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Archive for April, 2011

Zoom into Online Public Access

We are excited to announce new features that have been rolled out into our Online Public Access catalog! If you haven’t already tried our new search interface, now is a great time to test our some of the new features.   Online Public Access (OPA) now includes a Bookmark/Share widget to share your search results through […]

MayDay at the National Archives

The following is a guest post from Jane Long, Preservation Officer at the National Archives: Emergencies can happen anytime, but a little preparedness goes a long way to diminish their effects. Every year, NARA participates in MayDay, a national event to raise awareness of the importance of taking simple steps to protect people and records. […]

Please join us for the next DC-area Researchers Meeting on Monday, May 23rd – NOTE: NEW DATE and TIME!

We hope you will be able to join us at the next DC-area researcher meeting when we will also be joined by David Ferriero, Archivist of the United States. The meeting will be on Monday, May 23rd at 10 AM at the National Archives in College Park, Maryland in lecture rooms B/C.  Please note that the […]

NARA Participates in Preservation Week

The following is a guest post from Aimee Primeaux, Preservation Program Officer at the National Archives: Preservation is at the heart of what we do here at NARA: Preservation Programs has joined forces with SAA’s Preservation Section to create an e-poster in recognition of Preservation Week. This poster outlines basic strategies to preserve your collections, […]

National Archives’ First Wikipedian in Residence: This article is a stub.

Have you ever landed on a Wikipedia page containing just the beginnings of an article, waiting to be filled in with valuable content? In Wikipedia parlance, these are stubs; skeleton pages set up with the basic outline of a topic which subject matter experts can work together to build into full encyclopedia articles. We see […]

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