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Acquisition

Appraisal

  • Appraisal grid – some of the questions to be asked when considering a donation (rtf printable file)

Description

Digitization

Fees

Heritage Strategy

Indexing

Oral History

  • Bruce Jackson, Fieldwork (Urbana & Chicago: Univeristy of Illinois Press, 1987).
  • Edward D. Ives, The Tape Recorded Interview: A Manual for Field Workers in Folklore & Oral History (Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1980).
  • Folklife and Fieldwork: A Layman’s Introduction to Field Techniques
  • Kenneth S. Goldstein, A Guide for Field Workers in Folklore (Hatboro, PA: Folklore Associates, 1964).
  • Release Form – sample

Planning

Preservation