UCC launch of the Cork Folklore Project’s online catalogue

For anyone near Cork on 26 June, this will be a unique event...........

Roinn an Bhéaloidis agus na hEitneolaíochta/The Department of Folkore and Ethnology
and the Cork Folklore Project
cordially invite you to the UCC launch of the CFP’s online catalogue by international leader in digital oral history, Doug Boyd, followed by the talk:

‘Accelerating Change: Oral History, Innovation, and Impact’

on Wednesday 26 June 2019, 4-5.30pm.

The programme is as follows:

CACSSS Seminar Room, G.27, O’Rahilly Building G27

4pm                     UCC launch and walk-through of the Cork Folklore Project Online Catalogue

4.30pm              Doug Boyd, ‘Accelerating Change: Oral History, Innovation, and Impact’

5.30pm              Close

All are welcome to either or both events.
This is a great opportunity for anyone interested in oral history, archiving,  and digital cultural heritage platforms and practice.

Doug Boyd is an international expert on oral history, archives, and digital technologies. He is the Director of the Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History at the University of Kentucky Libraries. He manages the Oral History in the Digital Age collaborative initiative publishing current best practices and models for collecting, curating and disseminating oral histories. Additionally, Boyd leads the team at the University of Kentucky that envisioned, designed and implemented OHMS (Oral History Metadata Synchronizer), an open source digital tool for enhancing access to online oral history. Boyd is the co-editor (with Mary A. Larson) of the book Oral History and Digital Humanities: Voice, Access, and Engagement (Palgrave MacMillan 2014), and he is the author of the book Crawfish Bottom: Recovering a Lost Kentucky Community (University Press of Kentucky 2011).

Doug authors the blog Digital Omnium: Oral History, Archives, and Digital Technology and is the author of numerous articles pertaining to oral history, archives and digital technologies. In addition to writing, Boyd co-hosts and co-produces The Wisdom Project podcast, co-hosts the Saving Stories radio program and podcast and he recently served as Executive Producer on the documentaries Kentucky Bourbon Tales: Distilling the Family Business and Quest for the Perfect Bourbon. Doug Boyd received his Ph.D. and M.A. degrees in Folklore from Indiana University and his B.A. degree in History from Denison University in Granville, Ohio.

Dr. Tomás Mac Conmara
Project Manager

Cork Folklore Project
St. Finbarr’s College
Farranferris, Cork
(021) 422-8100

The Cork Folklore Project hours are:
Tuesdays, Wednesdays -- 9AM to 1PM and 2PM to 4.30PM
Thursdays – 9AM to 12.30PM