Virtual Programming 2.0: Creating High-Quality Video Production for Libraries

December 8, 2020 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Ohio Library Council via Zoom

Sponsored by: OLC’s Adult Services Division

Register at my OLC | Deadline to register: Dec. 2

FREE* for OLC members only.
*Individual members or staff of OLC Institutional member libraries.

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Webinar Overview
As the pandemic drags on, one thing has become clear—virtual programming is here to stay. Even after libraries resume in-person programming, there will still be value in creating filmed programming, whether it is to preserve the program for future use or to allow those who are not comfortable or able to come to the library to participate. Librarians have always strived to deliver the highest quality in-person programming, so why should our video programs be any different? This webinar will provide you with the videography skills and expertise you need to produce high-quality filmed programs. Whether your video experience starts and ends with a phone camera or you have been creating YouTube videos for years, this webinar will help you take your videography skills to the next level.

Presenter: Emily Lohr is an adult services and technology-focused librarian with more than six years of experience working in public and academic libraries. She currently serves as an Adult Services Librarian at the Kent Free Library. She received her MLIS from Kent State University and her B.S. in Multimedia Communications from Olivet Nazarene University with a focus on filmography and video production. Before becoming a librarian, Emily worked as a video producer and scriptwriter in the academic and non-profit sectors.

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn the three stages of video production and a time-tested blueprint for planning, organizing, and seamlessly implementing your ideas for filmed programing.
  • Learn simple changes you can make to drastically improve the video and audio quality of your filmed programs.
  • Understand library-specific considerations that save time and money on equipment (while still creating beautiful, high-quality programming).
  • Understand concepts and industry vocabulary in order to construct meaningful queries and teach yourself more about videography after the webinar.

Intended Audience: Library staff responsible for virtual programming and those who would like to learn how to produce videos like a pro.

What’s Included: Participation in the live webinar and/or access to the archived version at a later date, resources (if applicable) provided by the presenter.

NOTE: Webinar invitations and access information will be sent via e-mail. Please check that your correct e-mail address is listed in you my OLC profile page.

Continuing Education Credits: For those working toward their Ohio Public Librarian or Ohio Public Library Staff re-certification, this webinar counts as (1.5) continuing education contact hour of credit.

Primary Ohio Public Library Core Competencies Addressed: Programming

If you are unable to participate in the live presentation, the webinar will be recorded and posted on the OLC website.