Tag Archive: curating

Involving Narrators

photo by Ruby Washington for The New York Times

Case Study: Involving Narrators in Exhibits, Interpretation and Curation- Portraits of Brooklyn Vietnam Veterans by Sady Sullivan, Director of Oral History, Brooklyn Historical Society In Our Own Words: Portraits of Brooklyn Vietnam Veterans, an exhibition featuring oral history, opened at Brooklyn Historical Society (BHS) in December 2007 and ran through April 2011. In that time, …

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Transcribing Oral History in the Digital Age

Transcribing Oral History in the Digital Age by Linda Shopes Background   Transcribing, that is, representing in print that which has been spoken, has long been established as one of oral history’s best practices. Transcribing is related to oral history’s origins and development as an archival practice with the goal creating documents for future use …

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Audio or Video for Recording Oral History

Audio or Video for Recording Oral History: Questions, Decisions By Doug Boyd I am clearly preaching to the choir when I say to oral historians that audio interviewing creates an evocative and effective documentary record. I am an enormous promoter of professionally-recorded audio interviews. You can record professional sounding recordings using a $300 digital audio …

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Tutorial on “Checksum” for Digital Preservation of Oral History

Doug Boyd, director of the Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History at the University of Kentucky Libraries has written  on his blog Digital Omnium a post about the importance of checksums and the digital preservation of oral history.  The post, titled : A Simple Act of Digital Preservation: The Checksum and Oral History, features a video introduction/tutorial. Tweet

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