Citizen Archivists

More crowdsourcing tools for the Citizen Archivist Dashboard

Would you like to see the National Archives develop more crowdsourcing tools for the Citizen Archivist Dashboard? What types of tools would you like to see?

 

View the Citizen Archivist Dashboard at:

http://www.archives.gov/citizen-archivist

Submitted by (@opengov)

Voting

2 votes
3 up votes
1 down votes
Active

Citizen Archivists

Include AV records for transcription.

Should the National Archives included audiovisual records for transcription on the Citizen Archivist Dashboard? What types of AV records are you most interested in seeing included?

 

View the Citizen Archivist Dashboard at:

http://www.archives.gov/citizen-archivist

Submitted by (@opengov)

Voting

11 votes
12 up votes
1 down votes
Active

Federal Register

Digitize pre-electronic Federal Register publications

Would you like to have pre-electronic editions of Federal Register publications digitized to make them available online? If so which publications?

 

The major Federal Register publications are:

the daily Federal Register,

Code of Federal Regulations,

Public Laws,

Daily Compilation of Presidential Documents,

Public Papers of the Presidents, and

U.S. Government Manual.

Submitted by (@opengov)

Voting

3 votes
4 up votes
1 down votes
Active

Federal Register

Develop mobile apps and ebooks for Federal Register publications

Would you like to see Federal Register publications developed as mobile apps and ebooks for smart phones and tablets. If so, which ones?

 

The major Federal Register publications are:

the daily Federal Register,

Code of Federal Regulations,

Public Laws,

Daily Compilation of Presidential Documents,

Public Papers of the Presidents, and

U.S. Government Manual

Submitted by (@opengov)

Voting

2 votes
3 up votes
1 down votes
Active

Freedom of Information

Digitize archival records responsive to FOIA

Would you like to see archival records that are responsive to a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request be automatically digitized and made available through the National Archives Catalog?

 

View the National Archives Catalog through Online Public Access:

http://www.archives.gov/research/search/

Submitted by (@opengov)

Voting

7 votes
8 up votes
1 down votes
Active

Collaboration

Convene international archives leaders on open government

Should the National Archives convene an international meeting of national archives leaders to promote the role of archives in an open government?

Submitted by (@opengov)

Voting

1 vote
3 up votes
2 down votes
Active

Digitization

Update the Digitization Strategy of the National Archives

Should the Digitization strategy of the National Archives be updated to include public participation and citizen archivists? What else should be included?

Submitted by (@opengov)

Voting

5 votes
5 up votes
0 down votes
Active

Innovation

Online Public Access (OPA) should be improved

How should Online Public Access (OPA) be improved? How could the catalog be more useful to you?

 

Give it a try and let us know what you'd like to see improved.

 

http://www.archives.gov/research/search/

Submitted by (@opengov)

Voting

14 votes
14 up votes
0 down votes
Active

Innovation

Release more software code on GitHub to encourage collaboration

Should the National Archives should release more software code on GitHub to encourage collaboration on digitization efforts?

 

To see software repositories already available, visit

https://github.com/usnationalarchives

Submitted by (@opengov)

Voting

5 votes
6 up votes
1 down votes
Active

Collaboration

Collaborate with other organizations on crowdsourcing

Should the National Archives collaborate with organizations that have developed crowdsourcing tools for indexing and already have a large online volunteer community? If so, who should we try to collaborate with?

Submitted by (@opengov)

Voting

3 votes
4 up votes
1 down votes
Active

Innovation

Archives.gov should be improved

How should the pages of Archives.gov be improved? Please let us know specific suggestions for pages.

 

Learn more about the latest Archives.gov redesign:

 

http://www.archives.gov/open/redesign/

Submitted by (@opengov)

Voting

2 votes
3 up votes
1 down votes
Active