Digitizing Records: File Format Requirements

This is the sixth in a series of posts supporting the publication of 36 CFR section 1236 subpart E – Digitizing Permanent Records. All of the posts have been collected under the 36 CFR Section 1236 category. Digital PDP11 DIGITAL EQUIPMENT MODEL 704 AND 420. NAID: 17423632 This week we continue to review the new rule 36 … Continue reading Digitizing Records: File Format Requirements

Digitizing Records: The Importance of Validation

Lancaster, Pennsylvania - Hamilton Watch. Operation - burring - skilled inspection workNational Archives Identifier: 518430 This is the fifth in a series of posts supporting the publication of 36 CFR section 1236 subpart E – Digitizing Permanent Records. All of the posts have been collected under the 36 CFR Section 1236 category. In this post, we discuss … Continue reading Digitizing Records: The Importance of Validation

Digitizing Records: Quality Management

Digitization project at Archives 1 (Room 18W2) National Archives Identifier: 184341402 This is our fourth blog post taking a deep dive into 36 CFR 1236 Subpart E--Digitizing Permanent Records, which takes effect next week. In this post, we address quality management (QM) which includes the quality assurance (QA) and quality control (QC) requirements provided in the … Continue reading Digitizing Records: Quality Management

Digitizing Records: Documentation

Digitization project at Archives 1. National Archives Identifier: 184341402 This is the third in a series of posts supporting the publication of 36 CFR section 1236 subpart E - Digitizing Permanent Records. All of the posts have been collected under the 36 CFR Section 1236 category. Digitization has become a crucial component of record-keeping for … Continue reading Digitizing Records: Documentation

Digitizing Records: Getting Started

Digital Imaging Lab [technologies] at Archives 2--[photographed for] Prologue use.National Archives Identifier: 184340999 We continue our series of posts to support the publication of 36 CFR section 1236 subpart E - Digitizing Permanent Records, which provides the requirements for digitizing permanent records. Records management is a crucial part of any agency operation, and the rise … Continue reading Digitizing Records: Getting Started

New Rule for Digitizing Records: What you need to know

Welcome to the first in a series of blog posts on the new rule for digitizing federal records. As we mentioned in a previous post, the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) recently published the final rule for digitizing permanent federal records. This new rule, known as 36 CFR § 1236 Subpart E, will be … Continue reading New Rule for Digitizing Records: What you need to know

Release of Regulations for Digitizing Permanent Records

Today, we published new federal regulations with standards for digitizing permanent federal records. The regulations are in 36 CFR 1236, Subpart E. These regulations will go into effect on June 5, 2023. The regulations establish standards for digitizing permanent paper records and photographic prints. They do not contain standards for digitizing film records at this time.  … Continue reading Release of Regulations for Digitizing Permanent Records