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Local History in the Library: Listening to South Tyrolean Stories

The term ‘oral history’ generically defines the historical research methodology which collects memories and personal commentaries of historical significance through recorded interviews. An oral history interview usually consists of a well-prepared interviewer listening to an interviewee and recording their conversations in audio or video format. The recordings are transcribed, summarised… Read More

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  • 04 September 2023

An Openness of Municipal Digital PR Magazines as a Local History Material

The public relations (PR) magazines by local governments are published by almost all local governments in Japan and can be considered as highly important regional materials. While PR magazines in printed form are collected and made available at public libraries in each region, in recent years, with the advance of… Read More

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  • 04 September 2023