If you are anything like me, you would love to volunteer more, but you don't feel you have enough time to make a commitment. Luckily, these days, anyone with a computer and internet access can easily participate in online volunteer projects. An upcoming public program at the National Archives will look at three projects where … Continue reading May 18th Citizen Archivist Program
Genealogists, you love census records. I would easily nominate you as their No. 1 fan! Census records are rock stars for those who love to research family history. Have you ever wondered what it will be like to research the 2010 Census records in the future? The decisions about what is permanently kept are being … Continue reading Have Your Say: 2010 Census Records!
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 out this wiki and let us know what you think you would want in your … Continue reading Calling All Citizen Archivists
Today we've released our Open Government Plan (PDF) on our website. We developed this plan with your thoughtful ideas and now we're asking for your help again. Read our plan and let us know what we need to improve and your ideas for how we can implement the plan. Visit our Open Government Idea Forum … Continue reading A Work in Progress: Our Open Government Plan
NARA has launched a new website, http://www.archives.gov/open to serve as your source of information about NARA's openness activities. You can explore raw datasets, learn about NARA's developing Open Government Plan, and join in the conversation about what should be included. We need to hear your ideas for how NARA can conduct its work more openly, … Continue reading NARA Launches Open Gov Website