Archive for 'Digitization'
Ever wonder what exciting new projects the many employees at NARA are working on? The “What are You Working On?” blog feature aims to introduce a variety of NARA employees and highlight some of the exciting projects we are working on around the agency. What is your name and title? Jessica Sims (I go by […]
Posted by Larry Shockley on March 18, 2015, under Digitization, Preservation, What Are You Working On Wednesdays.
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).
Last March we introduced you to our new crowdsource video caption tool, Amara. This neat tool allows anyone with an interest in transcribing our motion picture collection to join our team and start typing what you hear! After the captioning is done in Amara, the captions are transferred back to YouTube, making our holdings accessible […]
Stories From Our Holdings: Irish Researchers Study Civil War Records from the NARA/Fold3 Collaboration
Through the holdings of the National Archives are a myriad of stories that are ready to be told, from struggle and misfortune to triumph and perseverance. In this “Stories From Our Holdings” series, we will endeavor to highlight works that have been created utilizing the tens of millions of our primary source documents, photographs, and […]
Posted by Larry Shockley on January 26, 2015, under Digitization, Online Research, Research, Stories From Our Holdings.
Ever wonder what exciting new projects the many employees at NARA are working on? The “What are You Working On?” blog feature aims to introduce a variety of NARA employees and highlight some of the exciting projects we are working on around the agency. What is your name and title? Michelle Farnsworth, Digital Imaging Technician […]
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