Suggested Guidelines for Recorded Interviews


In this video, Guha Shankar, Folklife Specialist at the American Folklife Center of the Library of Congress, discusses guidelines and best practices for conducting interviews in community settings. Some of the topics covered include getting prepared for your interview, gathering metadata while performing fieldwork, how to create good interview questions, and the importance of observing cultural protocols. This video was recorded during the 2015 Post-ATALM SHN Workshop held at the Library of Congress in Washington DC, on September 13-15, 2015.