Podcasting: A Practical Guide guides librarians through the process of creating a podcast. It will help librarians digitally record their podcasts, which can highlight library collections, connect with patrons, provide library instruction, and market library services across the Internet.
Junior Tidal is the multimedia and web services librarian, associate professor for the Ursula C. Schwerin Library at the New York City College of Technology, City University of New York. He co-hosts the City Tech Stories podcast with Prof. Nora Almeida. Other than podcasts, his research interests include mobile web development, usability, and library privacy issues. Originally from Whitesburg, Kentucky, he has earned a MLS and a Master’s in information science from Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana. When not in the library, Junior enjoys spending time listening to heavy metal, cooking vegan meals, and cycling.
Chapter 1 - What is a Podcast?
Chapter 2 – Why Podcast?
Chapter 3 – Finding Podcasts
Chapter 4 – How Do You Create a Podcast
Chapter 5 – What is a Vodcast?
Chapter 6 – Scripting the Podcast
Chapter 7 – Post Production
Chapter 8 – Marketing the Library Podcast
Chapter 9 – Podcast Resources
Appendix: Interviews with Library Podcasters
Junior Tidal gives readers everything they need to start a podcast. Reading it feels like having an expert sitting next to you, thoughtfully guiding you through each step of the starting-and-sustaining-a-podcast journey.
Librarians and libraries are organic podcast producers. If you already have a podcast, this book will help you do it better, and if you're thinking of starting one, it will inspire and guide you. Junior Tidal shares dozens of creative ideas about how podcasts can be useful for patrons and fulfilling for librarians.
Whether one is new to the world of podcasting, a seasoned podcaster, or something in between, Junior Tidal’s Podcasting: A Practical Guide for Librarians is an essential read for librarians who are interested in podcasts. Both succinct and comprehensive, this guide is a valuable resource readers will find themselves reaching for often.