Annual Conference Session
ALA Unit/Subunit: Publishing
Meeting Type: Assembly,Other
Cost: Included with full conference registration.
Are you or your library interested in producing your own podcast? Phil Morehart, American Libraries Associate Editor and host of the magazine's popular Dewey Decibel podcast (https://soundcloud.com/dewey-decibel-703453552), leads a panel of librarian podcasters in a conversation about podcasting: Why they started their podcasts; why librarians should (or shouldn't) start one; how to make the case for a podcast; what equipment is needed; what topics to cover in a podcast; and more. The panel will also share stories about launching and maintaining their own successful podcasts.
Sara Benson, host of Copyright Chat (https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/copyright-chat), a podcast dedicated to discussing important copyright matters. She is a copyright librarian, attorney, and assistant professor at University of Illinois Library in Urbana-Champaign.
Maurice Coleman hosts the longest-running library training and presentation podcast T Is for Training (http://tisfortraining.wordpress.com). He is technical trainer at Harford County Public Library in Maryland. For 25 years he has facilitated live and virtual workshops and learning opportunities across the country. He was named a Library Journal Mover and Shaker in 2010.
Angela Ocana, co-host of the comic and manga fandom podcast One Panel Later (https://onepanellater.com), is a teen services supervisor with Eugene Library in Oregon. She is an American Library Association Emerging Leader, California Library Association Teen Librarian of the Year, and contributes to No Flying No Tights.
Steve Thomas is host and producer of the Circulating Ideas podcast (https://circulatingideas.com), which facilitates conversations about the innovative people and ideas allowing libraries to thrive in the 21st century. He is a branch manager at Gwinnett County Public Library in metro Atlanta, where he does another podcast for the staff, Flip the Library.