Fwd: Digital video reserve @ Northwestern

Gary Handman (ghandman@library.berkeley.edu)
Thu, 4 Feb 1999 17:03:12 -0800 (PST)

Purty interesting stuff from Northwestern...looks like they're into some
cool video innovations!

Gary Handman

>>Date: Fri, 29 Jan 1999 17:03:16 -0600
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>>From: Claire Dougherty <m-dougherty@nwu.edu>
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>>Subject: Digital video reserve @ Northwestern
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>>Since noone from Northwestern can make it to the e-reserve meeting at
>>ALA this week, we thought we'd pass along the URL for our pilot Digital
>>video reserve site. We've been using the MPEG streaming technology
>>(IBM's Videocharger product) since last spring, but DVR is our first
>>attempt to take video (and potentially audio) streaming and build a
>>service model around it.
>>We don't have a copyright policy yet, the stuff we're using now we've
>>gotten permission to use on campus for specific classes. So access is
>>IP restricted, but there's some background info on the site.
>>Looking forward to reading minutes from the meeting, hope y'all had
>>fun in N.O.
>>BTW, this is a New Media Center project at NU, managed by the Media
>>Center at the library & the Academic Technologies unit of campus IT.
>>M. Claire Dougherty
>>Director, Northwestern University New Media Center
>>(847) 467-1437

Gary Handman
Media Resources Center
Moffitt Library
UC Berkeley, CA 94720-6000

"You are looking into the mind of home video. It is innocent, it is aimless,
it is determined, it is real" --Don DeLillo, Underworld