> It's interesting to speculate. If streaming prevails, it probably won't be in
> five years. Look how long video has been transitioning out as the dominant
> medium, what, ten or fifteen years anyway, and the debate has barely started
> about the new generation DVD formats, HD-DVD and Blu-ray. When streaming
> moves into the mainstream, if it does, it won't be painless either: many
> rights holders of feature films will simply price themselves out of the
> market, leaving a lot of material unavailable, and fair use (free classroom
> use) for educational purposes will morph into pay-per-use. No one will be
> jettisoning their media collections anytime soon...
> Patricia Hornbeck
> Media Resources Development Coordinator
> Middlebury College
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> Sent: Wed, December 07, 2005 1:42 PM
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> Subject: Re: [Videolib] streaming media and academic libraries: the
> Not gonna happen for FEATURE films at least legally
> Way too many rights holders who will simply never agree and
> You can't force them. I am sure however that lots of stuff will be allowed
> to be streamed but a lot won't .
> Gonna be fun
>> Some of you may recall that I wanted to begin circulating our video resources
>> to students--currently they circulate to faculty only, and students must use
>> them inhouse. Well, that proposal has been soundly rejected by the faculty.
>> When I said I wanted to continue to press for this, my boss told me that
>> streaming media will soon render the issue moot. "In five years," she told
>> me, "streaming video will change the entire way academic media resources will
>> Okay, I'd like to tap the collective wisdom of the list re this statement:
>> 1. Five years?
>> 2. Will video resource collections cease to exist?
>> 3. And on a practical level, is anyone out there using streaming video as
>> part of a Media Resources collection--if so, how useful/effective is it?
>> As always, thanks for your input!
>> Maureen Tripp
>> Media Librarian
>> Media Services Center
>> 180 Tremont St. 3rd Floor
>> Boston, MA 02116
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