Tag Archives: OPA

Ski jumping into our Olympic Archives

Guest blogger Elizabeth Lieutenant, a Master’s student in Library and Information Science at The Catholic University of America, is a virtual intern in the Office of Innovation. Here at the National Archives, we’ve been busy watching the Olympics and rooting … Continue reading

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President's Day at the National Archives

Guest blogger Elizabeth Lieutenant, a Master’s student in Library and Information Science at The Catholic University of America, is a virtual intern in the Office of Innovation. This week we celebrated President’s Day, a U.S. federal holiday that officially honors … Continue reading

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Archival Research Catalog is Retiring on August 15th

After 10 years of providing online access to the National Archives’ holdings the Archival Research Catalog (ARC) is permanently retiring on August 15th. You can still search descriptions and digital content using our Online Public Access search http://www.archives.gov/research/search/ Online Public … Continue reading

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Online Public Access catalog down for maintenance May 10-25, 2013

The National Archives’ Online Public Access (OPA) system will be down for maintenance from May 10 to May 25, 2013. We are in the process of rolling out a new version of OPA that will bring the catalog up to … Continue reading

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Tagalong Tuesday! Celebrating Girl Scouts

The National Mall is just days away from an influx of thousands of Girl Scouts for Girl Scouts Rock the Mall:  100th Anniversary Sing-Along.  I hope they shipped in enough Thin Mints for the party! The National Archives has some … Continue reading

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Are you interested in knowing which records from NARA's DC-Area Textual Services Division in Off-Site Storage?

At the last DC-Area Researchers Group meeting, a researcher asked which records from the Washington, DC, and College Park Textual Services Division had been sent to off-site storage. We have posted a list of the records sent to off-site storage … Continue reading

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Online Public Access is now available!

The National Archives’ new search interface is now available! Check out Online Public Access at http://www.archives.gov/research/search! The National Archives’ flagship initiative in our Open Government plan is to develop online services to meet the 21st century needs of the public. … Continue reading

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Minutes from the November 19th DC-area Researcher Meeting

The minutes from the meeting on November 19th are posted below. The minutes will be posted on the web after the new redesign of Archives.gov is launched next week. Handouts Agenda The Text Message — The Blog of the Textual … Continue reading

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Agenda for the November 19th DC-Area Users Group Meeting

We hope you will join us for the last DC-Area Users Group Meeting of 2010, this Friday, November 19th at 1 pm at the National Archives in College Park, Maryland, in lecture room B. The agenda for the meeting includes … Continue reading

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Minutes from the DC-area Researchers User Group Meeting on September 29th

The minutes from the meeting on September 29th are posted below.   We will not be posting these minutes on the web site for a few more weeks due to the redesign of Archives.gov, but we wanted to share the minutes … Continue reading

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