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Streams of Consciousness: Streaming Video in Health Sciences Libraries

WithNancy T. Lombardo, Sharon E. Dennis, Derek Cowan

SUMMARY. Streaming media delivery on the Web has become a ubiquitous service expected by many of today's library patrons. Libraries can offer selection, preservation, dissemination, and production of streaming media content. The Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library has offered its patrons streaming media and on-demand video services since 2000. A mobile video broadcasting unit was designed and implemented to 92deliver live broadcasts of lectures and special events. Educational video digitization, production, and cataloging services were offered. Challenges and successes with this service are reported, doi: 10.1300/J115v26S01_06 [Article copies available for a fee from The Haworth Document Delivery Service: 1-800-HAWORTH. E-mail address: <[email protected]> Website: < http://www.HaworthPress.Com > © 2007 by The Haworth Press, Inc. All rights reserved.]