----- Original Message -----
From: "Laroi Lawton" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Thursday, September 30, 2004 9:10 AM
Subject: RE: [Videolib] INSIGHT MEDIA VIDEOS ON GEOGRAPHY
> At Bronx Community College we used purchase from Insight Media but
> found that many of their titles are from other distributors. As a
> result, as Deg aptly points out, we would then compare prices with the
> orginal vendor/distributor only to find out that the pricing was indeed
> a lot cheaper.
> LaRoi Lawton
> Assistant Professor/Director
> GSL Learning Resources Center
> Library & Learning Resources Department
> Bronx Community College/CUNY
> Bronx, New York 10453
> -----Original Message-----
> From: deg farrelly [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, September 29, 2004 11:24 PM
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: [Videolib] INSIGHT MEDIA VIDEOS ON GEOGRAPHY
> In a way this is like asking if the books Amazon sells are good.
> My understanding is that Insight is not a producer, but a distributor of
> selected titles. Or more acturately, a re-distributor, since many of
> the titles Insight carries are also distributed by other companies.
> It's hard to tell much more since Insight's mailings describe the videos
> they distribute, but don't provide the name of the producer, date, and
> other pertinent information.
> While we have purchased from Insight in the past, generally we try to
> find the content from the original producer, often at a lower price.
> I'd be interested in hearing others' perceptions of the Insight product
> deg farrelly, Associate Librarian
> Arizona State University West Library
> PO Box 37100
> Phoenix, Arizona 85069-7100
> Phone: 602.543.8522
> Email: email@example.com
> > From: Chris McNevins <Chris.McNevins@uconn.edu>
> > Reply-To: "firstname.lastname@example.org"
> > <email@example.com>
> > Date: Wed, 29 Sep 2004 18:46:19 -0400
> > To: "'firstname.lastname@example.org '" <email@example.com>
> > Subject: [Videolib] INSIGHT MEDIA VIDEOS ON GEOGRAPHY
> > I have a geography prof who wants to know if Insight Media puts out
> > good videos. He found a title of theirs that interests him, but he
> > hasn't found a colleague who can vouch for them. Do you have any info
> > on the quality of their videos in this area? In the past we've
> > ordered Sociology/Psychology videos from Insight. However, my link on
> > this food chain is acquisitions, not collection development, so I'm
> > neither in the capacity nor have the expertise to evaluate.
> > Any help would be greatly appreciated.
> > Chris McNevins
> > Non-Print Acquisitions Coordinator
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