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Welcome to Our Archives Wiki!

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 … Continue reading

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Join us for the DC-Area Users Group Meeting on Friday, June 25th

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 … Continue reading

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Templates for the National Archives wiki pilot project

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 … Continue reading

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Join Us May 19th for an Archives Wiki Planning Meeting

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 … Continue reading

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Minutes from the May 7th Archives wiki planning meeting are now available

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 … Continue reading

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Join us Friday, May 7th for our first Archives wiki planning meeting

We’re launching a public wiki 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 first organizing … Continue reading

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Name your wiki!

Last week we asked for your help developing an “Archives wiki.”  The first order of business is to name the wiki.  We have a few names that you have told us you don’t want (like People’s Pedia) and a request not … Continue reading

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Calling All Citizen Archivists

The National Archives is planning to launch a public wiki that will allow users to participate on our website.  We need your help in developing an “Archives Wiki.”  This project will be similar to the UK Archives’ “Your Archives.”  Check … Continue reading

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