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Whether you are new to the Citizen Archivist program, or looking for ways to become more involved, this resource page is designed to provide helpful information, tips and tricks, instructional videos and more.

Learn how to register and get started

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How-to Guides

Get started, find information, and step-by-step instructions with these downloadable PDFs. 


These instructional videos will help you learn more about our Catalog, how to search, and getting started contributing. 

Getting Started: Overview of the Citizen Archivist Dashboard

Anatomy of a Description

How to Tag and Transcribe Records

Searching the National Archives Catalog to Find Records to Transcribe

How to Download Records from the National Archives Catalog


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