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Baltimore Local History Research Guide from Baltimore Heritage

This guide is made available from Baltimore Heritage. The document discusses the following topics: This research guide focuses almost exclusively on online sources. Although a great amount of material is available online, new research projects can often benefit from a trip to the Maryland Room at the Pratt Library or the Maryland Historical Society Library […]

Location based platform Baltimore Heritage – Contributor Guidelines

Explore Baltimore Heritage – Contributor Guidelines This is a collaboratively edited set of guidelines and resources for contributors to the Baltimore Heritage project. Useful if you are writing a single story on a topic that interests you or if you are an educator working with a group of students to develop an entire tour. […]

Basics of IP rights in Maryland

This is for informational use only, this is not meant as professional legal advise in any way. However, we have compiled some of the basics of Sound Recording Legality in Maryland. Two-party consent Laws pertaining to the recording of sound differ from state to state. Maryland is one of the eleven states that has adopted a […]

how-to’s for 5 storytelling platforms

Sound Cloud – Free global online audio distribution platform Sound Cloud Beginner’s Guide: Wikimedia – free open-source wiki app meant to create and share knowledge Wikimedia Guide: Fieldtrip – free location-based mobile app that provides information about locations near you Fieldtrip About: YouTube – free global online video sharing platform YouTube Guide […]

Free audio recording software options

There are (at least) two good free digital audio editors available, if you would like to level your sound, cut sections, do basic mixing of audio etc. Audacity os a free digital audio editor and recording computer software You can download Audicty at You can find a basic beginner’s guide here: Here is a video about mixing […]

Tips on Writing for the ear

Unlike the reader, the listener often has no opportunity to reread what has been said if they miss something or need clarification. As such, preparing material that will be read aloud requires a slightly different approach than preparing written material. Below are nine foolproof tips on how to write for the ear, and not for […]