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Pre- and Post-Conference Workshops on Archiving and Oral History (Online) [Past Event]

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Detailed Conference Program

Into the Digital Age

Wednesday, May 11, 2022 | 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM (Pacific Time)

Information on tools for archiving in the digital age, including web archiving, ePADD for email archiving, and Digital Humanities tools.


ePADD for Email Archiving, Sally Debauche, Department of Special Collections, Stanford Libraries
Digital Humanities Tools, Quinn Dombrowski, Department of Special Collections, Stanford Libraries
Web Archiving, Peter Chan, Department of Special Collections, Stanford Libraries

Chair: Ron Nakao, Social Science Data Librarian, Stanford Libraries


Introduction to Oral History: Project Planning and Interviewing Basics

Saturday, May 14, 2022 | 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (Pacific Time)

Practical tips for those hoping to document community history through the methodology of oral history. Participants will become familiar with the principles, ethics, and best practices of oral history; learn key oral history interviewing techniques; and discuss project planning and recording. The workshop will include a series of interactive listening exercises.

Natalie Marine-Street, Oral History Program Manager, Stanford Historical Society, Stanford University


What to Save? Basic Archival and Records Management Practices

Saturday, May 14, 2022 | 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM (Pacific Time)

This workshop will provide practical information for organizing, selecting, and preserving materials long-term. Participants will learn archival principles and best practices for dealing with personal, family, and corporate papers.

Josh Schneider, University Archivist, Department of Special Collections, Stanford Libraries
Annie Schweikert, Digital Archivist, Department of Special Collections, Stanford Libraries