Ciara Healy wrote:
>Hey Video Libbers,
> I am about to have a meeting with the person at my college who handles
>ADA compliance. She is concerned about Closed Captioning for all media.
>Also, this has bled over into a general concern for complying with the
>ADA all over the library. I have seen the ALA's statement and seen a
>variety of policies on college media services websites that run the
>gamut form a paragraph promising to accommodate to really detailed lists
>of what, how, for whom and when accommodation is possible. What about
>media services in particular, from any official body? Is there a
>minimum? A good medium? The policy and good intention does not seem
>enough, but buying special equipment just-in-case seems too much.
> Has anyone had to try to replace uncaptioned videos in their
>collection? I am primarily concerned with those that don't have the best
>production values or are distributed by smaller companies or may not be
>offered in multiple formats or are quite a bit older. I am at a
>technical college so think videos about polymers or engines as well as
>those about Gawain the Green Knight.
>p.s. If anyone else wants to weigh in about my earlier post about rogue
>collections i.e. wrangling videos back from departments (by the hundreds
>and hundreds) I am dying to hear from you.
>Videolib mailing list
Susan Weber, Media Librarian
Langara College, Advanced Education Media
100 West 49th Avenue, Vancouver, B.C. V5Y 2Z6
Tel. 604-323-5533 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Fast Forward Media Showcase, May 2-3, 2006
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