Designing an Oral History Project

Notes on Interviewing

Tape Label (example)

Field Notes (example)

Tape Index (example) (pdf)

Transcriber's Guidelines

Budget, Equipment, Materials for an Oral History Project

Equipment Currently Used by the SOHP

Transcript (example) (pdf)

Technical guidelines for Tape Recorded Interviews

Ten Tips for Interviewers

Selected Bibliography and Web Resources

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Oral History: A Practical Guide (Fourth Edition, Nov. 2005)

The SOHP's popular "Oral History: A Practical Guide" (Fourth edition, Nov. 2005) represents a comprehensive introduction to critical aspects to oral history fieldwork. The Guide includes a full complement of resources to assist in the design, execution, and processing of oral history interviews. Please see the links at left.

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