Sample Inquiries

Below are a few sample inquiries to assist you with your titles. Please feel free to contact Digital Media Services if you have any questions.


Sample Inquiry: Physical Analog Media to Physical Digital Media:

Hello, my name is ___. I work in the ___ department at Central Piedmont Community College. We currently own the following titles that had been produced by your company:

Title

Publish Date

ISBN (where applicable)

 

Our college is currently undergoing a migration from analog to digital media. This message is to request permission to convert the listed titles to a digital format so that we may continue to use this valuable content.

We hope that you will approve this request to convert these insert current format (i.e., VHS tapes) to insert desired format (i.e., DVD’s). The converted media will not be modified or redistributed in any way. This conversion is only so that we can continue to playback the content in class.

 

Sample Inquiry: Physical Media to Web-Based Media (Learning Management System)

Hello, my name is ___. I work in the ___ department at Central Piedmont Community College. We currently own the following titles that had been produced by your company:

Title

Publish Date

ISBN (where applicable)

 

Our college is currently undergoing a migration from analog to digital media. This message is to request permission to convert the listed titles to a digital format so that we may continue to use this valuable content.

We hope that you will approve this request to convert these insert current format (i.e., VHS tapes) to digital files to be hosed from our Web-Based Multimedia Repository System. With your permission, the converted content may be segmented into 15-20 minute intervals and made available to only enrolled students who have logged in to one of our Learning Management Systems, Blackboard or Moodle.

The content will not be modified or made available for download. It will be accessible only to authenticated users. This conversion is only so that we can, not only continue to offer, but increase the availability of, this important content.

 

Sample Inquiry: Physical Media to Network-Based Media:

Hello, my name is ___. I work in the ___ department at Central Piedmont Community College. We currently own the following titles that had been produced by your company:

Title

Publish Date

ISBN (where applicable)

 

Our college is currently undergoing a migration from analog to digital media. This message is to request permission to convert and segment the listed titles to a digital format so that we may continue to use this valuable content.

We hope that you will approve this request to convert these insert current format (i.e., VHS tapes) to digital files to be hosed from our internal network. With your permission, the converted content may be segmented into 15-20 minute intervals and made available to only enrolled students who have logged in using a computer workstation in designated lab areas. The media will not be modified or made available for download.