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Oral History Guides for Bench and Bar
Interview Outlines | Release Agreements | Transcription | Sample Interviews
General Web Resources | Manuals

Oral History Guides for Bench and Bar


Interview Outlines

Release Agreements

Transcription


Sample Interviews


General Web Resources

    Oral History Association
    Website of national association. Includes principles, best practices, and web guides.

    Oral History in the Digital Age
    Collaborative website featuring experts in oral history on current best practices and models for collecting, curating, and disseminating oral histories. Include essays, web guides, and interactive tools (“Ask Doug”) providing guidance on fair use and selecting recorders and microphones.

    Digitalomnium: Oral History, Archives, and Digital Technology
    Blog providing practical advice about oral history, archives and digital technologies and features regular posts on topics relating to recording, archiving, digital preservation and online dissemination of oral histories.

    H-OralHist
    Network for scholars and professionals active in studies related to oral history. Affiliated with the Oral History Association.

Manuals

    Doing Oral History, 3rd ed. Donald A. Ritchie. New York: Oxford University Press, 2015.

    A Guide to Oral History and the Law, 2nd ed. John H. Neuenschwander. New York: Oxford University Press, 2014.

    The Oral History Manual. Barbara W. Sommer and Mary Kay Quinlan. Lanham, Md.: AltaMira Press, 2009.





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