Author: Cait McKinney

Collaboratory Updates! New Audio Digitization Station and Volunteer Training Workshop, plus Lesbians Making History!


This month the LGBTQ Collaboratory held our first audio digitization workshop, where potential volunteers were trained on the use of our new audio digitization station. This station allows us to create preservation quality .wav files from cassette tapes as well as noise-reduced, streaming ready versions that will eventually be made available to researchers through the online interface we’re currently developing. Al Stanton-Hagan, Cait McKinney, and Nicholas Matte lead the workshop for an enthusiastic group of […]

January Updates from the Collaboratory


The Oral History and Digital Archives Collaboratory research project is back at work, meeting regularly on Fridays at the CLGA.  This week Cait McKinney led an excellent workshop on audio digitization for Al, Nick, and Rebecka.  While digitization may seem intimidating to some, it took only a few hours to learn to operate the hardware and software. Cait has developed a wonderful training manual and put together all of the hardware and equipment.  This means […]