Palgrave Studies in Oral History

Oral History and Digital Humanities

Voice, Access, and Engagement

Authors: Boyd, Douglas A.

Editors: Larson, M. (Ed.)

  • Boyd and Larson are key figures within the oral history community
  • Contributors to the volume include some of the best-known scholars within the oral history world, including Gerald Zahavi, Sherna Gluck, and Charlie Hardy
  • By covering the evolution of the field up to today, this volume takes a different tack to other books available, by distilling the broader concepts of how oral historians can best engage with technological change.
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Exploring the developments that have occurred in the practice of oral history since digital audio and video became viable, this book explores various groundbreaking projects in the history of digital oral history, distilling the insights of pioneers in the field and applying them to the constantly changing electronic landscape of today.

About the authors

William Schneider, University of Alaska Fairbanks, USA Sherna Berger Gluck, California State University Long Beach, USA Charles Hardy III, West Chester University, USA Gerald Zahavi, SUNY Albany, USA Marjorie McLellan, Wright State University, USA Tom Ikeda, Densho Project, USA Dean Rehberger, Michigan State University, USA Elinor Mazé, Baylor University, USA Stephen Sloan, Baylor University, USA

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Boyd, Douglas A. (et al.)

    Pages 1-16

  • Oral History in the Age of Digital Possibilities

    Schneider, William

    Pages 19-33

  • Why Do We Call It Oral History? Refocusing on Orality/Aurality in the Digital Age

    Gluck, Sherna Berger

    Pages 35-52

  • Adventures in Sound: Aural History, the Digital Revolution, and the Making of “‘I Can Almost See the Lights of Home’: A Field Trip to Harlan County, Kentucky”

    Hardy, Charles

    Pages 53-75

  • “I Just Want to Click on It to Listen”: Oral History Archives, Orality, and Usability

    Boyd, Douglas A.

    Pages 77-96

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Oral History and Digital Humanities
Book Subtitle
Voice, Access, and Engagement
Authors
Editors
  • M. Larson
Series Title
Palgrave Studies in Oral History
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc.
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-32202-9
DOI
10.1057/9781137322029
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-32200-5
Softcover ISBN
978-1-137-32201-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVII, 205
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