Re: 16mm films

Mary Laskowski (
Fri, 30 Jun 2000 07:04:08 -0700 (PDT)

Thanks to all who responded. I got some great starting points and have
forwarded them to Michael.
Mary Laskowski

At 06:08 AM 6/30/2000 -0700, you wrote:
>Hello Mary and everyone,
>I would second this question and also would ask either to receive a
>complilation of the replies from you Mary or that they be posted to the
>list. New to my current library, I also have a 16mm collection to think
>about and need to get some perspective on this media, its preservation etc.
>Michael Sweeney
>Visual Arts and Media Services Librarian
>Hartford Public Library
>Hartford, CT
> At 12:53 PM 6/29/00 -0700, Mary Laskowski wrote:
>>Hello all,
>>Can anyone give me, or point me toward, a quick tutorial on how to handle
>>16mm films? I have just had a donation dumped in my lap that I can't really
>>refuse, but as we don't have any film in the collection, I have no idea
>>about proper storage or anything. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
>>Please respond to me rather than the list unless other people also express
>>Mary Laskowski
>>Coordinator of Media Services and Cataloging
>>University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign