Re: DVD - demage and security

Jennifer (
Thu, 26 Oct 2000 10:01:07 -0700 (PDT)


You know you guys need to think about getting all these courses put on the
web, selling them, and generating revenue for your school. Let me know if I
can help.

Jennifer Rogers
Sales Manager
Phoenix Multimedia, Inc


----- Original Message -----
From: Lisa Kwan <>
To: Multiple recipients of list <>
Sent: Wednesday, October 25, 2000 6:53 PM
Subject: DVD - demage and security

> Our library has started acquiring DVD videos. From time to time these
> get damaged by users, creating cracks from the center edge. The design of
> the center button inside the case seems not suitable for frequent use.
> some users do not bring out and put back the disc in the proper way and
> are too rude to the disc. We have not had such problems in CD-ROMs,
> video-CDs and other CD materials. I am interested to know whether other
> libraries have the same problem or experience.
> In addition, I'd also like to hear how other libraries handle the security
> of DVD. We've tried 3M tattle tape for CD & CD-ROm but find it's not
> suitable for DVD. There are cases that the DVDs become bended or cannot
> play. After we remove the tattle tape, the problem disappears.
> Lisa Kwan
> Media Services Librarian
> Pao Yue-kong Library
> The Hong Kong Polytechnic University