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How to manage the digital records deadline

June 30th deadline approaches, when NARA will only accept digitized documents. Agencies must deal with the largest volume known as modern textual records.

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Getty Images/iStockphoto/jdwfotorecords backlog in a file cabinet

White House extends e-records deadline to June 2024

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(Photo by Lenin Hurtado for the National Archives)National Archives at St. Louis, Building exterior. Photo by Lenin Hurtado for the National Archives.

NARA looks to extend e-records deadline by 18 months

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Colleen Shogan

Veteran records bill advances in Senate, but panel deadlocks on NARA nominee

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Gary Somerset

Government Publishing Office resets with a new five-year strategy

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(Erin Scott/The New York Times via AP, Pool)Chairman Sen. Gary Peters., D-Mich., speaks during a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs & Senate Rules and Administration joint hearing on Capitol Hill, Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021, to examine the January 6th attack on the Capitol. (Erin Scott/The New York Times via AP, Pool)

Senators want to eliminate any conflicts of interest with government contractors

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Main Reading Room of the Library of Congress in the Thomas Jefferson Building

Don’t throw out your 8 mm movies, the Library of Congress may want them

Mike Mashon might have one of the coolest jobs in the federal government. He’s head of the Moving Image section at the Library of Congress.

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Library of Congress expanded online content in response to the pandemic

The Library of Congress is busy building an online collection of open access e-books, which accelerated when the pandemic hit.

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(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)FILE - In this May 7, 2020, file photo, the entrance to the Labor Department is seen near the Capitol in Washington. Unemployment fraud in the U.S. has reached dramatic levels during the pandemic: more than $63 billion has been paid out improperly through fraud or errors since March 2020. Criminals are seizing on the opportunity created by the pandemic and are making false claims using stolen information. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

Agencies embracing cloud for records digitization, virtual reality during and after pandemic

Since last year, the Labor Department has adjusted its approach to collaboration while the Air Force is using more virtual and augmented reality.

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