so, 'tis! That's why we included videolib as part of due diligence!!! I should mention that we haven't completed doing the investigations of these titles.
gary > Gary, > > We bought a copy of "30-second President" here: > > http://www.socialstudies.com/c/product.html?nocache@3+s@SxBIdmrVZA_Bc+record@TF2404+s@SxBIdmrVZA_Bc > > We bought a copy of "Holy Ghost People" off Amazon: > > http://www.amazon.com/The-Holy-Ghost-People/dp/B0079T9DMQ/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1339763356&sr=8-1&keywords=holy+ghost+people > > Hopitt > > http://www.eai.org/title.htm?id=2235 > > Patti > > ----- Original Message ----- > > > > From: ghand...@library.berkeley.edu > To: email@example.com > Sent: Thursday, June 14, 2012 5:51:10 PM > Subject: [Videolib] Mellon Video At Risk Project > > Hi all > > I've recently sent in our final, phase II report regarding Berkeley's > participation in the Mellon Videos at Risk Project. If you'll > remember, > this is a project to develop best practices for: 1) identifying > items in > library video collections that are currently out of distribution and > which > show some signs of physical deterioration 2) researching current > availability of these items in the commercial market (i.e. > mechanisms/procedures for demonstrating good-faith attempts at > meeting the > broad "fair market" stipulations of copyright section 108) 3) broad > practices and standards for both preservation and access digitization > of > materials identified as qualifying for allowances of Section 108. > > The sources we consulted: > > a. Google & OCLC: > i. Video title > ii. Production company name > iii. Director name(s) > iv. Producer name(s) > b. Facebook, Linkedin > c. amazon US (amazon will be consulted for the availability of > non-fiction titles in home video distribution) > d. videolib listserv (an international discussion list for video > librarians that currently has over 1,200 subscribers, including > librarians, archivists, educators, filmmakers and film/video > distributors > e. US Copyright Registry (for post-1978 titles) > > > We are generally looking at non-fiction titles and performance works > (rather than theatrical movies). We are also going to have to come > to > grips with the current restrictions placed by 108 on where/how > reproduced > materials may be used and how these materials may be delivered. (the > project is working with an excellent legal guy on these issues) > > In any case, I promised deg I'd put out Berkeley's list of materials > identified as being out of distribution/at risk. It is attached. > > It should be noted that Berkeley took a considerably different tact > in > pursuing this project than NYU. The grant formally called for > investigating at risk materials in partner collection held by 3 or > fewer > institutions in the US. Early on, Berkeley decided instead to look > at at- > risk titles that have been identified as high--or at least > consistent--use, regardless of their scarcity in US libraries. > > I've handed the future of this project over to Berkeley's > preservation > department--a group of folks that has had some really useful > experiences > in > dealing with statewide archival moving image and sound materials. > I'm > certain they'll be great at picking up the torch. > > Let me know if you have questions. > > > Gary > > Gary Handman > Director > Media Resources Center > Moffitt Library > UC Berkeley > > 510-643-8566 > ghand...@library.berkeley.edu > http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/MRC > > "I have always preferred the reflection of life to life itself." > --Francois Truffaut > VIDEOLIB is intended to encourage the broad and lively discussion of > issues relating to the selection, evaluation, > acquisition,bibliographic control, preservation, and use of current > and evolving video formats in libraries and related institutions. It > is hoped that the list will serve as an effective working tool for > video librarians, as well as a channel of communication between > libraries,educational institutions, and video producers and > distributors. > > > -- > > > Patti Berky > Audiovisual Acquisitions > The Pennsylvania State University > 126 Paterno Library > University Park, PA 16802-1808 > <p...@psu.edu> > Tel: 814-865-1858 > Fax: 814-863-7293 > > VIDEOLIB is intended to encourage the broad and lively discussion of > issues relating to the selection, evaluation, acquisition,bibliographic > control, preservation, and use of current and evolving video formats in > libraries and related institutions. It is hoped that the list will serve > as an effective working tool for video librarians, as well as a channel of > communication between libraries,educational institutions, and video > producers and distributors. > Gary Handman Director Media Resources Center Moffitt Library UC Berkeley 510-643-8566 ghand...@library.berkeley.edu http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/MRC "I have always preferred the reflection of life to life itself." --Francois Truffaut VIDEOLIB is intended to encourage the broad and lively discussion of issues relating to the selection, evaluation, acquisition,bibliographic control, preservation, and use of current and evolving video formats in libraries and related institutions. It is hoped that the list will serve as an effective working tool for video librarians, as well as a channel of communication between libraries,educational institutions, and video producers and distributors.