Electronic Records Archives (ERA)

ERA Project Documentation

ERA System Documentation

  • ERA System Requirements Document - [PDF]

2005 – 2013 The Advisory Committee on the Electronic Records Archives (ACERA)

ERA Logical Data Model (LDM) Examples:

  • Records Schedule LDM* – A diagram showing the data classes and elements for Records Schedule (RS) object for Federal Records in ERA.

  • Transfer Request LDM* – A diagram showing the data classes and elements for the Transfer Request (TR) object in ERA. The TR covers the transfer of physical custody of Federal Records from Federal Agencies to the National Archives.

  • Legal Transfer Instrument LDM* – A diagram showing the data classes and elements for the Legal Transfer Instrument object in ERA.  The LTI covers the transfer of legal custody of Federal Records from Federal Agencies to the National Archives.

  • Asset Catalog Entry LDM*A diagram showing the data classes and elements for an Asset Catalog Entry (ACE) in ERA. Each Federal electronic record ingested into ERA has an associated metadata file known as an ACE. The ACE structure is based on the PREMIS standard for Digital Preservation Metadata

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