Doug Boyd, University of Kentucky
Doug Boyd serves as the Director of the Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History at the University of Kentucky Libraries and is a recognized national leader regarding oral history, archives and digitaltechnologies. Most recently, Boyd led the team that envisioned, designed and implemented the open source OHMS system thatsynchronizes text with audio and video online, and he is currently completing the design and implementation on an open source, online oral history collection management database system called SPOKEdb. His recent publications include the book Oral History and Digital Humanities: Voice, Access, and Engagement co-edited with Mary Larson, and his award-winning book Crawfish Bottom: Recovering a Lost Kentucky Community was published in August 2011 by the University Press of Kentucky. He managed the IMLS grant project Oral History in the Digital Age establishing current best practices for collecting, curating and disseminating oral histories. The grant is directed by MATRIX at Michigan State University and partners the Library of Congress, the Smithsonian, the Oral History Association, and the American Folklore Society. Previously, Doug Boyd administered Digital Programs for the University of Alabama Libraries, served as the Director of the Kentucky Oral History Commission and prior to that worked as the Senior Archivist for the oral history collection at the Kentucky Historical Society.
- Achieving Good Audio Recording Levels, Doug Boyd
- Audio or Video for Recording Oral History: Questions, Decisions, Doug Boyd
- Case Study: Born Digital Accession Workflow: The Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Doug Boyd and Sara Abdmishani Price
- Case Study: Interviewer-Generated Metadata, Doug Boyd
- Case Study: Is Perfect the Enemy of Good enough? Digital Video Preservation in the Age of Declining Budgets, Doug Boyd
- Case Study: Noise Reduction and Restoration for Oral History: The Stars of Ballymenone, Doug Boyd
- “Collecting in the Digital Age“: An Overview, Charles Hardy and Doug Boyd
- Designing an Oral History Project: Initial Questions to Ask Yourself, Doug Boyd
- Digital Audio Recording: The Basics, Doug Boyd
- Enhancing Discovery: Connecting Users to Your Oral History Collections Online, Doug Boyd
- Indexing Interviews in OHMS: An Overview, Doug Boyd, Danielle Gabbard, Sara Price, and Alana Boltz.
- Informed Accessioning: Questions to Ask After the Interview, Doug Boyd
- Microphone Strategies for Recording Video for Oral History Interviews, Doug Boyd
- OHMS: Enhancing Access to Oral History for Free, Doug Boyd (Oral History Review Volume 40 Issue 1 Summer:Fall 2013, Oxford University Press)
- Oral History in the Digital Age: Project Overview (Thinking Big Video)
- Oral History In the Digital Age: The Imperative for Rethinking Best Practices based on a Survey of the Field(s), Steve Cohen, Brad Rakerd, Doug Boyd, Dean Rehberger
- Search, Explore, Connect: Disseminating Oral History in the Digital Age, Doug Boyd
- The Art of Lighting for Recording Video Oral History Interviews, Doug Boyd
- The Digital Mortgage: Digital Preservation of Oral History, Doug Boyd
- Understanding Microphones, Charles Hardy and Doug Boyd
- Oral History In the Digital Age: The Imperative for Rethinking Best Practices based on a Survey of the Field(s), Steve Cohen, Brad Rakerd, Dean Rehberger, & Doug Boyd.