The Escondido Public Library is looking for our community's experts to contribute videos and podcasts to LibraryYOU,
our online educational community collection.
- You must live, work, and/or play in Escondido.
We strongly prefer that you be an Escondido Public Library cardholder (Find out how to get a library card. It's free, quick, & easy!).
- All submissions must be original.
Also, please do not submit material which has been posted online or submitted elsewhere.
No copyright infringement or plagiarism. This includes background music. Find royalty-free music to use in your videos.
- No advertisements or endorsements.
Videos and podcasts may not contain any endorsement, solicitation, or commercial content advocating
for political issues, commercial products or services.
- Videos may be no longer than 10 minutes and podcasts no longer than 30 minutes.
- Release forms must be submitted for every person featured in the video or podcast.
Download a release form.
All videos and podcasts selected for the LibraryYOU collection must meet the following criteria:
- Instructional and educational
We are looking for how-tos, tutorials, or short lectures on a variety of topics.
- Authority of the author/presenter
We want experts - people who have taken time to gain experience and skill about their topic.
- Accuracy of content
Please confirm that all content is factual. Need help? Talk to a librarian to get help with research.
- Relevance to community
We are looking for topics of interest to many people within the Escondido community.
- Timely or has long-term significance
Topics must be of interest to today's society and/or be of interest for many years to come.
Content should be fair, factual, and nonpartisan.
- Suitable for community
We are looking for general interest topics that may be understood by an average high school student.
- Clear picture and sound
Please pay attention to lighting, video quality, and sound. Content must be seen and heard without difficulty.