Re: video fines

Allen, Scott - Library (
Tue, 13 Jun 2000 11:18:56 -0700 (PDT)

We circulate our videos for one week and charge one dollar per item, per
day overdue.

>Greetings. As we prepare to open our new Media Center, we have been
>updating old policies and adding new ones. One of these is our circulation
>policy for videos, which includes a discussion of fines charged for
>overdue videos. Currently our videos circulate for 24 hours (this is a
>video collection whose priority is classroom use) and our fines in the
>past have been, we all agree, much too low to have any impact.
>We were wondering what sort of fines other centers collect for overdue
>fees. Any help you can offer will be greatly appreciated. Please answer to
>the list, as others might find this discussion useful. Thanks, in advance,
>for your help.
>Ridie Wilson Ghezzi
>Humanities and Social Sciences Reference Bibliographer
>Baker Library
>Dartmouth College
>Hanover, NH 03755

Scott Allen
Media Librarian "Trying to stay afloat
Midwestern State University in the seas of technology"