This is the class "handout" for my webcast presentation "Podcasting for Libraries," June 2 at 2pm Eastern. If I've left off anything you'd find useful, leave a comment and I'll update this post.
Overviews and definitions
Puckett, J. (2008, February 10). Podcasting in Academic Libraries. Jason Puckett.net. Retrieved May 19, 2009, from http://jasonpuckett.net/projects/podcasting-in-academic-libraries/
Software: recording and podcatching
Audacity (free, Mac/Windows/Linux, audio recording/editing)
Camtasia ($299, Mac/Windows, audio/video recording/editing)
Garageband (part of iLife suite, $79 [cheaper at Amazon], Mac only, audio recording/editing)
iTunes (free, Mac/Windows, podcatcher)
Juice (free, Mac/Windows/Linux, podcatcher)
PodNova (free, Mac/Windows/Linux, podcatcher)
I'm not an audiophile by any means, but these are microphones that have worked well for my podcast recording. If your institution has a media production expert, they can probably give you better advice on alternatives than I could!
This free WordPress plugin allows you to easily add podcast media files to your blog, and adds a nice playback button to the page when published.
Information on the ITU program from Apple.
For analyzing traffic to your podcast's RSS feed.
Much of their audio collection is copyright-free or Creative Commons licensed.
This online music label licenses all their music for free use in noncommercial podcasts.
Braun, L. (2007). Listen up!: podcasting for schools and libraries. Medford N.J.: Information Today.
Colombo, G., & Franklin, C. (2005). Absolute Beginner's Guide to Podcasting. Que.
Deal, A. (2007, June 4). Podcasting: A Teaching with Technology White Paper. Retrieved May 19, 2009, from http://connect.educause.edu/blog/jklittle/podcastingateachingw/44653.
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.
Stephens, M. (2005). Libraries Get Podcasting. Library Journal, 130, 24.
Williams, B. (2007). Educator's Podcast Guide. Eugene, OR: International Society for Technology in Education.
Worcester, L., & Barker, E. (2006). Podcasting: Exploring the Possibilities for Academic Libraries. College & Undergraduate Libraries, 13(3), 87-91.