Jessica Rosner wrote:
> I hate to be evil but I really don't have the time for this kind of thing
> and I can't believe a major university does not know what PPR rights are.
> In the past when I have called some of these places, it turns out they
> don't even NEED PPR. I just don't have any patience for institution of
> "higher " learning thinking that they can get PPP rights on feature films by
> just sticking it on a PO. I accept that I am an impatient autocrat but I am
> still going to toss them unless I happen to know someone at the institution
> Jessica Rosner
> Kino International
> 333 W 39th St. 503
> NY NY 10018
> > From: Ken Katona <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > Reply-To: email@example.com
> > Date: Thu, 20 Dec 2001 10:58:12 -0800 (PST)
> > To: Multiple recipients of list <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > Subject: Re: PPR on POs
> > Jessica,
> > I think that vendors and distributors need to be reasonable here. Many
> > libraries don't have a good understanding of the concepts of public
> > performance at all. I should think you would be pleased to have received
> > a PO requesting the rights the library hopes are available. They'll
> > never know what happened if you don't tell them.
> > I suggest that you need to take some time and make a few standard stock
> > letters for your files. Leave a blank in the line for TITLE etc. and
> > then when this type request comes in you can indicate
> > NO PPR for this title;
> > YES PPR included with this title;
> > PPR are available at the following cost: $________ . Etc.
> > Then, as time consuming as it might be, I think you need to respond to
> > potential purchasers and give them the essentials of what you can sell,
> > and what it costs.
> > Just my two cents.
> > Regards and Happy Holidays
> > Ken Katona
> > AV Manager
> > Cuyahoga County Public Library
> > 2111 Snow Road
> > Parma, OH 44134