Last Chance to Register for the NY3Rs Sponsored Kanopy Webinar

The NY 3Rs Association Inc. is sponsoring another webinar session on the video streaming Patron Driven Acquisition (PDA) service called Kanopy on June 10 at 3:00 pm EST for those libraries who would like more information about Kanopy and their product. The NY3Rs have also partnered with Kanopy to bring libraries a discounted rate of 10% on individual titles triggered for a one year license in an individual PDA program.  Additionally, a substantial discount (35%) on the licensing of the Media Education Foundation collection as well as discounts on other film collections are available.  Please note: Media Education Foundation collection is not available through the PDA service option. Further discounts are available for community college libraries and libraries with FTE under 1500.

To receive the PDA and collection discounts, participants must sign on with Kanopy before July 31, 2015.

Overview of session
Kanopy is a video streaming solution for colleges with a broad catalog of over 26,000 films from over 800 leading producers such as PBS, Media Education Foundation, Criterion Collection, First Run Features, HBO, California Newsreel, Kino Lorber, and more. You can browse their collection by subject on their website: http://www.kanopystreaming.com. Kanopy offers an unique Patron Driven Acquisition program that is employed at over 1,100 libraries across the country including many NY3Rs members such as Syracuse, Brockport, Binghamton, Purchase, Buffalo, New Paltz, Niagara, Geneseo, etc. During these sessions, Tom Humphrey (Kanopy) and a number of existing PDA customers, including Patrick Callahan (Purchase), Lori Widzinski (Buffalo), and Jennifer Smathers ( Brockport) will be on hand to provide additional information on the impact Kanopy has had in their libraries. Click here for a PDF that provides an overview of the product.

Technical Information
This webinar runs on join.me and does not require any special software. Audio will come through your phone. The day before the webinar, you will receive the link to the join.me room as well as the phone number to call.

There is no cost ($0) to attend these webinars but registration is necessary. During registration, when asked for a form of payment, simply select “Pay by check later” and you will not be billed. This is a quirk of the registration system and is being addressed.

To register for the June 10, 3pm session, click here: http://www.wnylrc.org/events/47

Questions?  Please contact:

Sheryl L. Knab, Executive Director
Western New York Library Resources Council (WNYLRC),  A member of the NY 3Rs Association, Inc.
Airport Commerce Park East
4950 Genesee Street, Suite 170
Cheektowaga, NY 14225-5528
Phone: (716) 633-0705, ext. 121
Fax:  (716) 288-9400
Email:  sknab@wnylrc.org
Web:  www.wnylrc.org

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