About Video Librarian

Note: Video Librarian has ceased print publication, but will continue with Video Librarian Online.

Video Librarian Online is the premier video review resource for public, school, academic, and special libraries, as well as lovers of film. Written by staff, librarians, teachers, and film critics, Video Librarian Online offers new reviews, ongoing news briefs, access to a searchable database of over 40,000 full-text video reviews, a searchable database of nearly 1,000 video distributors, and more.

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Video Librarian
154 Mt. Bethel Rd.
Warren, NJ 07059

For all inquiries: (732) 372-0300


Editor: Vanessa Bethea (vanessa@videolibrarian.com)

Vanessa is a graduate of Rutgers University’s School of Journalism and Media Studies. She has written for WholeFoods Magazine¬†and worked for the New Jersey Film Festival.




Assistant Editor: Caroline Madden (caroline@videolibrarian.com)

Caroline Madden is the author of Springsteen as Soundtrack. She has written for Backstreets, Reverse Shot, IndieWire, Screen Queens, and more. She is a graduate of Film at Lincoln Center’s Critics Academy and has an MA in Cinema Studies from SCAD.¬†




Contributing Writers

Sean Axmaker, reviewer, Seattle Times
Sue-Ellen Beauregard, media editor, Booklist
Charles Cassady Jr., author, reviewer, Cleveland Scene
Kathleen C. Fennessy, reviewer, The Stranger
Susan Granger, SSG Syndicate
Phil Hall, author, reviewer, Film Threat
Tom Keogh, reviewer, Seattle Times
Randy Pitman, former publisher and editor, Video Librarian
Stephen Rees, librarian, Bucks Co. Free Library, Levittown, PA
Frank Swietek, Associate Professor of History, University of Dallas, TX
Jazza Williams-Wood, former associate editor, Video Librarian

Additional Contributors:
Trudie Root, Michael Sandlin

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Cover of the September - Oct 2016 issue of VIDEO LIBRARIAN