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The Expanding Role Of Online Video In Teaching, Learning, And Research., Julie Decesare Feb 2014

The Expanding Role Of Online Video In Teaching, Learning, And Research., Julie Decesare

Julie A DeCesare

Chapter 1 of Library Technology Reports (vol. 50, no. 2), “Streaming Video Resources for Teaching, Learning, and Research,” will explain who is using online video and why it is important for information professionals to know how to find and use it in library instruction and research education. Recent surveys and research about online video, as well as some literature on the literacies surrounding video, will be covered. The chapter also includes some tips and tricks for viewing online video and best practices for using popular search engines in the search for online video.


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.


Artbabble—A Partnership Of Art Appreciation, Curation, And Media Literacy, Julie Decesare Nov 2012

Artbabble—A Partnership Of Art Appreciation, Curation, And Media Literacy, Julie Decesare

Julie A DeCesare

This is a review of the website ArtBabble, which was created by the Indianapolis Museum of Art. ArtBabble is a high quality multimedia showcase from various museum partners, which aims to bring topics surrounding art and artists to a wider audience.


Arkive—An Intersection Of Conservation, Multimedia And Usability, Julie Decesare Jun 2012

Arkive—An Intersection Of Conservation, Multimedia And Usability, Julie Decesare

Julie A DeCesare

In this review, the author discusses why users should consider ARKive (http://www.arkive.org) is an excellent resource for teaching, learning, and research.


Outreach Fail: When A Library Instruction Series Fails To Draw A Crowd, Julie Decesare, Hailie Posey May 2012

Outreach Fail: When A Library Instruction Series Fails To Draw A Crowd, Julie Decesare, Hailie Posey

Julie A DeCesare

In fall 2011, we unveiled an ambitious and conscientious outreach program for our campus community to showcase new databases and services in the library. From the library’s perspective, it was a great model of collaboration and energy. It was well marketed and well thought out. Attendance was abysmal. We know we have so much to share with our students and faculty – How do we convince them? How do we reach them? How do we shake off the many hours of staff time and planning? How do we handle the low return-on–time investment? It’s rare when a presentation ...


Navigating Multimedia: Finding Internet Video Resources, Julie Decesare Nov 2011

Navigating Multimedia: Finding Internet Video Resources, Julie Decesare

Julie A DeCesare

The Internet has quickly become a resource for multimedia and video content. Search engines have tools to help mine for visual content, but finding videos content creates different challenges in comparison to text. My presentation will give tips on searching for multimedia content and showcase some video collections and resources.

From filmstrips, beta, S-VHS, VHS, DVD, to streaming video -- video content has been used in physical classrooms. There is now an immense amount of video content available on the Web for online educators, but how do you get to it? A brief inquiry of a search engines just scratch the ...


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.