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What to expect when you research at the National Archives

  • This video addresses procedures and security measures at the National Archives in Washington, DC, as well as how to use the research room and records.

Researcher Forum at the National Archives in the Washington, DC Area

The Researcher Forum (formerly known as the Researcher Users Group) meets periodically to discuss issues and suggestions for the researcher experience at the National Archives in Washington, DC, and in College Park, MD.

Meeting Dates

Our next meeting will be on April 14, 2015, at both the National Archives at College Park and at Washington, DC. Bill Mayer, Executive, Research Services, will discuss several researcher initiatives at the forum. Questions and comments from the public are encouraged. We are meeting:

For future dates, please watch for announcements via the NARAtions blog.

Recent Meetings

Date Minutes Handouts
December, 2013 College Park, MD and
Washington, DC
September 28, 2012 College Park, MD  
September 13, 2012 Washington, DC  
May 18, 2012 Washington, DC Handout (PDF)
January 27, 2012 Washington, DC Citizen Archivist Dashboard (PPT)
November 18, 2011 Washington, DC Researcher Forum Presentation (PPT)
Communication Tools
St. Louis Post Handout
Personnel Records Move to St. Louis new
September 16, 2011 Washington, DC  
August 18, 2011 Washington, DC Warner Research Center Update Presentation Script
June 2, 2011 College Park, MD  
February 18, 2011 Washington, DC  
November 19, 2010 College Park, MD  
October 22, 2010 Washington, DC  
September 29, 2010 College Park, MD  
August 27, 2010 Washington, DC
College Park
June 25, 2010 Washington, DC Digitization Update
May 21, 2010 College Park  
April 23, 2010 Washington, DC Resources for Researchers
March 19, 2010 College Park  
February 26, 2010 Washington, DC  

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