Metadata for Transmedia Resources Book

Metadata for Transmedia Resources


  • Author : Ana Vukadin
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release Date : 2019-07-13
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 198
  • ISBN 10 : 9780081013007

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Transmedia is a technique of delivering a single piece of content in individual parts via different media and communication platforms (books, films, TV shows, games, live performances, etc.). In the book transmedia is considered as a case-in-point for the need to rethink library cataloguing and metadata practices in a new, heterogeneous information environment where the ability to bring together information from various sources into a meaningful whole becomes a critical information skill. Transmedia sheds new light on some of the long-existing questions of bibliographic information organisation (the definition of work, modelling of bibliographic relationships, subject analysis of fiction, etc.) and introduces libraries to new, transient and interactive media forms such as interactive fiction, gaming events, or performances. The book investigates how various theories and practices of bibliographic information organisation can be applied to transmedia, focusing on the solutions provided by the new bibliographic conceptual model IFLA LRM, as well as linked open data models and standards. It strongly advocates collaborative practices and reuse of knowledge that underpin an emerging vision of the library catalogue as a 'mediation tool' that assembles, links and integrates information across a variety of communication contexts. Explores transmedia from the point-of-view of information organisation Presents one of the first extensive analyses of the IFLA LRM bibliographic conceptual model Uses examples of recent publishing practices to assess current bibliographic data models, standards, formats and technologies

Metadata for Transmedia Resources Book

Metadata for Transmedia Resources


  • Author : Ana Vukadin
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release Date : 2019-07-15
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN 10 : 0081012934

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Transmedia is a set of techniques that use multiple media platforms (books, films, TV shows, games, live performances, etc.) to create a single narrative. Each of the platforms tells a unique part of the story, enhancing the reader's experience of the whole. Cataloguing Transmedia Resources offers insight into some of the challenges, both conceptual and practical, of describing and providing access to transmedia resources in libraries. Whether introducing specific new demands, or shedding new light on the long-existing questions in the realm of bibliographic organization (What is a work? What is an author?), transmedia content delivery calls for rethinking of principles, standards and workflows used in descriptive cataloguing. This is in great part due to the complex networks of relationships that operate between and within transmedia works. Based on a brief overview of the sociocultural, commercial and poetic background of transmedia, the book lays stress on the importance of effective bibliographic organization for transmedia resources in order to support the reader's engagement with the content and the development of transliteracy skills. It explores theories and practices of bibliographic organization in the context of their application to transmedia resources, focusing on current tendencies such as implementation of FRBR model(s) and RDF syntax. It pays particular attention to new forms of authorship, or forms now brought into focus, that are typically though not exclusively found in transmedia, such as networked or fictitious authorship. It suggests that the 'convergence' of standards employed in various cultural heritage communities, as well as the development of data linking possibilities, are the best way to meet the challenges of convergence that is typical of today's media landscape. Explores transmedia from the point of view of information organization Uses concrete examples of recent publishing practices such as 'media convergence', new forms of authors

Theory  Development  and Strategy in Transmedia Storytelling Book

Theory Development and Strategy in Transmedia Storytelling


  • Author : Renira Rampazzo Gambarato
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2020-05-17
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 170
  • ISBN 10 : 9781000078527

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Theory Development and Strategy in Transmedia Storytelling Excerpt :

This book explores transmedia dynamics in various facets of fiction and nonfiction transmedia studies. Moving beyond the presentation/definition of transmediality as a field of study, the authors examine novel advancements in the theory, methodological development, and strategic planning of transmedia storytelling. Drawing upon a theoretical foundation grounded in Peircean semiotics and reflected in the methodological approaches to fiction and nonfiction transmedia projects, the chapters delve into diverse case studies, such as The Handmaid’s Tale and mega sporting events like the Olympics and FIFA World Cup, that illustrate the applications of our own methods and the implications of the logic behind transmedia dynamics. Expanding upon their own scholarship, the authors tackle the relevant topic of transmedia journalism, and present new approaches to transmedia strategic planning around educational initiatives in developing countries. The book is an important reference for scholars and students of media studies, education, journalism and transmedia, and those interested in comprehending theory, methodological development, and strategic planning of transmediality.

