OHMS: Oral History Metadata Synchronizer Open Source Tool: The Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History at the University of Kentucky Libraries and the University of Kentucky’s Libraries Digital Services have 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.
Project Manager, “Oral History in the Digital Age”; Matrix, Michigan State University. Invited to serve as Project Manager for 2-year IMLS grant project to establish and publish best practices for collecting, curating and disseminating oral histories in the digital age. Partners include the Library of Congress’ American Folklife Center, the American Folklife Society, the Oral History Association, as well as the Smithsonian Institution Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage.