Welcome to H-Oralhist, a member of the H-Net, Humanities & Social Sciences On-Line initiative. H-Oralhist is a network for scholars and professionals active in studies related to oral history. It is affiliated with the Oral History Association.

Recent Content

Release of OHMS Suite of Plugins for Omeka and new Omeka theme for oral history

We are pleased to announce the release of a new suite of Omeka plugins that allow users to easily integrate OHMS indexes into this content management system, so that you can import OHMS xml files directly into Omeka and search across interview indexes, with the OHMS viewer displaying at the Omeka item level. If you are a fan of these two open source tools, you'll like them even better now that they work together so nicely.

Search for partners/associates

Oral History and Folklife Research, a 501(c)(3) non profit is looking for associates/partners to help build the organization.  OHFR was founded in 2013, and has conducted oral history projects among the disability community, immigrants, hunters and sportsmen, and cannery workers.  We conduct workshops for community scholars and consult with communities regarding oral history materials. We work on a project and contract basis.

Survey - Encuesta: How do you deal with digital tools and ethical dilemmas in oral history?

Dear all,

I am conducting an online survey as part of my PhD project on digital oral history. This survey focuses on digital tools and ethical dilemmas and is open to anyone who has already recorded, archived or disseminated oral history interviews.