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There’s More in Store for Our Members

We are excited to announce the release of our Permanent.org Product Roadmap – an outline of our development plans to make Permanent.org a more robust and easy to use platform…
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Story Gathering: The Coming Together of Shared Memories

Which comes first, the photo or the memory?…
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Preserve Your Holiday or Event on the Go with the Permanent Mobile Apps

With the launch of our new iOS and Android mobile apps, it’s easier than ever to preserve your memories from a special vacation, a holiday, a birthday, an anniversary, or…
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The Letter

Take an old letter, add some photographs, and create a place for family to share stories.…
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Onboarding Improvements at Permanent.org

As of this month, when a new member joins Permanent, they are prompted to create their first archive or join an archive that they were invited to collaborate on by…
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The Photo Managers Conference 2022

Amberly Russell, Preservation Services Manager The Photo Managers Conference Speaker, Denver, 2022 I have the privilege of speaking at The Photo Managers Conference, which is happening in Denver, CO from…
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Announcing the Beta Release of Our Mobile Apps for iOS and Android

Permanent is excited to announce that our new and improved mobile apps for iOS and Android are available as beta releases starting today!…
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ALA Conference 2021

I was excited to attend the American Library Association (ALA) 2021 Conference on behalf of the Permanent Legacy Foundation last week!  At this online conference, I learned Permanent Legacy Foundation,…
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FamilyHistory with Permanent.org Part 2 of 4: Preparing Your Family History Documents for Digitization

Describing Your Documents the Archivist Way I hope you enjoyed the first blog in this series, because we are now moving to the next step of your digitizing journey.  So…
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From Permanent.org to the Internet Archive in Just One Click

At Permanent, we enjoy making it easy for you to share your archives.  Sometimes that sharing is private.  It might mean making sure everybody in your family can enjoy the…
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Upgrades to Uploads

Over the past few months the Permanent engineering team has been hard at work making fundamental improvements to the way people upload data to their archives.  A lot of these changes work behind…
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Why we’ve chosen to suspend our Facebook integration.

The Permanent team has been working on finding a way to allow our users to import their Facebook photos and videos since even before I joined the team three years…
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FamilyHistory with Permanent.org Part 1 of 4: Organizing the Archivist Way

Tia Stenson is a guest blogger for Permanent. Tia is an emerging archivist and a recent graduate from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, with a Masters in Library and Information Science,…
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Bring your family traditions to life on a beautiful, interactive timeline.

From marriages to Christmas mornings, from summer road trips to quinceaneras, your family traditions span decades. Connect the dots in a beautiful new way and share them with your loved…
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Share With Confidence

At Permanent, we believe that sharing doesn’t have to mean oversharing. We know you want your friends and family to partake in your favorite memories but don’t want to lose…
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Do More With Your Family Tree

Here is the most recently updated tutorial on FamilySearch integrations. The content below may slightly outdated. Preserve the hard work you’ve already invested into FamilySearch in a Permanent Archive. Permanent…
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Everyone’s an Archivist: Creating Coherent Collections

This is a guest post by Nina Tarnawsky, a graduate student at the School of Information at the University of Texas at Austin with a focus in archival work. Nina has worked…
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Digital Preservation and the Future of Identity

This is a guest post by David Emelianov, a software developer and product manager based in Seattle. He is currently working as a front-end web developer at Microsoft and has previously…
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Three Ways to Control Access to Your Archive

Hasn’t it become nearly impossible to keep track of everything we’ve shared and where? While there are some things we want out there, and there are plenty of things we…
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Why Publishing Means Permanence

Our publishing feature allows you to make your files and memories publicly available on the web. Through a shareable link, anyone can view the content you’ve published – even those…

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