National Archives

  • The National Archives and the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library is offering children a chance to imagine a day in the White House and create their own presidential diaries.

    June 19, 2011
  • With the 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War now just days away, the National Archives is trying to make it easier for amateur historians to learn more about the War Between the States -- and to make it more personal.

    April 06, 2011
  • Papers signed by President Abraham Lincoln have been bought and sold since the end of the Civil War. But the National Archives says they should control one particular document.

    March 15, 2011
  • U.S. Archivist David Ferriero describes how the National Archives is using online tools to increase public participation.

    December 27, 2010
  • The National Archives says it\'s time the Bill of Rights got a hip new upgrade and need your help. Archivist David Ferriero gives us the hashtag.

    December 13, 2010
  • The National Archives says it\'s cooperating with a theft investigation involving a retired employee whose home was searched by federal agents this week.

    October 28, 2010
  • The National Archives and Record Administration is giving your agency tips for managing records in the cloud computing era.

    September 24, 2010
  • One of the big questions for agencies considering cloud computing is how to ensure the information in the cloud is documented. The National Archives is providing answers.

    September 23, 2010
  • The official daily newspaper of the federal government is making some drastic improvements to its Web site -- just in time for its 75th anniversary.

    July 13, 2010
  • National Archives and Records Administration has a huge task ahead in storing data from the former and all current Administrations and making it searchable and retrievable. According to the Government Accountability Office, as of late April, only 3 percent of all presidential records from the Bush Administration have been saved into the Electronic Records Archive. NARA says they plan on ingesting the remainder of the records before the end of the year. GAO also noted that NARA\'s archival system has no back up. Archives says their contingency plan is under final review.

    August 03, 2009
  • Crafting your family tree just got a bit easier. The US Citizenship and Immigration Services (or USCIS) has partnered with the National Archives to retain millions of immigrant registration files. Before this deal, these so…

    June 08, 2009
  • Transition website flips to governing resource

    January 20, 2009
  • We’re just days away from the Inauguration, and yet, there’s one part of the transition that will continue long after the Obama Administration has been running things for a while. The National Archives and Records…

    January 16, 2009
  • We’re just days away from the Inauguration, and yet, there’s one part of the transition that will continue long after the Obama Administration has been running things for a while. The National Archives and Records…

    January 16, 2009