for any record type and/or subject... (READ MORE)


City of Seattle Responsible Artificial Intelligence Program

Posted on 6/6/2024
(WEBINAR) - This webinar introduces the principles and policies used by the city of Seattle relating to Artificial Intelligence technology, while paying special attention to data compliance related considerations... (READ MORE)


New Digitization Center at the National Archives

Posted on 6/5/2024
Connecting the public with records is at the very heart of the mission of the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). This year, they established a new high-speed digitization center... (READ MORE)


Konica Minolta

Posted on 5/16/2024
In an era where digital transformation is imperative, the accessibility of records and archives in an online environment is becoming increasingly crucial. This presentation delves into the challenges and opportunities associated with... (READ MORE)