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How to increase your typing speed

'Touch-typing' means being able to type without looking at the keys because you've memorised where they are. If you can't touch-type, learn If you can't touch-type, you really should learn. Touch...

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Why outsource your audio transcription?

Outsource to an expert If  your business needs case notes, reports, minutes or transcripts accurately documented, it makes good sense to outsource your audio transcription to an expert so you: ...

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Editing oral history transcripts

Oral histories can remain just that - oral - or they can be transcribed into an oral history transcript. For more information about recording and transcribing oral histories go to: Recording and t...

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Recording and transcribing oral histories

An oral history is a recording or transcript of someone's memories of their own life experiences. Oral histories are usually recorded into digital audio files then produced as transcripts of the pe...

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Recording telephone meetings for transcription

Request permission before recording It is illegal to record any telephone conversation without the other person's consent in some states and territories of Australia. Even where it is legal to do...

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How to produce accurate transcripts of interviews and focus groups?

To produce accurate transcripts of interviews and focus groups, you need: suitable audio transcription equipment accurate touch-typing skills excellent hearing and listening skills ex...

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3-point plan for producing perfect transcripts

3-point plan for producing perfect transcripts of interviews and focus groups: Create a template Produce the 1st draft Proofread the transcript. Before we get started: I'll assume you...

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Tips for recording interviews and focus groups

Interviews and focus groups are recorded by post-graduate students, oral historians and researchers in all kinds of industries. However, many researchers don't know that if you want clear, accurate...

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