Directories / Listings / Indexes
The first online resources are probably the most useful. They are
Indexes Fee based, CD-ROM and online|
|Bowker's Complete Video
|Film & Video Finder.
National Information Center for Educational Media, a Division of
Access Innovations, Inc., by Plexus, 1991, v. 1. Subject section and
directory of producers/distributors, v. 2. Title section (A-K) -- v.
3. Title section (L-Z).|
|Martin, M. Video
Movie Guide 2001. Ballantine Books, 2000.|
|Movie Guide: The Most
Comprehensive Film Reference of Its Kind. Berkeley
Publishing Group, 1998.|
|The New York Times
Guide to the Best Children's Videos. Pocket Books, 1999.|
|Oppenheim, J.F. & others.
Oppenheim Toy Portfolio 2001, The Best Toys, Books, Videos,
Music & Software for Kids. Oppenheim Toy Portfolio, Inc.,
Library Collection. No longer published|
|Video Source Book.
National Video Clearinghouse. 1st- ed. ; 1979- |
Lists of Producers / Suppliers (write for catalogs, equipment)
|AV Market Place.
R.R. Bowker, c1989- (Reference Collection |
|The Directory of
Video, Multimedia and Audio Visual Products. 1998-1999 ed.
Daniels Publishing Group, 1998.|
Reports. American Library Association. (sometimes has
evaluations of equipment) Jan. 1976-|
|Booklist, SLJ, Library
Journal, Choice, Science and Children (check other subject
specific titles - Social Education, Reading Teacher,...)|
|Media and Methods,
Science Books & Films, TechTrends, American Record Guide, High
Fidelity, Stereo Review, Notes|
Lists of freebies
|Educators Guide to Free
Videotapes. Educators Progress Service, c1992- |
|Educators Guide to Free
Films, Filmstrips, and Slides. Educators Progress
Locating Old A.V. Materials
Catalogs of rental and borrowing libraries
|Educational Film and
Video Rental Catalog. Madison, WI : Bureau of Audio
Visual Instruction, University of Wisconsin-Extension|
Locator of the Consortium of University Film Centers and R.R. Bowker.
New York : Bowker|
|Jung, J.G. Best
Videos for Children and Young Adults : A Core Collection for Libraries.
|Pittman, R. & Swanson, E.
Video movies : A Core Collection for Libraries. ABC-CLIO,
|Mason, S. & Scholtz, J.,
eds. Video for Libraries : Special Interest Video for
Small and Medium-Sized Public Libraries. American
Library Association, 1988.|
|Shaw, A. Seen
That, Now What? : The Ultimate Guide to Finding the Video You Really
Want to Watch. Simon & Schuster, c1996. |
|Riffel, J. The Video Detective's 1997 Guide to the Top
1000 Films of All Time. Ecco Press, 1997. |
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