Category Archive: Ethics

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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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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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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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