Category Archive: Managing

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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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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What Endures

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“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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Collection Management Systems

Collection Management Systems: Tools for Managing Oral History Collections by Sara Price There are numerous systems available for archiving materials, but there are few that have been successfully designed for managing oral history collections. As we move further into the digital age it is becoming more apparent that systems are not able to accommodate the …

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Preservation of Analog Collections through Digitization

The Preservation of Analog Oral History Collections through Digitization by Sarah Cunningham   The deterioration of analog sound carriers is a significant danger to Oral History Collections. This dilemma coupled with the obsolescence of vintage playback creates a need for the digitization of oral history recordings. In addition to preserving recordings, most archives have a …

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The Veterans History Project

Case Study: The Veterans History Project by Kurt Dewhurst  Created in 2000 by Congressional legislation, the Veterans History Project (VHP) collects, preserves, and makes available first-hand accounts of men and women who have served in the uniforms of the United States Armed Forces during wartime, beginning with World War I. Originally containing the word “oral” …

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America Works-Emerging Project Models

Case Study: America Works-Emerging Project Models by Nancy Groce and Bert Lyons Tweet

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