National Archives Embraces Greater Openness under the Leadership of U.S. Archivist Ferriero

Baish, Mary Alice
November 2010
AALL Spectrum;Nov2010, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p8
The article focuses on the dedication of U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) head David S. Ferriero to open government. It says that Ferriero has promoted public access to government data and in dealing with federal government's insufficient electronic records management. It also mentions the formulation of the Online Public Access (OPA) website system that allows better access and federated searching through NARA's online systems.


Related Articles

  • NARA in the News. White, Lee // Perspectives on History;Nov2009, Vol. 47 Issue 8, p26 

    The article presents several news briefs concerning the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). The article reports that the U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs held a hearing on October 1, 2009 to consider the nomination of David S. Ferriero to be...

  • David S. Ferriero, Archivist of the United States, delivers commencement address at NC State University.  // Southeastern Librarian;Summer2014, Vol. 62 Issue 2, p17 

    The article features archivist David S. Ferriero and mentions his role and responsibilities as the head of the National Archives and Records Administration.

  • NYPL's Ferriero Is Obama Pick to Head National Archives.  // American Libraries;Aug/Sep2009, Vol. 40 Issue 8/9, p22 

    The article announces the appointment of David S. Ferriero as archivist of the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration.

  • NARA Archivist Blog.  // North Dakota State Genealogical Society Newsletter;Sep2010, Issue 3, p7 

    The article offers information on a blog which is maintained by David S. Ferriero of the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) in order to reach his audience on topics including NARA holdings, records management and open government.

  • FERRIERO DELIVERS 2010 HEWLETT LECTURE.  // Federalist (Society for History in the Federal Government);Winter2010/2011, Issue 28, p8 

    The article reports on the issues discussed by David S. Ferriero, 10th Archivist of the U.S., at the 2010 Hewlett Lecture on October 27, 2010 in Penn Quarter district, Washington, D.C. It includes the need of a cultural change at the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) in...

  • Stewardship and usefulness: Policy principles for information-based transparency Dawes, Sharon S. // Government Information Quarterly;Oct2010, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p377 

    This paper is a conceptual and empirical exploration of the tensions inherent in the drive to increase openness and transparency in government by means of information access and dissemination. The idea that democratic governments should be open, accessible, and transparent to the governed is...

  • Proposed Rules: NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION.  // Federal Register (National Archives & Records Service, Office of;8/5/2013, Vol. 78 Issue 150, p47245 

    The article presents a proposed rule from the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) related to the access of its records under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). It says that the agency wants to alter the regulation on the access of its archival holdings and operational...

  • washington brief. Feltren, Emily // AALL Spectrum;Feb2013, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p6 

    The article discusses the 2013 113th U.S. Congress, including issues such as incoming freshman congressmen, congressional committee membership changes, and budget debates that could affect U.S. libraries. The Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP), law librarians' political activities, and...

  • On the Growing Relationship Between the National Archives and Wikipedia.  // Vital Speeches of the Day;Oct2011, Vol. 77 Issue 10, p367 

    The article presents a speech, "Wikipedia: It' Good Enough for the U.S. Archivist," delivered by Archivist of the United States David S. Ferriero who discussed the U.S. National Archives' core mission of preserving government records, the Wikipedia Foundation's mission of giving the public...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics