>Date: Wed, 24 Aug 2005 11:37:48 -0700
>From: deg farrelly <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Subject: Re: [Videolib] Streaming and course management systems (CDigix)
>To: "email@example.com" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Actually, this has happened, to a VERY large extent, in academic publishing.
>Many libraries have cancelled print subscriptions (NOT the content, but the
>format) in favor of electronic versions. Though large, research libraries
>are/may be still be holding on to print subscriptions.
>This electronic access both meets and builds our users' preferences and
>expectations for 24/7/365 access.
>Journals from publishers that do not provide electronic content receive
>decreasing use, in some cases resulting in the subscription being cancelled
>*because* it is not being used.
>There has been a VERY steep learning curve all around for this new model of
>delivery. Librarians' fears over the stability of online access are greatly
>diminished from where they were 15 years ago. But concerns for ongoing
>access to licensed (rather than owned) content is still an issue being
>Other business opportunities have emerged from this model too, as third
>party software products (such as Serials Solutions and ExLibris SFX - among
>others) provide for digital rights management and facilitated access to
>deg farrelly, Associate Librarian
>Arizona State University at the West Campus
>PO Box 37100
>Phoenix, Arizona 85069-7100
> > From: Jonathan Miller <email@example.com>
> > Reply-To: "firstname.lastname@example.org" <email@example.com>
> > Date: Wed, 24 Aug 2005 09:55:27 -0400
> > To: "firstname.lastname@example.org" <email@example.com>
> > Subject: Re: [Videolib] Streaming and course management systems (CDigix)
> > How is it this forecast has not happened to any large extent, as far as I
> > know, with print, i.e. academic journals? (where the prices would provide a
> > great incentive) or even consumer newspapers and magazines (where there is
> > a bigger public)? the content of which (text) can be easily distributed
> > with today's technology.
> > JM
>Videolib mailing list
Jonathan Miller, President
First Run/Icarus Films, Inc.
32 Court Street, 21st Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201 USA
Videolib mailing list