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1 hours ago The National Archives holds historical U.S. government documents (federal, congressional, and presidential records) that are created or received by the President and his staff, by Congress, by employees of Federal government agencies, and by the Federal courts in the course of their official duties. The National Archives Catalog contains descriptions for …

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9 hours ago A new web page will welcome you to ARC— the Archival Research Catalog. ARC is the National Archives Catalog that NAIL has been preparing us for. NAIL has served as the prototype catalog since 1996, helping online researchers find descriptions— and sometimes digital images— of hundreds of thousands of records held by the National Archives

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3 hours ago The advanced search is dynamic and search fields will change or become inactive based on the categories (e.g., archival descriptions, authority records, webpages) selected.

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1 hours ago Archival Research Catalog is Retiring on August 15th. July 15, 2013 by Matthew Schaefer, posted in DC-area Researchers, Genealogy / Family History, Online Research, Research. After 10 years of providing online access to the National Archives’ holdings the Archival Research Catalog (ARC) is permanently retiring on August 15 th.

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3 hours ago The Archival catalogue was launched in November 2018 as a platform for creating a central electronic catalogue of church registers and other archival. The Archival catalogue was launched in November 2018 as a platform for creating a central electronic catalogue of church registers and other archival.

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8 hours ago While it’s tempting to get eagerly stuck in to archival research, it really is worth taking the time at the beginning to familiarise yourself with the layout of the catalogue. Depending on the nature of the collection, some catalogues include content tables, family trees, appendices and bibliographies – keep an eye out for any clues or

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Just Now M. Kurtz, in International Encyclopedia of Human Geography, 2009 Introduction. Document-based and archival research has been quietly undergoing a wholly remarkable change over the last decade. Once largely set aside in human geography as a means to an end, documents and archives are no longer seen simply as a goldmine for the extraction of select elements and …

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9 hours ago In our posts on what archivists do and on what it’s like to visit the archives, we promised you a closer look at how archivists organize collections.Here it is: we hope this post demystifies some of the terminology and techniques archivists use. But most of all, we hope to convince you that what makes archival research a bit slower is also what makes it so rich.

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2 hours ago The aim of archival research should be to study systematically the relationship between the use of information and the ways in which it is or can be provided; it is from this relationship that the

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8 hours ago Anyone doing archival research will eventually find themselves using archival descriptions. Archival descriptions are embodied in what are often called “finding aids.” They are the archival world’s equivalent to a catalogue entry in a library catalogue. Most people are familiar with interpreting a library catalogue entry (say in an online library database).

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7 hours ago ARC means Archival Research Catalog. ARC. Archival Research Catalog. Abbreviation is mostly used in categories: Military Government Computing Technology Archive. Rating: 3.

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6 hours ago Archival Catalog. OSA’s archival holdings comprise over 9,000 linear meters of textual documents, images and ephemera; over 11,000 hours of audio-visual materials; and over 12 terabytes of digital data. Our materials are in over 40 languages and come from over 40 donors. For a detailed overview of the scope and diversity of our holdings

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5 hours ago Archival materials are described in documents called finding aids or collection guides.These are detailed guides to the contents and arrangement of collections. Finding aids are written to give the repository intellectual and physical control over their holdings and to help researchers find what they are looking for within collections.. Finding aids can take many …

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7 hours ago The Society of American Archivists' Dictionary of Archives Terminology is an invaluable resource for anyone getting started with archival research. The glossary of the Canadian standard for archival description. The International Council on Archives and the InterPARES Trust are collaborating to build a multi-lingual database of archival terms.

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6 hours ago Historical Research, Analysis, and Reports CALIBRE SMEs are industry leaders in archival research using a variety of methods to build comprehensive reports that meet client needs. Program Planning and Decision Support CALIBRE supports Federal and commercial clients with the use of historical research in environmental decision making.

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Just Now The National Archives uses AdLib software to host its online catalogue. This is a specialised programme for archives that ensures certain information is captured in accordance with the International Standard of Archival Description ISAD (G), the aim of which is to standardise entries to make them as useful as possible to researchers.

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7 hours ago Catalogue ref: MEPO 31/21 (A23) Earlier this year, before the COVID-19 outbreak, The National Archives and Stillpoint Spaces embarked on a new and innovative departure for both organisations – a project to evolve a programme that mixed therapeutic practice with archival research to address the topic of racism in Britain today.

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What is an archival collection?

Archival collections can be very large and contain thousands of individual items. Because archivists very rarely list every item in a collection, and can’t anticipate every research need, you’ll need to think creatively in order to find material on a particular topic.

What is the national archives catalog?

The National Archives Catalog contains descriptions for NARA's nationwide holdings in the Washington, DC area; regional facilities; and Presidential Libraries. The Catalog is a work in progress and currently contains descriptions for 95% of our records, described at the series level.

What is an archival document?

Archival materials are described in documents called finding aids or collection guides . These are detailed guides to the contents and arrangement of collections. Finding aids are written to give the repository intellectual and physical control over their holdings and to help researchers find what they are looking for within collections.

What are the challenges of archival collection management?

But there are challenges for first-time users of archives too. Descriptions of archival collections are generally more complex than library book catalogue entries because archival collections themselves are multilayered and multifaceted. And this means there is some specialized vocabulary to learn.

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