National Archives of the Netherlands (Ministry of Education, Culture and Science)


Content on the State Archives Service website is laid out along the lines of the different stages of the information and archiving chain. That means that information is presented about each of the different processes that information must pass through within the organisation.  All government information generated by the government in the course of business must pass through the following stages:

  1. Information management and formation of archives
  2. Appreciation and appraisal
  3. Transfer and alienation
  4. Public access and accessibility