"It works out to be about $30 per title, which is a pretty decent price.
They all come with public performance rights."
There must be different pricing structures for public and academic
libraries, as I was quoted $110/month. Considering the PPR, however, I'd
still consider this a fair price.
Meghann R. Matwichuk
Instructional Media Department
University of Delaware
181 S. College Ave.
Newark, DE 19717
On Thu, 15 Jul 2004, Tatar, Becky wrote:
> I decided to begin this program this year. I had seen a salesman last year,
> but then it was a brand new program. The films look interesting. It works
> out to be about $30 per title, which is a pretty decent price. They all
> come with public performance rights. I figured it was a way to get quality
> independent films on a regular basis. This will add interest to our
> collection, but won't be a major focus. I also don't anticipate high circ on
> them. However, since our collection does not focus on the year's
> blockbuster hits, these will fit along with our foreign film and silent film
> collections! a few people asked about this a couple of months ago, in fact
> right before the sales rep called me again, so I was happy to have been
> reminded about it before her visit. If I remember correctly, someone said
> that the delivery is not quite as regular - 1 per month - as listed. Hope
> this helps.
> Becky Tatar
> Unit Head, Periodicals, Audiovisual
> Aurora Public Library
> 1 E. Benton Street
> Aurora, IL 60505
> PHONE: 630-264-4100
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> From: Hansen, Elizabeth H. (Information Services)
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> Subject: [Videolib] Film Movement
> Is anyone out there subscribing to the Film Movement program through
> Recorded Books? Or could you provide any information related to this?
> It looks promising, but I could use your advice!
> Many thanks,
> Beth Hansen, Director, Research Support & Instruction
> Shain Library, Connecticut College
> 270 Mohegan Ave.
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