For a time beginning in the 1970s, cassette tapes were very popular for recording oral histories. Today, these cassettes have exceeded their expected lifespan. Photographs, newspapers, and yearbooks fill many online repositories, but libraries and archives may find themselves wondering how to digitize an audio collection. This article presents a case study of one librarian’s effort to run a pilot digitization project for twenty-one oral history cassettes.
The American Archivist
Pearman, A. (2019). Teachers' tales go online: Digitizing oral histories on cassettes. The American Archivist, 82(1), 124-136.