The following is a brief list of featured resources pertaining to various aspects of oral history (a more comprehensive list of online oral history sites and resources can be found on the OHDA Wiki):

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Linda Shopes: A Very Selected Oral History Bibliography

Back to Resources   MANUALS Mercier, Laurie and Madeline Buckendorf.  Using Oral History in Community History Projects, 2nd ed. Carlisle, Pa.:  Oral History Association, 2007. Mackay, Nancy.  Curating Oral Histories: From Interview to Archive.  Walnut Creek, Calif.: Left Coast Press, 2007. Neuenschwander, John H.  Oral History and the Law, 3rd ed.  Carlisle, PA:  Oral History Association, …

Linda Shopes: web guides to doing oral history

Back to Resources “A Basic Guide to the Concepts, Techniques and Strategies of Oral History,” developed by the Virginia Folklife Program of the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities; wrutteb in the pre-digital age so some material is dated, but basic approach is sound; sitealso includes resource guide and sample forms; available at . “Capturing the …

SI Workshop

  Digital Storytelling and DH Part 1: Introductions Matrix: OHDA: Part 2: Sign Up for Will to Adorn and Explore Sign up for Will to Adorn: Explore the site (look at each page of the to navigation bar) Play you can’t break it Chat with others online (through the site) Add a …


Oral History 201 Description: Completing the interviews for an oral history project is a major accomplishment, but it is not the final step. Attendees will learn the significance of properly cataloging and storing oral histories. This workshop is perfect for organizations embarking on an oral history project and those with boxes of old tapes. Workshop …