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Conducting Research Interviews

Helpful resources & tips for interviewing, from preparing for it to using the information.


Welcome to the Research Interview Guide!

This guide will provide guidance on conducting interviews as part of a larger assignment or research process.

A research interview:

  • Is a guided conversation
  • Allows the interviewee to tell their story in their own way
  • Aims to answer a research question

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Some content in this guide was reused and adapted from the Oral History Guide created by Sarah Swiger at the Kent State University at Stark Library, with permission from Melissa Bauer.


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