Video has become an excellent tool for library promotion, marketing, and instruction. Today it’s easier than ever to create and edit your own videos using free software and convenient to post your creations to services such as YouTube and Vimeo. So here are some tools and tutorials to get you started creating your own library videos and screencasts.
- Design Your Library Video Like a Hollywood Blockbuster: Using Screenplay Structure to Engage Viewers. (Article)
- Screenwriting for Librarians: Part 1 – What makes a good promo video?
- Screenwriting for Librarians: Part 2 – Elements of a good story
- Screenwriting for Librarians: Part 3 – Story Structure
- Library Videos: Best of Blog
- 12 Screencasting Tools For Creating Video Tutorials
- Five Best Screencasting Tools
- 18 Free Screencasting tools to Create Video Tutorials
- 17 Screencasting Tools for Successful Virtual Training
Best Library Videos
Watch for an upcoming post on the “Best Library Videos“. I’d like to get feedback from readers on what they think are the best library videos and give everyone a chance to vote! But here are a couple of my favorites:
- University of Bergen’s Plagiarism Video:
- Allen County Public Library’s Zombie Videos: