Re: Media Reference sources

Gary Handman (ghandman@library.berkeley.edu)
Fri, 12 Jul 2002 11:04:09 -0700 (PDT)

Hi

You might check out http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/MRC/selectionaids.html

a bit old but still serviceable, I think.

Also, other resources posted as part of the VRT program on video basics at
http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/MRC/vrt/vrtprogram.html

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

"You are looking into the mind of home video. It is innocent, it is aimless,
it is determined, it is real" --Don DeLillo, Underworld

On Fri, 12 Jul 2002, Robin Feinland wrote:

> >Hi again all,
>
> Well, other than Gary's response and one other, I haven't heard from
> anyone about Media Reference print sources they have on standing
> order and cannot do without. While Gary's suggestion to check his
> book on Video Collection Development is a good one, I don't yet have
> it and my meeting is this coming Monday. Anyone have any print
> resources to plug? Should I assume people are not interested, and/or
> don't use them much?
>
> Thanks much (again) for any input. If helpful, my original message
> appears below. Thanks and sorry to ask again.
>
> Robin
>
>
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >At 08:28 AM 6/25/2002 -0700, you wrote:
> >> >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
> >>
> >>
> >>
> > >
> >>
> --
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