MC Journal:The Journal of Academic Media Librarianship

Volume 1#1
Spring 1993
ISSN 1069-6792

TABLE OF CONTENTS

EditorialEDITORIAL by Lori Widzinski and Terrence McCormack

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Videotape Cataloging Forms for Remote Site Gathering of
Bibliographic Data by Marilyn L. KercherVIDEOTAPE CATALOGING FORMS FOR REMOTE SITE CATHERING OF BIBLIOGRAPHIC DATA by Marilyn L. Kercher
Cataloging videotapes can be problematic when title screens are not easily examined by the cataloger. This study investigated using students to gather bibliographic data for constructing cataloging records. Three forms were designed and investigated. Results showed that the least effective had the most explanatory instructions. The most effective required literal transcription of data from the videotape's title screens.

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Educators' Attitudes and Related Copyright Issues in
Education: A Review of Selected Research 1980-1992 by Mark E.
ChaseEDUCATORS' ATTITUDES AND RELATED COPYRIGHT ISSUES IN EDUCATION: A REVIEW OF SELECTED RESEARCH 1980-1992 by Mark E. Chase
As technology continues to proliferate and educators become more familiar with the equipment, the importance of understanding copyright will escalate. This study examines some of the literature concerning copyright in education since the development of the off-air guidelines in 1981. Studies examined looked at the issues of educators' attitudes, policy formation, knowledge of the law, and fair-use interpretation.

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MAPping the Future withthe New Media by Catherine EganMAPPING THE FUTURE WITH THE NEW MEDIA by Catherine Egan
Describes the development of the Media Alternatives Project (MAP). A multimedia program designed to introduce independent film and video into the history classroom.

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The Librarian stereotype and the Movies  by Stephen Walker
and V. Lonnie LawsonTHE LIBRARIAN STEREOTYPE AND THE MOVIES by Stephen Walker and V. Lonnie Lawson
It is doubtful the Hollywood created the stereotype of the so-called "typical" librarian, from the time of the silents to the present the movies have sustained it and given it dramatic credence. this study looks at thirty Hollywood movies and the librarians portrayed in them. The authors discovered that for both men and women no simple stereotype exists.

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