A look at public education in poor neighborhoods

Linda Lutton, an education reporter with WBEZ, the NPR station in Chicago, has produced an amazing story about public education in a poor Chicago neighborhood. “The View From Room 205” is a report of a…

Update to Docuseek2

Today we updated the Docuseek2 site to build b125, which includes a significant change to the way institutional users interact to the site. First, some background. We maintain a public site at http://docuseek2.com. Any visitor…

Remarks at the 2016 NMM Market Mania

Below are remarks I made at the 38th (2016) National Media Market in Baltimore, at the Market Mania session on Monday, October 24. It doesn’t rise to to the level of much of anything, except…

Carnegie 2015 data

Docuseek2 uses a price tier system based on a college or university’s Carnegie basic classification. We have mapped the 33 classifications onto seven price tiers, which we use to determine license fees that are relevant…

Docuseek2 Newsletter #8

Our latest newsletter, number 8, is out. To view the newsletter, click here. This issue includes information about new content, our samplers, our team-up with Alexander Street Press, new collection configurations, and a feature update….

New samplers + Earth Day, 2016

Following up from the last post, we have released our Women’s History Month Sampler for March, and our Earth Day Sampler for April. The Women’s History Month Sampler includes the six-film series A Woman’s Place,…

Celebrations

With February being Black History Month, and March being Women’s History Month, and Earth Day landing in April, the next few months provide us with some convenient opportunities to highlight the Docuseek2 content. For Black…

Citations!

Docuseek2 rolled out a new citation feature for users last month. Users can generate citations, both for reference lists and to use inline, in the major formats including American Psychological Association (both 5th and 6th…

Welcome National Film Board of Canada

It’s been a while since anyone at Docuseek2 has added anything to the blog, and the bloggable topics have started to pile up. I’ll lead off with the biggest news of the past few months,…

Promoting streaming collections

I participated on a panel with three media librarians at the 2014 Charleston Conference back in November title “You’ve Licensed It. Now What?” The panel was a practical one, emphasizing strategies forĀ  promoting streaming media….