CLOSED CAPTIONING INFORMATION
|·||Closed captioning is the display of visible text for spoken audio, most often seen on the bottom of the screen. Sometimes the term, "closed captioning" is used interchangeably with the term, "subtitles."|
|·||The following symbols indicate that a program is closed captioned:|
|·||All the Annenberg telecourses are closed captioned. Many of these we already own in our collection.|
|·||Currently, all major networks are required to transmit closed captioned programming during the prime time hours of 8 PM to 11 PM. Some of those programs, like NOVA, for example, are commercially available.|
|·||All feature film DVDs and many feature film videos come with captioning.|
|·||Library Video Company offers all of their programs produced after 1992 with captioning. Selecting the "closed captioning" link allows you to search by keyword or by broad subject categories, limiting your search both to appropriate grade level and desired video and/or DVD formats.|
|·||Films for the Sciences & the Humanities allows you to select an "advanced search" option to search by title, keyword, or by subject, limiting the search to videos or DVDs with captioning. Their website is http://ffh.films.com/|
|·||Amazon.com will indicate if a DVD or video is captioned or subtitled. Scroll down the page to the section “Product details.” Under that section, look for “Format.”|
|·||The subject heading "Films for the hearing impaired" identifies all closed captioned materials in the Goleman Library collection.|
|·||As of September, 2008, we have 672 videos and DVDs that are captioned.|
E. If I have questions, who can help me in the library?
Please call Nancy Mangum, Collection Development Coordinator, x5862.
Nov. 20, 2002, revised Sept. 15, 2008