The Centre for Oral History and Digital Storytelling is committed to providing support to our affiliated members and organizations and anyone interested in our public programming. In addition to our free training workshops, seminars and roundtables that are accessible for the general public, COHDS is equipped with cutting-edge audio and video recording equipment, a computer research lab for affiliates, a black box listening lab, a conference / event room, a dedicated interview room, and a selection of online training tools.

In this section visitors will find a database of helpful resources for anyone interested in oral history methodology as well as more information on how to access and use our facilities.


COHDS requires each visitor to wear a mask securely covering the nose, mouth and chin at all times. To maintain physical distancing, affiliates wishing to use our common spaces need to reserve a spot in advance by emailing: or For more details on our opening hours, visit our “Contact” page.