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Presenting Moving Images To The Public: Opportunities And Choices, Fred C. Pond Jan 2017

Presenting Moving Images To The Public: Opportunities And Choices, Fred C. Pond

University Libraries Faculty and Staff Publications

When presenting your institution’s films on the web, you face a host of decisions: what formats should you use? which internet host sites will best serve your needs? should you apply institution logos/identifiers? what about web address redirects?

This discussion, which encourages audience participation, will address these concerns and more, include uploading mystery footage to help identify locations and people, employing on-screen timecodes to ensure accurate feedback, and searching out additional, even undiscovered, material to enhance the film’s context, such as diaries, scripts, and still photos.


Creating A Multi-Media Dvd Of A Small Town's Historical Images, Fred C. Pond Aug 2013

Creating A Multi-Media Dvd Of A Small Town's Historical Images, Fred C. Pond

UVM Libraries Conference Day

The poster presents the process undertaken to create a DVD documentary of still and moving images, reflecting the history of a small community from the volunteer creator perspective. Sample visual elements include illustrations the DVD menu of five selections; footage of three moving image clips and two still photo collections.

The challenges, opportunities, rewards are presented, as well as a section on practical ‘how-we-done-it’ and ‘how we-mighta-done-it-differently’. For example, one of the biggest challenges was identifying home movies that included town events, in addition in being in good shape for digital transfer.

Furthermore, the creation of this DVD offered an ...


New Torch, Same Flame, Joanne Montanye Aug 2013

New Torch, Same Flame, Joanne Montanye

UVM Libraries Conference Day

This project is a work-in-progress exploring collaborative preservation opportunities for libraries and current digital-content creators in Vermont. Legacy retention partnerships are waning with the print industry, and new independent creators are discovering the need to self-archive, develop new alliances, or risk eventual loss of their work. Cooperation is in everyone's best interests, in that libraries can advise on best curation practices for access and interoperability; creators can keep libraries up-to-date technologically; the public benefits from access to more digital-only work; and the bridges between print and digital records are maintained. This presentation is a narrative of the project's ...


The Vermont Broadside Collection: No Longer Hidden, Prudence J. Doherty, Sharon Thayer Aug 2012

The Vermont Broadside Collection: No Longer Hidden, Prudence J. Doherty, Sharon Thayer

UVM Libraries Conference Day

The Wilbur Collection of Vermontiana contains hundreds of unique broadsides that document community activities and concerns from the 1770s through the 20th century. Until recently, only a very small percentage of the rich broadside collection was catalogued. Two years ago, Special Collections and the Resource Description and Analysis departments joined forces to make all of the Vermont broadsides accessible to researchers. This poster session will describe the collaborative effort and share some newly accessible examples from the collection.


Poster: Old Vermont Films: Opportunities For Research, New Films & Community Events, Fred C. Pond Aug 2011

Poster: Old Vermont Films: Opportunities For Research, New Films & Community Events, Fred C. Pond

UVM Libraries Conference Day

Fred's poster shows that there can be new life for old Vermont films.


Old Vermont Films: Opportunities For Research, New Films & Community Events, Fred C. Pond Aug 2011

Old Vermont Films: Opportunities For Research, New Films & Community Events, Fred C. Pond

UVM Libraries Conference Day

Fred discussed the process and challenges of locating old Vermont films and digitizing them. These "new films" were then shown at various community events to publicize and promote them. Fred ended with listing "next steps" to take to keep this digitization initiative moving forward.