Comment and Posting Policy

Version 2

    You are encouraged to share your questions, comments, ideas, and concerns.

     

    • History Hub is a support community for history enthusiasts, researchers, citizen archivists, family historians, and archival professionals, which is managed by the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). NARA moderates the community in accordance with this policy, because we believe that a well-managed community will be more valuable to all members.

    • NARA does not discriminate against any views. Nevertheless, NARA may monitor any user-generated content as it chooses and reserves the right to remove content for any reason whatsoever, without consent. We do not verify the identity of commenters.

    • NARA will delete comments that contain abusive, vulgar, offensive, threatening or harassing language, personal attacks of any kind, or offensive terms that target specific individuals or groups.

    • We may remove comments that contain personal information (whether your own or someone else’s), including home address, phone numbers, and email addresses. If you have a specific question about an individual, do not post that person’s Social Security Number here.

    • NARA will delete comments that are clearly off-topic, that promote services or products, or that promote or oppose any political party, person campaigning for elected office, or any ballot proposition.

    • We intend to review and post questions between 8:30 am and 5:30 pm ET, Monday through Friday, excluding federal holidays.

    • Your comments are welcome at any time.

    • Gratuitous links to sites are viewed as spam and may result in the content or comment being removed.

    • Communications made through this platform will in no way constitute a legal or official notice or comment to NARA or any official or employee of NARA for any purpose.

    • The content of all questions and comments are released into the public domain, so do not submit anything you do not wish to be broadcast to the general public.

    • Do not post anything that you do not have the right to post. We will follow a notice and takedown procedure for complaints of copyright violation under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.

     

    NARA will make best efforts to review questions and discussions and post them as quickly as possible.

     

    Members of the media are asked to pose your questions to the NARA Public Affairs Office through their normal channels and to refrain from submitting questions here as comments. Media questions or comments will not be posted. NARA Public Affairs can be reached at 202-357-5300.


    Information posted here is not official policy of NARA and will in no way grant anyone any rights, privileges, or standing on any matter. All information should be verified through official channels at NARA. For contact information at NARA, please check www.archives.gov.