Re: ALA Graphics

Ann Fuller (fulleran@pirates.armstrong.edu)
Thu, 24 May 2001 11:39:58 -0700 (PDT)

I like SEE as it seems more action oriented than view. Another option
would be SEE MORE@the library (as in SO much more than tv but also more
than just books).

Gary Handman wrote:

> Randy et al:
>
> I sorta like my suggestion of a SEE ALSO@the library poster slogan
> (get it? SEE...view...uh...)
>
> In any case, I'm hoping we can formally put this on the agenda to
> discuss in SF. It's clear that we're going to need a group to
> volunteer for investigating, coming up with a proposal to bring to
> exec comm, etc.
>
> gary
>
>
>> A grammatical suggestion: Instead of "VIEW", how about "LOOK" as in
>> "Look
>> into your library". Or maybe "LEARN" as in "Learn at your library"?
>> They
>> alliterate better.
>>
>> Brigid Duffy
>> Audio Visual/ITV Center
>> San Francisco State University
>> San Francisco CA 94132-4200
>> E-mail: bduffy@sfsu.edu
>> On Thu, 24 May 2001, Randy Pitman wrote:
>>
>> > I did make a preliminary overture to ALA about a "VIEW" poster (or
>> something
>> > like) and no one looked at me as if I'd suddenly sprouted 3
>> heads, but I
>> > also got the distinct feeling that we (i.e., videolib types) need
>> to do the
>> > mental elbow grease on this one.
>> >
>> > In other words, we need to come up with a viable concept, and--if
>> it's at
>> > like the "READ" posters--some idea of potential celebrities.
>> >
>> > I've always thought authors would be the perfect choice for the
>> "VIEW"
>> > posters:
>> >
>> > Jane Smiley for WGBH's "King Lear"
>> > John Updike for Wabi Sabi Productions' "Rabbit on the Moon"
>> > Philip Roth for "American Pie"
>> > Toni Morrison for "Jazz" (Ken Burns', not hers)
>> >
>> > Etc.
>> >
>> > Best,
>> >
>> > Randy Pitman
>> > Publisher/Editor
>> > Video Librarian
>> > 8705 Honeycomb Ct. NW
>> > Seabeck, WA 98380
>> > Tel: (800) 692-2270; Fax: (360) 830-9346
>> > Email: vidlib@videolibrarian.com
>> > Web: www.videolibrarian.com
>> > ----- Original Message -----
>> > From: "Carol Dunn" <dunnca1@oplin.lib.oh.us>
>> > To: "Multiple recipients of list" <videolib@library.berkeley.edu>
>> > Sent: Thursday, May 24, 2001 10:06 AM
>> > Subject: RE: ALA Graphics
>> >
>> >
>> > > I really like the MAKE READING A HOBBIT promo
>> > > on page 31. Our YA Department is going to co-sponsor
>> > > a program with AV for Teen Read Week and call it FRODO LIVES.
>> > > I like this Book/Movie promotion from ALA, something different!
>> > > We are thinking about book discussions and perhaps handing
>> > > out stickers that say FRODO LIVES that week.....
>> > > As for READ FOR AMERICA'S LIBRARIES posters: as the old saying
>> > > goes, "EVERY DOG HAS HIS DAY"..........it's time to drop them.
>> > > Regards,
>> > > Carol Dunn
>> > > Findlay-Hancock County Public Library
>> > > 206 Broadway
>> > > Findlay, Ohio 45840
>> > > www.findlay.lib.oh.us
>> > > Telephone: 419.422.1712
>> > > Fax: 419.422-0638
>> > >
>> > > -----Original Message-----
>> > > From: videolib@library.berkeley.edu
>> > > [mailto:videolib@library.berkeley.edu]On Behalf Of Mike
>> Boedicker
>> > > Sent: Thursday, May 24, 2001 12:52 PM
>> > > To: Multiple recipients of list
>> > > Subject: ALA Graphics
>> > >
>> > >
>> > > Anyone seen the new ALA Graphics catalog? As usual it's
>> dominated by
>> > > celebrity "Read" posters with only one nonprint poster -- a
>> children's
>> > > poster of Donald Duck and his 3 nephews variously watching a
>> video,
>> > > listening to a CD, and using a computer, with the caption
>> "Entertain Your
>> > > Brain at the Library."
>> > >
>> > > At VRT's Midwinter meeting we talked about designing a poster
>> promoting
>> > > video in libraries. Maybe we can informally discuss it again
>> next month
>> > in
>> > > SF???
>> > >
>> > > Mike Boedicker
>> > > Audiovisual Director & Webmaster
>> > > Danville Public Library
>> > > 319 N. Vermilion
>> > > Danville, IL 61832
>> > > (217) 477-5223 ext. 123
>> > > Fax: (217) 477-5230
>> > > http://www.danville.lib.il.us
>> > >
>> > >
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> Gary HandmanDirectorMedia Resources CenterMoffitt LibraryUC Berkeley,
> CA 94720-6000510-643-8566ghandman@library.berkeley.edu