Re: what's in a name

Gary Handman (ghandman@library.berkeley.edu)
Wed, 27 Mar 2002 08:27:32 -0800 (PST)

Audio-visual sounds like 16mm driver ed films...I'd opt for Media
something-or-other

or...how about Sight & Sound Center

At 04:19 PM 3/26/2002 -0800, you wrote:
>Hi,
>Our library is completing a major building remodel and we need to have a
>sign fabricated for the entrance of our new A/V room. This is our chance to
>choose the very best term for this room, which we'll also use as a locator
>in the catalog. The VHS videos, DVDs, music CDs, audiobooks on tape and CD,
>and CD-roms are all housed in this room. We've considered:
>* Media Center,
>* Audio-Video Room,
>* Audio-Visual Room.
>
>None of them strike us as perfect. Has anyone out there hit on a better
>term?
>
>thanks in advance for your suggestions,
>
>Amy E. S. Schauer
>Events / Audio-Visual Librarian
>West Linn Public Library
>1595 Burns Street
>West Linn, Oregon 97068
>ph.: 503.656.7853 ext. 18
>fax: 503.656.2746

Gary Handman
Director
Media Resources Center
Moffitt Library
UC Berkeley, CA 94720-6000
510-643-8566
ghandman@library.berkeley.edu