Federal Records Management

Suggest A Tool

How can I suggest a new guidance tool for the Toolkit?

Send an e-mail message to toolkit@nara.gov

or send mail to:

Toolkit, Modern Records Programs
National Archives and Records Administration
Room 2100
8601 Adelphi Road
College Park, MD 20740

What should I include in the e-mail?

Please include as much of the following information as possible:
  1. Your name, organization, phone number and e-mail address.
  2. The title of the resource you are recommending.
  3. A hyperlink to the tool, or send it to us as an e-mail attachment, or hard copy (via USPS).
  4. The reason(s) why you are recommending the guidance tool.
  5. If available, the following information:
    • Entity that owns the tool), if it is not your organization
    • The name and contact information for a person who is able to provide NARA with more information

Once we receive your suggestion, NARA will contact you within two weeks to follow up.

How are tools evaluated and selected?

NARA reviews all suggested tools to determine if they meet the basic eligibility criteria. For eligible tools, we gather more information and conduct a detailed evaluation; including, is the resource applicable to many agencies, does it address specific electronic records improvements, and other criteria.