Citation Guide

Users who wish to cite material from the website in publications should, as with all internet publications, cite the URL connectedhistoriesofthebbc.org and the date on which the website was consulted.

The Project

To cite the project and website as a whole please use the following format:

  • David Hendy, Margaretta Jolly, Tim Hitchcock, Denice Penrose, Alban Webb, Ben Jackson, Mike Hammond and Anna-Maria Sichani, Connected Histories of the BBC, (https://connectedhistoriesofthebbc.org) <06/04/2022>

Subsequent citations might be shortened to:

  • Connected Histories of the BBC [or CHBBC]

Interviews

To cite interviews as a whole, including audio/video and transcripts you should include the name of the interviewee, the unique interview number, the name of the original collection, and details of the Connected Histories of the BBC website.

  • ‘Paul Fox’, Interview 68, BBC Oral History Collection, Connected Histories of the BBC, https://chbbc.sussex.ac.uk/play/?id=68 <06/04/2022>.

Subsequent citations might be shortened to:

  • ‘Paul Fox’, 68, CHBBC.

Audio/Video

Citations of specific time-coded snippets from the audio/video should include the unique URL generated via the annotation facility and take the form:

  • ‘Paul Fox’, Interview 68, 6.42 to 8.18 minutes, BBC Oral History Collection, Connected Histories of the BBC, https://www.connectedhistoriesofthebbc.org/play/?id=68&part=1&start=402.15&end=497.96 <06/04/2022>.

Transcripts

  • ‘Paul Fox’, Interview 68, Transcript, p.6, BBC Oral History Collection, Connected Histories of the BBC, https://www.connectedhistoriesofthebbc.org/play/?id=68 <06/04/2022>.

Speech-to-Text

Please do NOT cite the speech-to-text transcript, and instead cite either the audio/video, or the manually created transcript. The speech-to-text transcripts are provided primarily as a finding aid, and should not be taken as reflecting the precise content of the interviews

Editorial content

Citations of background pages, collection information and descriptive content should take the form:

  • ‘BBC - A History of North Regional Broadcasting collection’, Connected Histories of the BBC, https://chbbc.sussex.ac.uk/ <06/04/2022>