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Just Released, Producing Video Podcasts: A Guide for Media Professionals

...not just a book about Podcasting, but a full primer on professional audio and video production and digital publishing that is lavishly illustrated and full of practical tips. -- Philip Hodgetts, President and CEO, Open Television Network.

Producing Video Podcasts: A Guide for Media Professionals
by Richard Harrington & Mark Weiser

List Price: $39.95
Paperback: 228 pages
Publisher: Focal Press (March 14, 2008)
ISBN-10: 0240810295
ISBN-13: 978-0240810294

Book Description: Put the video podcast medium to work for you and your clients with a winning formula. Know how video podcasts work and every facet of what it takes to produce a professional-quality program that will meet every criterion for success. The authors are seasoned video production pros that have been on the crest of the video podcasting wave as it has risen. With over 2500 episodes produced, they can reveal what works and what doesnt with detailed, illustrated guidance. You get the nuts and bolts of the complete process, including:

Instruction and case studies go in-depth on issues unique to the podcast medium. A full-color presentation delivers tangible, inspiring examples of creative video podcasts. The companion website, www.VidPodcaster.com provides a blog, templates, planning documents, sample clips, and state-of-the-art updates.

March 14, 2008 in Podcasts | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack

Another New Legal Education Reform Blog

Hosted by the Elon University Law School, the Center for Engaged Learning in the Law Blog "is intended to contribute to the discourse on teaching and learning in law, from the inspirational to the whimsical, to the mechanical. It includes the varying perspectives of teachers, administrators, learners and practicioners." See our earlier Law Librarian Blog posts covering this growing body of resourses:


March 13, 2008 in Blog News | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack

Web 2.0 and Privacy

Legal experts again raised their concerns that the rise of Web 2.0 has come at the expense of individual privacy. This time at the Legal Futures Conference; read more about it on c|net: To be anonymous or not to be, that is the privacy question

Related c|net coverage of Stanford's Legal Futures Conference:


March 12, 2008 in Web 2.0 | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack

Newspaper Bloggers Strike!

The AFL-CIO Blog is reporting what may be the first ever blogger labor strike.  The bloggers are writers at The Honolulu Advertiser and members of The Newspaper Guild-CWA Local 39117. Hat tip to Adjunct Law Prof Blog. [JH]

March 11, 2008 in Blog News | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack

Professional Widgets with CSS, Dom and Ajax

If you want to create your own widgets, pre-order this book now! [JH]

Professional Widgets with CSS, Dom and Ajax
by Rajesh Lal

List Price: $39.95
Paperback: 350 pages
Publisher: Wiley; Pap/Onl edition (May 12, 2008)
ISBN-10: 0470246642
ISBN-13: 978-0470246641

Book Description: Professional Widgets with CSS, DOM and Ajax is the first guide to building web widgets - tiny applications that can be embedded in a web page or on the desktop and have exploded in popularity in recent months. Inside, award-winning programmer Rajesh Lal provides readers with a methodology for building widgets using standards like CSS and DOM to create widgets that work anywhere. Next he guides readers though the creation of widgets using several popular toolkits and frameworks including Yahoo! Widgets, Silverlight with PopFly, Google Web Toolkit, Microsoft Web Gadgets and more.

Professional Widgets with CSS, DOM and Ajax is heavy on step-by step examples enabling readers to get up to speed and begin building widgets quickly and easily. Topics include:

March 10, 2008 in Web Development | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack