“The NDC is ushering in a new day in the world of access, allowing the National Archives to make more records available for public scrutiny much more quickly,” says David Ferriero, the Archivist of the U.S.
The NDC also has created a prioritization system for documents most in-demand by researchers, held public forums and trainings, launched a new website, completed preservation efforts on numerous documents and developed a classified special media lab.
The report covers the period between Jan. 1 and June 30. Future status reports will be issued biannually in July and January, NARA says.
Rachel Stevens is an intern with Federal News Radio.
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