AV Loans - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

av loans n.
Download
Skip this Video
Loading SlideShow in 5 Seconds..
AV Loans PowerPoint Presentation
play fullscreen
1 / 19
AV Loans
113 Views
Download Presentation
Antony
Download Presentation

AV Loans

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript

  1. AV Loans Department of Linguistics and Modern English Language

  2. What is available? • Equipment • Video tapes • Audio tapes • Electronic media • Help & advice

  3. What can the AV Loans Assistant do for you? • Loan out equipment and video/audio tapes • Help you find video/audio tapes in the collection • Offer help and advice on using equipment and other audiovisual matters

  4. Media we can work with • Audio cassette • VHS / S-VHS • Digital • DAT • MiniDisc • Microcassette • CD / CD-R • DVD

  5. Equipment • Recorders • Transcribers • Players • Duplicators • Microphones • Cables • Adapters

  6. Duplication/Transfer between Media • Audio • Audio cassette  Audio cassette • Audio cassette  Electronic format (eg mp3) • Audio cassette  Microcassette • DAT  Audio cassette • MiniDisk  Audio cassette • CD  Audio cassette

  7. Duplication/Transfer II • Video • VHS  VHS • VHS  S-VHS • VHS  Audio cassette • VHS  Electronic format (eg avi, wmv, mpeg)

  8. Duplication/Transfer III • Electronic media • CD  CD • File  File • Video  Audio • Real (.ram)  mp3 / wav

  9. Borrowing equipment • Time limit – usually 1 week • Priority – given to staff and postgraduates • If it doesn’t work – please tell us • If it breaks – please tell us • If AV Loans assistant isn’t in: • lingavloans@lancs.ac.uk

  10. Points to remember • Is it switched on? • Does it have batteries? • Is it plugged in? • Are all the relevant parts connected • Are you using the right media?

  11. Audio Tapes • Large collection of speech samples, lecture recordings, etc. • Collection is being updated – check in AV Loans office for details

  12. Videos • Lecture series (if you’ve missed a lecture!) • Guest lectures • Interesting TV programmes/documentaries

  13. Electronic Archive • Under construction • Eventually other media (audio & video cassettes) will be transferred to electronic form • Should be available online • In the meantime, consider getting data from the internet

  14. Internet data I • What is available? • Radio / TV broadcasts • Spoken data collections • Scripts / Transcriptions • Published research • Be careful: How accurate is it? • Where is it from?

  15. Internet data II – where from? • BBC sites • www.bbc.co.uk/radio4 • Search Engines • www.google.co.uk • Movie/TV Scripts • www.dailyscript.com

  16. Technical problems • Do you have the right software? • Is it configured correctly? • Proxy servers and streaming data – ask ISS

  17. Storing data from the internet • Making an audio copy – you need an audio cable (available from AV Loans office) • Storing it on your hard disk • rawavrecorder.homestead.com • Other formats may be available

  18. Ethical issues • These are your responsibility! • University research licence • http://www.era.org.uk/ • What you tell respondents is important! • Make sure they consent to being recorded and taking part in research (signed consent forms are best)

  19. Contact Information • AV Loans Assistant • Bowland B67 • Office hours • Check notice board outside office • (01524 5)93051 • lingavloans@lancs.ac.uk