Transmedia Directors Book

Transmedia Directors


  • Author : Carol Vernallis
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
  • Release Date : 2019-12-26
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 528
  • ISBN 10 : 9781501339264

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Transmedia Directors Excerpt :

Transmedia Directors focuses on artist-practitioners who work across media, platforms and disciplines, including film, television, music video, commercials and the internet. Working in the age of media convergence, today's em/impresarios project a distinctive style that points toward a new contemporary aesthetics. The media they engage with enrich their practices – through film and television (with its potential for world-building and sense of the past and future), music video (with its audiovisual aesthetics and rhythm), commercials (with their ability to project a message quickly) and the internet (with its refreshed concepts of audience and participation), to larger forms like restaurants and amusement parks (with their materiality alongside today's digital aesthetics). These directors encourage us to reassess concepts of authorship, assemblage, transmedia, audiovisual aesthetics and world-building. Providing a vital resource for scholars and practitioners, this collection weaves together insights about artist-practitioners' collaborative processes as well as strategies for composition, representation, subversion and resistance.

Interactive Narratives and Transmedia Storytelling Book

Interactive Narratives and Transmedia Storytelling


  • Author : Kelly McErlean
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release Date : 2018-03-05
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages : 202
  • ISBN 10 : 9781317268437

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Interactive Narratives and Transmedia Storytelling Excerpt :

Interactive Narratives and Transmedia Storytelling provides media students and industry professionals with strategies for creating innovative new media projects across a variety of platforms. Synthesizing ideas from a range of theorists and practitioners across visual, audio, and interactive media, Kelly McErlean offers a practical reference guide and toolkit to best practices, techniques, key historical and theoretical concepts, and terminology that media storytellers and creatives need to create compelling interactive and transmedia narratives. McErlean takes a broad lens, exploring traditional narrative, virtual reality and augmented reality, audience interpretation, sound design, montage, the business of transmedia storytelling, and much more. Written for both experienced media practitioners and those looking for a reference to help bolster their creative toolkit or learn how to better craft multiplatform stories, Interactive Narratives and Transmedia Storytelling serves as a guide to navigating this evolving world.

Challenges and Opportunities for Knowledge Organization in the Digital Age Book

Challenges and Opportunities for Knowledge Organization in the Digital Age


  • Author : Fernanda Ribeiro
  • Publisher : Ergon Verlag
  • Release Date : 2018-07-11
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 994
  • ISBN 10 : 9783956504211

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Challenges and Opportunities for Knowledge Organization in the Digital Age Excerpt :

Thema der 15. Internationalen Konferenz der International Society for Knowledge Organization vom 9. bis 11. Juli 2018 in Porto ist "Challenges and Opportunities for Knowledge Organization in the Digital Age". Der Konferenzband fasst die Vorträge von Wissenschaftlern aus aller Welt zusammen.

Comics and Videogames Book

Comics and Videogames


  • Author : Andreas Rauscher
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2020-10-19
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 264
  • ISBN 10 : 9781000224214

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Comics and Videogames Excerpt :

This book offers the first comprehensive study of the many interfaces shaping the relationship between comics and videogames. It combines in-depth conceptual reflection with a rich selection of paradigmatic case studies from contemporary media culture. The editors have gathered a distinguished group of international scholars working at the interstices of comics studies and game studies to explore two interrelated areas of inquiry: The first part of the book focuses on hybrid medialities and experimental aesthetics "between" comics and videogames; the second part zooms in on how comics and videogames function as transmedia expansions within an increasingly convergent and participatory media culture. The individual chapters address synergies and intersections between comics and videogames via a diverse set of case studies ranging from independent and experimental projects via popular franchises from the corporate worlds of DC and Marvel to the more playful forms of media mix prominent in Japan. Offering an innovative intervention into a number of salient issues in current media culture, Comics and Videogames will be of interest to scholars and students of comics studies, game studies, popular culture studies, transmedia studies, and visual culture studies.

Entertainment Education Behind the Scenes Book

Entertainment Education Behind the Scenes


  • Author : Lauren B. Frank
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2021
  • Genre: Audio-visual education
  • Pages : 365
  • ISBN 10 : 9783030636142

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Entertainment Education Behind the Scenes Excerpt :

This Open Access book tracks the latest trends in the theory, research, and practice of entertainment-education, the field of communication that incorporates social change messaging into entertaining media. Sometimes called edutainment, social impact television, narrative persuasion, or cultural strategy, this approach to social and behavior change communication offers new opportunities including transmedia and digital formats. However, making media can be a chaotic process. The realities of working in the field and the rigid structures of scholarly evaluation often act as barriers to honest accounts of entertainment-education practice. In this collection of essays, experienced practitioners offer unique insight into how entertainment-education works and present a balanced view of its potential pitfalls. This book gives readers an opportunity to learn from the successes and mistakes of the experts, taking a behind-the-scenes look at the business of making entertainment-education media.

The SAGE Encyclopedia of Educational Technology Book

The SAGE Encyclopedia of Educational Technology


  • Author : J. Michael Spector
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications
  • Release Date : 2015-01-29
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 969
  • ISBN 10 : 9781483346403

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The SAGE Encyclopedia of Educational Technology Excerpt :

The SAGE Encyclopedia of Educational Technology examines information on leveraging the power of technology to support teaching and learning. While using innovative technology to educate individuals is certainly not a new topic, how it is approached, adapted, and used toward the services of achieving real gains in student performance is extremely pertinent. This two-volume encyclopedia explores such issues, focusing on core topics and issues that will retain relevance in the face of perpetually evolving devices, services, and specific techniques. As technology evolves and becomes even more low-cost, easy-to-use, and more accessible, the education sector will evolve alongside it. For instance, issues surrounding reasoning behind how one study has shown students retain information better in traditional print formats are a topic explored within the pages of this new encyclopedia. Features: A collection of 300-350 entries are organized in A-to-Z fashion in 2 volumes available in a choice of print or electronic formats. Entries, authored by key figures in the field, conclude with cross references and further readings. A detailed index, the Reader’s Guide themes, and cross references combine for search-and-browse in the electronic version. This reference encyclopedia is a reliable and precise source on educational technology and a must-have reference for all academic libraries.

Star Wars and the History of Transmedia Storytelling Book

Star Wars and the History of Transmedia Storytelling


  • Author : Sean Guynes
  • Publisher : Transmedia
  • Release Date : 2018
  • Genre: Star Wars films
  • Pages : 328
  • ISBN 10 : 9462986215

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Star Wars and the History of Transmedia Storytelling Excerpt :

Star Wars has reached more than three generations of casual and hardcore fans alike, and as a result many of the producers of franchised Star Wars texts (films, television, comics, novels, games, and more) over the past four decades have been fans-turned-creators. Yet despite its dominant cultural and industrial positions, Star Wars has rarely been the topic of sustained critical work. Star Wars and the History of Transmedia Storytelling offers a corrective to this oversight by curating essays from a wide range of interdisciplinary scholars in order to bring Star Wars and its transmedia narratives more fully into the fold of media and cultural studies. The collection places Star Wars at the center of those studies' projects by examining video games, novels and novelizations, comics, advertising practices, television shows, franchising models, aesthetic and economic decisions, fandom and cultural responses, and other aspects of Star Wars and its world-building in their multiple contexts of production, distribution, and reception. In emphasizing that Star Wars is both a media franchise and a transmedia storyworld, Star Wars and the History of Transmedia Storytelling demonstrates the ways in which transmedia storytelling and the industrial logic of media franchising have developed in concert over the past four decades, as multinational corporations have become the central means for subsidizing, profiting from, and selling modes of immersive storyworlds to global audiences. By taking this dual approach, the book focuses on the interconnected nature of corporate production, fan consumption, and transmedia world-building. As such, this collection grapples with the historical, cultural, aesthetic, and political-economic implications of the relationship between media franchising and transmedia storytelling as they are seen at work in the world's most profitable transmedia franchise.

