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----- Original Message -----
From: Kristine R. Brancolini <email@example.com>
To: Multiple recipients of list <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Monday, October 09, 2000 1:31 PM
Subject: Re: future DVD? Naaa
> OK, let's be more specific. Educational video includes home video,
> including feature films. How to do you negotiate with these rights
> holders? The system Mark describes leaves teachers with a *very* limited
> number of choices. This might work for K-12, but colleges and
> universities need access to a broader range of content than Mark's system
> would provide.
> Regarding educational titles on DVD: They are beginning to be released.
> I agree that VHS is not disappearing any time soon. And as much as
> librarians dislike the idea, we are all likely to be supporting DVD and
> VHS simultaneously. I still have 3/4" U-matic in my collection. That
> brings our video formats to four: 3/4", VHS, laserdisc, and DVD. That's
> a fact of life for a college or university library. I imagine that public
> libraries will be supporting VHS and DVD for many year to come as well.
> Instead of "future DVD? Naaa," I say "digital distribution? Naaa." For
> lots of reasons, not just intellectual property. -- Kris
> On Mon, 9 Oct 2000, Rick Faaberg wrote:
> > On 10/9/2000 12:33 PM, Jessica at email@example.com may have
> > > Doesn't this leave you with a fairly small amount of mostly
> > > films.
> > Hi,
> > (Just had to respond, Mark!)
> > In K-12 regional media libraries, ALL of our videos are educational.
> > our mission!
> > 8^)
> > Rick
> > Northwest Regional ESD
> > Oregon, USA
> Kristine R. Brancolini, Director, Digital Library Program
> Main Library E170, 1320 E. Tenth Street
> Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405
> Phone: 812.855.3710 | Fax: 812.856.2062 | Web: www.dlib.indiana.edu