Re: ALA Graphics

Gary Handman (ghandman@library.berkeley.edu)
Thu, 24 May 2001 15:23:58 -0700 (PDT)

Seymour who?

gh

At 01:42 PM 05/24/2001 -0700, you wrote:
>I won't be at ALA but would also vote for SEE MORE@the library.
>
>At 11:39 AM 05/24/2001 -0700, Ann Fuller wrote:
>>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
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Gary Handman
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Moffitt Library
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