Federal Records Management

Information Collection Project

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NARA Initiatives Relating to the Changing Federal Recordkeeping Environment Project

The National Archives and Records Administration has undertaken three initiatives to document the current recordkeeping and records use environment in Federal agencies, to use that information to analyze NARA’s records management policies, and to redesign, if necessary, the scheduling and appraisal process.

Initiative 1 - Current Recordkeeping and Records Use within the Federal Government

  • Report on Current Recordkeeping Practices within the Federal Government. December 10, 2001
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Initiative 2 - Policy Analysis

Initiative 3 - Redesign of Processes