Tutorials

The Oral History Centre facilitates students’, researchers’, and community members’ collaborative learning about the theory and practice of oral history. Please browse our collection of informative articles and instructional tutorials containing resources such as software and hardware training, oral history guidelines and best practices.

  • Apr 30, 2013

    The Zoom H1 is a pocket-sized digital recorder with built-in X-Y stereo directional microphones. Because both mics are arranged on the same axis, they are equidistant from the sound source for...

  • Zoom H2N Banner
    Apr 24, 2013

    The Zoom H2N is a pocket-sized digital recorder that captures pristine audio recordings. The unique design of the recorder enables you to record in Mid-Side (MS) stereo, 90° X/Y stereo, 2-channel...

  • Introduction to Blue Yeti
    Feb 7, 2013

    The Yeti is one of the most advanced and versatile multi-pattern USB microphones available anywhere. Combining three capsules and four different pattern settings, the Yeti is an ultimate tool for...

  • An Introduction to Express Scribe
    Feb 3, 2013

    Express Scribe is professional audio player software for PC or Mac designed to assist the transcription of audio recordings.

    A typist can install it on their computer and control audio...

  • Introduction to Audacity
    Oct 25, 2012

    Audacity is a program that manipulates digital audio waveforms. In addition to recording sounds directly from within the program, it imports many sound file formats, including WAV, AIFF, and MP3....

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