David Ferriero, the Archivist of the United States, has written in his own blog about a goal to provide U.S. citizens with easier and faster access to materials held at the National Archives and Records Administration. He writes:
“The first of our new strategic goals is to ‘Make Access Happen.’ Increasingly, access means digital, online access. Our first goal has one objective, to make our records available to the public in digital form to ensure that anyone can explore, discover and learn from our records.”
You can read his full article at http://blogs.archives.gov/aotus/?p=5417.