Re: An Idea

Gary Handman (ghandman@library.berkeley.edu)
Wed, 15 Dec 1999 13:50:23 -0800 (PST)

Please: no "Rat Girls From Venus"

g.

At 01:38 PM 12/15/1999 -0800, you wrote:
>200 in 2000? Will this millenium fever ever stop?
>
>Great idea. Let's do it. Let's see....now where did I put that Something
>Weird catalog....
>
>At 12:57 PM 12/15/99 -0800, you wrote:
>>Hi Gang...
>>
>>This morning, I had an idea (how novel!) in relation to the recent
>>discussion regarding core lists, best lists, etc. So...I'm working on this
>>video collection development book, which attempts to provide guidance for
>>video collection developers in multitype libraries...I know I earlier
>>sneered at the notion of an AFI-like 100 Best list, but...what if we used
>>VIDEOLIB and our collective expertise to compile a 200 title desert island
>>list (the 200 videos you'd take to establish an opening day collection on
>>Bora Bora, or something...). Seems to me such a list might be a useful
>>inclusion in my book...as long as we called it for what it is--not
>>exhaustive, simply the collective wisdom and opinion of working librarians.
>>
>>What do y'all think? There are around 350-400 folks on this list;
>>certainly we could compile an interesting, briefly annotated list of some
>>sort?
>>
>>
>>Gary Handman
>>Director
>>Media Resources Center
>>Moffitt Library
>>UC Berkeley 94720-6000
>>http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/MRC
>>
>>"Everything wants to become television" (James Ulmer -- Teletheory)
>
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Gary Handman
Director
Media Resources Center
Moffitt Library
UC Berkeley 94720-6000
http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/MRC

"Everything wants to become television" (James Ulmer -- Teletheory)