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Video is the new Grey

Bastian Drees & Margret Plank
Conference reports are a crucial source of information as they document the current state of research in a scientific community. Additionally, it is becoming more and more common practice to record and publish conference talks. These videos are an important element of contemporary scientific output. However, no sustainable standard has yet been established for handling these media types. While libraries have well-established procedures for collecting textual conference reports as part of the grey literature, comparable...

Improving guidelines for video abstracts: An analysis of the most popular videos abstracts in the TIB AV Portal

Margret Plank & Jens Kösters
Today, more and more scientific videos are published online. One visual format that seems particularly suitable for communicating scientific content is the video abstract. This is the 3-5 minutes long moving image equivalent of a written abstract. With this format, scientists have the opportunity to explain the results and background of their concrete research work as well as the methods used, the study results, and possible implications to a potentially larger audience. Recently, some studies...

Registration Year

  • 2022
  • 2018

Resource Types

  • Conference Paper


  • German National Library of Science and Technology