Current Articles

NAGARA members are able to submit news articles to info@nagara.org 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.

Preservica becomes NAGARA Strategic Partner

Posted on 1/9/2020
Increased level of support will help NAGARA promote best practice in the management and preservation of federal, state and local government records.

NAGARA Expresses Opposition to Proposed USCIS Fee Increases

Posted on 12/19/2019
NAGARA strongly urges USCIS to reconsider these fees in its current rulemaking process. The existing fees ($65 for searching the index and $65 for reproducing records) are already quite high for this kind of work and were significantly increased from

NARA’s Leadership in the Digital Decade

Posted on 12/16/2019
The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) has recently published its first comprehensive digitization policy. It is bold and aspirational as well as grounded in the experience of decades of archival practices that have provided access a

Announcing the Two NAGARA Internship Program Winning Institutions!

Posted on 12/5/2019
The NAGARA Internship Subcommittee is proud to announce the two institutions selected to participate in NAGARA's inaugural Internship Program: the Greene County (OH) Records Center and Archives and the Seattle (WA) Municipal Archives!

Texas Historical Records Advisory Board Announces 2019 Archival Award of Excellence Recipients

Posted on 10/2/2019
The Texas Historical Records Advisory Board (THRAB) is pleased to announce that the C.L. Sonnichsen Special Collections at the University of Texas at El Paso Library and Brenda Lincke Fisseler, former volunteer with Lavaca County, have been chosen to

Toward an All-Electronic Federal Government

Posted on 10/1/2019
Our 2018–2022 Strategic Plan embraces a vision that ensures ongoing access to extraordinary volumes of government informa­tion in electronic forms and commits us to take significant steps to enable this transformation. In pursuit of that vision, the

HEART Call for Applications is Open!

Posted on 9/18/2019
HEART (Heritage Emergency and Response Training) 2019 will take place December 9–13, 2019, at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC. This year’s HEART program builds upon the DC program launched in 2017 and further refined through state and t

Be Prepared!

Posted on 8/28/2019
Tropical Storm Dorian has the potential to impact Florida as tropical storm or hurricane conditions, including storm surge along portions of Florida’s east coast, increase. It’s important that all individuals and cultural institutions prepare for pos

One Giant Leap . . .

Posted on 8/19/2019
What started, according to Dan Rooney, the chief of our Motion Picture, Sound, and Video Branch, was a major preservation and digitization project that significantly increased access to the National Archives’ film and audio recordings relating to the

From the AOTUS OGIS The FOIA Ombudsman

Posted on 6/25/2019
This September will mark the 10th anniversary of a part of the National Archives and Records Administration that performs a valuable service for Federal agencies and the public. The Office of Government Information Services (OGIS) opened its doors in

Statement in Support of H.R. 2978: Reauthorizing the National Historical Publications and Records Co

Posted on 6/10/2019
NAGARA and National Archival Associations statement of support of H.R. 2978 - Reauthorizing the National Historical Publications and Records Commission