“ This American Library ” An experiment in academic library podcasting Explanations, rationales, statistics Suffolk Cooper...
Conceptual Framework PEW: 64%  online teens creating  content StoryCorps Participatory/ Citizen Journalism Narrowcasting 1...
Boston Globe Hate Mail Nature Conservancy National  Park Service Authors (podiobooks) National  Library of Medicine Narrow...
Other Library Podcasts
Defining Omnibus: What can audio do better? <ul><li>Programming </li></ul><ul><li>Collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Promotio...
Omnibus Quick Facts <ul><li>First episode: October 13, 2005 </li></ul><ul><li>44 episodes to date </li></ul><ul><li>Monthl...
A continuing conversation between the library and its community. “ ”
Faculty
Students
Special Events
Local History
Audacity for editing ($0) Investment
Found Computer Microphone ($0)
Upgrade: Samson CO1U USB Mic ($75) Pop Filter ($17)
<ul><li>New Rig </li></ul><ul><li>Marantz PMD660 $499 </li></ul><ul><li>Shure PG81 (x2) $129 </li></ul><ul><li>Mic stands ...
Time <ul><li>Average Omnibus  = 22 minutes </li></ul><ul><li>Recording time  = 30-60 minutes </li></ul><ul><li>Editing tim...
Podsafe Music
How People Get It <ul><li>podcasts.dowling.edu  (embedded MP3 player or download) </li></ul><ul><li>iTunes   (download to ...
podcasts.dowling.edu
The Power of Shownotes
 
 
historytour.dowling.edu
 
 
 
RSS feed
2007 Downloads Total: 34,770
Top 10 Episodes by Downloads Omni 3:  Computer Safety Omni 19: Symphony Orchestra Omni 9: Genealogy   Omni 10: Bayshore Om...
March 2008 Downloads 1032 (current episodes ) 5147 (all other episodes) http://www.saskschools.ca/~gregory/space/sp/cometH...
24-Hour Visitor Map to Page http://my5.statcounter.com/project/standard/visitor_map.php?project_id=1334125
The Guy de Maupassant Philosophy of Library Podcasting http://waterocket.explorer.free.fr/images/Eiffel%20tower1889LaNatur...
http://courses.nus.edu.sg/course/ecswong/trip/eiffel2.jpg
Library looking out Faculty Research interests, creative works, special classes <ul><li>Community </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lo...
Advice <ul><li>Listen to other podcasts </li></ul><ul><li>Define your podcast/niche </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on content </l...
Reference List Emarketer.com. US podcast audience 2007-20012. Retrieved March 5, 2008 from  http://www.emarketer.com/Repor...
Keep Me Posted <ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>
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This American Library: An Experiment in Academic Library Podcasting

