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.

Passing of Dan Cantrall

Posted on 7/20/2017
Dan Cantrall, first webmaster for NAGARA, who not only created NAGARA’s web-presence but added to and maintained its web-pages for more than 10 years has passed.

Day of Data for Digitization Cost Calculator

Posted on 6/8/2017
Federal funding is now available to state and local governments and certain private non-profit organizations on a cost-sharing basis for emergency work and the repair or replacement of disaster-damaged facilities damaged by the severe storms, tornado

Digitizing State Records May Not Be Cheaper, Experts Say

Posted on 5/30/2017
The state of Illinois has always leased space to store documents, but recently lawmakers have been critical of the Rauner administration spending $2.4 million over five years on a Springfield warehouse.

From the AOTUS: A New Model for Preserving Presidential Records

Posted on 5/25/2017
The plans for the Obama Presidential Center are unfolding and highlight the vital role that the National Archives plays as custodian of our nation’s records. The following is an excerpt of an interview with David Ferriero, Archivist of the United Sta

National Archives Announces a New Model for the Preservation & Accessibility of Presidential Records

Posted on 5/3/2017
The National Archives and Records Administration announced today a new model for the preservation and accessibility of Presidential records.

CoSA Webinar: Task Force on Technical Approaches to Email Archives: Update and Discussion

Posted on 4/17/2017
Please join us on Tuesday, April 18th for a specially arranged presentation from the Task Force on Technical Approaches to Email Archives.

From the AOTUS: NARA’s Role under the Presidential Records Act and the Federal Records Act

Posted on 3/31/2017
As we are now just a few months into a new Presidency, it is good time to go over our agency’s authority concerning Presidential and Federal records.


Posted on 3/15/2017
Does your organization manage and preserve digital content? If so, the National Digital Stewardship Alliance (NDSA) is interested in hearing from you!

Society of American Archivists seek nominations for Various Awards

Posted on 2/13/2017
SAA seek nominations for various awards by February 28, 2017.

2017 SAA Conference Blog now LIVE!

Posted on 2/10/2017
SAA 2017 conference blog is LIVE!

From the AOTUS: Remembering World War I

Posted on 1/31/2017
This year and next we observe the centennial of World War I, or the Great War, as it was known in its time...