03 July 2008

NARA Electronic Records Archive Project

This link was sent to the NMGS Board by NMGS member Karen Daniel. I thought I would share it with you.

From the National Coalition for History Blog:

NARA Announces Roll Out of Electronic Records Archive Project

On June 27, 2008, Archivist of the United States Allen Weinstein announced the launch of the initial phase of the Electronic Records Archives (ERA) Project.....

In July, the National Archives will start moving approximately three and a half million computer files into ERA. The records eventually will be accessible online in ERA.

Four federal agencies (the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, the National Oceanographic Office, the National Nuclear Security Administration, and the Bureau of Labor Statistics) have been testing the system and are scheduled to start using ERA in September....
For more information about this program, check out this link.

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