SLIScast brand About Us

SLIScast was founded in the Fall of 2006 when the SLIS Technology Group received a start-up grant from the Pottruck Technology Resource Center.

SLIScast was created to bring the content of on-campus talks and presentations to the wider SLIS community.

SLIScast produces podcasts of lectures ranging from "On the Library Crimes Beat" (Kim Martineau, Hartford Courant journalist; March 2007) to "Working with First Responders and Emergency Managers" (Sara Wolf, Northeast Museum Services Center of the National Park Service as part of the November 2008 New England Archivists meeting), and …

SLIScast brings Simmons SLIS to you!

The best part? In addition to the podcasts themselves, we provide slide presentations, full transcripts, and affiliated websites.

Tune in however you prefer:

  • Streaming Audio—The SLIScast website features streaming audio of each podcast.
  • RSS Feed—Subscribe using your favorite feedreader; just click on the RSS button on the SLIScast mainpage.
  • iTunes—SLIS podcasts are available on iTunes; search for SLIScast in the iTunes store. Also check out our pilot implementation of iTunesU at:


Need help accessing SLIScast? This tutorial may help: SLIScast Basics. It also demonstrates how to subscribe to an RSS feed if you've been wanting to learn how.

Watch this video to see SLIScast in action:

Contact Us

Phone: 617-521-2802
Address: 300 The Fenway, Boston, MA 02115-5898

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