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Military History Bibliography - Regrouping

Yona,

The issue, of course, is maintenance, as you suggest. It seems that the military oral history interest group could take it on as a task to update the list, say every three to six months. Then you could send the updated list to the OHA executive office, and we'd mount the new version on the website.

Cliff Kuhn
Executive Director
Oral History Association

Combining an oral history book with online interview audio

My colleague Anisa Puri and I are developing a proposal for an oral history paperback book which will be simultaneously published as an e-book with direct links to the online audio of the interviews used in the book. We'd value suggestions from H-OralHist colleagues about examples of such work, or readings about creating this type of hybrid aural history publication.

March Oral History Review posts on OUPblog

Our March 28th OUPblog contribution features Abbie Reese's photos and podcast, where we featured her new book, Dedicated to God: An Oral History of Cloistered Nuns. Here’s its URL:

https://blog.oup.com/2014/03/oral-history-collective-memory-community-cloistered-nuns/

On 3/14, Alisa Del Tufo wrote a piece for us about the Threshold Collaborative. What's the Threshold Collaborative? Click below and find out.

University of Southern Mississippi Center for Oral History wins award

Congratulations to the University of Southern Mississippi's Center for Oral History and Cultural Heritage for receiving the Mississippi Historical Society's Award of Merit for its contrubtions to museums in Mississippi and the region!

Cliff Kuhn
Executive Director
Oral History Association

Military History Bibliography - Regrouping

First of all, thanks to the dozen or so people who already posted info about their military history OH archives on the old listserv. I'll get those into this system as soon as I figure it out. (As a learning exercise, search for your message). In the meantime, continuing with a suggestion made by Cliff Kuhn about an alternative to collecting info for a bib:

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