Director, Educ. Media Services
900 SE Baker Street
McMinnville, OR 97128
--On Fri, Sep 1, 2000 9:13 AM -0700 JGOODMAN@BPL.ORG wrote:
> Hi everyone, I work at a branch of the Boston Public Library. Six months
> ago our 25 branches began buying their own videos. Previously everything
> was purchased and housed in the main library and the branches could just
> get deposits. We are all very excited by our new video collections but
> a lot of issues are coming up, like cataloging, circ limits, fines, etc.
> In the future you'll probably hear from me about these subjects. Today
> my focus is on video covers. Currently we buy the covers that open up
> (clam shells?) and we cut up the boxes to fit in the covers. This takes
> alot of processing time. So now we are considering alternatives. What
> do people think of the plastic cases that you shake the video out of?
> we need a system that is inexpensive, easy to process, and good for the
> video. I look foward to hearing your ideas.
> Joanne Goodman