Vermont Folklife Center Archive :: Field Research Guides

In an effort to provide useful information to fieldworkers, students, community scholars, and others interested in cultural documentation, ethnography and oral history, the Vermont Folklife Center archive provides online access to a series of research guides.

Digital Audio Field Recording Equipment Guide :: An overview of digital audio field recording technologies currently available to researchers.

Audio Recording Equipment Guide: Retired Equipment List :: A list of audio field recording technologies that have been retired from inclusion in the Digital Audio Recording Equipment Guide. Currently covers information on analog cassette, DAT, laptop interfaces, MiniDisc and Hi-MD.

Field Recording in the Digital Age :: Information on working with Solid State digital audio recording equipment such as the Marantz PMD660.

Digital Editing of Field Audio :: A basic introduction to digitizing and editing field audio for access and distribution.

Resources on the Preservation of Materials in Ethnographic and Oral History Collections :: An overview of Web and print resources on the preservation of multimedia mateirals commonly found in ethnographic and oral history archives.

Advice for Interviewing in the Wake of Hurricane Irene :: Some brief suggestions for conducting interviews related to the experience and impact of Hurricane Irene on residents of Vermont.