Recording equipment and all things digital

The golden rule for all oral history is to make as good a recording as you can, and this means using a high quality sound recorder. This guide also gives advice on microphones, archiving, and using Audacity sound editing software.

Tips on using Audacity can also be found on our podcast guidance page while the 'Introduction to Audacity' below is a brief outline of what Audacity can do.

Guide: digital oral history

Download the digital oral history guide (PDF, 391kb)

Guide: using Audacity

Download the Audacity guide (PDF, 212kb)

Podcast summary: recording, reviewing and editing

Download the podcast summary (PDF, 208kb)

Podcast: recording, reviewing and editing

Download the podcast (MP3, 8,549kb)

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