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1 Stephen Rhind-Tutt, President Eileen Lawrence, VP Sales and Marketing 22nd ALA Customer Appreciation Breakfast

2 Archival and book collections –Completed 5 collections, 3 major new collections in development Video –Launched VAST: Academic Video Online –New pricing options for individual video titles –New video collections Music –Reached 750,000 tracks including 50,000 tracks from EMI –American Song and Jazz collections reached 100,000 tracks each Platform –Fourfold increase in system speed –Metadata repositoryour content is now in all the major discovery services News highlights

3 FRONT LIST FORTHCOMING GLTC Anthropology Online Classical Scores Library: Volume II Classical Music in Video The March of Time VAST: Academic Video Online Gay and Lesbian Thought and Culture The Video Journal of Counseling and Therapy Rehabilitation Therapy in Video

4 Anthropology Online Ethnographies, field notes, seminal texts, memoirs, contemporary studies Major namesBoaz, Benedict, Mead, Levi-Strauss, Geertz, Radcliffe-Brown, MacDougall, Rabinow, Malinowski… and many others 100,000 pages Archival materialstargeting the Human Studies Film Archive and individuals Released

5 Gay and Lesbian Thought and Culture Landmark collection Based around key events in LGBT movementStonewall Riots, Act-Up Aids, Marriage Equality and more. 100,000 pages Archival material Targeted independent presses such as Alyson Books, Firebrand Essential to LGBT studies programs as well as cultural studies, womens studies, political science, American studies, social theory, and sociology English-language focus Summer 2012

6 The March of Time The full run (125 hours) of the most important US weekly newsreel Unique approach: Confrontational journalism and docudrama Inform and dazzle with pictorial journalism Required 75 people and1,000 hours work per episode3 times the standard! Digitally remastered by HBO Exclusively through Alexander Street Broad relevancehistory, journalism, and performance

7 Classical Scores Library: Volume II 200,000 pages of classical scores More in-copyright material Launched end of 2011 with 17,000 pages Contemporary compositions Unpublished works from individual composers such as Mark Isaacs, Andrew Schultz, Mary Finsterer, Nicholas Vines Full run of The Symphony from the Brook Center Released

8 Classical Music in Video 1,000 hours of classical performances masterclasses interviews documentaries Example rehearsalsPierre Boulez, (Vienna Philharmonic, 1988); Valery Gergiev, Rotterdam Philharmonic, 1996 Example ensemblesBBC Philharmonic, Royal Opera Example artistsSir Geraint Evans, Maxim Vengerov March 2012

9 Exclusive Content Students can be taught by the worlds masters Maxim VengerovCarmen Fantasy, Op. 25 Stephen KovacevichSchubert impromptus Yuri BashmetShostakovich Sonata for Viola and Piano Op. 147 Evelyn Glenniepercussion Joan Rodgersvoice Håkan Hardenbergertrumpet

10 VAST: Academic Video Online 12,000 titles currently 20,000 by disciplines One stop to deliver video across the academy $5k - $35k annual subscription Ownership credits for collections purchased Transcripts and full functionality Available

11 Estimated # of titles in VAST by subject 5,200 7,500

12 Individual Video Titles 1,500 titles currently More than 5,000 by 2013 New pricing options: Buy any DVD and get a free 1-year stream Subscribe to a 3-year 50% of the DVD price Buy a perpetual 2 times the DVD price Special offer: 75% off the price of selected packages of 5-10 DVDs

13 250 hoursapproximately 175 feature films 80% of the films were made after 2000 Global coverage Licensed from major independent distributors such as Kino Lorber, First Run Features, Film Movement Available for purchase and subscription Leading directors Award winning films World Cinema in Video Coming Summer 2012

14 MediaScribe A free tool that lets academics annotate music and video synchronously What can you do with it? Show scores alongside performances Make and show multiple translations Add commentary on directing, acting, cinematography Create your own captions Add a dictionary of difficult terms or concepts Provide links to external reference sites Illustrate topics discussed in an interview



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18 Introducing Lynn Novick

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