Here’s a great PDF resource Introduction to Oral History from Baylor Institute of Oral History to help interviewers, transcribers, and post-production managers understand best practices, technical needs, and community access workflow.

One of the greatest technical oral history resources available on the internet, Digital Omnium covers many aspects of digital recording to help interviewers and their organizations along the journey of best practices and archival standard.  Anyone interested in recording and preserving sound, oral history, and community narrative will find Douglas Boyds’ websites invaluable.

The University of North Carolina’s SOHP’s Resource Page is a must read for anyone interested in local or regional oral history project. Within, find interviewing tips with A Guide to Oral History and the Law by John A. Neuenschwander by John A. Neuenschwander, and, likewise, be sure to consider the timeliness of the Oral History Associations updated “Oral History, Human Subjects, and Institutional Review Boards” Common Rule.

Las Cruces 2018
David Lee

David Lee

creates public history sound recordings, seeks reasonable workflow, and dreams of longterm digital preservation.

View Full Profile →

%d bloggers like this: