Student Resources

The OSCR Gear-to-Go Center offers a variety of multimedia equipment including digital cameras, digital video cameras, lighting kits, tripods, microphones, audio gear, and more to students for educational purposes. Equipment can be checked out by UA students for course projects.

Students may request a transcript or a captioned version of iTunes U podcasts as a disability-related accommodation. Send an email to the UA's Disability Resources for information.

Students! Need Help?

The first place for help is the The 24/7 IT Support Center.  In addition, there are multimedia computer labs located around campus. Visit OSCR's webpage for more information.

UA Students Discuss Their Uses of Podcasting

Citing a Podcast

Here is a sample citation using adopted by Son of Citation Machine for the APA. Son of Citation Machine also has MLA and Chicago. It provides a form in which you enter the podcast information, submit it, and then view the citation in APA style on a webpage. Thanks to Cara Dineen for finding this.

Glogoff, S. (2007, February 2). [Podcast] Mobile Technologies. Introduction to Information Technology. Retrieved 2007, February 17, from http://sglogoff.com/intro.htm [please note that Drupal makes this a hot link - it's not a real link]

Respecting Copyright and Intellectual Property

The University of Arizona’s Learning Technologies Center is exploring the use of podcasting for non-profit, educational purposes only. All students and faculty should be aware that The University of Arizona’s policies require that copyrighted materials be used in a way that complies with U.S. Copyright Law. That means that it is important, when creating a podcast, to obtain all necessary rights and permissions for copyrighted materials you plan to use. For information and resources, see:
Lawrence University Copyright Issues Related to Podcasting
Copyright Information at the webpage of the UA Office of the General Counsel
UA’s policy on the Acceptable Use of Computers and Networks at The University of Arizona