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U.S. History: Oral History

Oral History: An Overview

For information on resources for conducting oral history, definitions of oral history, and a selection of databases, consult the library's Oral History Resources guide.  A selection of databases and oral history centers pertinent to the United States is available at Oral History (U.S.).

Northwestern University's IRB Institutional Review Board Office is primarily responsible for developing and directing the University’s Human Subject Protection Program (HSPP).. The HSPP mission is to be a model program of excellence in protecting the rights and welfare of human subjects involved in research.  Consult the IRB for information on policies involving oral history research.

A selection of oral history databases, projects and centers may be found at Oral History (U.S.).