Important Notice: Our web hosting provider recently started charging us for additional visits, which was unexpected. In response, we're seeking donations. Depending on the situation, we may explore different monetization options for our Community and Expert Contributors. It's crucial to provide more returns for their expertise and offer more Expert Validated Answers or AI Validated Answers. Learn more about our hosting issue here.

What is the current status of the VIVA PBS streaming video project?

0
Posted

What is the current status of the VIVA PBS streaming video project?

0

The PBS video files have been encoded to a format suitable for streaming and are available to VIVA members who are able to stream the videos on their own campus in a manner which complies with the license terms and conditions. Many VIVA schools are already streaming the files on their own campuses. MARC catalog records have also been developed for each title and are also available to VIVA members who participate in OCLC. The University of Virginia has agreed to host the videos centrally and has developed a technical solution that will enable VIVA members to access the videos within a federation (see also FAQ items related to Shibboleth and InCommon). In order to take advantage of the VIVA PBS streaming service at UVa, VIVA members will need to join the InCommon federation and install software known as Shibboleth Identity Provider (IdP) software on their campuses. A pilot group of 10 VIVA members have joined InCommon and a handful of those schools have successfully installed the Shibbol

Related Questions

What is your question?

*Sadly, we had to bring back ads too. Hopefully more targeted.