Friday, May 6, 2011

US Archivist Ferriero Testifies on Improving Electronic Records Preservation

Posted by: Jan Meisels Allen

US Archivist David Ferrerio testified on May 3, 2011 before the US House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. While the focus of the hearing was on "Presidential Records In the New Millennium", Archivist Ferriero's testimony touched on other items of interest to genealogists- such as electronic records. You can read his statement at:
http://oversight.house.gov/images/stories/Testimony/5-3-11_Ferriero_Testimony.pdf

Other hearing documents are available at: http://tinyurl.com/3qzkv9f
Original url:
http://oversight.house.gov/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1264%3A5-3-2011-qpresidential-records-in-the-new-millenium-updating-the-presidential-records-act-a-other-federal-recordkeeping-statutes-to-improve-electronic-records-preservationq&catid=12&Itemid=20

Jan Meisels Allen
IAJGS Director-at-Large
Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee

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