The Preservation Digitisation Standards set out the National Archives standards for digitisation of physical records of archival value in all formats.
Ordering digital copies of paper records in our collection database.
The National Archives has developed specifications for digitising paper records.
Preserving Archival Digital Records Transferred from Commonwealth Agencies
This policy outlines the framework for the disposal of records in the National Archives’ custody following digitisation.
Access to unclassified paper records is provided via the Agency Digitisation Service (ADS
An important aspect of digital continuity is digital preservation. Many records have retention periods longer than the life of the systems they are captured in.
We're digitising 850,000 WWII service records to share stories of Australians' service and sacrifice.
Digital authorisations and workflows improve business efficiency, support end-to-end digital processes and increase the availability of information.
Digitisation of collection material is an accepted practice of collecting institutions all round the world.
Learn how to transfer physical and digital records to the National Archives.
This document provides guidelines for packing and transporting non-digital archival records, whether the transport is intrastate or interstate.
Using GRA 31 to support digitisation of source or original records.
Outsourcing digital data storage can relieve pressure on storage capacity and ICT resources and reduce costs. There are also risks that must be managed.
Born-digital files are files that are created and managed in digital form. Born-digital files created from the date of issue of these standards must comply.
As an Australian Government agency, there are several steps to transferring your digital records to the National Archives.
The National Archives has partnered with Charles Sturt University to host a new Digital Archiving Cadet program that focuses on enhancing and developing digital archive and data skills.
National Archives of Australia is proud to announce that over 1 million Second World War service records have now been digitised as part of a large-scale digitisation effort.
National Archives of Australia and Ancestry.com have collaborated to digitise 95,000 First World War records.
National Archives’ have signed a contract with commercial digitisation provider Micro Image to operate from the Archives’ new industrial scale digitisation hub.