Re: Giving name of requestor to distrib/producer?

Gary Handman (
Wed, 12 Nov 1997 09:02:18 -0800 (PST)


I don't really have any trouble naming names of video requestors on
campus--in the majority of cases, the distributor simply wants to whack
the person on their mailing list (which can, of course, have its up and
down sides).

Gary Handman
Media Resources Center
Moffitt Library
UC Berkeley, CA 94720-6000

On Wed, 12 Nov 1997, Shaw, Susan Libr wrote:

> Maybe I'm overly squeamish, but I feel a little uncomfortable giving the
> name of the "prompter" (of the order) to the company that produced and
> distributes the video, even if it's only so that they can find out how the
> video requested is being used, etc. Appalshop Film & Video wants to know
> the name of the faculty member who requested a video so that they can
> contact the faculty person and ask them how they like it. Seems invasive
> to me. Comments?
> Susan Shaw
> Briggs Library
> South Dakota State Univ.