Title of Presentation

From Can of Worms to Online Collection: Digitizing the Oral Histories of the Tacoma Community History Project

Presentation Type

Presentation

Description

This presentation will share a practical approach to the challenges and opportunities of making oral histories available online. We will share our own experience of wading into what at first seemed to be intractable complexity but ultimately became a rich way for the UW Tacoma Library to support the educational mission of our campus and connect with local communities.

Conference Track

Other

Start Date

8-2-2013 11:05 AM

End Date

8-2-2013 11:50 AM

Persistent Identifier

http://archives.pdx.edu/ds/psu/20035

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From Can of Worms to Online Collection: Digitizing the Oral Histories of the Tacoma Community History Project

This presentation will share a practical approach to the challenges and opportunities of making oral histories available online. We will share our own experience of wading into what at first seemed to be intractable complexity but ultimately became a rich way for the UW Tacoma Library to support the educational mission of our campus and connect with local communities.