The Library has a collection of audio recording equipment available for checkout in the library. It includes: five IOS microphones, five USB Yeti Microphones, a Tascam handheld recorder, and four sets of headphones.
Here are two quick guides that cover how to use the library microphones.
Recording & Editing Software
Descript Free audio editing software that can be downloaded to a desktop or laptop (not available for IOS or Google Apps). Descript transcribes audio files and allows the user to edit audio like one would a Google doc. AMAZING!
There is a very simple, quick tutorial that opens up once the software is downloaded. Take it. It will make using Descript super easy.
Soundtrap Demo A turnkey web-based podcast production application.
GarageBand Tutorial Recording and editing software available on Macs and IOS devices.
Audacity Tutorial Free recording software that works on Macs or PCs.
Google Voice* You will need to download Google Voice to your iPad or iPhone and follow the steps in the link to enable call recording.
*The Library highly recommends Google Voice for recording phone interviews.