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Curating oral histories : from interview to archive

Author: Nancy MacKay
Publisher: Walnut Creek, Calif. : Left Coast Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Introduces the user to the tasks required in taking an oral history from the interview to archive. It outlines a number of technical concepts as they apply to oral histories. The body of the text is organized loosely around the tasks that define an archivist's work: acquisition, description, rights management, preservation, and access.
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Genre/Form: Oral histories
Oral history
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MacKay, Nancy, 1945-
Curating oral histories.
Walnut Creek, Calif. : Left Coast Press, ©2007
(OCoLC)891647990
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy MacKay
ISBN: 9781598740578 1598740571 9781598740585 159874058X
OCLC Number: 71126704
Description: 154 pages : illustrations, forms ; 28 cm
Contents: Setting the stage --
Archives administration --
Legal & ethical issues --
Recording technology --
Transcribing --
Cataloging --
Preservation --
Oral histories on the internet --
Challenges of the 21st century.
Responsibility: Nancy MacKay.
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Addresses the crucial issue often overlooked by researchers: How do you ensure that the interview you so carefully collected will be preserved and available in the future? This book looks at the  Read more...

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