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Transcript of "Howcasts: Instructional Videos for Library Users"
Howcasts: Instructional Videos for Library Users<br />Presented by:<br />Jeff Lewandowski<br />IT Coordinator<br />Hinsdale Public Library<br />
What are ______casts?<br />Howcast – instructional digital video distributed on the web<br />Screencast – uses computer screenshots and narration to demonstrate a task or product<br />Vodcast(Video-On-Demand-casts) – utilizes RSS protocols, H.264 and iTunes for distribution <br />Webcast – live streaming video <br />
Howcast<br />What is Howcasting?<br />Why use Howcasting?<br />What do I need to get started?<br />
What is Howcasting?<br />Instructional video distributed on the web used to demonstrate a product or task, most commonly used in training efforts. A.k.a. How-to videos.<br />
Why should I Howcast?<br />Promote the Library<br />Promote Library services<br />Demonstrate use of Library services<br />Familiarize yourself with the technology<br />
What do I need to get started?<br />The Essentials<br /><ul><li>Video Camera