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Top Tips & Tools for Video Tutorials

Notes from Computers in Libraries 2013 Workshop

Speaker’s book: Screencasting for Libraries by Greg Notess
Recommended software

Tips:

Keep it short
Show movement right away
Turn long texts into bullets

Screenr
Web based, required browser and Java
Limit to 5 minutes

Screencast-o-matic
Web based, required Java to run and play
Free version: 15 minutes max with watermark when export to YouTube
$15/year

Jing
Software download
Share at Screencast.com, but limited

Camtasia Studio
Software
Webcam
Many editing capabilities
Speech-to-text captions
SCORM

Hardware

Headset

Sound tip

sound interruption
close email sound
turn off phone