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Dealing with electronic records isn’t easy for the National Archives in Washington either

As the number of electronics records increases exponentially, so do the challenges of preserving them, whether on home computers or on the scale of the National Archives and Records Administration, tasked with preserving records for the entire U.S. government.

BY LILLIE-BETH BRINKMAN Modified: January 7, 2013 at 3:25 pm •  Published: January 8, 2013

WASHINGTON — In Washington, D.C., an estimated 1 million people stop by the National Archives Rotunda each year to see the country’s hallowed, original founding documents — the U.S. Constitution, the Declaration of Independence and the Bill of Rights, grouped in an exhibit known as the “Charters of Freedom.”

These documents are...
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