Explains the urgent need for libraries to engage in preservation of irreplaceable content on VHS and other obsolete video formats in their collections, and presents a database of titles for which due diligence as required by Section 108 of US Copyright has already been completed.
Addendum to document recording all the responses from the survey in table form. This document records all the additional comments made on the survey responses
Document recording all the responses from the survey in table form
Streaming video has been an option for academic libraries for nearly a decade. What is the state of streaming video in academic libraries today? How are these libraries acquiring streaming videos? Who makes acquisition decisions? How much staff time does supporting streaming video require?
Survey instrument used in Survey of Academic Library Streaming Video Revisited, 2015
Poster presents information on group project to develop a crowd-sourced database of VHS titles eligible for duplication within Section 108 provisions of US copyright law.
In spring 2013 the presenters developed a survey on academic library streaming video and distributed it broadly through various discussion and mailing lists. This is the first large-scale and most comprehensive effort to date to collect data on streaming video funding, licensing, acquisition, and hosting in academic libraries. Its results will provide benchmark data for future explorations of this rapidly expanding approach to video in academic libraries. Streaming video is becoming a common occurrence on many campuses today. Its fast growth is due in part to the steady growth of online classes and programs. Technology has also played a role ...