Entertainment FAQs for Libraries


We've put together some helpful hints and tips for libraries purchasing entertainment products through us. If you have any further questions regarding CDs and DVDs through James Bennett, please contact our dedicated multimedia team here.

How do I search for new releases?

New releases will be available to view up to 2 months prior to release in the Kit section of JBO. You can also search by month on JBO in advanced search.

  • Log into JBO
  • Click on the 'New Releases' tab to view the selection of New Release Kits on offer.
  • Select 'Multimedia Kit'
How do I find out what the bestsellers are?

Feel free to contact our staff for guidance on latest bestsellers for additional purchasing through James Bennett.

What if I require help to build a selection list?

You can send your request through to entertainment@bennett.com.au and one of our friendly team will assist you in creating a selection list tailored to your needs.

What do the different DVD regions mean?

Region 1 - Canada, United States and its Territories
Region 2 - Japan, Europe, South Africa and the Middle East
Region 3 - Southeast Asia and East Asia
Region 4 - Australia, New Zealand, Pacific Islands, Central and South America
Region 5 - Indian Subcontinent, Former Soviet Union and Africa
Region 6 - China
Region 0 - Compatible in all regions

How do I know what region my DVD will be?

DVDs on JBO will be Region 4 with the occasional region 0 unless requested otherwise.

How do I know whether the DVD I order is PAL or NTSC?

DVDs on JBO will be PAL unless stated otherwise.