Out of the Shadows  Into the Streets  Book

Out of the Shadows Into the Streets


  • Author : Sasha Costanza-Chock
  • Publisher : MIT Press
  • Release Date : 2014-10-31
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 296
  • ISBN 10 : 9780262322812

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Out of the Shadows Into the Streets Excerpt :

An exploration of social movement media practices in an increasingly complex media ecology, through richly detailed cases of immigrant rights activism. For decades, social movements have vied for attention from the mainstream mass media—newspapers, radio, and television. Today, many argue that social media power social movements, from the Egyptian revolution to Occupy Wall Street. Yet, as Sasha Costanza-Chock reports, community organizers know that social media enhance, rather than replace, face-to-face organizing. The revolution will be tweeted, but tweets alone do not the revolution make. In Out of the Shadows, Into the Streets! Costanza-Chock traces a much broader social movement media ecology. Through a richly detailed account of daily media practices in the immigrant rights movement, the book argues that there is a new paradigm of social movement media making: transmedia organizing. Despite the current spotlight on digital media, Costanza-Chock finds, social movement media practices tend to be cross-platform, participatory, and linked to action. Immigrant rights organizers leverage social media creatively, even as they create media ranging from posters and street theater to Spanish-language radio, print, and television. Drawing on extensive interviews, workshops, and media organizing projects, Costanza-Chock presents case studies of transmedia organizing in the immigrant rights movement over the last decade. Chapters focus on the historic mass protests against the anti-immigrant Sensenbrenner Bill; coverage of police brutality against peaceful activists; efforts to widen access to digital media tools and skills for low-wage immigrant workers; paths to participation in DREAM activism; and the implications of professionalism for transmedia organizing. These cases show us how savvy transmedia organizers work to strengthen movement identity, win political and economic victories, and transform public consciousness forever.

A Creator s Guide to Transmedia Storytelling  How to Captivate and Engage Audiences Across Multiple Platforms Book

A Creator s Guide to Transmedia Storytelling How to Captivate and Engage Audiences Across Multiple Platforms


  • Author : Andrea Phillips
  • Publisher : McGraw Hill Professional
  • Release Date : 2012-06-21
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 289
  • ISBN 10 : 9780071791526

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A Creator s Guide to Transmedia Storytelling How to Captivate and Engage Audiences Across Multiple Platforms Excerpt :

Offers advice on marketing stories and content online to audiences by using multiple media platforms, and addresses outsourcing work, finding a good production team, getting funding, and making a profit.

Advanced Methodologies and Technologies in Media and Communications Book

Advanced Methodologies and Technologies in Media and Communications


  • Author : Mehdi Khosrow-Pour
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2018-08-17
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 530
  • ISBN 10 : 1522576010

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Advanced Methodologies and Technologies in Media and Communications Excerpt :

"This book provides emerging research on the modern effects of media on cultures, individuals, and groups. While highlighting a range of topics such as social media use and marketing, media influence, and communication technology, this book explores how these advancements shape and further the global society"--

Organize Your Digital Life Book
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Organize Your Digital Life


  • Author : Aimee Baldridge
  • Publisher : National Geographic Books
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 196
  • ISBN 10 : 9781426203343

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Organize Your Digital Life Excerpt :

A practical handbook reflecting the needs of the new digital world provides detailed, step-by-step instructions on how to organize, catalog, store, and share one's digital archive of photographs, videos, music, and other personal documents, with helpful tips on how to eliminate household clutter and protect valuable personal items. Original. (Beginner).

Library Licensing  A Manual for Busy Librarians Book

Library Licensing A Manual for Busy Librarians


  • Author : Corey Halaychik
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2019-11-01
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 170
  • ISBN 10 : 9781440870774

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Library Licensing A Manual for Busy Librarians Excerpt :

This clear and concise manual will help librarians understand licenses so that they can become better reviewers, drafters, and negotiators. Libraries purchase or subscribe to countless resources that are governed by licenses—both digital products and physical objects like rare books or equipment. Many librarians, however, lack the legal expertise to comprehend and assess the clauses found in licenses. Authors Corey Halaychik and Blake Reagan have reviewed and edited thousands of contracts and use the lessons they've learned to help librarians sort through the often archaic and confusing language found in licenses. Library Licensing is a key reference for anyone responsible for reviewing, editing, negotiating, and agreeing to licenses that govern library resources. It contains essential information that will allow the reader to not only understand the language used in contracts but also to replace confusing and redundant language with clear and concise alternatives. Organized with ease of use in mind, chapters are written for quick and easy consultation and application. In-depth coverage of terms used in library contracts Clear and concise definitions of common contract language Guidance on how to make contract language less confusing Step-by-step tips for reviewing, editing, and negotiating contract language