Academic Transcription

I find that providing transcription services to people involved in academia is a rewarding way to help researchers in various fields of study and, in some small way, makes me feel like I am contributing to the success of their research projects. I also find that it exposes me to new ideas, and I feel like I’m involved in a larger cause. I especially love when my clients send me the finalized papers, articles and books that are created as a result of their many years of research.

In the years that I’ve worked with researchers, as they are conducting their interviews, writing their papers, and gathering new information to add to their projects, I’ve come to realize how strapped for time they are. Having to work within time and budgetary constraints can put a lot of stress on a person’s plate, and not having to worry about transcribing the many audio hours of interviews they’ve accumulated provides them with the breathing room they need to focus on completing their project. Many research projects I’ve transcribed audio for are upwards of 30 plus hours! The longest project I ever had amounted to 55 audio hours. While it was a challenge to complete, it was extremely rewarding to work alongside my client and to be a part of the project and see it through to completion.

Because I’m a registered vendor in many institutions across the United States, it is usually a quick process to get your project up and running! Check your accounts payable department today. If I’m not already registered, feel free to send me the contact person in charge of your project’s payments and I’ll get the ball rolling right away.

I love what I do! This is my chosen profession and I’ve been at it since the early ’90s. This isn’t something I’m doing till the “next best thing” comes along. I’m invested in it and I’m still excited about being part of your projects and your success!

About Kate

Kate Smalley is a secretary / transcriptionist for Connecticut Secretary, Inc., located in Branford, Connecticut. She started Connecticut Secretary in 1999 and has provided administrative support services and business transcripts for a wide variety of individuals in different industries.
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The best part of the job for her is always having something new to do each and every day, and making a business owner or executive's day just that much easier is always her primary goal. Connecticut Secretary also supports graduate students with their most important projects. Contact Kate today to discuss your project. She's always interested in hearing from you.