However, only the videotapes and discs described in Series 1 and Series 4 are available for immediate viewing in the SCARC reading room.
In addition, digital surrogates derived from the contents of Series 4 are the only form of patron access available for that series.
OSU pageants; assorted meetings and programs sponsored by the Associated Students of Oregon State University and the International Students of Oregon State University; student media training seminars; campus fashion shows; OSU athletic competitions; and Crescent Valley High School wrestling meets from 2005-2007. The remainder of the collection was transferred to the Special Collections and Archives Research Center from KBVR-TV in 2015.
The collection likewise contains materials that document the daily operations of KBVR-TV. The KBVR Photographs (P 170) consist of color slides made or assembled for use in television productions.
Less than two years later, in January 1967, KBVR-TV began broadcasting for several hours one or two evenings per week, initially on the closed circuit television system used as a component of classroom instruction.KBVR-TV broadcasts on Corvallis public access channel 26 and also streams live on the website of OSU's Orange Media Network.The KBVR-TV Moving Images and Sound Recordings are arranged into five series that have been organized according to media format.Series 2 holds three different types of DVCAM tapes, with the primary format being DVCAM 24.Series 3 is comprised of Mini DV cassettes, and Series 4 largely consists of DVDs along with a much smaller number of compact discs. The VHS, DVD and CD components of this collection are available to patrons visiting the SCARC reading room.While the collection holds a wide array of titles, certain programs are especially well-represented.Titles that occur with greater frequency in the collection include: Back to the Theater, Beaver Sports, Blonde Bombshells on the Hour, Bodywise, Bombshell Music News, Comedy Show, Greek Pads, The Jota Show, KBVR News, KBVR Sports Extra, Limited Reality, Locals Live, Naomi's Itadakimasu, No Big Whoop, Northwest Morose, OSU Dating Game, OSU Got Talent, OSU Underground, Plan 11, and Trading Rooms: Oregon State Edition.The KBVR-TV Moving Images and Sound Recordings consist largely of original television productions created by Oregon State University students from the mid-1990s to early 2010s, including scripted comedies and dramas, unscripted educational and reality shows, nightly news broadcasts, and programs focusing on OSU athletics.The collection also holds footage documenting a wide variety of campus events, beginning with the 1979 commencement exercises and including, in particular, musical performances such as the annual Battle of the Bands and IFC Sing events.Titles that appear frequently in this series include Bodywise, Comedy Show, KBVR News, KBVR Sports Extra, Limited Reality, Locals Live, Naomi's Itadakimasu, No Big Whoop, Northwest Morose, OSU Underground, Plan 11, and Women's Basketball Review.The series also includes footage of OSU's commencement exercises in 19.