Curating Oral Histories: From Interview to Archive by Nancy MacKay

By Nancy MacKay

The interview is finished, the recorder packed away, and you've got captured the narrator's voice for posterity. the majority of your oral heritage is finished?or is it? Nancy MacKay, archivist and oral historian, addresses the the most important factor usually ignored via researchers: How do you make sure that the interview you so conscientiously recorded could be preserved and on hand sooner or later? MacKay is going rigorously during the numerous steps that ensue after the interview?transcribing, cataloging, retaining, archiving, and making your examine obtainable to others. Written in a pragmatic, instructive type, MacKay publications readers, step-by-step, to make the oral historical past ?archive ready?, bargains making plans concepts, and offers hyperlinks to the most up-tp-date details during this quickly evolving box. This publication could be of curiosity to oral historians, librarians, archivists and others who behavior oral historical past and continue oral heritage fabrics. See extra at http://www.nancymackay.net/curating/

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