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Multimedia Creation Resources at the Fordham Commons

Use the links and resources available here to help you create multimedia projects at the Fordham Multimedia Lab in Douglass Library

Please Back Up Your Work!

Fordham Commons and Lab do not back up your work.  Please save all work to an external drive.  We are unable to recover lost documents

Audio Editing Programs

The Fordham Lab and Classroom offer:




Adobe Audition (for advanced users)


Audacity is also available as a free download for both Mac and PC


Audio Recorders

Audio recorders are available for loan at the Circulation Desk  They are in high demand, so please book in advance to ensure availability for the days they are needed.  They loan for 3 days with no renewals.

Audacity PowerPoint presentation with links

Podcast resources

How to:

Buzzsprout- How to Make a Podcast

Digital Trends- How to Make a Podcast

How to Start a Podcast-  An Ultimate Guide for Beginners



Jeff Large on Storytelling

NPR Storytelling tips​



Technically, podcasts are XML files that index the MP3 files and metadata that represent each episode. Content management systems like Squarespace and the aforementioned WordPress, with a plugin like podPress, can generate a podcast XML feed. Regardless of which way you author your podcast’s XML file, be sure to follow Apple’s podcast specifications for the best results. Afterward, once your XML file is online, use an RSS validator like to make sure you didn’t make any mistakes before submitting your feed to the iTunes store. Don’t forget to submit your show to other podcast platforms, including Google Music, Stitcher, and Soundcloud.

" Storytelling skills and techniques How to start your own podcast Everything you need to know about storytelling, in 5 minutes


Article:  "Waiting on Apple's podcast recording app- or for better GarageBand features"

Book: Expert Podcasting Resources for Dummies (available online)



Audition Tutorials

Garage Band Tutorials

Garage Band tutorials

Apple Support

Garage Band Podcast creation

Sample files for practice


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