Gail B. Fedak, Manager
Instructional Media Resources
Middle Tennessee State University
Murfreesboro, TN 37132
----- Original Message -----
From: "Gary Handman" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Thursday, April 26, 2007 9:59 AM
Subject: Re: [Videolib] ok, if ALA doesn't appreciate us . . .
> Hi Maureen
> I think this a really really really bad idea. (or, let's say, at least on
> this campus it would be). Academic departments typically have much
> budgets and much less effective service infrastructures than
> libraries. The overall mission of academic departments is much more
> circumscribed than that of the campus library.
> I think that it's a much more effective strategy to build strong
> intellectual and service alliances with these departments than to become
> administratively hitched.
> At 06:18 PM 4/25/2007, you wrote:
> >have any academic video librarians out there considered the possiblility
> >of aligning their collections and themselves (ok, I know they aren't OUR
> >collections, but it feels that way after a few, um, decades) with the
> >departments of their schools, instead of with the Library?
> >Are there any colleges or universities whose cinema studies programs have
> >independent video collections?
> >Maureen Tripp
> >Media Librarian
> >Media Services Center
> >180 Tremont St. 3rd Floor
> >Boston, MA 02116
> >VIDEOLIB is intended to encourage the broad and lively discussion of
> >issues relating to the selection, evaluation, acquisition,bibliographic
> >control, preservation, and use of current and evolving video formats in
> >libraries and related institutions. It is hoped that the list will serve
> >as an effective working tool for video librarians, as well as a channel
> >communication between libraries,educational institutions, and video
> >producers and distributors.
> Gary Handman
> Media Resources Center
> Moffitt Library
> UC Berkeley
> "In societies where modern conditions of production prevail, all of life
> presents itself as an immense accumulation of spectacles."
> --Guy Debord
> VIDEOLIB is intended to encourage the broad and lively discussion of
issues relating to the selection, evaluation, acquisition,bibliographic
control, preservation, and use of current and evolving video formats in
libraries and related institutions. It is hoped that the list will serve as
an effective working tool for video librarians, as well as a channel of
communication between libraries,educational institutions, and video
producers and distributors.