Re: request for titles on AV librarianship

Nell Chenault (nchenaul@saturn.vcu.edu)
Tue, 3 Aug 1999 16:06:44 -0700 (PDT)

These are some I would recommend. Many of the authors are active on this
list!

Mason-Robinson, Sally. Developing and managing video collections: A
how-to-do-it manual for librarians. (#68). New York, Neal-Schuman
Publishers, 1996. (public library orientation)

Sutcliff, Glyn. Slide collection management in libraries and information
units. Gower, 1995.

Scholtz, James C.. Developing and maintaining video collections in
libraries. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-Clio. 1989.

Scholtz, James C.. Video policies and procedures for libraries. Santa
Barbara, CA: ABC-Clio. 1991.

Scholtz, James C.. Video acquisitions and cataloging: a handbook. The
Greenwood Library Management Collection. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press,
1995.

Pitman, Randy. The Video Librarian's Guide to Collection Development and
Management. G. K. Hall & Co., NY, 1992.

Handman, Gary P., ed.. Video collection development in multi-type
libraries: and handbook. The
Greenwood Library Management Collection. Westport, Conn.: 1994.

Brancolini, Kristine and Rick E. Provine, compilers. Video collections and
multimedia in ARL libraries / a SPEC kit. Washington, DC : Association of
Research Libraries, Office of Management Services, 1993.

Brancolini, Kristine. Audiovisual policies in college libraries. Chicago,
IL : Association of College & Research Libraries, 1991.

Equipment & technology:
Barron, Ann E. and Gary W. Orwig. New technologies for education : a
beginner's guide. 3rd ed.. Libraries Unlimited: Englewood, CO. 1997.
Textbook used for school media specialist. AV equipment, computers &
telecommunications. Rapidly becoming dated.

Heinich, Robert, et. al.. Instructional media dn technologies for
learning. 6th ed. Merrill: Upper Saddle River, NJ, 1998. Textbook used
for school media specialist. AV equipment, computers & telecommunications.
Rapidly becoming dated. 1999 edition now available.

Bazeli, Marilyn and James L. Heintz. Technology across the curriculum.
Englewood, Colo. : Libraries Unlimited, 1997.

Bruwelheide, Janis. Copyright Primer for Librarians and Educators. 2nd ed.
Chicago; Washington, D.C.: ALA & National Education Association, 1995.

At 02:05 PM 8/3/99 -0700, you wrote:
>There seems to be a dearth of recent literature (esp. books) about AV
>librarianship. I've come across periodicals and info on the web, but
>most of the books I've found are from the 70's and 80's. Can anyone
>suggest good, recent (1990+) books for someone just getting started in
>the field? Materials which explore the basic issues -- collection
>development, equipment/software maintenance, copyright and censorship
>issues, public vs. academic AV settings, etc? There must be something
>out there.
>
>Thanks,
> Mike
>
>

Nell J. Chenault nchenaul@saturn.vcu.edu
Cabell Media Resource Services
University Library Services
Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond, VA 23284-2033 (804) 828-1088 FAX: 828-7473