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.

Solicitation for Comments: NARA's 2018-2022 Strategic Plan

Posted on 8/24/2017
The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) invites comments on the draft of their 2018-2022 Strategic Plan.

New Mexico Historical Records Advisory Board Call for Consultants

Posted on 8/15/2017
The New Mexico Historical Records Advisory Board (NMHRAB) is conducting a search for qualified archivists, conservators, and records managers to do consulting work with historical records repositories.

From the AOTUS: Reclaiming Stolen History

Posted on 7/28/2017
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...

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.

NDSA

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!