Depending on what you want to do, there are a multitude of choices for recording. You can choose video cameras, digital cameras, digital voice recorders, analog voice recorders, or online "screen capture" sites.

Try out these online recording sites:


ScreenJelly
Screencast/Jing
Voicethread


What's available from the department?


In the Curriculum Library, there are:


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  • Two FlipVideo Mino HD cameras
    • These cameras are easy to use, and have a built-in USB connection for your computer.
    • Files on our MinoHD cameras are saved in an MP4 file format. This can be used with QuickTime, or played on Windows media player. However, to convert the files so that you can edit them with Windows Media Player or another program, you will need to download a converter, or ask Deb Duley in the main library to convert them for you.




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  • Three Cannon FS11 video cameras (tripods available)
    • These video cameras can also be used to take snapshots.
    • Videos from these cameras are saved in an MOD format. Ask Deb Duley in the main library, or Courtney Walters in the Curriculum Library to convert them for you.





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  • Nine Sony Microcassette recorders
    • Microcassettes available in the Curriculum Library for $1 each. You can also purchase them in the bookstore or at any office supply store.


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  • Two Olympus Digital Voice Recorders (WS-400S)
    • These digital recorders are easy to use, and have a built-in USB connection for your computer.




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  • One Mikey Blue (for iPod)
    • This microphone plugs directly into your iPod or iPhone.





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    • One iTalk (for iPod)
    • This microphone plugs directly into your iPod or iPhone.
    • Recordings will sync to your computer the first time you connect your iPod after the recording is made.


More equipment is available through the SAU main library.


Don't forget to check your iPod or phone to see if it has a recorder built in. If it doesn't, you may be able to download an app for free, or very little money.

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