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Video killed the 'PDF' star: taking information resource guides online

Meehan, David and Hyland, Jack (2009) Video killed the 'PDF' star: taking information resource guides online. SCONUL Focus, 47 (Winter). pp. 23-27. ISSN 1745-5790

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Abstract

Easy-to-use technologies now allow librarians to create their own customised digital and video tutorials. This article takes a look at publisher-created video tutorials. It considers the pros and cons of libraries creating their own video-format guides, and elaborates on DCU Library's own experience in producing video-based tutorials on databases customised to local needs using Camtasia and Screentoaster.

Item Type:Article (Published)
Refereed:No
Uncontrolled Keywords:libraries; publisher guides; library guides;
Subjects:Social Sciences > Educational technology
Social Sciences > Communication
Computer Science > Digital video
Humanities > Library science
DCU Faculties and Centres:University Support Services, Central Administration and Strategic Themes > DCU Library Services
Publisher:SCONUL
Official URL:http://www.sconul.ac.uk/publications/newsletter/
Copyright Information:© The authors
Use License:This item is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Share Alike 3.0 License. View License
ID Code:15072
Deposited On:29 Jan 2010 14:43 by David Meehan. Last Modified 29 Jan 2010 14:43

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