How to Be a Citizen Archivist from Home

Have you got an eye for cursive? Do you have a talent for deciphering tricky old documents? Archives, libraries, and museums around the world need your help to transcribe and identify their collections. By doing a little bit of work from home, you can enrich the historical record for amateur and professional historians alike, benefiting everyone. All of these projects are free to join, and easy to contribute to. The access to history, though, is priceless!

Historical Records

Letters and Diaries


Genealogical Records

Scientific Records