Developing and managing video collections: a how-to-do-it manual for librarians

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Neal Schuman Publishers, Aug 31, 1996 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 133 pages
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The entire breadth of topics for selecting, evaluating, acquiring, and managing video materials is covered in this easy-to-use guide by the former publisher of Media & Methods and Director of Video and Special Projects for the American Library Association. Chapters include information about balancing a collection, criteria for evaluation, selection aids, purchasing, evaluating the needs of your library's community, budgeting, and developing a collection policy. Formats, circulation, copyright, access and censorship, cataloging and classification packaging, shelving and display, security, storage, programming, and new technologies are also discussed.

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The so-called "video revolution" of the last ten years or so has placed new pressures on libraries to keep pace and to provide their patrons with materials in video format that may or may not be ... Read full review

Contents

The Video Collection
1
Evaluating Video Titles
19
Video Selection and Acquisitions
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