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WGBH Forum Network; Economics of Open Archives, Museums, and Libraries II, The

01/24/2006

The Economics of Open Archives, Museums, and Libraries II Howard Besser, New York University Ellen Dunlap, American Antiquarian Society The archives, museums, and libraries panel continues with Howard Besser, Director of Moving Image Archiving and Preservation and Professor of Cinema Studies at New York University, describing work underway in moving-image and recorded-sound cataloging and preservation, and Ellen Dunlap, president of the American Antiquarian Society, describing the commercial relationships that this library has fostered for the past 50 years and how commerce and open content can work together. Sumir Meghani, Business Development Manager for Yahoo! Search, discusses commercial perspectives generally and Yahoo's stakes in particular in furthering open content by analyzing the new Open Content Alliance that Yahoo! has helped to launch.


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WGBH Forum Network
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Economics of Open Archives, Museums, and Libraries II, The
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3025

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THE ECONOMICS OF OPEN ARCHIVES, MUSEUMS, AND LIBRARIES II

HOWARD BESSER, NEW YORK UNIVERSITY ELLEN DUNLAP, AMERICAN ANTIQUARIAN SOCIETY

THE ARCHIVES, MUSEUMS, AND LIBRARIES PANEL CONTINUES WITH HOWARD BESSER, DIRECTOR OF MOVING IMAGE ARCHIVING AND PRESERVATION AND PROFESSOR OF CINEMA STUDIES AT NEW YORK UNIVERSITY, DESCRIBING WORK UNDERWAY IN MOVING-IMAGE AND RECORDED-SOUND CATALOGING AND PRESERVATION, AND ELLEN DUNLAP, PRESIDENT OF THE AMERICAN ANTIQUARIAN SOCIETY, DESCRIBING THE COMMERCIAL RELATIONSHIPS THAT THIS LIBRARY HAS FOSTERED FOR THE PAST 50 YEARS AND HOW COMMERCE AND OPEN CONTENT CAN WORK TOGETHER. SUMIR MEGHANI, BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER FOR YAHOO! SEARCH, DISCUSSES COMMERCIAL PERSPECTIVES GENERALLY AND YAHOO'S STAKES IN PARTICULAR IN FURTHERING OPEN CONTENT BY ANALYZING THE NEW OPEN CONTENT ALLIANCE THAT YAHOO! HAS HELPED TO LAUNCH.

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