Podcast Tools

Recording Hardware

The library has a collection of audio recording equipment available for checkout in the library.  It includes: five IOS microphones,  five USB Yeti Microphones, a Tascam handheld recorder, and four sets of headphones.

Here are two quick guides that cover how to use the library microphones.

Quick guide to using the IOS Microphone

Quick guide to using the Yeti Microphone

Recording & Editing Software

While there are many ways to go about recording and editing a podcast, two of the most popular software options are GarageBand and Audacity.  Here are tutorials that cover the basics of each.

GarageBand Tutorial Recording software available on Macs

Audacity Tutorial Free recording software that works on Macs or PCs

The library highly recommends Google Voice for recording phone interviews.

Google Voice (perfect for recording phone interviews) You will need to download Google Voice to your Ipad or Iphone and follow the steps in the link to enable call recording.