Interview Procedures

-    Approaching different local social groups, in order to find narrators.
-    Preparing questions.
-    Approaching the narrator and briefing him/her on the oral history project and the subject matter of the interview.
-    Obtaining initial approval for audio recording or photographing.
-    Sending the narrator a sample of the specialized questions for his/her information upon request.
-    Setting the date and place of the interview.
-    Preparing the necessary equipment (recording device, camera, release form, memory card, and fingerprint tray).
-    Conducting the interview.
-    Obtaining he narrator's signature on the release form.
-    Sending the narrator an appreciation letter.
-    Sending the narrator the interview transcription upon request.
-    Analyzing the interview based on place, time, region, events, etc.
-    Providing the narrator with a copy of the interview after redrafting it, and converting the text from colloquial to classic Arabic, and with the interview recording upon request (acknowledgement receipt).