Digital Preservation Guidance

Electronic Records Management and Transfer Guidance and Digital Preservation


The Digital Preservation lifecycle for U.S. Government records starts at agencies, with records management focused on digital preservation. NARA issues extensive guidance to help agencies fulfill their records management responsibilities in preparation for the transfer of born-digital and digitized files to the National Archives for ongoing preservation and access.


Directives on Electronic Records


NARA Guidance on Electronic Records Management


NARA Guidance on the Transfer of Electronic Records to NARA