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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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Oral History in the Digital Age

Welcome to Oral History in the Digital Age where we will connect you to the latest information on digital technologies pertaining to all phases of the oral history process. There are two primary locations for the OHDA Project online, the primary site and the OHDA WIKI.  You are currently on the primary site where you …

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Project Overview

In this segment of Thinking Big, Doug Boyd, director of the Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History at the University of Kentucky Libraries provides an overview of the Oral History in the Digital Age project. Tweet

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Thinking Big Video Series

The Thinking Big video series captures several leading voices on digital oral history and digital media.  Learn more about the production of the Thinking Big series here at About Thinking Big. Tweet

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Essays

Written by some of the most noted experts in the field, the following essays and case studies are designed to give you the latest information on best practices in collecting, curating, and disseminating oral histories. As micro-essays and case studies, the texts are designed to be easily updated and revised as technologies change. You are …

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Best Practices Guides Online

The Oral History in the Digital Age WIKI presents an amazing collection of online best practices guides pertaining to various aspects of the oral history process. Additionally, there are over 300 exemplary websites featuring exciting ways of presenting oral history online. Tweet

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Getting Started

Don’t know where to start?  Go to Getting Started to find easy to follow “playlists” that will help you to start a project, improve your video techniques, and much more.  Or you can browse the  micro-essays that address a number of issues about collecting, curating, and disseminating oral histories.  Or view the video interviews with …

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Ask Doug: Choosing a Digital Audio Recorder

Finding the right equipment for a project can be one of the most difficult steps. Our digital expert, Doug Boyd, makes it easy by providing you with Ask Doug,  a set of questions that takes you through a series of decisions to some of the best possible choices for your particular needs. At this point, we …

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