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Branding your library with Local History: Voice Thread

Enhance your library's image by uncovering your community's past! From book displays to online exhibits; learn how to introduce patrons to your local history treasures.

Voice Thread

Summary

 

  • Users can upload text, video or audio recording their interpretation of an image of an object, person or building.
  • Digital drawing tools can be used to emphasize a point and draw users attention to an aspect of the image.

Pros

  • Interactive, encourages users to participate in discussion.
  • Voice recording humanizes online discussions.
  • Can be accessed via mobile app.

Cons

  • Users must have account to comment (as with HistoryPin and Flickr).
  • Must pay extra to use additional features; i.e. making channels private.

Voice Thread Pages