Webinar: Get Involved on History Hub: Remote Reference for the Digital Age

Register to attend the live training webinar, "Get Involved on History Hub: Remote Reference for the Digital Age."

Date: Tuesday, June 16, 2020
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. (EDT)


Recording and closed captioning are available. All webinars are free of charge.

  • Speakers: 
    • Kelly Osborn, Community Manager in the Office of Innovation, National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
    • Rebecca Collier, History Hub Coordinator with the Office of Research Services, NARA
    • Darren Cole, Community Manager and Digital Engagement Specialist in the Office of Innovation, NARA
  • Learning Outcomes: We invite you to learn about History Hub, the pioneering crowdsourced history and genealogy research community sponsored by the National Archives.

  • Free and open to anyone, the platform enables the public to ask questions and get answers from multiple sources including National Archives staff, other agencies, archives, libraries, museums, and a community of citizen experts.

    Learn how you can participate and:
    • Help the public get immediate answers to common questions, even when buildings and reference rooms are closed.
    • Share and optimize your content for better search results.
    • Free your reference staff to focus on deeper tasks.
    • Span institutional barriers and collaborate with other organizations on complex inquiries.
    • Enable remote teleworkers to continue to serve the public.

Registration confirmation information:
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Prior to the webinar:
For those participating via a desktop or laptop computer (preferred method), a WebEx plug-in must be installed (one-time only). Download instructions. Some features will not be available for users participating with a tablet or smartphone. Devices need to have a WebEx app installed from the device’s app store, which may take time. After installation, the app will ask for you to Allow or Deny permissions.

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