Current Articles

NAGARA members are able to submit news articles to for review and approval.  Please include: (1) Title of Article, (2) Publish Date, (3) Link to original content if online, (4) By line if needed.

Digital Rights Management White Paper Released

Posted on 11/2/2018
The National Association of Government Archives and Records Administrators (NAGARA) announced the release of a white paper addressing the topic of Digital Rights Management (DRM).

Newberg City Recorder & NAGARA Member Sue Ryan Receives Omar City Recorder of the Year Award

Posted on 10/16/2018
The Oregon Association of Municipal Recorders (OAMR) presented Newberg City Recorder Sue Ryan, CMC, with the 2018 City Recorder of the Year award.

Survey on Archival Organizations Inventory Practices in the United States

Posted on 10/10/2018
NAGARA members are invited to participate in a quantitative research analysis investigating how both digital and physical materials are obtained from donor to processing by members of state, regional and national archival associations.

From the AOTUS NARA's Work to Release Records Related to Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh

Posted on 10/1/2018
NARA's primary mission is to provide access to the records in our control. We recognize that these records are of incalculable value to people looking to understand their history, seek out evidence, and document rights...

The Foundation of the American Institute for Conservation (FAIC) Seeks Feedback from NAGARA Members

Posted on 9/21/2018
FAIC has created a SurveyMonkey rapid assessment questionnaire for NAGARA members in disaster-affected states.

NARA’s Innovation Hub Expands Access to Records

Posted on 8/2/2018
The core mission of the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) is to provide public access to Federal Government records. For the first six decades of our existence, that access primarily meant making the records available in research r

European Holocaust Research Infrastructure Fellowship Opportunities

Posted on 7/24/2018
As part of its mission to support the Holocaust research community, the European Holocaust Research Infrastructure is offering various fellowships to researchers and archivists.

Midwest Archives Call for Proposals

Posted on 7/19/2018
The Program Committee invites session proposals touching on the 2019 theme “Innovation, Transformation, Resurgence” from all areas of archival practice and research and from allied fields.

One Hundred Years After the Nineteenth Amendment A New Exhibit Explores the Struggle to Win the Vote

Posted on 6/11/2018
In March 2019, we will open “Rightfully Hers: American Women and the Vote,” a new exhibit in Washington, DC, that uses National Archives records to tell the story of women’s struggle for voting rights as a critical step toward equal citizenship. The

From the AOTUS: Bringing Indian Treaties to a Wider Audience

Posted on 4/18/2018
Since 2014, our neighbor on the National Mall, the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI), has displayed original treaties between the United States Government and American Indian Nations.

Generally Accepted Recordkeeping Principals

Posted on 3/26/2018
The Generally Accepted Recordkeeping Principles® (ARMA International’s “The Principles”) identify critical hallmarks of information governance and apply to all sizes of organizations, in many industries, and in private and public sectors.