Making Disciplinary Research Audible

The Academic Library as Podcaster


Academic libraries have long consulted with faculty and graduate students on ways to measure the impact of their published research, which now include altmetrics. Podcasting is becoming a more viable method of publicizing academic research to a broad audience. Because individual academic departments may lack the ability to produce podcasts, the library can serve as the most appropriate academic unit to undertake podcast production on behalf of researchers. The article identifies what library staff and equipment are required, describes the process needed to produce and market the published episodes, and offers preliminary assessments of the podcast impact.


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How to Cite
Smith, D., Cook, M. L., & Torrence, M. (2020). Making Disciplinary Research Audible. Information Technology and Libraries, 39(3).