With so many services online, Laura Henderson of the Mark Skinner Library chose YouTube to publicize them. This seven minute video introduces website, catalog, quick links, the Vermont Online Library, ListenUp and Universal Class. Another approach might be mini-videos– segment each service into a one short clip.
Nice work, Laura, and nice website, MSL!
More promotional video from a Vermont library: Springfield is offering a contest. The public is invited to identify the characters in the story.
YouTube and other video channels offer immediate gratification. Vermont librarians experimented with Windows Movie Maker, iMovie and Audacity to create these library promotional features September 2, 2009. The software is free, so the major library expense is time. “RFPL, What Can We Do for You?” was created by Sam Maskell and teens at the Rockingham Free Public Library.
Created by Barb Shenton at the Rochester Public Library.
Created by Sam Maskell at the Rockingham Free Public Library.