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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

Preserve the hard work you’ve already invested into FamilySearch in a Permanent Archive. Permanent is working with FamilySearch to seamlessly integrate your Family Tree. Connect your FamilySearch account to create…
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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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Everyone’s an Archivist: Organizing Your Files for the Future.

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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How To Publish Your Files and Folders

With Publish, you can create public links for the files and folders of your choosing to share with anyone – even people who haven’t signed up for an account on…
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We All Leave a Legacy

“Legacy. What is a legacy? It’s planting seeds in a garden you never get to see.” – Lin Manuel Miranda, Hamilton People often wonder why the word legacy features so…
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Here’s Why We Launched a Pledge Campaign

If you’re familiar with how paying for storage on Permanent works then you’ll know our one-time storage fees are $10 per gigabyte. No subscriptions, no additional payments. You pay once…
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Democratizing Permanence to Create an Inclusive History

This is the first in a series of blog posts in which I’d like to explore the core ideas behind the Permanent Legacy Foundation’s work of democratizing permanence, or what…
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Build an Archive Together: How to Collaborate with Multiple Archives

A Permanent Archive isn’t just another digital box or drive. It’s a gift for future generations and everyone knows that the best gifts are the ones you build together! Permanent…

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