2016 Articles Archives

Center for Presidential Transition (CPT) Seeks Guidance from NAGARA Community

Posted on 10/28/2016
CPT and Partnership for Public Service (PPS) look to government archives and records management community for project development assistance.

NARA Seeks Feedback on Records Control Schedules (RCS)

Posted on 10/24/2016
The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) asks for your assistance by completing a short survey.

Invitation: NASCIO 2016 Cybersecurity Survey Webinar, November 10

Posted on 10/21/2016
Participants will hear about the results, implications for state government and have an opportunity to ask questions. This is a complimentary webinar and no registration is needed.

From the AOTUS: Celebrating the Bill of Rights

Posted on 10/14/2016
In the summer of 1789, when the new Federal Government was only a few months old, Congress took up the question of amending the nation’s new Constitution. During debate in the House of Representatives, James Madison called attention to the concerns o

National Heritage Responders Available to Assist with Louisiana Flooding

Posted on 8/23/2016
Recent extreme rainfall has brought historic flooding to many parts of Southern Louisiana, especially in and around Baton Rouge. The Foundation of the American Institute for Conservation (FAIC) offers free emergency response assistance to cultural or

NAGARA Captivates in Michigan

Posted on 7/29/2016
I've been to many conferences over the years and attended numerous presentations. Few speeches have been as captivating as the one I had the pleasure to hear during the recent NAGARA Annual Conference held on July 13th-16th in Lansing, Michigan.

Limestone County Archives Closing for Renovations

Posted on 7/28/2016
The Limestone County Archives will close to the public for renovations beginning August 1. At 111 years old, the Limestone County Archives holds books and records twice its age.

County Archives to Close for Renovation on August 1st

Posted on 7/27/2016
Those wanting to delve deeper into local history have just a few more days to do so before the Limestone County Archives temporarily closes its doors ahead of an extensive renovation project.

From the AOTUS: Moving On - NARA's Role in a Presidential Transition

Posted on 6/29/2016
After the pomp and ceremony of Inauguration Day, a new President arrives at a White House that is ready to support a new administration. This readiness is made possible by months of preparation and coordination among people from across the federal go

From the AOTUS: A Special NARA Mission

Posted on 5/25/2016
As Archivist of the United States, I am charged with preserving and protecting our nation’s most important—and most famous—documents.

Enhance Your Archival Qualification

Posted on 4/27/2016
Looking for an established way to demonstrate that you are qualified for that archives job that you want? Or to validate your archival knowledge? Or to prove that you are equipped to handle new archival responsibilities? Then becoming a Certified Arc

NAGARA Headed to Lansing in July

Posted on 4/7/2016
The leading professional association dedicated to the improvement of federal, state, and local government records and information management and the professional development of government records administrators and archivists will be headed to Lansin

NASS, ARMA and NAGARA in the News

Posted on 2/11/2016
National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS), in conjunction with its 2016 Winter Conference in Washington, DC, today announced the availability of a new white paper designed to assist state agencies looking for practical, cost-effective solut

Call for Nominations: 2016 SAA Waldo Gifford Leland Award

Posted on 1/20/2016
Have you read a great new book about archives? Seen an exceptional new finding aid? Encountered a new documentary publication that is head and shoulders above the rest? Has a new web publication really stood out to you?