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Oral History Interviews Guide

This guide offers resources, samples, best practices, and other useful information for conducting oral history interviews at the College of William and Mary.

W&M Policies

Members of the William & Mary community should be aware that Oral History interviews are subject to federal and institutional compliance requirements  just like any other research activity involving living human subjects.

All research involving human subjects must be reviewed by an Institutional Review Board (IRB). Further direction and instructions for members of the William & Mary community submitting a human subjects proposal are available.  The Oral History Association also provides an overview and information for individuals based in universities whose oral history projects are subject to review by an Institutional Review Board (IRB), which is also of great use to individuals navigating this process.

Dean of Students Student Conduct page:

Resources for faculty and staff from the Office of the Provost: