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Learn More About Screencast.com

TechSmith has created a Getting Started Guide to help users learn how to organize, upload, secure and share captures.

Here also are two short tutorials about the importance of slowing down and audio quality.

Helpful Readings

7 Things You Should Know About Screencasting, Educause Learning Initiative. Wednesday, March 15, 2006

Can Instruction Go Viral? Making Videos That Stick, by Sara Robertson (Seely). August 22, 2012
This articles provides ample advice and a number of hands-on, realistic tips for creating library instruction videos or learning objects.  It includes interesting research findings to support the value in meeting digital users where they are and is fun and up-beat. 

A video of Salman Khan, the founder of the Khan Academy, talking about screencasts. 

Tips for Effective Instruction with Screencasting by Meredith Farkas. American Libraries Magazine. May 27, 2014

Libcasting Blog. Screencasting and Libraries. This blog by Greg Notess, a librarian at Montana State Library writes about current issues and topics related to screencasting. 

Tutorials from TechSmith Blog

Video Best Practices outlines important steps to consider before, during, and after recording to design a polished video.

Screencasting: From Script to Screen provides tips to help new designers streamline their process to produce quality screencasts.