Recording Oral History

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WEBINARS

Webinar: Integrating OHMS and Omeka

Announcing an upcoming webinar providing a comprehensive introduction to integrating OHMS and Omeka.   Webinar Registration: Friday, April 9, 2021 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm (EDT) Webinar Description: This webinar explores how to integrate the OHMS plugin suite with Omeka…

Webinar: OHMS Next Steps

Announcing an upcoming webinar providing a more advanced look at OHMS including more Webinar Registration: Thursday, April 8, 2021 from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM (EDT) Webinar Description: OHMS Next Steps is a webinar designed for those who want…

Webinar: Introduction to OHMS

Announcing an upcoming webinar providing a comprehensive introduction to OHMS: Webinar Registration: Tuesday, April 6, 2021, 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM (EDT) Webinar Description: The Oral History Metadata Synchronizer (OHMS) is a free and open source web-based system designed…

Using Jotform for Oral History Deed of Gift Submission

There is a tremendous amount of attention placed on the numerous technical challenges involved when remotely recording oral history interviews; however, the logistical challenges can be of equal importance. One logistical challenge is the simple act of obtaining signatures…

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 projects include remote interviewing, most of the focus is…

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 conduct oral history and our notion of best practices.…

TheirStory

Webinar: Using Theirstory for Remote Oral History Interviewing

The Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History recently launched a national interviewing project using a new video interviewing platform called TheirStory. This webinar will present how to use TheirStory for conducting remote oral history interviews. Specific topics will…

Digital Audio Recorder: Sound devices Mixpre-3…OMG

In my mind there were three tiers of portable audio recorders: the low-end (under $400), the mid/high-range professional ( $401-$1,499), and the super premium recorders (more than $1,500). For years, this tripartite structure worked quite well. If you were…