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* [http://www.podcasting-tools.com Podcasting Tools] Collection of podcasting tools and educational articles to assist podcasters.  
 
* [http://www.podcasting-tools.com Podcasting Tools] Collection of podcasting tools and educational articles to assist podcasters.  
 
* [http://www.podseek.net Podseek.net] is a members-based [http://www.podseek.net Podcasting Directory] full of resources for Podcasters. Podcasters can find listings and information related to: [http://www.podseek.net/directory/podcasting/podsafe_resources.html Podsafe music] - [http://www.podseek.net/directory/podcasting/production.html Production] - [http://www.podseek.net/directory/podcasting/software.html Windows & Mac software] - complete [http://www.podseek.net/directory/podcasting/solutions.html Podcast solutions for beginners] - [http://www.podseek.net/directory/podcasting/podcasting_directories.html list of Podcasting Directories] - [http://www.podseek.net/directory/podcasting/instruction.html Podcasting instructions]. Podseek members can rate, vote on, and write reviews of other Podcasts(ers) in the PodSeek Directory, bookmark their favorite Podcasting sites, and post questions and answers to the [http://www.podseek.net/forums.html Podcasting Forums.] The latest news on upcoming events and current products related to Podcasting can also be found on Podseek.
 
* [http://www.podseek.net Podseek.net] is a members-based [http://www.podseek.net Podcasting Directory] full of resources for Podcasters. Podcasters can find listings and information related to: [http://www.podseek.net/directory/podcasting/podsafe_resources.html Podsafe music] - [http://www.podseek.net/directory/podcasting/production.html Production] - [http://www.podseek.net/directory/podcasting/software.html Windows & Mac software] - complete [http://www.podseek.net/directory/podcasting/solutions.html Podcast solutions for beginners] - [http://www.podseek.net/directory/podcasting/podcasting_directories.html list of Podcasting Directories] - [http://www.podseek.net/directory/podcasting/instruction.html Podcasting instructions]. Podseek members can rate, vote on, and write reviews of other Podcasts(ers) in the PodSeek Directory, bookmark their favorite Podcasting sites, and post questions and answers to the [http://www.podseek.net/forums.html Podcasting Forums.] The latest news on upcoming events and current products related to Podcasting can also be found on Podseek.
 
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[http://www.voices.com/podcasting/how-to-create-a-podcast.htm Voices.com Podcasting How-to Guide.] Free 16 page guide on how to start your own podcast.
 
== Podcast-friendly music ==
 
== Podcast-friendly music ==
  

Revision as of 16:26, 20 January 2011

Podcasting is a simple means of distributing audio content over the Internet, taking advantage of the power of RSS. Content consumers (end-users) can subscribe to a feed of a producer's audio content and receive automatic downloads of new content as it is made available online. A more comprehensive discussion of podcasting can be found in the Wikipedia entry on podcasting.

For the library that works hard to produce audio content such as recordings of programs or library tours, podcasting can be an effective means of making that content more widely available.

The following is a list of libraries and affiliated organizations that are currently podcasting and offering selected podcast resources service:

The following are School libraries that are currently podcasting or using podcast resources:

For a list of podcasts that are aimed at or should be of interest to library staff, see the "Podcasts" page in LISWiki.

Contents

How To Podcast (general advice)

Voices.com Podcasting How-to Guide. Free 16 page guide on how to start your own podcast.

Podcast-friendly music

Audio/Video Editing Software

  • Audacity (free, Mac/Windows/Linux, audio recording/editing)
  • Camtasia (Mac/Windows, audio/video recording/editing)
  • Garageband (part of iLife suite, Mac only, audio recording/editing)

Podcatching Software

  • iTunes (free, Mac/Windows, podcatcher)

Syndication Software

  • Wordpress (free, podcast publishing)
  • Podpress (free, Wordpress plugin for podcasters)
  • Podcasting (free, Wordpress plugin for podcasting)

Publicizing

A good way to publicize your podcast is to enter it into one of the many podcast directories. Here are just a few:

Related Articles

How To Podcast (for libraries)

  • Braun, Linda. Listen Up! Podcasting for Schools and Libraries. Medford, NJ: Information Today, 2007. WorldCat record
  • Moraine Valley Community College Library. Steps to Adding a New Podcast
  • Berk, J., Olsen, S., Atkinson, J., & Comerford, J. (2007). Innovation in a podshell: bringing information literacy into the world of podcasting. Electronic Library, 25(4), 409-419.
  • Deal, A. (2007, June 4). Podcasting: A Teaching with Technology White Paper. Retrieved July 30, 2008, from [2].
  • Griffey, J. (2007). Podcast 1 2 3. Library Journal, 132(11), 32-34.
  • Mizrachi, D., & Bedoya, J. (2007). LITE Bites: broadcasting bite-sized library instruction. Reference Services Review, 35(2), 249-256. doi: 10.1108/00907320710749164.
  • Puckett, J. (2008, February 10). Podcasting in Academic Libraries. Jason Puckett.net. Retrieved July 24, 2008, from [3].
  • Stephens, M. (2005). Libraries Get Podcasting. Library Journal, 130, 24.
  • Worcester, L., & Barker, E. (2006). Podcasting: Exploring the Possibilities for Academic Libraries. College & Undergraduate Libraries, 13(3), 87-91.
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