Category Archives: Archives.gov Redesign

Have Your Say! We need your input on Digital Strategy

On May 23, 2012, the White House released the Digital Government Strategy, which outlines how all federal agencies will work to make information and services easily accessible on the internet, anytime, anywhere, and on any device. President Barack Obama said, … Continue reading

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NARA’s Open Government Plan for 2012-2014

On Friday, the National Archives released the updated Open Government Plan that will guide our efforts in transparency, participation, and collaboration for 2012-2014. Over the past two years, we’ve implemented most of the 70 tasks we set out to accomplish … Continue reading

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Help us strengthen open government at the National Archives!

Starting today, we need your ideas, comments, and votes to help us revise the Open Government Plan of the National Archives.  Please visit the Open Government Idea Forum and take a few minutes to let us know what you think … 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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The Results of the Voting for the new Archives.gov Home Page Are In

Thank you to everyone who voted and commented on the Archives.gov homepage designs and features. In total we received 3,257 votes. Interested in knowing how your favorite design did? You can view the results at http://www.archives.gov/open/redesign/vote.html If you have additional … Continue reading

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Vote on the Archives.gov Homepage Designs!

A new participation opportunity is available to you as part of the Archives.gov redesign activities – vote on the Archives.gov homepage designs! The four design candidates will be on display July 6-9 in the National Archives Research Rooms in College … 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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What do you call it when….

As the Archives.gov website redesign preparation continues, we’re looking for your input on how to refer to NARA’s vast collection of records. What would you collectively call all of the documents, photos, and videos that the National Archives stores? For … Continue reading

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Participate in the Archives.gov Web Redesign Card Sort!

We are redesigning Archives.gov to make it easier and quicker for you to find the information you need as part of NARA’s Flagship Open Government Initiative.  We want your opinions to help us to develop a web site designed for … Continue reading

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