RASD Media Committee: Podcasting Practices in the Library Meeting Follow-up

On Wednesday, February 13th, Sal DiVincenzo and Sara Fade from Middle Country Public Library and Chris Kretz of Stony Brook Southampton Library shared their knowledge and experiences around podcasting.

Sal and Sara talked about their weekly podcast, Middle Country Public Library Podcast<https://www.mcplibrary.org/podcasts/>. Their podcast focuses on the library collection, upcoming library programs and other library happenings. Sara, the producer, shared her experiences getting administration on board with this new venture and how they decide what they are going to talk about each week. Sal, the editor, discussed the equipment they use and the editing process. He also talked out finding the music from Creative Commons for the intro and music queues.

Chris Kretz is co-host, producer and editor of The Long Island History Project<http://www.longislandhistoryproject.org/> podcast. The podcast began out of Dowling College and has become a bi-monthly podcast featuring interviews with researchers, authors, collectors and others, focusing on the local history of Suffolk and Nassau counties. Kretz discussed recording the podcast with Zencaster and editing with Audacity. He also talked about the pro’s and con’s of podcast hosting platforms like SoundCloud, Podbean, Blubrry and Libsyn.


Questions? Please Contact either Tim Sicurella or Nicole Rambo

Timothy Sicurella

Head of Patron Services

Sayville Library

631-589-4440 xt 302

Nicole Rambo
Youth Services Librarian
Middle Country Public Library
101 Eastwood Blvd
Centereach, NY 11720
631-585-9393 ext. 241