Re: An Idea

Rick Provine (rep3s@virginia.edu)
Wed, 15 Dec 1999 13:58:16 -0800 (PST)

I think it would have to be a mix of both edu and features. You can't say
the best things are all one or the other.

At 01:36 PM 12/15/99 -0800, you wrote:
>Hi Gary,
>
>You're talking non-theatrical, right?
>
>Randy
>
>Randy Pitman
>Publisher/Editor
>Video Librarian
>8705 Honeycomb Ct. NW
>Seabeck, WA 98380
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>vidlib@videolibrarian.com
>
>----- Original Message -----
>From: Gary Handman <ghandman@library.berkeley.edu>
>To: Multiple recipients of list <videolib@library.berkeley.edu>
>Sent: Wednesday, December 15, 1999 12:56 PM
>Subject: An Idea
>
>
>> 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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