Media Reference sources

Robin Feinland (
Tue, 25 Jun 2002 08:28:56 -0700 (PDT)

>Hi all,

>I apologize in advance if this has already been discussed, but I'd
>love to hear from others on this list what they consider "must have"
>print resources that they have on standing order for media reference
>and collection development. We are in the process of re-evaluating
>reference books that we have on standing order (especially since so
>much info is available on the web) and I want to make sure I'm not
>missing anything critical. Can others share any print resources
>they feel they cannot do without (if any)? I think UCAL Berkeley's
>MRC had a good list of media reference tools up on the web, but I
>think this was last updated in 1999 (someone please let me know if
>I'm wrong about this). Anybody find something new, perhaps
>addressing newer formats, that is particulary useful? Any older
>sources, such as Bowker's Complete Video Directory, you still find
>crucial to have?

Thanks in advance for any input.


Robin G. Feinland                  Phone:  (617) 349-8863
Media Resources Specialist     Fax:      (617) 349-8867
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