Category Archives: Development Blog

Website updates, and upcoming release of Stories Matter v.1.5.1!

Posted by Laurel Hart If you are a regular to the Stories Matter website, you may have noticed some changes to the website that have been made over the last few months – changes designed to make it easier to … Continue reading

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Mes premiers pas dans l’univers de Stories Matter

Publié par Sandra Gasana Je profite de cet espace pour vous faire part de mes premières impressions concernant mon utilisation de l’outil Stories Matter (SM). Après quelques formations données par Erin Jessee, j’ai finalement cerné l’instrument et toutes ses subtilités. … Continue reading

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Announcing the Start of Stories Matter, Phase II

Posted by Erin Jessee It is with great pleasure that the Centre for Oral History and Digital Storytelling and BNA-BBOT announces the start of Phase II of Stories Matter. Taking Phase I as its foundation, Phase II will include the … Continue reading

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Welcome BNA-BBOT: New Collaborators in Stories Matter, Phase II!

Posted by Erin Jessee The Centre for Oral History and Digital Storytelling is pleased to announce the start of a new phase of international and interdisciplinary collaboration with Bruxelles nous appartient, Brussel behoort ons toe (BNA-BBOT), based out of Belgium … Continue reading

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LAUNCHING STORIES MATTER, PHASE I

Posted by Erin Jessee After nearly a year of interdisciplinary collaboration, the first phase of Stories Matter is complete. In its current state, Stories Matter is free, open source software that is compatible with MacIntosh and PC operating systems. It … Continue reading

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The Education Working Group Database: Holocaust Survivors and Their Stories

Posted by Stacey Zembrzycki To date, Erin and I have managed to build a six hour database using the interviews that have been collected by the Education Working Group within the CURA-funded project entitled: Life Stories of Montrealers Displaced by … Continue reading

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A Sneak Peak at Stories Matter, Beta Version

Posted by Erin Jessee As always, the development of Stories Matter is moving forward. Jacques is in the process of putting the finishing touches on a few lingering issues, such as the export feature which will allow users to export the … Continue reading

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Success!!!

Posted by Erin Jessee Yesterday, I was able to complete my first interview for the Stories Matter Database. The software has come a long way in the last two weeks, largely due to the exhaustive debugging Jacques and the database … Continue reading

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Busy Bees…

Posted by Allison Eades This week has been very productive. We tested three different versions of SM and began building the database. In addition to this we had important conversations about how to move forward with the clipping, tagging, and indexing … Continue reading

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A New Opportunity for Public Engagement

Posted by Erin Jessee Today, Dr High released a call for papers for a conference entitled “Remembering War, Genocide and Other Human Rights Violations: Oral History, New Media and the Arts.” The conference is being co-hosted by the Centre for … Continue reading

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