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Transcribing oral history workshop (online)

October 28, 2021 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm

Have you completed some oral history interviews, but aren’t sure how to go about transcribing them?
Do you have interviews in your library, museum or historical society collection that haven’t been transcribed yet?
Would you like some guidance on how to go about preparing clear and informative transcripts that will be valuable research tools?
If you answered yes to any of these, then this workshop is for you. This hands-on workshop will cover:
 the importance of transcribing oral history interviews, and the consequences of inaccurate
 the difference between spoken and written English and its significance for transcripts
 setting out transcripts
 transcription dilemmas and how to deal with them
 hints for improving the value of transcripts
 useful software
 is voice recognition software a reasonable substitute?
 ideas for using oral history transcripts

Date: Thursday 28 October 2021
Time: 10:30am – 1:30pm (ACT, NSW, Vic, Tas) 10am – 1pm (SA) 9:30am – 12:30pm (Qld) 9am – 12 noon (NT)  7:30am – 10:30am (WA)
Venue: online. Instructions for installing and using the software will be provided upon registration.
Cost: $80 per person, $60 for concession card holder/student

Bookings are essential. Please book and pay online using the link on this page: