Academic libraries -- Collection development, Libraries -- Special collections -- Streaming video, Streaming video, Online library catalogs -- Analytics
Despite the widespread adoption of streaming video by academic libraries, there has been little discussion about how video content is discovered and accessed through the library catalog as compared to vendor platforms. This article explores the current status of video resources in the library catalog to better understand how users find and access streaming content. MARC records were evaluated, and searches were performed to gauge issues related to metadata quality and its impact on discovery. The study reveals new trends in how users access streaming content for teaching, learning, and research.
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Wang, Jian and Loftis, Elsa, "The Library Has Infinite Streaming Content, but Are Users Infinitely Content? The Library Catalog vs. Vendor Platform Discovery" (2020). Library Faculty Publications and Presentations. 310.