Are we including only commercially available?
Gary Handman wrote:
> Hello all:
> A number of months back, a survey flew around videolib re vendors and
> distributors offering digital video files or digital rights
> licenses. I'd like to undertake another informal survey from the
> opposite angle: How many libraries out there are actively engaged in
> providing access to digital video files.
> Please respond to me directly (not videolib):
> I'll compile the data and ship it out on videolib.
> 1. Approximately how many video titles are you currently providing
> access to over a digital network?
> 2. Which vendors/distributors do you currently buy/license digital
> video files or rights?
> 3. How are files primarily acquired:
> 1. Files purchased from vendor and mounted on local server.
> 2. Digital rights secured from vendor and files encoded
> locally and mounted on local server
> 3. Digital rights secured from vendor and files out-sourced
> for encoding
> 3. Files accessed from a remote server (e.g. vendor's
> server; regional consortium's server)
> 4. Other
> 4. Is your institution involved in producing and/or serving clips or
> portions of videos on demand for classroom use?
> 5. Are files served over a local-area network only, or broader internet?
> 6. Is network access restricted to a particular clientele? Pls specify.
> 7. Which format(s)/standards are you primarily using:
> 1. Windows Media
> 2. QuickTime
> 3. Real
> 4. MPEG 1,2, or 4
> 5. Other (pls specify)
> 8. What is your primary access interface for digital files
> 1. OPAC
> 2. Separate web site
> 3. Vendor's interface
> 3. Other.
> 9. How intensively is the digital video collection being used?
> Gary Handman
> Media Resources Center
> Moffitt Library
> UC Berkeley
> "In societies where modern conditions of production prevail,
> all of life presents itself as an immense accumulation of
> --Guy Debord
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