Category Archives: Administrative

Announcements and instructions from the organizers about THATCamp logistics.

Friending and favoriting — try it out

Our deified developer, <a href="/author/boone-gorges">Boone Gorges</a>, has rolled out some terrific updates for just this morning. Notably, when you are logged in to this site, you will be able to Befriend people and to Favorite posts. We're going to use that Favoriting function to collect votes for the <a href="/challenge">Maker Challenge</a>, but it'll also […]

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Full up (for now)

Just a note to say that we’ve reached our quota of 150 participants, so from here on out we’ll be running a wait list. In past years we’ve gotten a lot of cancellations in the week or two beforehand, and almost everyone from the wait list has gotten in, so if you or a friend […]

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More about NARA transcribathon and tagathon

Meredith Stewart and colleagues from the National Archives will be running Transcribathon and Tagathon sessions on Friday, June 7. Here’s her description: Staff from the National Archives will lead participants in tagging and transcribing historical records through the agency’s Citizen Archivist Dashboard. Participants will be able to provide feedback and suggestions on improving tools and […]

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Registration is open!

Registration is now open for THATCamp CHNM 2013! In the next few weeks, we’ll be posting more information here about workshops and other activities. In fact, if you’d like to teach a workshop, or if there’s something you’d like to learn, or if you’ve got an idea for a hackathon, feel free to comment. We’ll […]

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THATCamp CHNM 2013

THATCamp CHNM (aka “THATCamp Prime”) will be held Friday June 7 through Saturday June 8 in Fairfax, Virginia, at the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media at George Mason University. The details will be published here when known. Meanwhile, read more about the THATCamp movement and browse other THATCamps at

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