The Archivist of the United States Responds to Statements in Recent NY Times Op/Ed
“Closing the Court of History,” by Matthew Connelly (Op-Ed, Feb. 5), has a number of misleading statements about the National Archives and Records Administration, or NARA.
In the 320 word letter to the editor, Ferriero discusses:
- “The disposition schedule for Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s detainee records…”
- “State Department permanent records identified by machine learning algorithms…”
- “NARA will not stop accepting paper records because ‘it simply doesn’t have any more room for them.”
- …it is incorrect to say that we do not “plan to maintain any more presidential libraries.”
Direct to Full Text Op/Ed that Ferriero is Responding To: “Closing the Court of History,” by Matthew Connelly, Published on Feb. 5, 2020).
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Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.