Archive for 'Social Media (Web 2.0)'
NARA is excited to participate in Government-wide Sunshine Week activities by launching our first Transcription Challenge in the National Archives Catalog! Here at the Archives, we like to say that there is a story in every box. Help us unlock those stories by transcribing the digitized records in the catalog. Our goal this week is […]
Posted by Denise on March 16, 2015, under Catalog, Digitization, Open Government, Social Media (Web 2.0).
Are you interested in learning more about the many different projects and employees at the National Archives? We are excited to introduce a new staff-run Twitter account: @ThisisArchives! Each week, a different National Archives employee will take a turn on Twitter, sharing details about our profession, projects we are working on, and what it’s like to […]
Posted by Meredith D. (admin) on March 11, 2015, under Social Media (Web 2.0), What Are You Working On Wednesdays.
Today’s post comes from Markus Most, Director of the Digitization Division at the National Archives. Here at the National Archives, we’re working on a new, cross-office project to make accessible audiovisual records of World War I and World War II. We are digitizing public domain films and photographs so that they will be available for […]
Posted by Social Media on October 13, 2014, under Digitization, Films, Photographs, Preservation, Questions, Research, Social Media (Web 2.0).
Today’s post comes from Ben Jordi, Technical Writer/Editor in the Office of the Federal Register. The National Archives’ Office of Innovation and Office of the Federal Register teamed up with Wikimedia D.C. to host OFR’s first Wikipedia Editathon on Friday, May 23, 2014 in our Innovation Hub. As part of our mission to inform the […]
Posted by Social Media on May 28, 2014, under Events, Research, Social Media (Web 2.0), Wikipedian in Residence.
One of the chief goals of the National Archives is making our records- regardless of format- more accessible. Sometimes this means digitizing records and adding them to our catalog, but it also means creating ways for all US citizens to experience our collections. Accessibility of videos for the hearing impaired is very important to us, […]
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