ERIC Number: ED272185
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: 0
Principles of Managing Audiovisual Materials and Equipment. Second Revised Edition.
California Univ., Los Angeles. Biomedical Library.; Pacific Southwest Regional Medical Library Service, Los Angeles, CA.
This manual offers information on a wide variety of health-related audiovisual materials (AVs) in many formats: video, motion picture, slide, filmstrip, audiocassette, transparencies, microfilm, and computer assisted instruction. Intended for individuals who are just learning about audiovisual materials and equipment management, the manual covers basic techniques in selecting, organizing, storing, and disseminating AVs, and highlights some of their unique features. The manual includes the following sections: (1) Introducing Audiovisuals; (2) Assessing Institutional Needs; (3) Bibliographic Control of Software: Indexes to Distributors, Producers, and Equipment; (4) Selecting, Evaluating, and Weeding Software; (5) Technical Services; (6) Circulating Equipment and Software; (7) Selecting and Evaluating Equipment; (8) Operating, Maintaining, and Repairing Equipment and Software; (9) Copyright and Audiovisuals; and (10) Sharing Audiovisuals. (THC)
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, Cataloging, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software, Copyrights, Equipment Evaluation, Equipment Maintenance, Guidelines, Health Materials, Hospital Libraries, Library Administration, Library Circulation, Library Material Selection, Library Technical Processes, Resource Materials
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Media Staff; Practitioners
Sponsor: National Library of Medicine (DHHS/NIH), Bethesda, MD.
Authoring Institution: California Univ., Los Angeles. Biomedical Library.; Pacific Southwest Regional Medical Library Service, Los Angeles, CA.