Re: [Videolib] An offer you can't refuse???? from UC Berkeley

Meghann Matwichuk (mtwchk@udel.edu)
Tue, 30 Aug 2005 15:42:28 -0400

Apologies, that was not meant to go to the list. -- Meghann

Meghann Matwichuk wrote:

> Hello Gary,
>
> You don't happen to know, by any chance, whether or not /All Dressed
> in White?/ and/or /Keep Her Under Control/ was included in the
> overstock, do you? We had a researcher request that we purchase them
> just after UCCMLL closed their doors...
>
> Thanks,
>
> ******************************
> Meghann R. Matwichuk, M.S.
> Assistant Librarian
> Instructional Media Department
> Morris Library, University of Delaware
> 181 S. College Ave.
> Newark, DE 19717
> (302) 831-1475
>
> Gary Handman wrote:
>
>> Hi all
>>
>> As most of you know by know, the University of California Center for
>> Media and Independent Learning media operation has lamentably
>> folded. (Fortunately, many of the newest and most interesting titles
>> have been picked up by a new(ish) company, Berkeley Media
>> [http://www.berkeleymedia.com/] run by the redoubtable Dan Bickley,
>> former head of CMIL's operation)
>>
>> So, in its death throes, CMIL graciously offered to unload a very
>> large chunk of remaining stock on me--all videotape. We've now
>> culled through what we want. We've also let Berkeley PL take what
>> they want. After the cull, we still have 13 (count em'!!!) boxes of
>> CMIL titles on our hands. I'd really hate to send this to the
>> recyclers' mill...
>>
>> We're willing to ship the works to whomever is willing to: a) pick
>> up the shipping charges b) take the whole 13 boxes off our hands
>>
>> In the best of possible worlds, I'd prepare a roster of titles for
>> your consideration...unfortunately, we just don't have the staff. I
>> can tell you, though, that there's still a lot of good stuff in this
>> lot.
>>
>> If you're unfamiliar with the CMIL catalog, there's a ghostly web
>> site still up at http://ucmedia.berkeley.edu/
>>
>> Let me know...
>>
>> Gary
>>
>> Gary Handman
>> Director
>> Media Resources Center
>> Moffitt Library
>> UC Berkeley
>> ghandman@library.berkeley.edu
>> http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/MRC
>>
>> ****
>>
>> "Movies are poems, a holy bible, the great mother of us."
>> --Ted Berrigan
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