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Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History



OHMS Viewer

 The Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History at the University of Kentucky Libraries has created a web-based, system called OHMS (Oral History Metadata Synchronizer) to inexpensively and efficiently enhance access to and discovery of oral history online. The OHMS system provides users word-level search capability and a time-correlated transcript or index connecting the textual search term to the corresponding moment in the recorded interview online. The OHMS system is free and open-source and currently being used by over 100  archives in 18different countries.

For more information about using or implementing OHMS for your institution, visit the OHMS website at http://www.oralhistoryonline.org

To learn more about OHMS:

(Article) OHMS: Enhancing Access to Oral History for Free, by Doug Boyd, Oral History Review 40 (1):95-106.

(Tutorial) Indexing an Interview in OHMS: An Overview, Doug Boyd, Danielle Gabbard, Sara Price, and Alana Boltz



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