The Fieldworker’s Toolkit: A workshop series

Learn new skills to sharpen your tools, bolster your resume, or refresh on the latest technologies, best practices, and industry trends.

Take a single class, or inquire about multi-class discounts!


Winter term Workshops:
Use digital technology to conduct cultural research
with John Fenn, Assoc. Professor, Arts and Administration and Folklore


  • Digital Photography Register NOW!

    Appropriate for community members, culture workers, and research scholars interested in honing camera skills, improving framing techniques, balancing content and artistry, and other best practices to help you visually communicate the importance and value of the people, activities, and events present in your research, on the job, or in the world around you.

    Saturday, February 6, 2016 at 1:00pm to 5:00pm

    Knight Library, 122 (Collaboration Center) – 1501 Kincaid Street, Eugene, OR


  • Documentary Audio Recording Register NOW!

    Explore a range of tools, technologies, and methods that are involved in creating digital audio documentation of interviews, oral traditions, and musical performances. Curricular materials will include an introduction to important terminology and concepts in digital audio, an orientation to devices useful in field-based recording, and approaches to setting up a successful audio recording session in a fieldwork setting.

    Saturday, February 20, 2016 at 1:00pm to 5:00pm

    Knight Library, 122 (Collaboration Center) – 1501 Kincaid Street, Eugene, OR



Spring Term Workshop
Transform your exhibits
with Lyle Murphy, Exhibits Designer


-Pedestal Construction,

-Brass Mount Construction

-Acrylic Mount Construction

Registration not open yet. For more information call OFN at 541-346-3820

Prior Workshops

Fall term:  Managing Your Archives with archivist Nathan Georgitis

  • Saturday, October 24, 1-4pm, Room TBD