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The Oral History Review

Volume 40 (Issue 1 Winter-Spring 2013) of the Oral History Review is a special issue that builds on and extends the work of the Oral History in the Digital Age (OHDA) Project. That project began with a grant proposal to the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) in the National Leadership Grants category. The …

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Reservoir of Memories

Reservoir of Memories: A Student Oral History Project in Providence By Anna Wada and Nate Weisenberg In the fall of 2011, the two of us—along with fourteen other students, both graduates and undergraduates, in the Oral History and Community Memory class co-taught by oral historian Anne Valk and artist Holly Ewald—began an oral history project …

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Mapping

Mapping Approaches To Oral History Content Management In The Digital Age By Michael Frisch, with Douglas Lambert Almost every traditional assumption about the collecting, curation, and uses of oral history is collapsing in the digital age. This is particularly true for a content management:  providing meaningful access to specific content within and across long oral …

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Video Age

Case Study: Oral History in the Video Age By Peter B. Kaufman Intelligent Television Picture an airplane flight across an ocean at night: as the sky darkens, dinner is served, and then the most noticeable thing about the plane is almost everyone sitting lit by the video screens in front of them.  In many ways …

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Overview

Oral History in the Digital Age: Project Overview By Dean Rehberger   You can view a Webwise video that introduces and gives and overview of Oral History in the Digital Age.  The following is a text version of the presentation.   Coming soon Tweet

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OHDA Survey

Oral History In the Digital Age: The Imperative for Rethinking Best Practices based on a Survey of the Field(s)  by Steve Cohen, Brad Rakerd, Doug Boyd, Dean Rehberger OHDA was generously funded by the Institute for Museum and Library Sciences, an agency signed into law in 1996, bringing together the Institute of Museums Services and the Library …

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What Do You Think You Own

What Do You Think You Own, or Legal/Ethical Concerns by Troy Reeves The title for this essay comes from the “question of the Oral History in the Digital Age symposium.” That meeting, in November 2010, brought together all of the key players in Oral History in the Digital Age, the multi-year, Institute of Museum and …

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Civil Rights Oral History

Case Study: The Civil Rights Oral History Survey Project by Timothy Lloyd A critical first step in any research project, and an excellent means for gaining at least a beginning form of intellectual control over one’s subject, is to survey the research that has already been done on the topic. This report summarizes a recent …

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Arab American National Museum

Case Study: Why Oral History Matters The Experience of the Arab American National Museum by Anan Ameri The last few decades has witnessed the creation of a number of ethnic museums, such as the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History in Detroit, the Wing Luke Museum in Seattle, and the Smithsonian Institution’s National …

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