We are excited to announce that the Our Archives wiki is now live at http://www.ourarchives.wikispaces.net Have you made a great find in NARA’s records? Or do you have a story to tell related to our records? Come share it on the Our Archives wiki! Our Archives is an online space for researchers, educators, genealogists, and […]
Our next Users’ Group meeting will be held at the National Archives in Washington, DC, in room G-24, on Friday, June 25, 2010, at 1pm. The agenda for the meeting includes Update on Renovation WiFi Update A-1 researcher tables Saturday pull pilot Rolling pulls at A-1 Digitization update Inaccurate pulls at A-1 Web redesign- Green Bags update […]
Posted by Rebecca on June 22, 2010, under Archives.gov Redesign, DC-area Researchers, Digitization, Miscellaneous, Online Research, Research, Social Media (Web 2.0).
Several people suggested at the two planning meetings in May that we draft some templates that could be used as starting points for pages in the Archives wiki pilot project. We have done that and added them to the planning wiki we set up in preparation for the launch of the Archives wiki. There are […]
We’re launching a public wiki pilot project that will allow researchers, historians, archivists, and citizen archivists to create pages on records or themes. We need your ideas and enthusiasm to make the wiki a success. Please join us for the second planning meeting at the National Archives in College Park, Maryland, on Wednesday, May 19th from […]
Posted by Rebecca on May 18, 2010, under DC-area Researchers, Genealogy / Family History, Online Research, Open Government, Research, Social Media (Web 2.0).
Thanks to everyone who attended our first planning meeting for the new Archives wiki. We had researchers, citizen archivists, and staff at the meeting - including a researcher who came from Texas for the meeting! There were many great ideas for the wiki ranging from pages of tips for new researchers to using the wiki to compare records. […]
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