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Streaming Video Resources For Teaching, Learning, And Research, Julie A. Decesare Feb 2014

Streaming Video Resources For Teaching, Learning, And Research, Julie A. Decesare

Julie A DeCesare

In less than 10 years the availability of digitally converted or born digital video, has grown exponentially. Libraries and librarians are constantly navigating, and helping their patrons navigate, this shift from analog to digital. For access to video, our libraries are challenged by an individual consumer marketplace, where institutional access is often limited and expensive. Due to limitations of streaming content, licensing and copyright issues for use in learning management systems and public performance screenings, and time and budgetary issues surrounding the conversion of analog to digital formats, public and educational institutions are still very reliant on physical formats. Patron ...


Navigating Multimedia: How To Find Internet Video Resources For Teaching, Learning, And Research., Julie Decesare Mar 2013

Navigating Multimedia: How To Find Internet Video Resources For Teaching, Learning, And Research., Julie Decesare

Julie A DeCesare

The deep and open Web has quickly become a resource for multimedia and video content. Search engines have tools to help mine for visual content, but finding video content creates different challenges in comparison to text. This chapter will present an articulated guide on searching for multimedia, specifically video, content and provide a showcase of some innovative collections and resources. The reader will take away research strategies and a list of resources to find a variety of subject specific and interdisciplinary video content, as well as specific skills in navigating the wealth of multimedia available online.


Navigating Multimedia – Streaming Video Beyond Youtube: Pop Culture Edition, Julie Decesare Mar 2013

Navigating Multimedia – Streaming Video Beyond Youtube: Pop Culture Edition, Julie Decesare

Julie A DeCesare

The Internet has quickly become a resource for multimedia and video content, especially in popular culture research. Search engines have tools to help mine for visual content, but finding videos content creates different challenges in comparison to text. This presentation will provide tips on searching for multimedia content, as well as, a showcase of some innovative video collections, initiatives, and resources important to popular culture research.


Media: Maintaining The Balance, Julie Decesare Apr 2008

Media: Maintaining The Balance, Julie Decesare

Julie A DeCesare

Striking a balance between what your patrons want versus what they need is a daily challenge. This presentation will discuss the Media Center's Outreach and efforts on behalf of the students and faculty of the Boston College Community, as well as our hopes for the future. The Media Center is O'Neill Library's non-print collection of visual materials, audio recordings, And computer data files (an inventory of over 20,000 items on a variety of formats). In addition to the physical collection, the Media Center (with partners) also supports a Streamed Film Collection initiative and owns the digital ...


Collection Building: Foreign Videos & Dvds, Julie Decesare Jun 2007

Collection Building: Foreign Videos & Dvds, Julie Decesare

Julie A DeCesare

Review of online resources for obtaining foreign language videos and DVDs, covering formats available from different countries and equipment needed to view them. Also included a demonstration of some online digital video resources.