Making videos for my library patrons have saved me time, allowed me to better serve my them, and enabled them to quickly find answers to their questions. I first started using web video for library instruction over 6 years ago and have learned a lot along the way. My hope is that the information... Continue Reading →
Because it's growing by leaps and bounds, that's why! "The number of unique viewers of online video increased 5.2% year-over-year according to The Nielsen Company, from 137.4 million unique viewers in January 2009 to 142.7 million in January 2010." I'd like to think that a few of my videos that I created in the... Continue Reading →
https://vimeo.com/7414826 Day 3 of NaVloPoMo 2009. A stroll from my office, to the reference desk, which is where you will find me working every Monday night in Ohio University's Alden Library.
Below is a video that I took on last weekend's bike ride. I shot the video with my Flip Mino Camera, which records video in 640x480 resolution. The movie was edited and rendered with the FlipShare software, and the finished movie was about 350 MB. Facebook handled the file quite well, and it looks great.... Continue Reading →
This video is a very creative use of webcams, videos, and creative storyboarding and scripting. This appears to be some kind of music video. According to Adverblog, "the cast was selected from the actual Sour fan base, from many countries around the world. Each person and scene was filmed purely via webcam."... Continue Reading →
Michael threatened to dance a jig during his keynote at TechConnections 2009. I was able to borrow his dancing skills for my presentation on embedded video. Thanks, Michael, for willing to play a part. Hopefully it helped wake a few people up right after lunch. Formats available: Microsoft Video (.avi), Flash Video (.flv) Tags: techcon09
via Resource Shelf, I found this nice article about Flip Cameras from Educause. 7 Things You Should Know About Flip Camcorders Flip video devices are small, inexpensive, digital camcorders. For about the price of a low-end digital camera, the Flip offers up to an hour of video from an easy-to-use, self-contained device. Because of its... Continue Reading →