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Ottawa Street Names Project
The Ottawa Street Names Project aimed to document the histories of Ottawa’s major streets and thoroughfares.

Preserving our Past: A Conservation Project
Conservation of artefacts is a priority today as we seek to preserve the past in order to help shape and inform the society of tomorrow.

Canadian Conservation Institute and Canadian Heritage Information Network YouTube
Subscribe to the CCI/CHIN YouTube channel today to be notified when new videos are uploaded about conservation, archiving, and collections documentation.

City of Ottawa Archives “How To” Series
Explore our series of “How to” projects by the City of Ottawa Archives. These guides will help educate and encourage you to explore your own history! Everything is explained step-by-step and is based on what the experts do!

How to Research at the Archives
How to Create Your Own Archives
How to Create an Index System
How to Preserve and Care for Your Collection
How to Plan and Design an Exhibition
How to Cite Properly
What is Metadata?
Tracing the history of your Ottawa Property

Ottawagraphy is a platform for local heritage organizations to promote web-based heritage projects.