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Training: Building Online Archives of Community Stories, Edinburgh

August 8, 2016 by


Building Online Archives of Community Stories 19–20th September 2016, University of Edinburgh This workshop offers an introduction to creating online archives for communities and community groups. Who is the workshop for? This workshop is primarily for community groups and community members who have been gathering materials with a view to archiving, or who already have […]

Connecting Scotland’s Sounds Training Opportunities 2016-2017

August 2, 2016 by


Connecting Scotland’s Sounds is pleased to announce a series of free-to-attend knowledge exchange and training opportunities across Scotland. The events are supported by a 2016-2017 grant from Esmee Fairbairn. The next 12 months will offer unique opportunities for those caring for sound archives in or about Scotland to extend their knowledge of best practice relating to preserving and […]

Geotourist Audio Guide Exclusive Offer

June 10, 2016 by


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


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


‘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


Article and comments on buying cheapest oral history recording equipment, from The Guardian:

Interviewing Tips from EMOHA Oral History Day 2011

August 22, 2011 by


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 […]