Saturday, December 1, 2012

Doug Boyd Shares UK Oral History Expertise

“Information in this day and age is rarely scarce, but often not collected and saved properly for future generations. However, one national project under the leadership of oral historian Doug Boyd, director of the Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History at University of Kentucky Libraries, hopes to remedy that through the dissemination of best practices via the Oral History in the Digital Age (OHDA).”
“Funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and hosted online by Matrix at Michigan State University (MSU), OHDA currently contains around 70 essays by experts and leading practitioners around the country on best practices for collecting, curating and disseminating oral history; the "Thinking Big" video series; and links to nearly 200 best practices documents online.”

The full UK press release can be found here:

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