Electronic Records Archives (ERA)

federal government logoAbout the Federal Records Instance

Deployed June 2008

  • Ingests, processes, and stores permanent electronic records from Federal agencies

  • Supports online creation and approval of records schedules for records in all formats

  • Supports the accessioning of records in all formats into NARA legal custody

  • Enables agencies to send electronic records to NARA using the ERA Packaging Tool

  • Currently used by NARA electronic records staff, appraisal and accessioning archivists, and staff from Federal agencies;

  • Contains over 37 TB (as of March 2014) of Federal records, including both legacy holdings and new accessions

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The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration
1-86-NARA-NARA or 1-866-272-6272

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