Three-Point Lighting for Video Oral History

For several years, professional video technologies have become increasingly more affordable and accessible. We see more oral history projects utilizing HD (high definition) and 4K video as the primary recording…

Zoom Podtrak p4 and phone interviews

Zoom has just released the PodTrak P4 ($199), an impressive recorder with the built-in ability to easily conduct and record high quality telephone interviews. As more of our oral history…

USB Microphones: The Bumblebee

As oral history and podcast interviewers around the world look for remote interviewing solutions for conducting oral history interviews during a pandemic, a lot has changed about the way we…

Digital Audio Recorders: Zoom H4N Pro;

The H4n Pro is an update to the very popular H4n which was a very popular recorder. The primary update to the H4n Pro is the improved preamps resulting the…

OHMS and Omeka: The OHMS Plugin Suite

This post is about the Nunn Center’s release of the OHMS plugin suite for Omeka that integrates OHMS (the Oral History Metadata Synchronizer) and Omeka in several powerful ways. But…

Superscope PMR61: An Unexpected Surprise

In just the past few years, professional quality portable audio recorders have continued to evolve and improve.  I am the director of the Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History in…

Using OHMS to Index Oral History: A Detailed Tutorial

Testing 1-2-3: Zoom H-5 Microphone Test

Informed Accessioning: 6 Questions

A Stitch in Time: Guide to Stitching Video Files