State Library of NSW recently launched an online guide to its Oral History and Sound collections.
Having actively collected oral history and sound since the 1980s, its collection of oral histories, radio interviews, talks, podcasts and recordings of performances and seminars is the largest in NSW and one of the largest in Australia.
The guide explains how to find, then access, the Library's collection, including:
It also includes listings of other State Library and online resources useful to people studying or interested in oral history theory and practice, promotes a sample of works in the Library’s collection that are the end products of oral history work and has links to over 50 online oral history related websites in Australia and internationally. The guide is to be welcomed as it raises the profile of State Library of NSW's oral history collections considerably.