RE: evaluation of 16 mm collection

Steven C. Matthew (matthew@fau.edu)
Wed, 10 Apr 2002 05:33:35 -0700 (PDT)

Jessica,

Please send me this list since we will probably be removing 16 mm prints
from our collection in the near future.

Steve
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Steven C. Matthew
matthew@fau.edu
S.E. Wimberly Library Media Center
561-297-3704

-----Original Message-----
From: videolib@library.berkeley.edu
[mailto:videolib@library.berkeley.edu]On Behalf Of Jessica Rosner
Sent: Tuesday, April 09, 2002 5:46 PM
To: Multiple recipients of list
Subject: Re: evaluation of 16 mm collection

16mm Film Preservation Society of FLorida???
Sounds like a collector with a fancy name to me
For the record I know several universities and libraries
that STILL collect 16mm. Will provide list to anyone who wants to get rid of
prings

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Jessica Rosner
Kino International
333 W 39th St. 503
NY NY 10018
jrosner@kino.com

> From: "Katherine McGivern" <kmcgivern@bergen.edu> > Reply-To: videolib@library.berkeley.edu > Date: Tue, 9 Apr 2002 14:07:51 -0700 (PDT) > To: Multiple recipients of list <videolib@library.berkeley.edu> > Subject: RE: evaluation of 16 mm collection > > Recently, the 16mm collection was eliminated from my library. The evaluation > process began with usage statistics, then faculty favorites which could be > purchased in VHS format. Faculty favorates which could not be purchased were > copied onto VHS with the originals stored. Everything else was removed from > the collection. Most of it was sent to the 16mm Film Prerservation Society in > Florida. > Since we had only 1 working 16mm projector, having the films was becoming > pointless and they take up far too much space. > > > -----Original Message----- > From: Jeffrey W. Pearson [mailto:jwpearso@j.imap.itd.umich.edu] > Sent: Tuesday, April 09, 2002 4:54 PM > To: Multiple recipients of list > Subject: evaluation of 16 mm collection > > > I need to come up with a plan to evaluate our 6,000 title 16 mm film > collection, started in the 1940's, for weeding, preservation, and > possible reformatting. If anyone has tackled this kind of project I > would appreciate any advice you can share. I've got ideas for an > approach and a general plan, but what I would love to know of is any > already compiled list of what are considered the "best films of all > time". I'm hoping to find help with identifying the hidden treasures > in our collection. I know I'm asking for the grail here, but any help > would be greatly appreciated. > > Thank you, > > -Jeff Pearson > > > -- > ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ > Jeffrey W. Pearson Phone: (734) 763-3758 > Librarian, Film & Video Library Fax: (734) 764-7087 > University of Michigan e-mail: jwpearso@umich.edu > Shapiro Library, Room 2178 > 919 S. University > Ann Arbor MI 48109-1185