Spotlight On: Ohio WebJunction & Video Technology Courses
More and more libraries are making and sharing video to share with patrons and staff. From tutorials and tours to welcome messages and archived programs, using video cameras and creating linkable video content is now something most anyone can do. If you’re thinking about trying your hand at it but don’t know where to start, WebJunction Ohio has a series of courses designed for anyone interested in the basics of video technology.
Access is simple. Visit the WJOH website at oh.webjunction.org and log in using your WJOH account. Select the “Course Catalog” tab, and look at what’s under the Technology: Video link.
Don’t have an account…no problem…click on “Create Account” in the “Your Account” box and follow the instructions. Don’t be a “no account”…get one now. NOTE: If the course has a cost listed other than $0.00, you will need to login with your Ohio affiliated membership.
Individual courses can be selected and include:
How to capture digital video using a digital video camera, cell phone, or PDA.
Introduces digital video editing using MGI Video Wave 5. Participants are shown how to transfer videos to a PC and how to edit and enhance these videos.
This course will familiarize users to various media to store and view video such as DVD, CD, VCD, and tapes. Users will also learn about sharing movies on the Internet.
Information on how to store and archive raw digital video files, backup movies, and discuss file formats most commonly found on the Internet.
Provide users information on how to transfer digital video from a digital video camera, DVC connector, cell phone, or PDA to a computer.
There’s a veritable smorgasbord of resources available from your colleagues across library land at: http://www.webjunction.org/technology.
Questions? Contact Marsha McDevitt-Stredney at firstname.lastname@example.org.