Podcasting: a fad with a future

Andrew Spencer, Corrinne Hughan

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    Abstract

    Generally, one of the most commonly used Web 2.0 technologies in libraries is the podcast. It is seen to be a low-cost and convenient way of providing information about the library, and as a tool with which library clients will readily interact. Based on discussions with libraries that have introduced podcasts, and the literature, we explored the realities of using podcasts in the library. The planning process utilised by these “early adopters” is examined and critically evaluated. The benefits of podcasts are also discussed.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationBeyond the hype 2008
    Subtitle of host publicationWeb 2.0: symposium papers and presentations
    Place of PublicationCanberra
    PublisherAustralian Library and Information Association (ALIA)
    Number of pages16
    Publication statusPublished - 2008
    EventBeyond the Hype 2008 : Web 2.0 - Brisbane
    Duration: 1 Feb 20082 Feb 2008

    Conference

    ConferenceBeyond the Hype 2008 : Web 2.0
    CityBrisbane
    Period1/02/082/02/08

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