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Recording and documenting oral histories

An oral history is a spoken or documented record of someone's memories of their own life experiences. Oral histories are handed down from generation to generation, or stories of someone's own life....

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Debriefing and confidentiality, when writing or editing sensitive or explicit material

Maintaining confidentiality If you're working in a position where you've got access to your clients' private information (such as their life stories or researched information), it's essential to m...

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We are open for business in COVID-19

Update: on 1/7/20, we recommenced meeting with clients in 'safe' areas face to face, in addition to our online methods of communicating and consulting with clients, in non-lockdown areas (such as m...

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Re-positioning your business in a COVID-19 world

The businesses that stay afloat, during the next few months of COVID-19 restrictions and closures in Australia, will be those business that are able to: adapt to change find new ways of doi...

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Our typists and audio transcriptionists

Our typists and transcriptionists have signed Confidentiality Agreements with On Time Typing, Editing and Proofreading. We guarantee 98% accuracy for: copy typed documents (as long as the o...

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Audio transcription programs and tools

To produce transcripts yourself, you need a transcription program, headset (earphones) and footpedal. If you're shopping around for an audio transcription program, make sure you do some research...

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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 software and equipment accurate touch-typing skills excellent ears (hearing and lis...

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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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