[Videolib] Television series for academic collections

Delin, Peter (delin@zlb.de)
Wed, 14 Jul 2004 20:58:24 +0200

Dear John,

British television series rank among the best. This site was helpful for
us in collection building : The bfi TV 100
http://www.bfi.org.uk/features/tv/100/index.html
Check them all! They are really great!

With kind regards
Peter Delin/Videolektorat
Zentral- und Landesbibliothek Berlin
http://www.zlb.de/index.html

John Streepy schrieb:
>
> Hello all,
> With the summer heat in full effect here in Ellensburg, thoughts turn
> to collection development. I have for some time been trying to think of
> various television series to propose to purchase for our collection.
> This seems like a good time for this as it is becoming popular (read
> profitable) for companies to release full seasons of various series, so
> there is a good selection. I was wondering what has been some of your
> best purchases in this area. Do you buy whole seasons, whole series,
> or just get a sampling? For an academic library, I would think sampling
> would be best, but sometimes that is not an option.
> jhs
>
> John H. Streepy
> Media Assistant III
> Library-Media Circulation
> Central Washington University Library
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> Ellensburg, WA 98926-7548
>
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