“This clearly written and accessible guide offers a one-stop shop for anyone who wants practical and experienced advice about how to start podcasting.”
— Stephen Francoeur, Information Services Librarian, Baruch College
“Braun’s writing is clear and concise, taking the reader through the entire podcasting process from conception through marketing. … The tech-savvy and the not-so-savvy will be able to walk away from this book and build a better podcast.”
— Olivia Gatti, Library Teacher, Westwood (MA) Public Schools
Here is a timely — and time-saving — guide for teachers, librarians, and school media specialists who need to get quickly up-to-speed on podcasting. Educational technology specialist Linda Braun explains what podcasting is and why it is such a useful tool for schools and libraries. She covers both content and technical issues, sharing tips for finding and using podcasts and vodcasts, examples of innovative school and library projects, how-to advice for creating great podcasts, and guidance on getting the word out to students, staff, patrons, and other users. As a reader bonus, the author’s Web page features links to her recommended resources for school and library podcasters.
Whether you are new to the technology or an experienced podcaster in search of ideas and inspiration, you’ll find a unique source of support in Listen Up! Podcasting for Schools and Libraries.
“Great book! Now I have a long list of podcast ideas I’m excited to try and the know-how to get them done.”
— Stephanie Bailey-White, Projects Coodinator, Idaho Commission for Libraries