The paper mainly deals with oral interview, oral manuscript editing, artistic presentation of oral history achievements,document collection and work files. This paper holds that oral history interview is the most important problem in oral history and the key to the evaluation of achievemtns in the later stage of oral history, while the authenticity is the soul of oral history. Oral manuscript editing has to comply with academic norms, the most important of which is to make a textual research of historical archives and documentation. Meanwhile, the editor must have some political sensitivity. Documentary film and review film are two genres of oral history. Documentary film is the true record of oral interview, and review film is created on the basis of a documentary with a higher artistic standard. Document collection is the preparation for oral interviews, and also a supplement to oral history’s record. Work files involve legal documents, work process documents, and work achievements, which requires completed and detailed information.
Library Theory and Practice