  1. 1. “ This American Library ” An experiment in academic library podcasting Explanations, rationales, statistics Suffolk Cooperative Library System Bellport, April 29, 2008 Chris Kretz Digital Resources Librarian/Dowling College
  2. 2. Conceptual Framework PEW: 64% online teens creating content StoryCorps Participatory/ Citizen Journalism Narrowcasting 110 Million iPods sold worldwide eMarketer: 18.5 mil podcast listeners Wizzard media: 1 billion downloads 2007 HULU: Free TV from NBC, FOX
  3. 3. Boston Globe Hate Mail Nature Conservancy National Park Service Authors (podiobooks) National Library of Medicine Narrowcasting Nancy Pearl Amazon NPR Swine Professionals Starbucks Philippine Bureau of Jail Management and Penology Battlestar Galactica John Edwards National Geographic
  4. 4. Other Library Podcasts
  5. 5. Defining Omnibus: What can audio do better? <ul><li>Programming </li></ul><ul><li>Collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Promotion and Outreach </li></ul><ul><li>Experiment </li></ul>
  6. 6. Omnibus Quick Facts <ul><li>First episode: October 13, 2005 </li></ul><ul><li>44 episodes to date </li></ul><ul><li>Monthly (at least) </li></ul><ul><li>Formula: </li></ul>Music Intro/ short segment Interview/main segment Outro Music + + + +
  7. 7. A continuing conversation between the library and its community. “ ”
  8. 8. Faculty
  9. 9. Students
  10. 10. Special Events
  11. 11. Local History
  12. 12. Audacity for editing ($0) Investment
  13. 13. Found Computer Microphone ($0)
  14. 14. Upgrade: Samson CO1U USB Mic ($75) Pop Filter ($17)
  15. 15. <ul><li>New Rig </li></ul><ul><li>Marantz PMD660 $499 </li></ul><ul><li>Shure PG81 (x2) $129 </li></ul><ul><li>Mic stands (x2) $12 </li></ul><ul><li>($781) </li></ul>
  16. 16. Time <ul><li>Average Omnibus = 22 minutes </li></ul><ul><li>Recording time = 30-60 minutes </li></ul><ul><li>Editing time = 3-4x recording time (adding music, equalizing sound levels, editing for time) </li></ul><ul><li>Prep/Promotion = 60 minutes (uploading files, shownotes, emails) </li></ul>3-6 hours per show
  17. 17. Podsafe Music
  18. 18. How People Get It <ul><li>podcasts.dowling.edu (embedded MP3 player or download) </li></ul><ul><li>iTunes (download to desktop with iTunes software) </li></ul><ul><li>Free web directories (embedded MP3 player or download) </li></ul><ul><li>Subscription (via RSS and podcatcher software) </li></ul>
  19. 19. podcasts.dowling.edu
  20. 20. The Power of Shownotes
  21. 23. historytour.dowling.edu
  22. 27. RSS feed
  23. 28. 2007 Downloads Total: 34,770
  24. 29. Top 10 Episodes by Downloads Omni 3: Computer Safety Omni 19: Symphony Orchestra Omni 9: Genealogy Omni 10: Bayshore Omni 18: Tree Galls Omni 7: Sayville Omni 6: Blue Point Omni 29: Gil Bergen Omni 33: NCLB Omni 23: South Shore Historic Survey
  25. 30. March 2008 Downloads 1032 (current episodes ) 5147 (all other episodes) http://www.saskschools.ca/~gregory/space/sp/cometH.jpg
  26. 31. 24-Hour Visitor Map to Page http://my5.statcounter.com/project/standard/visitor_map.php?project_id=1334125
  27. 32. The Guy de Maupassant Philosophy of Library Podcasting http://waterocket.explorer.free.fr/images/Eiffel%20tower1889LaNature.gif
  28. 33. http://courses.nus.edu.sg/course/ecswong/trip/eiffel2.jpg
  29. 34. Library looking out Faculty Research interests, creative works, special classes <ul><li>Community </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Local history, area concerns, activities </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Curriculum : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Degree Programs Seminars Honors </li></ul></ul>Students Clubs, activities, achievement Created Events Readings, poetry, dramas
  30. 35. Advice <ul><li>Listen to other podcasts </li></ul><ul><li>Define your podcast/niche </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on content </li></ul><ul><li>Pursue guests/look for natural partners </li></ul><ul><li>Give them water </li></ul><ul><li>Listen before uploading </li></ul><ul><li>Give it time to build </li></ul>
  31. 36. Reference List Emarketer.com. US podcast audience 2007-20012. Retrieved March 5, 2008 from http://www.emarketer.com/Reports/All/Emarketer_2000474.aspx?src=report5_home Emilie. (2007, June 3) This American library. Message posted to http://emilie1.wordpress.com Jobs, S. (2007, Sep 5). [Keynote address]. The Beat Goes On . San Francisco, CA. Kirkpatrick, M. (2008 Jan 9). Wizzard Media: 1 billion downloads in 2007. ReadWriteWeb. Retrieved March 3, 2008 from http://www.readwriteweb.com/archives/wizzard_1_billion.php Lenhart, A., Madden, M., Macgill, A.R., & Smith, A. (19 Dec, 2007) Teens and social media. Pew Internet & American Life Project. Retrieved March 1, 2008 from http://www.pewinternet.org/PPF/r/230/report_display.asp
  32. 37. Keep Me Posted <ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>

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