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Geotourist Audio Guide Exclusive Offer

June 10, 2016 by

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Geotourist is a digital navigation audio guide to help you learn about the world around you as described by local experts and organisations. Have you ever walked past a beautiful sculpture or interesting building and wondered what it was or what the artist or designer’s inspiration or story behind the place is? Or have you […]

British Universities Film & Video Council launch audiovisual citation guidelines

March 28, 2013 by

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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’- New Online Resource from EMOHA

March 24, 2013 by

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‘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: Recommendations of low-priced oral history equipment

March 22, 2013 by

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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

Interviewing Tips from EMOHA Oral History Day 2011

August 22, 2011 by

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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 […]

New BBC Guide to Oral History Video and Guidance Sheets

August 15, 2011 by

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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. […]

Interviewing for Research: Guide to One-to-One Interviews by Colin Hyde

July 7, 2011 by

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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 […]