ERIC Number: ED234822
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: 0
Management of Media in Hospital Libraries.
Spencer, Dorothy A.; And Others
Intended for personnel with no prior experience or training in the provision of audiovisual materials, this continuing education course booklet presents an introduction to the acquisition and administration of 16 mm films, 35 mm slides, 3/4 inch videotape cassettes, 35 mm filmstrips, and audiotape cassettes in hospital libraries serving hospital staff and/or patients. A description of the development of a learning resources center in a hospital library includes information on planning and budget considerations and a list of advantages and disadvantages of 10 audiovisual formats. This is followed by a review of published and other sources of information on health science audiovisual materials and audiovisual equipment. A list of organizations offering information on audiovisuals and a discussion of interlibrary lending are also provided. Further sections cover the evaluation, acquisition, cataloging, packaging, labeling, and shelving of audiovisual materials, and the selection and maintenance of audiovisual equipment. An extensive list of sources that produce health science audiovisual materials is given which includes their addresses and telephone numbers. Also provided are a suggested course timetable, a 50-item glossary of audiovisual terminology, and a 79-item bibliography. (ESR)
Publication Type: Guides - General; Reference Materials - Bibliographies; Reference Materials - Vocabularies/Classifications
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Media Staff; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Medical Library Association, Chicago, IL.
Note: Medical Library Association Courses for Continuing Education: CE 16.