Using Audacity to Create a Story Clip

Refer to this tutorial video as needed, going into full-screen mode by clicking the icon on the bottom right corner of the YouTube viewer below.  In the video I demonstrate (1) how to use an interview log in the shared Google Docs file to identify a passage of an interview, (2) how to upload a WAV-format interview file that you’ve downloaded from the Oral Histories section of this blog, (3) how to use Audacity to navigate to the passage in the file that matches that in the log, (4) how to create and refine a story clip, and (5) how to export that clip as an MP3 file for use in your project.

Using Audacity to Create a Story Clip

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  1. Note that Audacity will allow you to highlight a segment while playing or paused, but you can’t copy or delete. You need to stop–not pause–before you can either copy a section of the recording or delete it.

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