Piggybacking on the topic...what about transcription services for .wav files?  Same companies/services as video or different?  We have a collection of about 40 interviews and I think it would be a bonus to include transcripts when we upload them to our web site.

Rachel Shaevel
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From: Code for Libraries [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Amy Vecchione
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Subject: Re: [CODE4LIB] Transcription services

I highly recommend 3playmedia. 

For short in house self made videos we use YouTube and then clean it up. 


> On Apr 24, 2014, at 5:25 PM, Ahniwa Ferrari <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> We have hired services in the past but I always felt they were 
> overpriced and the quality wasn't great. We started doing our own for 
> certain projects (you can add your own transcriptions in YouTube, 
> which is handy, and then it will automatically provide translated 
> versions for you). I always wanted to try putting them up on Amazon 
> Turk and seeing if we could get some good transcriptions on the cheap.
> On Thu, Apr 24, 2014 at 3:01 PM, Wilhelmina Randtke <[log in to unmask]>wrote:
>> Has anyone used a transcription service to do captioning for a video, 
>> or anything similar?
>> There are many transcription services that charge a per minute fee.
>> I'd like to get a recommendation on one that worked well for someone.
>> -Wilhelmina Randtke