We recently adopted Aviary, a new streaming platform with university
It allows your collection metadata to be discoverable online, while leaving
institutions in charge of public, on campus, or private access. I feel like
it's been a game changer for access to our institutions recordings.
On Thu, Jan 16, 2020, 5:04 PM Danielle Cordovez <
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> At the Library for the Performing Arts, there is a room with players for
> the majority of our a/v formats that connects to listening stations in the
> main reading room. NYPL also has the Digital Collections
> <https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/> site, which securely streams
> recordings from catalog terminals without the internet. Research divisions
> have the ability to limit where collection materials are heard or viewed.
> We only permit access to the materials in our collection to other NYPL
> research libraries or onsite here. In circumstances where we can obtain
> files for recordings that aren't playable or haven't made it to Digital
> Collections, patrons can make an appointment to view or hear the material
> on a laptop with locked USB ports
> <https://www.amazon.com/Lindy-USB-Port-Blocker-Green/dp/B000I2JWJ0> in the
> special collections reading room.
> I hope this helps!
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> On Thu, Jan 16, 2020 at 11:41 AM Lou Judson <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > Hmm, interesting tale, but I wonder if it may be out of date by now.
> > I’m not a library person, and this may be only a California thing, but a
> > studio and duplication facility where I worked thru the 80s and 90s and
> > at one point had customers sign a form so that we (the studio) couldn’t
> > sued for working with copyrighted material. The boss took it to an
> > by making people sign even if we were duping their own CDs or tapes, if
> > they were commercial release copies!
> > I don’t know if that is still in effect, and the studio is out of
> > now (due to so many home recordists and streaming) but it is a thought…
> > <L>
> > Lou Judson * Intuitive Audio
> > 415-721-8070 mobile
> > I'm just a simple sound engineer, nothing more, nothing less.
> > -- paraphrase of the Dalai Lama.
> > > On Jan 16, 2020, at 8:14 AM, Karl Miller <[log in to unmask]>
> > wrote:
> > >
> > > From a retired head of the recordings collection at the University of
> > Texas...it was about 30+ years ago that we approached the University's
> > Office of General Counsel on this question. They issued a position
> > statement that they saw no difference between a pubic access dubbing
> > facility and a photocopy machine. So, I installed two dubbing facilities
> > in the Fine Arts Library...when it was still the Fine Arts Library...not
> > the Center for whatever it is that the Dean now calls it. We were told
> > we did not need to monitor those dubbing facilities and that if a patron
> > choose to violate the law, it was up to them and that we, the Library,
> > could not be held liable in the event of that violation,