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.

A Message from AOTUS on COVID-19

Posted on 3/30/2020
We at the National Archives are keenly aware of the uncertainty faced by our staff and our colleagues in the archival community and cultural and educational organizations. Institutions and individuals are facing unprecedented challenges in an effort

Small and Diverse Archival Organization Needs Assessment Survey

Posted on 3/16/2020
NHPRC seeks your input on the Small and Diverse Archival Organization Needs Assessment Survey...

COVID-19 and the 2020 NAGARA Annual Conference

Posted on 3/12/2020
The health and safety of all NAGARA conference attendees is of the utmost importance to us. To that end, we will continue to monitor the situation closely and base all decisions...

MARAC Spring 2020 Meeting

Posted on 2/24/2020
Registration is now open to the MARAC Spring 2020 Meeting! Learn more!

Archivist Responds to Misleading, Inaccurate Media Reports

Posted on 2/14/2020
Recent opinion pieces and news media reports have spread a number of factual errors and misleading statements about the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). Here are the claims, followed by our corrections and clarifications...

Statement on NARA Exhibit

Posted on 1/28/2020
NAGARA salutes NARA and its staff for recognizing its mistake and apologizing, which begins the journey to regaining the public trust, something which takes years to build and, as demonstrated, moments to shatter.

National Archives Apologizes for Alteration of Women's March Image

Posted on 1/18/2020
In an elevator lobby promotional display for our current exhibit on the 19th Amendment, we obscured some words on protest signs in a photo of the 2017 Women’s March. This photo is not an archival record held by the National Archives, but one we licen

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!