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Introduction to Oral History: Project Preparation

This LibGuide will provide information and resources for the practice of oral history.

Training Resources

There are a number of resources which describe the basics of organizing an oral history project, including selecting topics, developing questions, choosing and purchasing equipment, interviewing techniques, and making your interviews accessible.

Baylor University:
Oral History Workshop on the Web
Online Workshops

California State University Long Beach, Department of History, Oral History Program:
Oral History Primer by Sherna Berger Gluck
Oral History in the Digital Age

Southern Oral History Program, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Practical Guide to Oral History

Step-by-Step Guide to Oral History by Judith Moyer


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