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The unique experiences from your childhood or way of life.

The "you won't believe this actually happened" travel stories.

The deep dive into niche history and lore that you stayed up past midnight researching.

Share what you have to say to the world! Let your voice be heard through podcasting! 

This display is geared towards beginner podcasters wondering where to get started. It includes resources on creating stories and storytelling, as well as technical guides for producing podcasts, from recording to publishing.

Related Research Guides

These CCSF research guides include pages with curated podcast resources. Many thanks to librarians Julian Prentice and Marie Varelas for their input!

Japanese Language Studies

French Language Studies

Recommended Podcasts

Available to CCSF Students, Faculty and Staff! Listen Online Now with RAM ID!

LibriVox Podcasts (2008-now): Provides information on public domain books, poetry, short stories and news releases.

NASA Podcasts (2005-2011): Provides NASA podcasts for educational or informational purposes, including photo collections, textbooks, public exhibits, computer graphical simulations and Internet Web pages.

Available to Everyone!

With many thanks to librarian Michele McKenzie for her input!

CCSF Chancellor's Office Podcast

Outside Lands Ep. 243: History of CCSF

All Things Considered
All Things Considered

Crime Junkie
Crime Junkie

The Daily
The Daily

Stuff You Should Know
Stuff You Should Know

Featured Books

The New Digital Storytelling

Newly revised and updated, this is the essential guide to state-of-the-art digital storytelling for audiences, creators, and teachers. Written for everyone interested in the communication potential of digital media, including educators, marketers, communication professionals, and community activists, this is the ultimate guide to harnessing technology for storytelling. The book combines history, analysis, and practical guidance about digital storytelling.

The Storyteller's Secret

How did a human rights attorney earn TED's longest standing ovation, and how did a Facebook executive launch a movement to encourage millions of women to "lean in"? They told brilliant stories. In The Storyteller's Secret: From TED Speakers to Business Legends, Why Some Ideas Catch on and Others Don't, keynote speaker, bestselling author, and communication expert Carmine Gallo reveals the keys to telling powerful stories that inspire, motivate, educate, build brands, launch movements, and change lives.

NPR's Podcast Start up Guide

From NPR comes the definitive guide to podcasting--featuring step-by-step advice on how to find a unique topic, tell the best stories, and engage the most listeners, as well as the secrets that will take your pod to the next level. Whoever you are, whatever you love, there's a podcast audience waiting for you, and it's never been easier to share your voice with the world. But while the barrier to entry for podcast production is relatively low (just the cost of a mic and a laptop), the learning curve is steep--and quality matters. That's where NPR comes in.

The Podcaster's Audio Guide

The Podcaster's Audio Guide is a concise introduction to simple sound engineering techniques for podcasters. This digestible guide explains the basics of audio engineering, from equipment, to recording, editing, mixing and publishing. Suitable for beginners from all backgrounds, including students and hobbyists, as well as professional content producers looking to experiment with podcasts, The Podcaster's Audio Guide is the perfect resource with cheat sheets, starting set-ups and a comprehensive jargon buster.

Books for Figuring Out Your Story

Ebooks for Figuring Out Your Story

Books for Getting Set Up

Ebooks for Getting Set Up

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