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Screencasting Guidelines: Get
Started

This LibGuide outlines the best practices that must be followed when creating a screencast as part of the University of Waterloo Library.

Sub-page Links

Use the information in this section to help you begin the process of making a screencast.

Sub-pages include:

  1. Understanding Camtasia Files
  2. Best Practices & Guidelines
  3. Screencast Checklist

Camtasia Links

TechSmith's product website for Camtasia contains a number of useful tips and instructional videos. Please refer to these resources if additional explanation is required.

Introduction

This libguide provides the procedures that must be followed when creating a screencast as part of the University of Waterloo Library. It also contains many helpful tips for using the Camtasia software; however, there are also many helpful tips that can be found on the Camtasia website.  Use this libguide as a reference when creating videos, or reference  the Camtasia website for more detailed answers. For more information about University of Waterloo screencasts, contact the guide author.

IMPORTANT COPYRIGHT INFORMATION

You are responsible to ensure that your screencast production has met any, and all, copyright requirements. If you are permitted to use information or material from sources other than your own making, it must be credited appropriately and accordingly.

For a number of useful resources, including contact information should you have questions, please consult the University of Waterloo Library's copyright information page at

http://www.lib.uwaterloo.ca/copyright/index.html