Category: Accessing

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Search, Explore, Connect

Search, Explore, Connect: Disseminating Oral History in the Digital Age by Doug Boyd I cannot imagine designing an oral history project for the purpose of collecting narratives that will be forever ignored and hidden from the public in obscurity. We work hard to interview narrators, document communities, and preserve oral histories because we want individual …

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Noise Reduction and Restoration for Oral History

Case Study: Noise Reduction and Restoration for Oral History–The Stars of Ballymenone by Doug Boyd I am going to talk about a powerful example of using noise reduction tools for oral history, merging technology and tradition. First, some background.  Ballymenone is a district located in the north of Ireland in County Fermanagh. In 1972 it …

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Transcripts, Time-Coding, and You

Case Study: Transcripts, Time-Coding, and You by Michael Sesling Director, Audio Transcription Center In full disclosure, we’re a transcription service that’s been in business for 46 years, and we specialize in academic level oral history transcription. As the Director of the Audio Transcription Center, I am routinely in meetings with Sandy Poritzky, the owner who …

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Born Digital Accession Workflow

Case Study: Born Digital Accession Workflow: The Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries by Doug Boyd and Sara Abdmishani Price The accessioning process for born digital material has grown much more complex than with the analog process.  No longer are we accessioning a homogenous format such as the audio cassette.  …

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Protecting IP Rights to Life Histories

Case Study: Protecting IP Rights to Life Histories by Peggy Bulger Director, American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress Michael Taft Head, American Folklife Center Archive Folklorists, ethnomusicologists, anthropologists, and other ethnographers have been collecting the stories and life histories of their subjects on audio and visual media since the dawn of recorded sound. …

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Is Perfect the Enemy of Good Enough?

Case Study: Is Perfect the Enemy of Good Enough?  Digital Video Preservation in the Age of Declining Budgets by Doug Boyd Digital video is a very large, complex and expensive format to curate on a large scale with no codified professional standards for preservation. This case study explores the efforts of the Louie B. Nunn …

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Curating for a User Centered Approach

Curating for a User Centered Approach by Michael Frisch and Douglas Lambert (Forthcoming,  Oral History Review Volume 40 Issue 1 Summer:Fall 2013, Oxford University Press) Abstract   This is a production of the Oral History in the Digital Age Project (http://ohda.matrix.msu.edu) sponsored by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).  Please consult http://ohda.matrix.msu.edu/about/rights/ for …

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Meaningful Access to Audio and Video Passages

Meaningful access to audio and video passages: A two-tiered approach for annotation, navigation, and cross-referencing within and across oral history interviews by Douglas Lambert Tweet

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