Learn about the Citizen Archivist opportunities at the National Archives and Records Administration and how it can help you in your genealogical research. We'll talk about transcription, tagging, and citizen digitization projects on the horizon and why they are important. Best of all, you'll learn how you can help with our records, learn how to unlock your history, and help others find theirs.
Dina Herbert is the Coordinator for the Innovation Hub at the National Archives and Records Administration in Washington, D.C. She was previously the librarian for the Iraqi Jewish Archive project at the National Archives and has held positions at the Jewish Theological Seminary Library in New York and the Johns Hopkins University SAIS Library in Washington, D.C. Dina has a B.A. in Ancient Studies from Columbia University and both a B.A. and an M.A. in Hebrew Bible and Ancient Semitic Languages from the Jewish Theological Seminary of America. She received her M.L.S. from the University of Maryland. She lives with her husband and young daughter in Northern Virginia.