Friday, March 13, 2015

Have a great break!

Video Consultant support hours will return when the library reopens after Spring Break, at 6pm on Sunday, March 22.  


Enjoy your break. If you need help during the break with multimedia capture or editing, please send email to the Video Consultant's list (videoconsult-g at mtholyoke.edu) and we will get back to you during normal college business hours.

Thursday, February 12, 2015

WordPress

What is Word Press?


Did you know ?

It is more than a simple blogging application.

It is  Content Management System.

A web publishing tool !! 

Do you want to Learn more about it ?

Here is more information:


http://www.lynda.com/WordPress-tutorials/What-WordPress/154417/160987-4.html

Friday, January 16, 2015

Control GarageBand remotely from your iPad

Wish to Control GarageBand remotely from your iPad ? watch a video and find out for yourself!!
  • In your browser navigate to www.lynda.com and click on login as shown below
  • Enter www.mtholyoke.edu in the bar under Login through your organization or school
  • You will be directed to the MHC login page and will require to enter your MHC username and password

  • Enter  garageband in the bar next to "Browse the library"
  • Choose Garageband Essential Training and hit Search. You will be directed to the following page
  • Scroll down and click Controlling GarageBand remotely from an iPad as shown below 
  • You will be directed to corresponding video. Hit Select and you are all set to watch the video and learn how to control Garageband remotely from your iPad !!!

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Final cut Pro video tutorial

Need to edit your video? The video consultant is not around?Don't worry; Lynda can help you!!!
  1. In your browser navigate to www.lynda.com and click on login as shown below
  2. Enter www.mtholyoke.edu in the bar under Login through your organization or school
  3. You will be directed to the MHC login page and will require to enter your MHC username and password
  4. You will be redirected to lynda.com and will be logged in as yourself. 
  5. Enter Final cut pro in the bar next to "Browse the library"
  6. You will get a list of suggestions of  videos and articles to choose from. Choose the video for the version you wish to work with and hit Search.
  7. You will be directed to the video. Hit the Play button and you are all set to begin your learning 
  8. You may also navigate to a subtopic on Final Cut Pro directly by scrolling down and choosing a video on that particular topic.

Using Lynda to teach yourself Audacity

Audacity 


  1. In your browser navigate to www.lynda.com and click on login as shown below
  2. Login through your organization or school by entering www.mtholyoke.edu 
  3. Enter by using your MHC username and password                                                                       
  4. After you have successfully logged in, enter Audacity into the bar at the top of your page 
  5. You will get a list of suggestions. Choose the video, course or article of your choice and hit Search. 
  6. You will be navigated to the corresponding search. For beginners you may start my choosing the video What is Audacity.  Hit the Play button and enjoy your video!!! 

Thursday, October 2, 2014

How to Download YouTube and other web Videos!


Please be aware that most videos online are protected by copyright.  
For more details about copyright, please visit the library's copyright guide for multimedia projects

Firefox:
These instructions use a Firefox add-on, YouTube Video and Audio Downloader, which is installed on the computers in the MEWS teaching area. If you would like to have this tool on your computer, open your Firefox browser. Type about:addons in the browser window. Search for the addon above and install it.
  • Once on the page with the desired video, select "download", located here:


  •  Select the format you wish to download from the list:



  • Once you select, you will find your video on your desktop or in the downloads folder.

     

Keepvid: 

  • Find your video on the web and copy the URL for sharing or the one you are using to view the video
  • Visit keepvid.com                   
  • On the home page, paste the link of the YouTube video you wish to download into the bar at the top of the page and select "Download":


  • Select the format you wish to download from the list that appears, as shown below:


  • Upon selecting a format, your video will download and appear on your desktop, or in your downloads folder or  whichever folder you have chosen in your computer settings .

Video Grabber

  • On the home page, paste the link of the video you wish to download into the bar at the top of the page and select "Grab it":
 

  • Select the format you wish to download from the list that appears, as shown below:


  • Upon selecting a format, your video will download and appear on your desktop, or in your downloads folder or another folder depending on your settings.

Chrome

These instructions use Video Downloader Professional, a Chrome extension that is loaded on the Macs in the MEWS teaching area. To get this extension on your own computer, go to the Chrome Extension Store and add Video Downloader professional to the extensions in your Chrome browser.
Warning: Google updates to Chrome have disabled this extension in the past and may do so again.

  • First, log in with your google account and go to the video page on YouTube which you want to download
  • Click "+add to", so that this video will go to your playlist

  • Click the green download button on the top right corner, you will go to video downloader professional

  • Play the video and the green download button will show up again

  • Click the green download button again and you can select the format of video you want to download

  • You can find it here!



Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Fall 2014 MEWS Consultant Hours

 Have a video or audio project for a class? Want some help with your YouTube and Vine videos? The RISE video consultants are back to help you with your multimedia projects. Check the schedule of staffed hours and  drop by the MEWS to ask a question. 

Want More than Drop-in Help?

Make an appointment with a MEWS consultant during our regularly scheduled hours. Select a Consultant Appointment slot in the Google calendar linked below:


If none of these times will meet your needs, we will be glad to make an appointment. Please send an email with some times you can meet to the email address posted in the MEWS Teaching Space.