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Creating a Podcast

Audacity - Audacity is a free program may be used for editing audio files.  There are both documentation and tutorials for using Audacity available at the help site.

RSS - RSS stands for Real Simple Syndication and can be likened to a news feed.  This software lets you subscribe to podcasts whether they originate from Villanova or from some other Internet location.  You can subscribe to podcasts dealing with a wide range of  topics and many of the leading news services offer podcasts too.


As with any other form of media or medium.  If you are going to quote from a book, use lyrics from a song, or a song clip as part of your Podcast, you need to be sure that proper credit is given and that there is no violation of use.

Creative Commons - a not for profit organization which offers flexible copyright licenses for creative works.  At this site there is also a definitive guide to copyright as it pertains to Podcasting.

Copyright Law and Podcasting

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Multimedia Technologies can record events on campus for use in class, in Blackboard, on YouTube or delivered via Mediasite.  If you would like your event or class recorded please complete our "Request for Media Recording" form.

Record Lectures From Your Desktop

MyMediasite allows you to quickly and easily record and distribute a video or lecture from your laptop or even your iPhone! Read more about it here or contact Michael Gallo (9-8975) in Multimedia Technologies for more information.