Re: CA Libraries & Drugs

stephen O'Riordan (soriordan@ucsd.edu)
Wed, 28 Mar 2001 12:48:04 -0800 (PST)

Jessica,

I agree w/ Gary. I certainly know nothing about this at UCSD.

Stephen

At 11:38 AM 3/28/01 -0800, you wrote:
>I should have figured that anything involving drug policy would not apply to
>Berkeley but I have gotten this from a number of California institutions
>almost all of them University Librarirs
>--
>Jessica Rosner
>Kino International
>333 W 39th St. 503
>NY NY 10018
>jrosner@kino.com
>
> > From: Gary Handman <ghandman@library.berkeley.edu>
> > Reply-To: videolib@library.berkeley.edu
> > Date: Wed, 28 Mar 2001 11:28:19 -0800 (PST)
> > To: Multiple recipients of list <videolib@library.berkeley.edu>
> > Subject: Re: CA Libraries & Drugs
> >
> > This certainly doesn't apply to Berkeley.... I think this falls into the
> > "give me break" category...
> >
> > gary
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > At 10:59 AM 03/28/2001 -0800, you wrote:
> >> Hope that got your attention
> >>
> >> A question for any of California Librarians ( that means you Gary)
> >> I sometimes receive these absurd forms with orders from California
> >> Public Institutions that in order to be paid for an order we must
> >> CERTIFY that we are a "drug free workplace". I find this both
> offensive and
> >> ridiculous. They do not ask us to certify that we are Alcohol, Murder,
> >> Racist, Sexist etc free just drugs. I realize this is just a silly law
> >> passed by some legislators with too much time on their hands but I find it
> >> very disturbing and as a matter of principle I will not sign these forms
> >> Usually nothing happens but recently after a correspondence with a
> >> University Librarian she returned an order. I don't care about the lost
> >> order or even any further lost orders because this is a ridiculous
> rule but
> >> I wonder how you guys handle this. Incidentally the order in question was
> >> for my women directors series which unlike most other Kino titles is NOT
> >> available from any other source so this means that the University in
> >> question will never carry these titles.
> >> --
> >> Jessica Rosner
> >> Kino International
> >> 333 W 39th St. 503
> >> NY NY 10018
> >> jrosner@kino.com
> >
> > Gary Handman
> > Director
> > Media Resources Center
> > Moffitt Library
> > UC Berkeley, CA 94720-6000
> > 510-643-8566
> > ghandman@library.berkeley.edu
> >
> > "You are looking into the mind of home video. It is innocent, it is
> aimless,
> > it is determined, it is real" --Don DeLillo, Underworld
> >

Stephen O'Riordan
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