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Thursday, August 20 • 1:30pm - 2:00pm
P17 PROFESSIONAL POSTER - Abandoning the Transcript: Optimizing Online Interview Access with Creative Indexing

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In an effort to streamline the process of providing online access to oral history interviews and other audio/visual resources, the Butler Center for Arkansas Studies replaced traditional transcription with an optimized indexing system. After experimenting with several innovative schemes, including a complex series of short clips, staff selected a narrative-based indexing system using naturalistic language and Library of Congress delineation terms. The end result is beneficial to the user and requires limited staff time.

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Stephanie Bayless

Archivist and Assistant Manager, Research Services Division, Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
Stephanie Bayless is the Archivist and Assistant Manager of the Research Services Division at Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, which is the Arkansas history and genealogy department of Central Arkansas Library System. Bayless has a MA in Public History and is a Certified Archivist. Her first book, Obliged to Help: Adolphine Fletcher Terry and the Progressive South, was published in 2011.
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Anna Lancaster

Audio/Visual Specialist, Butler Center for Arkansas Studies


Thursday August 20, 2015 1:30pm - 2:00pm
Ballroom Level Cleveland Convention Center, 300 Lakeside Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44114

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