Infobase is delighted to announce that it has honored Arizona State University Libraries for being the first institution to reach more than 2 million streaming video views through its Films On Demand subscription service. The award was presented to deg farrelly, Streaming Video Manager/Media Librarian, ASU, on June 27, 2015, at an Infobase booth event at the ALA Annual Conference celebrating Films On Demand‘s 10th anniversary.
Films On Demand‘s relationship with deg and ASU dates back to its launch 10 years ago. ASU was one of Films On Demand‘s earliest subscribers and, along with the University of Arizona and Northern Arizona University libraries, instrumental in developing the subscription model. deg is well known in the streaming video world, having worked with academic media collections for more than 40 years, and is a critical voice in matters of academic media—within ASU, at national conferences, and beyond.
“This year marks Films On Demand‘s 10th anniversary, and it seems the perfect time to honor one of the first pioneers of the platform,” said Mark McDonnell, president and CEO of Infobase Holdings, Inc. “It is our pleasure to recognize deg and ASU and their greatly valued relationship with Films On Demand.”
Films On Demand currently serves more than 250 million educators, students, and librarians and is widely regarded as a frontrunner in the educational streaming video field. Its extensive amount of video content in a wide array of subjects comes from more than 800 of the best producers around the world.