Yes and no! It turns out there were some technical issues so the webinar did
not go off as planned. The have reschedule it for Jan. 5 at 2pm eastern/11am
pacific. Same access URL as below.
So you won't be able to find this one today, but come Jan. 6 it will be
archived with the other CopyTalk webinars here:
[mailto:videolib-boun...@lists.berkeley.edu] On Behalf Of Daryll Stevens
Sent: Wednesday, November 30, 2016 1:35 PM
Subject: Re: [Videolib] CopyTalk December 1st - VHS preservation and Section 108
What a great idea! Will this be archived for later viewing?
Music Librarian/Clarinet Instructor
Packard Room 55
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14 E. Cache La Poudre St.
Colorado Springs, Colorado 80903
[mailto:videolib-boun...@lists.berkeley.edu] On Behalf Of Carla Myers
Sent: Wednesday, November 30, 2016 11:43 AM
Subject: [Videolib] CopyTalk December 1st - VHS preservation and Section 108
Please excuse the cross postings...
CopyTalk Webinar: Section 108 Video Project
Starting in the late 1970s academic libraries built collections of VHS titles
with an emphasis on supporting classroom teaching. On average, academic
libraries have more than 3000 VHS tapes.
Eclipsed by robust and rapid adoption of DVDs, the VHS era is now over. But a
crisis is welling for libraries. Of the hundreds of thousands of VHS recordings
commercially released, a substantial number never were released on DVD or in
streaming format. To compound matters, industry experts estimate that various
forces converge against VHS (age of tapes, irreparable and irreplaceable
equipment, retirement of VHS technicians) ultimately making the format
inaccessible by 2027.
Under Section 108 of U.S. Copyright law, libraries have an available remedy to
this problem. The law allows duplication of some items if prior to duplication,
a reasonable search determined that an unused copy of the title is not
This session presents a cooperative database, established to capture the search
efforts for current distribution of VHS video titles, and to identify titles
eligible for duplication under Section 108.
Our speaker will be deg farrelly, who has been a media librarian for 40 years,
the last 25 at Arizona State University. He has played instrumental roles at
multiple companies in the development of streaming video collections and
licensing, including the first PDA, the first subscription, and the first EBA
models. Co-investigator of two national studies, "The Survey of Academic
Library Streaming Video" (2013) and "Academic Library Streaming Video
Revisited" (2015), farrelly writes and presents frequently on issues related to
Day/Time: Thursday, December 1st at 2pm Eastern/11am Pacific for our hour long
free webinar. Join us!
Go to http://ala.adobeconnect.com/copytalk/ and sign in as a guest. You're in.
This program is brought to you by OITP's copyright education subcommittee
Faculty Director of Access Services and Scholarly Communications
Kraemer Family Library
The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs
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