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Podcasting: Yes, you can! Michael Sauers Technology Innovation Librarian NLC Eastern Library System Library Media Specialist Training Day 5 May 2007.

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1 Podcasting: Yes, you can! Michael Sauers Technology Innovation Librarian NLC Eastern Library System Library Media Specialist Training Day 5 May 2007

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3 What is a podcast? T he method of distributing multimedia files, such as audio or video programs, over the Internet using either the RSS or Atom syndication formats, for playback on mobile devices and personal computers. The term podcast, like 'radio', can mean both the content and the method of delivery. Wikipedia

4 What isnt a podcast? A Web page with links to downloadable audio or video content.

5 How might I use podcasts at the library? Booktalks (recruit patrons to write/read) Book reviews Teasers for New books, Old favorites, Special occasions Library Newsletter Tutorials Teens / Students original work (permissions)

6 How do I do a podcast? (The I have no budget model)

7 Step 1: Record Onto computer or digital recorder Export as MP3

8 Step 2a: via a blog Upload the MP3 file to a Web server Link to MP3 in a blog post Create feed for podcast (one-time set-up through Feedburner)

9 Step 2b: straight to RSS Upload your MP3 file to your Web server Create the RSS file (ListGarden) Publish the feed file to your Web server

10 3. Subscribe & Listen! Choose an aggregator or podcasting client (Bloglines, iTunes) Subscribe to the feed Listen to the downloaded content

11 Getting set up: One-time tasks 1.Create a blog and/or find some space on a Web server 2.Create a Feedburner account for podcast 3.Download recording software

12 1. RECORD You will need: –Computer with sound card and a microphone to plug into mic jack, or –A USB microphone with a built in soundcard –Software that will record and convert to MP3 (Audacity)

13 Audacity

14 Record with Audacity

15 Export as MP3 file File | Export as MP3 The first time you export as MP3 it will prompt you to download a lame_enc.dll file

16 Download & Install LAME

17 Find & Open lame_enc.dll

18 Edit ID3 tags A tag edit window will pop up add title, artist and choose genre (probably other)

19 Upload MP3 file to Web server Uploading instructions will vary from library to library –copy and paste using Front Page; or –ftp; or –whatever method you normally use

20 2a. Blog You will need: –Space on a Web server for your MP3 files (provided for the class) –A blog (to be created next)

21 Create a Blogger blog

22 Create an account

23 Name Your Blog

24 Choose a template

25 Your blog has been created!

26 Link to the MP3 file on your blog

27 Your blog post published successfully!

28 Creating a podcast feed If blog does not create enclosures for media files (Blogger does not), use Feedburner to create feed for podcast.

29 Choose feed version

30 Burn the feed

31 Configure podcast for iTunes

32 Congrats!

33 Customize your podcast

34 And then magic happens… Remember, once you have set up the feed with Feedburner it automatically creates enclosures on the feed it creates from your blog

35 2b. Straight to RSS Download and install ListGarden

36 Create your Feed

37 Add your MP3 as an item

38 Set the browse values (once)

39 Publish your feed

40 Choose the file to enclose

41 3. Listen! Users can listen to: the MP3 file on the blog assuming you used this method (this is not the podcast) the podcast in iTunes or other podcasting client the podcasts in Bloglines or other aggregator

42 iTunes

43 Bloglines

44 Publicizing your podcast? Register with iTunes Post a link to your podcast on your blog and/or website Announce in the library newsletter or in the local newspaper

45 iTunes instructions podcasts/techspecs.htmlhttp://www.apple.com/itunes/ podcasts/techspecs.html

46 Examples of podcasts Penguin Podcasts Podfeed.netpodcasts tagged with reading SWILSAs News & Views weekly podcast

47 Thank You! Michael Sauers /class-podcasting


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