Word of Mouth: Transcribing an Oral History Collection

Thursday, March 17, 2022 - 10:00

This presentation will outline the technological aspects of undertaking a larger-scale oral history transcription project (256 interviews, 180+ hours), including developing guidelines, researching tools, how to transcribe an oral history, researching the content of the oral histories, the process of uploading the materials to the Illinois Digital Archives (IDA), which is a CONTENTdm-based repository, and all the challenges inherent in this type of project.

Presenters: Heidi Margold