Infopeople produces original podcasts from George and Joan (George Needham and Joan Frye Williams), Michaal Cart, and other presenters. Topics range from book and graphic novel reviews to the future of libraries.
Check out the inital podcast from Michael Cart on libraries, books, and publishing. Former director of the Beverly Hills Public Library and currently a "Booklist" magazine columnist and reviewer, Cart is also the author/editor of a dozen books and,for fifteen years, hosted the nationally syndicated television author interview program "In Print." His weekly podcasts for Infopeople will cover the whole range of activity, trends, and important new titles in publishing for all ages.
Susan Hildreth's latest quarterly webcast took place today. You can view the archived webcast here, and we are also happy to provide it as a podcast. Check it out - Susan is always worth a listen (or two)!
Oh, and as an extra bonus, cuz we're just super swell that way, here are some links to items she mentioned in her webcast:
We here at Infoblog have been busily investigating the art of podcasting: how to record the little devils and then how to get them posted. It's more challenging than you'd think. Currently we like to use the interal microphone in our Macs and record directly into a nifty application called Audio Hijack Pro that saves the resulting audio files as MP3. This works quite nicely (see Holly Hinman's November 14 podcast as an example of this method).
Marylaine Block, Writer, Internet Trainer, “Librarian without Walls” gave a presentation on "The Possible Future for Reference" on November 7, 2005 at CLA's annual conference in Pasadena.
On her handout, available as a web page at https://marylaine.com/amamori, Marylaine provides this synopsis:
One of my favorite RSS feeds is IT Conversations, "a listener- and underwriter-supported network of high-end tech talk-radio interviews, discussions and presentations from major conferences delivered live and on-demand via the Internet." Check out the presentation by Gary Flake, Founder of Yahoo! Research Labs from the March 2005 O'Reilly Emerging Technology Conference March 2005.
Telephone interviews are increasingly being recorded for use as podcasts and those who are doing or plan to do this need to know that the legality of recording telephone conversations varies around the country. The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press has put together a guide to each state's particular laws on the practice called "Can We Tape?".