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Department Contact

Associate Director Library Technical and Collection Management Services/Librarian
benedettis@uncw.edu | (910) 962-4243

Department Personnel

Name Title Email Phone Office Location
Susannah Benedetti Associate Director Library Technical and Collection Management Services/Librarian benedettis@uncw.edu (910) 962-4243 RL1023G
Mark Peterson Library Specialist petersonm@uncw.edu (910) 962-7499 RL1023K
June Spencer-Francis Library Specialist spencerj@uncw.edu (910) 962-4286 RL1023M

Sources for:  Books| Music | Film  | OTHER

Books & Curriculum Materials:
  • ABEBOOKS - New, used, rare, or out-of-print books offered through a community of over 13,500 independent booksellers.
  • AEP Books - Advanced Educational Products, a discount book and multimedia acquisitions service.
  • Alibris - An online source for used, rare and hard to find books.
  • Amazon.com – An online vendor for new and used books, CD's, videos & DVD's.
  • Aux Amateurs des Livres International- A French books and media shopping place.
  • Barnes and Noble - An online store for books, CD's, & DVD's (they no longer carry videocassettes).
  • Barnes and Noble (site for Libraries and Schools) - This site offers a discount for library and school purchases.
  • Better World Books - great bargains on used books - over 6 million used and new titles, with free shipping anywhere in the U.S.
  • BookCloseOut.com- The online division of one of the largest "closeout/remainder" bookstores in North America.
  • Bookfinder - A book search engine that scans bookseller databases to find new, used, rare and out of print books.
  • OMNI Resources- A major distributor of maps, globes, and teaching materials.
  • Powells Books - An online vendor of new and used books, audiobooks, and DVD's.
  • Rittenhouse – A vendor for nursing and other medical-related books and ebooks. Free shipping and library discount. Extra discounts during Oktoberfest and Rites of Spring sales.
  • Schoenhof's - Offers the largest selection of foreign-language books in North America. Includes language-learning material for over 700 languages and dialects, as well as fiction, nonfiction, and children’s books in 50 languages.
  • Strand Books - New and used books and audiobooks, many with a 50% discount.
  • YBP - Yankee Book Peddler, a vendor for academic library materials.
  • YBP Publisher List - Yankee Book's list of approval plan publishers.
Music Scores and Recordings:
  • American Film Institute – Find movies and film production events by AFI.
  • Annenberg Media A distributor of educational video programs with coordinated Web and print materials for the professional development of K-12 teachers
  • Berkeley Media – A distributor of independently produced documentaries and educational media
  • Bullfrog Films - A publisher of independently-produced, environmental videos. Also distributes performing arts programs from Rhombus Media.
  • Cinema Guild-Distributes award-winning films and videos, representing the work of many of the leading filmmakers in the world, including such prestigious organizations as The American Film Institute, The British Broadcasting Corporation, The National Film Board of Canada, and The United Nations.
  • DeepDiscount - Excellent discounts on new DVD's and free shipping for libraries.
  • Discovery Channel Store – Educational books and DVDs
  • Facets Multimedia- A non-profit media arts organization which provides an extraordinary range of film and video programs.
  • Filmmakers Library – Distributor of documentary film. Subjects including psychology, sociology, anthropology and multicultural issues.
  • Films for the Humanities & Sciences-Provides educational video in VHS, DVD, MPEG, and digital formats covering many disciplines.
  • Icarus Films - A distributor of documentary films, DVD's and videos. Our 900 titles, mostly independent productions, provide innovative and informative views of a rapidly changing world.
  • Internet Movie Database - A database of movies and television series that includes plot summaries, reviews, cast lists, and theatre schedules.
  • Media Education Foundation- Produces and distributes video documentaries to encourage critical thinking and debate about the relationship between media ownership, commercial media content, and the democratic demand for free flows of information, diverse representations of ideas and people, and informed citizen participation
  • Movies Unlimited - online store for movie collectors looking for hard to find videos, both new and classic, on VHS, DVD, HD-DVD, and Blu-ray.
  • New Day Films-distribution cooperative for independent social issue films, with a collection of over 200 educational videos and documentaries
  • OMNI Resources- A major distributor of maps, globes, and teaching materials.
  • PBS-Online shopping for documentary videos & dvd's shown on PBS.
  • SecondSpin.com - A good source of quality used CD'ss, videos, & DVD's.
  • Video Distributor Database- An online database for producers/distributors of documentary, educational, performance videos, used and out of distribution videos and theatrical/feature films. Edited by the Media Resource Center, Library, University of California-Berkeley.
  • WilmingtonFilm.com- The Wilmington Regional Film Commission's web site. Includes a list of feature films, television programs, music videos, & commercials shot in Wilmington.