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Oral history is a field of study and a method of gathering, preserving and interpreting the voices and memories of people, communities, and participants in past events. Oral history is both the oldest type of historical inquiry, predating the written word, and one of the most modern, initiated with tape recorders in the 1940s and now using 21st-century digital technologies. Original Source : https://www.oralhistory.org/

The library has embarked on a journey to record and document ‘tacit knowledge’ of its retired scholars; many who are distinguished and reputable experts in their fields.  A workshop was conducted in 2018 attended by all team members at Janda Baik to gain a knowledge on theories and techniques on conducting oral history.

The Narrators

Professor Emeritus Dato ’Dr. Isahak Bin Haron

Dato’ Dr Zaiton Osman

Professor Emeritus Datuk Dr. Nik Safiah Karim

Profesor Emeritus Datuk Dr Rahmah Bt Bujang

Mrs Khoo Siew Mun

Professor Dr. Rokiah Che Ismail

Last Update: 09/02/2024