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Transcribing Tips: I’m Gonna Write This Just ‘Cause

Creating verbatim transcripts can be challenging.  My staff has had hours of discussion and debate about this over the years.  A question recently came to me asking (paraphrased): Since the Nunn Center wants “verbatim” transcripts, how do you handle…

Survey of Oral History Podcasts

There is no doubt that the podcasting movement has accelerated in the past few years, and I am an enormous fan of podcasts that relate to history. You will often find me with headphones on, and, more than likely,…

Using OHMS to Index Oral History: A Detailed Tutorial

I have been traveling around and talking a great deal, lately, about OHMS (Oral History Metadata Synchronizer).  If you aren’t aware of OHMS, its a free, open source digital tool that improves the user experience for online oral history–connecting…

Recording Phone Interviews: JK Audio QuickTap

First up for my reviews of analog devices for digitally recording telephone interviews will be the JK Audio QuickTap which costs $59. The QuickTap is an inexpensive way to easily interface your landline telephone with your digital audio recorder.  A…