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Besser (Howard) Papers and Audiovisual Materials
BANC MSS 2023/106  
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Collection consists of papers and audiovisual materials. Among the papers are project files relating to Besser's work as well as course materials from Besser's teaching on various topics in information and library technology and overhead materials from Besser's talks. Also included are two cartons and one box of audiovisual materials (see container listing for details).
Howard Besser is Professor Emeritus of Cinema Studies and Founding Director of the Moving Image Archiving and Preservation masters degree program (MIAP) at New York University.
7.5 linear feet (6 cartons, 1 box)
Some materials in these collections may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of University of California gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owner. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user. For additional information about the University of California, Berkeley Library's permissions policy please see: http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/about/permissions-policies.
Collection is open for research with the exception of audiovisual materials and digital materials. Audiovisual materials in Cartons 5-6 and Box 1 are restricted due to the fragility of the original media. Analog audiovisual materials must be reformatted before use. Digital materials are in process.