Interested in undertaking your own oral history project with DH Press?
Check out these resources:
PowerPoint: Download the PowerPoint for the “Behind the Scenes: The Making of Digital Portobelo” workshop, held 15 April 2015 at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (PDF version also available).
Data: Download the data for the first phase of the project.
Data Dictionary: View the data dictionary we used to construct the data.
Transcript Formatting: View the protocols for formatting your transcripts for DH Press.
What You’ll Need:
|Digital content||Oral histories, transcripts||Partial or full transcripts are required; use up to 2 transcripts per oral history|
|Tools||Audio editing software||E.g.: Audacity, GarageBand (Mac)|
|Tool for timestamping||Express Scribe provides timestamps down to the microsecond|
|Spreadsheet software||Spreadsheet should support UTF-8 encoding (Excel does not; OpenOffice does)|
|Web resources||SoundCloud account||SoundCloud Pro Unlimited account allows for unlimited uploads|
|WordPress||Requires server space (free hosting at wordpress.com is not compatible); server space can be acquired via third-party hosting, such as HostGator|
|DH Press plugin||Grab the latest stable version (2.5) from GitHub and the base map library|