NISO June 12 Webinar: A Content Stream Runs Through It: Managing Streaming Media Collections in Libraries

Cynthia Hodgson chodgson at NISO.ORG
Wed May 22 16:48:57 EDT 2013

Webinar: A Content Stream Runs Through It: Managing Streaming Media
Collections in Libraries 
Date: June 12, 2013
Time: 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. Eastern
Event webpage:



It is estimated that more than 50 percent of academic libraries offer
streaming video services, and many faculty are incorporating streaming video
content into their classes. Libraries are making excellent strides in
supporting this information need. Collection and acquisition options and
strategies, as well as legal issues associated with streaming video, will be
highlighted during the webinar.


.         Merrily, merrily, merrily, merrily: Wading into Streaming Video -
deg farrelly, Media Librarian, Arizona State University Libraries
The 2012 chair of the National Media Market (
<> ), media librarian deg farrelly, will examine how video
collection development differs from the print models librarians already know
and the current state of streaming video from leading educational video
distributors. The discussion will cover collection and pricing models,
hosting options, and options for content identification and selection, as
well as issues in library workflow related to streaming video.

.         Streaming and Digital Collections: legal responsibilities and
pitfalls - Terrence McCormack, Associate Director and Head, M. Robert Koren
Center for Clinical Education, Charles B. Sears Law Library, University at
Law librarian Terry McCormack will review the legal issues related to the
streaming distribution of licensed and unlicensed media content via
institutional networks and the Web. The discussion will include the types of
streaming media license agreements and the related implications concerning
fair use, use in perpetuity, and the rules associated with distant
education. The speaker will also address how agreements may define and
stipulate the life of streaming content, types of digital storage, and
methods of access. In addition, the obligations of the institution or
library in obtaining copyright releases and permissions for streaming
distribution of scholarly proceedings and related content will also be


Registration is per site (access for one computer) and closes at 12:00 pm
Eastern on June 12, 2013 (the day of the webinar). Discounts are available
for NISO and NASIG members and students. NISO Library Standards Alliance
(LSA) members receive one free connection as part of membership and do not
need to register. (The LSA member webinar contact will automatically receive
the login information. Members are listed here:
<> ). All
webinar registrants and LSA webinar contacts receive access to the recorded
version for one year. 

Visit the event webpage to register and for more information:



Cynthia Hodgson

Technical Editor / Consultant

National Information Standards Organization

chodgson at






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