During this period of social distancing, COPH has compiled a list of resources to review and consider concerning remote interviewing for oral history projects. We will be updating this list as more resources become available.
Please contact us at coph@fullerton.edu if you have suggestions for additional resources.

Resources for Remote Interviewing

Baylor University Institute for Oral History and OHA - Oral History at a Distance: Conducting Remote InterviewsOpens in new window

  • Webinar recorded on March 31, 2020 addessing the dynamics of conducting remote oral history interviews.
    *SlidesPDF File Opens in new window from the webinar, a summaryPDF File Opens in new window , and a digest of additional resources mentioned in the webinar chat and Q&A, are also available on the OHA websiteOpens in new window .

Baylor University - Oral History TechnologyOpens in new window (see section on Long Distance Recording)

Columbia Center for Oral History Research (CCOHR) - Oral History of Disasters and PandemicsOpens in new window

  • Webinar recorded on April 16, 2020 with CCOHR Director, Mary Marshall Clark. Webinar addresses how to plan and conduct oral histories in communities affected by disasters. Links to additional resourcesOpens in new window , including the newly-released Working Guide to Documenting Catastrophe through Oral History, based on the 9/11 research of the Center for Oral History Research.

LSU Libraries T. Harry Williams Center for Oral History - Remote Interviewing ConsiderationsPDF File Opens in new window  (*draft only)

Oral History Society - Advice on Remote Oral History Interviewing During Covid-19 PandemicOpens in new window

Vermont Folklife Center - Recording Interviews RemotelyOpens in new window


“Immunodeficiency and Oral History”Opens in new window by Sarah Dziedzic
Think piece by an Oral Historian practicing in New York City