The Indexing-on-Demand (IOD) program allows the public to identify for prioritization the final declassification processing and release of specific record entries that have completed quality assurance review. The NDC initiated this program in August 2015 following discussions between NARA and several Open Government groups. The following lists are records that may be eligible for request … Continue reading Indexing On Demand June 2019 Update
Category: The NDC Prioritization Plan
A New Opportunity to Request Priority Processing
Today’s "Sunshine Week" post comes from NDC Director Sheryl Shenberger and is an update on prioritized NDC projects and final processing. In my previous blog posts I offered a new option for prioritizing records that lack final processing: the opportunity for interested researchers to choose which series from a selected list should go the head … Continue reading A New Opportunity to Request Priority Processing
Today’s post comes from NDC Director Sheryl Shenberger and is an updated listing of prioritized NDC projects for final processing. In my September 2014 blog post I offered a new option for prioritizing records that lack final processing: the opportunity for interested researchers to choose which series from a selected list should go the head … Continue reading Prioritization Update
A New Option for Prioritization
Today's post comes from NDC Director Sheryl Shenberger and discusses a new option to help the NDC prioritize final processing of records. In the recently posted NDC Status Report on the NDC Declassification Website I noted that in completing quality assurance for the 352 million pages of backlog records (a good thing), we still faced … Continue reading A New Option for Prioritization
Annual Work Plans…Which Format do You Prefer?
We recently published our Prioritization plan and with it, annual Civilian and Defense work plans. The two work plans had different formats. The Civilian plan lists each entry that is scheduled to be processed through the NDC during the year. Entries have not yet been archivally processed and contain minimal description beyond that provided by … Continue reading Annual Work Plans…Which Format do You Prefer?
Final Plan and FY 2011 Work Plans Available
NDC Prioritization Plan and FY 2011 Work Plans Now Available The National Declassification Center is releasing its Prioritization Plan for eliminating the 400+ million page backlog of reviewed, but unavailable archival records by December 2013. Also available, as Appendix B for Civilian Records and Appendix C for Defense records are FY 2011 Civilian and Defense … Continue reading Final Plan and FY 2011 Work Plans Available
What Should Be Our #1 Priority?
I hope that you have had an opportunity to look at the Draft Prioritization Plan for processing the backlog of accessioned Federal records and referrals in Presidential materials. If not, I invite you to review the Plan here: http://www.archives.gov/declassification/ndc/prioritization-plan.pdf Looking at the chart which begins at the bottom of page 3 and continues on page … Continue reading What Should Be Our #1 Priority?
NDC Prioritization Plan Comments
Welcome to the NDC Blog. I hope that over time this forum will become a place to discuss the NDC and report on its progress. The NDC recently published a draft Prioritization Plan. The plan focuses on moving the approximately 408 million pages of accessioned Federal records to the open stacks and clearing referrals in … Continue reading NDC Prioritization Plan Comments