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Podcasting 101: Tips & Resources

-Bryn Mawr ETS Team


Welcome to the Podcasting 101 Libguide! Here you can find numerous resources to help you dive into podcasting--whether you need help with storyboarding, free audio hunting, software tips, or IRL podcasts to check out-- we've got you covered. 


Canaday Library Hours:

Monday to Friday: 8:00 AM-12:00 AM

Saturday: 10:00 AM-10:00 PM

Sunday: 10:00 AM-12:00 AM


Carpenter Library Hours:

Monday to Friday: 8:00 AM-12:00 AM

Saturday: 10:00 AM-10:00 PM

Sunday: 10:00 AM-12:00 AM


Canaday Help Desk Hours:

Monday to Friday: 8:00 AM-9:00 PM

Saturday: 1:00 PM-5:00 PM

Sunday: 2:00 PM-9:00 PM


NOTE: Assistance with equipment lending or audio recording is available on a drop-in basis at the BMC Libraries. You can reach out and get help in person at each of our libraries or the Canaday Help Desk, or make an appointment via

Where Can I Record Audio at BMC?


 Video & Audio Recording Studio: _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Canaday: Studio 313

  • This room seats 2-3 people.
  • Its access key can be checked out from the Canaday Circulation Desk.
  • The studio is equipped with a working desk, computer (paired with wide-screen mounted monitor), 4K camera, USB hub, and a formal BMC backdrop that also doubles as a green screen background when turned around.
  • Great space to holding interviews, record audio, video, or do a little video-editing!
  • For more info about the space, check out:


 Individual Viewing Carrels:


Canaday: Rooms 303, 305, 309:

  • Each carrel seats 2 people.
  • You can check out the key to the carrel and headphones from Canaday's Circulation Desk.
  • Each room also has a multi-standard, region-free DVD and VCR player.


        Carpenter: Digital Media and Collaboration Lab:

  • This lab contains 6 workstations and 4 mediascape tables for working in small groups.
  • Although it is a more open space than the private viewing rooms, the media support here makes it a great place to edit your podcasts.

         Collier: Room 380

  • This room may be booked ahead via sign-up sheet by door.


Group Viewing Rooms:

Canaday 311, 313:

  • This is a private room that seats 6 people.
  • You can check out the key at Canaday's Circulation Desk or use on a walk-in basis when available.


NOTE: Even though each of these rooms have been traditionally used to project or view videos and media (with the exception of the Media Lab), they are private and quiet--this makes them great spots to record audio for your podcasts!