Where can I learn more about podcasting at IU?

On this page:

IU Podcast Portal

UITS plans to retire the Podcast Portal by February 1, 2018, and is migrating content to Kaltura. Currently, there is a freeze on new portal account requests that will remain in place until after migration is complete.

The Indiana University Podcast Portal is the central gateway for podcasts produced at IU. For more, see:

For policy information on podcast content at Indiana University, refer to Protect IU: Policies from the University Information Policy Office (UIPO). In particular, see Appropriate Use of Information Technology Resources (IT-01).

iTunes U

IU has signed an agreement with Apple to make podcasts more readily available to students, faculty, and staff at IU. iTunes U provides access to university information directly through iTunes. For more, see What is iTunes U?

Creating podcasts

For those wishing to produce high-quality podcasts with professional production values, IU Communications and IU Radio & Television Services offer full media production services for both audio and video podcast creation.

To learn how to create your own podcasts:

  • GarageBand: In iTunes, subscribe to the video podcast tutorial on how to create and publish podcasts using GarageBand:
    1. Open iTunes, and then select iTunes Store.
    2. In the search bar, enter learn to podcast.
    3. From the list that appears, select Learn to Podcast by Apple Computer, and then click SUBSCRIBE.
    4. From the menu on the left, select Podcasts, click the arrow next to "Learn to Podcast", and then double-click a podcast episode title to watch it.

Encoding podcasts

To ensure your audio or video podcast episodes will play on the greatest number of devices, it's important to encode your files into the correct format (MP4 for video, MP3 or AAC for audio only). The following applications are cross-platform, completely free, and let you encode virtually any file into a format acceptable for podcasting:

For more, see What file format should I use if I want my video podcast to play on mobile video devices and gaming consoles?

Podcasts currently being produced at IU

Several groups and individuals affiliated with IU already produce podcasts, available on their websites. Following is a small selection (for more information about a podcast or to download one, click the appropriate link):

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