Re: online medical media directory (fwd)

Sheryl Sessa (ssessa@suffolk.lib.ny.us)
Wed, 26 Nov 1997 14:51:37 +0000

Gary Handman wrote:
>
> Hello, folks. I've been asked by the National Educational Media Network
> to forward this survey to the list, and to request that you give it your
> serious attention and reply. Please send your response to: Gia Amella
> nemn@nemn.org (NOT to me or videolib!)
>
> Thanks!
>
> Gary Handman
> Director
> Media Resources Center
> Moffitt Library
> UC Berkeley, CA 94720-6000
> 510-643-8566
> ghandman@library.berkeley.edu
>
> SURVEY
>
> The National Educational Media Network--the nation's only media
> organization dedicated to recognizing and supporting excellence in
> educational media--is conducting a nationwide survey to explore the
> feasibility of a juried online directory for medical and health media. One
> of the goals of this project is to develop the most comprehensive directory
> of distributors and publishers of health and medical films, videos, and
> multimedia titles in the US. The directory will also contain a searchable
> database of reviewed titles and will provide links to distributor/publisher
> and medical Web sites.
>
> You feedback is important to us so please take a moment to fill out the
> survey below. Your prompt response will help us determine how we can expand
> our services to this specialized market. Please forward your responses to
> "gia@nemn.org" by Friday, December 5th. If you need additional information,
> you can reach us at (510)465-6885. Thank you for your interest and support.
> We look forward to hearing from you.
>
> NOTE:Surveys are confidential and will be used for in-house purposes only.
>
> 1. What is your occupation? AV LIBRARIAN/DEPARTMENT COORDINATOR 2. Organization/Company Name? COMSEWOGUE PUBLIC LIBRARY 170 TERRYVILLE ROAD, PORT JEFFERSON STATION, NY 11776
>
> 3. Do you currently maintain health/medical titles in your collection? YES
>
> 4. Roughly what percentage of your titles target consumers? 2% Health
> professionals? 1%
>
> 5. How do you acquire health and medical titles for your collection? VARIOUS SOURCES
>
> 6. Do you use the Internet to acquire information on new titles? YES Other of
> online services?
>
> 7. What are the most important factors you consider when selecting titles? ACCURACY, RELIABILITY OF PRODUCER, COST
>
> 8. What are some of the problems you encounter in developing/maintaining
> your media collection? UNABLE TO OBTAIN OR DIFFICULTY OBTAINING TITLES
>
> 9. How would an online directory of juried health/medical media best serve
> the needs of your organization? WOULD LOVE TO HAVE SOMETHING SENT DIRECTLY TO MY E-MAIL ADDRESS (EASIER TO REMEMBER TO ACCESS) AM INCREASING COLLECTION, THEREFORE WILL BE PURCHASING QUITE A FEW MORE TITLES
>
> 10. What would you include in an online directory of health/medical media
> that would be most useful to you? APPROPRIATE BIBLIOGRAPHIC INFORMATION, DISTRIBUTION SOURCE, COST, AND REVIEW
>
> 11. Do you maintain a website? NO If so, please list your address.
>
> 12. Please type any additional comments below.