This is not an exhaustive list, but a good starting point for those interested in oral history. You may also want to look at our Projects page to see some examples of oral history projects.

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See examples of oral history projects

International oral history associations

International Oral History Association (IOHA)

National Oral History Association of New Zealand (NOHANZ)

Oral History Society (OHS), United Kingdom

Oral History Association, United States

H-OralHist global network

Libraries, museums & archives


National Library of Australia

National Film and Sound Archive

Museum of Australian Democracy

Northern Territory Government

State Library of New South Wales

University of South Australia

United Kingdom

British Library

Organisations of interest


Australian Media Oral History Group

Federation of Australian Historical Societies

Australian Historical Association

Professional Historians Australia

Australasian Sound Recordings Association 

Australian Copyright Council

United States

Oral History in the Digital Age

Access oral history projects & collections

This is not an exhaustive list, but provides a useful sample of projects available.


The projects here are selected for their broad scope and/or innovation.

USC Shoah Foundation Visual History Archive  – video testimonies of survivors and witnesses of genocide

Densho – oral histories of Japanese Americans incarcerated during WWII

Oral History in the Digital Age –  resources for oral historians working with digital technologies

Mass Observation Archive – recording everyday life in Britain

Australia – national

These projects are deemed national because of their scope and/or location in a national archive.

Australian Generations Oral History Project

Australian Paralympic stories

Bringing Them Home Oral History Project

Folk music by John Meredith

Forgotten Australians and Former Child Migrants project

Interviews by Hazel de Berg

Australia – local

This is a sampling of projects related to a specific issue or community in Australia.


The Street – Brisbane’s Westend


Greek Migration Experience Project

Parliament of Western Australia Oral History Program


26 days – The Battle of Coral Balmoral

The First Friday in February

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