19 April 2022 Exploring oral history collections at the Alexander Turnbull Library

Kia ora koutou – Valerie Love, Oral History curator at ATL is giving an online talk next week at lunchtime Tuesday 19th April on connecting to the oral history collections.

Exploring oral history collections at the Alexander Turnbull Library

Date: Tuesday 19 April 2022, 12pm to 1pm
Cost: Free.
Location: Online — Zoom
This talk will explore some of the recent additions to the oral history collections at the Alexander Turnbull Library, and offer guidance on searching for oral history materials on the Library’s website and catalogues.
Accessing oral histories at the Alexander Turnbull Library
Do you know what the history of ice cream manufacturing, nursing education, and conservation of yellow eyed penguins all have in common? They are just some of the topics of oral history projects conducted in Aotearoa New Zealand, and recently made available to researchers at the Alexander Turnbull Library.
Join Valerie Love, Senior Digital Archivist and Curator for Oral History and Sound collections, to explore some of the recent additions of oral history material at the Alexander Turnbull Library. The session will also offer guidance on searching for oral history materials on the Library’s website and catalogues.
Connecting to Collections talks are held on the 3rd Tuesday of each month (February to November).
Register for a link to join this talk
This event will be delivered using Zoom. You do not need to install the software in order to attend, you can opt to run zoom from your browser.
Register if you’d like to join this talk and we’ll send you the link to use on the day.
About the speaker
Valerie Love is Kaipupuri Pūranga Matihiko Matua Senior Digital Archivist at the Alexander Turnbull Library, and also Curator for Oral History and Sound Collections, focusing on born-digital oral history collections.

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