You can search for an interview in three distinct ways.
PDF transcript search
This search allows you to search the text of the pdfs in the collection. It should be noted that interviewees were permitted to amend these transcripts, so they may differ from the Audio Visual record.
The full functionality of this system has not been set up, so it is not possible to filter by fields. Once a search result has been returned it is necessary to go back to the pdf, and repeat the search in the individual document.
The Speech-to-text transcriptions do contain inaccuracies, which could not be amended during the course of the project. If your search does not return a result, it may be because of an error in the machine transcription, and not because the word does not appear in the site data. In this instance, it is advisable to try alternative words or spellings and/or search the pdf transcriptions.
Once you enter a single Oral History interview, you can then listen to/watch the recording, read the transcripts and explore and analyse them in various ways.
Below the title of the interview you can find basic information - the ‘identity’ of the interview, (the Collection where it belongs), the name of the interviewer and interviewee, the interview date, the duration of the interview as well as the associated transcripts for this interview. In most cases there is also an image of the interviewee.
Specifically, for each interview you can:
Teaching resources can be found here https://blogs.sussex.ac.uk/connected-histories-of-the-bbc/teaching-resources/
Advanced search information can be found here: https://blogs.sussex.ac.uk/connected-histories-of-the-bbc/using-the-chbbc-catalogue/
Using the CHBBC Website