Have you ever wondered how to cite a television advert? Or what about an extra from a DVD? Do you ever need to provide advice to students or contributors about how to reference audiovisual content within their own work? The British Universities Film & Video Council (BUFVC) has today launched a pioneering set of guidelines to help answer all these […]
‘Dialect & Oral History: The East Midlands’ is a new resource on East Midlands Oral History Archive‘s website. This project was a collaborative research project conducted in 2011-2012 by researchers from the University of Leicester and Nottingham Trent University. Funded by The British Academy, the project concerned itself with identifying variation and change in the […]
Article and comments on buying cheapest oral history recording equipment, from The Guardian: http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/askjack/2013/mar/21/which-voice-recorder-capture-parents-history
Along with many oral history enthusiasts from the East Midlands and beyond, I attended the East Midlands Oral History Archive’s (EMOHA) Oral History Day on Wednesday 6th July 2011. It was a great day, with many interesting presentations and a good exchange of ideas for, and experiences of, the world of oral history. Towards the end […]
The BBC have revamped some of their oral history guidance. The older stuff had been languishing in their website since 2005. The new stuff, filed under their Hands on History brand, now includes a video, entitled “How to undertake your own oral history interview”. There are some basic but shiny new PDF guidance sheets too. […]
Following the excellent Oral History Day by East Midlands Oral History Archive (EMOHA) yesterday (6th July 2011), I thought I’d share a website with you I have come across in the past, that I have used, and have now been reminded of. It’s the Interviewing for Research site by Colin Hyde, from EMOHA . The great thing is […]
Continuing the recent theme of ‘teaching oral history’, this is just a quick one to flag up: Historical Insights: Oral History by Graham Smith It’s a useful guide to teaching oral history in higher education from the History Subject Centre. Graham Smith is Senior Lecturer at Royal Holloway, University of London and current Chair of the Oral History Society.