Tag: oral history

Oral History: Place in Public History

Oral tradition is the foundation for tracking history.  When people started coming together and sharing their stories, that was the beginning of oral tradition.  We can see the effects of oral tradition throughout history, but most notably with the sharing of religions and similarities between different oral versions, before writing became common.  Fast forward a …

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Oral History Metadata Synchronizer

The University of Kentucky created an Oral History Metadata Synchronizer (OHMS) in order for users to add metadata to oral histories.  It has created multiple tutorials and guides to make using the site more user friendly.  It allows the user to not only add metadata, but also to add transcripts and tags.  Audio and video can …

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