Oral History Notes

Metadata - Suggested Fields

  • Name of interviewer
  • Name of interviewee
  • Abstract
  • Date
  • Place of interview
  • Subject Headings
  • Keywords
  • Abstract
  • Recording device
  • Length of recording
  • Audio Format

 

Transcription Technology

Transcription Essays

Transcription Examples

Examples of Digital Collections with Oral Histories:

  • Kentucky Digital Library: Powered by OHMS

http://kdl.kyvl.org

  • Telling Their Stories: Oral History Archives Project

http://www.tellingstories.org/

  • Back from Iraq: the veterans' stories project

http://wpsu.org/backfromiraq/index

  • History Makers

http://www.thehistorymakers.com/

  • From Combat to Kentucky Oral History Project

http://www.nunncenter.org/c2ky/

  • Buffalo Trace Distillery Oral History Project

http://www.nunncenter.org/buffalotrace/

  • Densho: The Japanese American Legacy Project

http://www.densho.org/archive/default.asp

  • Oral Histories of the American South

http://docsouth.unc.edu/sohp/browse/topics.html?cat=20

 

Links to Best Practices