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Created Content Committee Podcasts

Keep up to date with new trends in digitization and digital content with the CARLI Created Content Committee podcast. Podcasts are a convenient way to stay current since you can listen on your commute, at home, or at your desk! Episodes will come out frequently during the academic year. All postcasts are listed here, but you can also visit the Created Content Committee iTunes U site and subscribe to the podcasts directly from there.

Click on the title of each podcast to listen.

Podcast 1 - An interview with the digital powrr Team

Released: April 15, 2014
Length: 30 minutes

Interview with Digital POWRR (Preserving Objects With Restricted Resources): In this 30-minute podcast, committee members Anne and Paul talk with Jamie Schumacher and Lynne Thomas from Digital POWRR (Preserving Objects With Restricted Resources).

podcast 2 - Using Web Analytics to Assess and Appraise Digital Collections

Released: May 2, 2014
Length: 21 minutes

Getting the most out of Google Analytics for your digital collections: Adam and Margaret talk about how to get the most useful data out of Google Analytics to assess the usage of digital collections and choose future collections to digitize.

PODCAST 3 - Chicago collections consortium

Released: December 10, 2014
Length: 13 minutes

The Chicago Collections Consortium: committee members Adam and Margaret interview Kate Flynn, Portal Manager of the Chicago Collections Consortium about why the project was started and how the portal to Chicago collections will work. (You may need to turn the volume up for this podcast)

podcast 4 - Archivematica: An interview with Courtney Mumma

Released: December 10, 2014
Length: 23 minutes

Interview with Courtney Mumma; Consultant, US and International Community Development; at Artefactual. In this interview, committee members Mary and Paul talk with Courtney about Archivematica, a free and open-source digital preservation system.

PODCAST 5 - Created Content Committee Tumblr Project

Released: February 15, 2016
Length: 16 minutes

CARLI Created Content Committee's Tumblr Project: Committee members Margaret, Alice, and Jen discuss a new initiative by the committee: a Tumblr page highlighting images from CARLI Digital Collections. Discussion includes the idea for starting the Tumblr (the "hows and whys") and how the project was implemented. The Tumblr page can be viewed at:

PODCAST 6 - DPLA in Illinois

Released: February 25, 2016
Length: 37 minutes

Illinois' Digital Public Library of America Hub: Committee members Adam and Margaret speak with Sandra Fritz and Andrew Bullen from the Illinois State Library about the Illinois Hub for the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA). Discussion includes the process involved in being picked as a state Hub for the DPLA project and where Illinois is now in the processing of contributing items to DPLA. For more information and for future news and updates, visit the DPLA Illinois Blog:

PODCAST 7 - An Interview with Eric Kurt

Released: April 29, 2016
Length: 17 minutes

In this podcast, Anne Shelley of Illinois State University interviews Eric Kurt, Media Commons Coordinator in the Undergraduate Library at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Eric discusses digital projects students are creating using the services, technology, and expertise available in an academic library media commons. Visit the Media Commons website at: