NARA: Government-Wide Records Management Practices

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NARA (National Archives and Records Administration) take action to respond to old problems related to managing and preserving electronic records in the archives. In 2001, NARA complete assessment government-wide records management practices. Through the assessment, NARA concluded that although the agency establish and maintain adequate records them appropriately, most electronic records remain unscheduled, and permanent records of historical value was not identified and disclosed to NARA for preservation and archiving.

According to the study, problems in the management of electronic records appear to stem from government-wide records management guidelines is insufficient and low priority traditionally provided to federal records management
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