Tag Archives: online access

Be Bold: Make Access Happen

Photograph of Women Working at a Bell System Telephone Switchboard. National Archives Identifier 1633445.   The first of our new strategic goals is to “Make Access Happen.”  Increasingly, access means digital, online access. Our first goal has one objective, to … Continue reading

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The Heart of the Matter

Yesterday the American Academy of Arts and Sciences Commission on the Humanities and Social Sciences released their report—The Heart of the Matter:  The Humanities and Social Sciences for a Vibrant, Competitive, and Secure Nation.   The report is the response to a … Continue reading

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By The Numbers

This is a snapshot of a variety of data points we are tracking to measure how we are doing.  I am especially interested in trends as we focus more and more on digital access.  Is the investment paying off in … Continue reading

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The National Archives Celebrates the United States’ Entry into the Open Government Partnership

Yesterday, President Barack Obama unveiled the U.S. National Action Plan during a meeting in New York of the member nations of the Open Government Partnership.  Last Week, the White House also issued a Status Report on the Administration’s Commitment to … Continue reading

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