Re: VHS on metal shelving?

Chuck Ebert (
Fri, 28 Jan 2000 13:46:32 -0800 (PST)

We did the same thing a few years ago. I voiced the same concerns but was
ignored. As it happened though, we didn't have any problems.

Chuck Ebert
Head, Audio-Visual Services
Muskingum County Library System
Zanesville, OH


> Speaking of refrigerator magnets (re: VHS tapes conversations), our
> library system is going to start using receipt printers (rather than
> date dues). The staff will be handing out frig magnets to encourage
> patrons to place their 'date due receipts' on a frig or file cabinet,
> etc. My staff is concerned about the videos being ruined by these small
> magnets. They also believe our small magnetic badge holders are ruining
> videos... Any thoughts / concerns / experience with these incidental
> magnets causing havoc at your circ desk??? Thanks for any input -
> Julie Spiegler
> Kanawha County Public Library
> Audiovisual Department Head
> Charleston WV 25301