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Video Librarian Plus

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Video Librarian
Video Librarian
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Video Librarian Plus! is an electronic version of the print magazine, Video Librarian, the most comprehensive video and DVD review magazine in the world. The database provides online access to over 15,000 video and DVD full-text reviews.

The database is archived from 1986-2003.

There are two search options: simple and enhanced.  The enhanced search option includes: audience level, closed captioned, performance rights, ISBN, title, text and title, running time, and star rating.

The database also includes access to over 1000 distributors, a new releases calendar, and a video news brief section that highlights the latest news and technological information.

This site's FAQ gives some useful information, including guidelines on how to submit a video or DVD review, and how to advertise.

Number of Users:
5 simultaneous users
Interlibrary Loan:
Not Permitted
Resource Advocate:
Threatt, Monique
SFX Source:
Federated Search:

IUB Library Subjects:
  • Film Studies

Library of Congress Subjects:

Libraries and video recordings.
Libraries and DVD recordings.
Video Recordings--Collecting and reviews.
DVD Recordings--Collecting and reviews.
Audio-Visual Library service.