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.

NAGARA Reaches Historic 1000-Member Milestone!

Posted on 2/13/2019
The National Association of Government Archives and Records Administrators (NAGARA) is thrilled to announce the organization has reached a new and historic membership milestone with the addition of its 1,000th member! NAGARA's membership has quadrupl

Archie Motley Scholarship Committee, Midwest Archives Conference

Posted on 2/12/2019
MAC is soliciting applications for the 2019 Archie Motley Memorial Scholarship for Students of Color. The scholarship is designed to provide financial assistance to students of color pursuing graduate education in archival administration and to encou

Library of Virginia Announces Appointment of Michael Strom as Virginia State Archivist

Posted on 2/11/2019
The Library of Virginia is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Strom as the State Archivist of Virginia and director of the Library’s Government Records Services Division.

SAA Call for 2019 Award Nominations

Posted on 2/1/2019
The Society of American Archivists is in search of excellence! Learn more about award nominations here!

From The Texas Record: Shared Drive Cleanup Success Story

Posted on 1/30/2019
As part of a wider effort to reorganize and manage the Archives and Information Services (ARIS) division’s shared drive, a committee was formed, and department representatives were assigned to create and implement plans to reorganize and clean up the

From the AOTUS: Further Insight into NARA's Records Scheduling Process

Posted on 12/11/2018
In fall 2018, staff at the National Archives and Records Administration fielded a number of inquiries from parties concerned that valuable records were at risk of destruction. The concerns stemmed from a routine notice in the Federal Register about t

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.