Re: [Videolib] Film Literature Index

Gary Handman (ghandman@library.berkeley.edu)
Wed, 15 Dec 2004 09:49:33 -0800

I've put a query into Kris Brancolini at IU. Will report back shortly.

Gary

At 05:26 PM 12/15/2004 +0100, you wrote:
>Dear Videolibbers,
>
>I am just checking our database resources for film literature and I
>remembered a former project concerning the Film Literature Index, the
>3rd important source besides the FIAF database and Filmindex
>International (BFI). This was that information from 2002:
>
>"Indiana University's Digital Library Program, working with the Film and
>Television Documentation Center at the State University of New York at
>Albany, received a $239,000 grant from the National Endowment for the
>Humanities to digitize a film literature index and publish it on the
>Web."
>http://www.indiana.edu/~libadmin/onlinefilm.html
>
>But now I've found via Google this messsage:
>
>"However, because of editorial and artistic differences, we terminated
>our association with IUDLP in May 2004."
>http://www.albany.edu/sisp/fatdoc/news.htm
>
>What does that mean? Is there any hope for a Film Literature Index
>Online in the near future? We are much interested in using such an
>online index. Many thanks in advance for any information about it.
>
>With kind regards
>Peter Delin/Videolektorat
>Zentral- und Landesbibliothek Berlin
>http://www.zlb.de/index.html
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Gary Handman
Director
Media Resources Center
Moffitt Library
UC Berkeley
ghandman@library.berkeley.edu
http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/MRC

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