National Archives Applied Research

Applied Research Reports

Below are links to select lists of research project reports and presentations prepared by Applied Research Partners that shed light on knowledge and technologies relevant to archival processes such as accessioning, arrangement, preservation, search, access review, redaction, and description.

Market Survey Report

This "Initial Survey Report" identifies procedures, analytic tools, or standards that NARA might apply in implementing the ERA system, and software tools that might be used in the system, for example in the digital preservation framework or search and access framework. The report was prepared under a contract awarded to the Systems Integration Group, Inc., (NAMA-08-F-0016), April 18, 2008. [PDF]