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Information Technology Overview

Of all documents and materials created in the course of business conducted by the United States Federal government, only 1%-3% are so important for legal or historical reasons that they are kept by the United States forever. That job falls to NARA. The National Archives and Records Administration serves American democracy by safeguarding and preserving the records of the Government, ensuring that the people can discover, use, and learn from it documentary heritage. The archives also ensure continuing access to the essential documentation of the rights of American citizens and the actions of their government. The NARA goal is to support democracy, promote civic education, and facilitate historical understanding of the U.S. national experience.[1]


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Contents

Current Climate

Leading Projects at NARA - 2007
Electronic Records Archives Program (ERA) Archival Research Catalog (ARC) Information Technology Infrastructure Expanding NARA Online Services (ENOS)

The National Archives also has several joint information technology projects connected to presidential libraries.

IT Budget History

2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
2009
$69 $99 $96 $106 (Adjusted to $96)

$114 (Proposed)

$118 (Final)

$125 (Proposed)

$125 (Enacted)

$136 (Proposed)

Numbers = $millions. (Data from the Office of Management and Budget)

Note on 2007 & 2008: Most civilian agencies other that the Homeland Security Department have not had a full budget approved since FY2006. A continuing resolution has keep agency spending near 2006 levels.

Most Common Procurement Methods

Future

National Archives News


Advice for This Government Market Space

Related Links

Federal Register - Nat. Archives


Agency Profile
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National Archives and Records Administration
8601 Adelphi Road
College Park, MD 20740-6001
866-272-6272

Web site


Mission:
The National Archives and Records Administration serves American democracy by safeguarding and preserving the records of our Government, ensuring that the people can discover, use, and learn from this documentary heritage. We ensure continuing access to the essential documentation of the rights of American citizens and the actions of their government. We support democracy, promote civic education, and facilitate historical understanding of our national experience.[2]

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Notes

[1] From the National Archives "about the archives." [2] From the National Archives mission statement.

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