Category: Disseminating

What Endures

“What Endures:” Producing and Publishing an Oral History Podcast by Jennifer Abraham Cramer and Erin M. Hess In 2009, the T. Harry Williams Center for Oral History began producing an oral history podcast that can be found on the center’s blog, hosted by Louisiana State University Libraries Special Collections. What follows is a brief synopsis …

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Why Here-Why Now

Why Here/Why Now: Using Websites to Power Community Projects by Brooke Bryan At a particular URL in the vast virtual world of websites exists something I call the Why Here/Why Now Project. It’s an inactive community interview project, but the website receives as many visits as it ever did. Years after my last interview or …

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Oral History and Social Networks

Oral History and Social Networks: From Promotion to Relationship Building by Juliana Nykolaiszyn Social networks have transformed the way we communicate, not only with each other but also with the greater public. As the Internet continues to rapidly evolve, the race to keep up with emerging technologies is ever present, even for oral historians. Traditionally, …

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Steering Clear of the Rocks

Steering Clear of the Rocks: Ethics and Oral History by Mary Larson (Forthcoming,  Oral History Review Volume 40 Issue 1 Summer:Fall 2013, Oxford University Press) Abstract The essay covers the basic ethics from the lens of oral history. It considers formal frameworks for fairness (institutional review boards and the rules they follow), as well as …

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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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