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The DLO Process

Introduction

This guide is intended to demonstrate the process by which the Springfield Technical Community College Library creates DLOs, or Digital Learning Objects. DLO's are brief, specific, how-to videos aimed at a particular learning goal - searching a database, formatting a paper, or navigating a website, for example. 

 

The method by which your library creates content will vary, of course. This guide isn't meant to be prescriptive; instead, it's a summary of how the STCC Library approached this particular project. Your talented librarians will possess a variety of skills, as ours do - our Collections librarian has a background in music and recording, so he was a perfect fit to narrate the original videos. Our electronic services librarian brought tech skills and did much of the early screencasting and uploading. Cross-training has occurred along the way, allowing multiple librarians to now fulfill different tasks. And we are a very small staff, consisting of five full-time librarians (including the Dean) and two part-time librarians. 

 

 

Timeline