Re: [Videolib] Digital video

Gary Handman (ghandman@library.berkeley.edu)
Wed, 26 Apr 2006 08:03:18 -0700

yeah

At 02:57 PM 4/25/2006, you wrote:
>Gary,
>
>Are we including only commercially available?
>
>Jerry
>
>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):
> > ghandman@library.berkeley.edu
> >
> > I'll compile the data and ship it out on videolib.
> >
> > Institution:
> >
> > 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
> > Director
> > Media Resources Center
> > Moffitt Library
> > UC Berkeley
> > ghandman@library.berkeley.edu
> > http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/MRC
> >
> > *****
> >
> > "In societies where modern conditions of production prevail,
> > all of life presents itself as an immense accumulation of
> > spectacles."
> > --Guy Debord
> >
> >
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Gary Handman
Director
Media Resources Center
Moffitt Library
UC Berkeley
ghandman@library.berkeley.edu
http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/MRC

*****

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all of life presents itself as an immense accumulation of
spectacles."
--Guy Debord

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