ERIC Number: ED368390
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Video Collections and Multimedia in ARL Libraries. SPEC Kit 199.
Brancolini, Kirstine, Comp.; Provine, Rick E., Comp.
This document reports the preliminary results of a survey conducted in the spring of 1993 to gather information on the status and use of video collections and multimedia in Association of Research Libraries (ARL) libraries. Results from the survey include: 84 percent of the 73 respondents collect videorecordings; the largest collections are on VHS videocassettes; 87 percent of the libraries with a video collection collect feature films; the majority of the respondents buy videocassettes with public performance rights; and of 66 respondents, 4 percent reported that the library was the only unit on campus involved in multimedia while 61 percent reported that the library and other units are involved in multimedia. The following types of sample documents from the libraries that offer video collection and services to their users are included: copyright policies from 5 libraries; collection development policies from 11 libraries; access policies from 10 libraries; and guides to collections and services from 9 libraries. The survey instrument and a list of 4 selected readings are included. (JLB)
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Access to Information, Copyrights, Educational Media, Film Libraries, Films, Higher Education, Hypermedia, Library Associations, Library Collection Development, Library Collections, Library Policy, Library Services, Library Surveys, Multimedia Instruction, Questionnaires, Research Libraries, Videotape Cassettes, Videotape Recordings
Association of Research Libraries, Office of Management Services, 1527 New Hampshire Ave., N.W., Washington, DC 20036.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Media Staff; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Association of Research Libraries, Washington, DC. Office of Management Services.