Re: video rentals

Barb Bergman (barbara.bergman@angelo.edu)
Mon, 16 Apr 2001 12:11:17 -0700 (PDT)

There is nothing that prevents a library from lending or renting videos.

I've had no trouble lending to students and staff. (Because they can be
fined, I have less trouble getting videos returned than I do with faculty...)

I find that it promotes goodwill and awareness of the video collection if
you have some popular titles available to the students. A relatively small
amount of money can be used to create a nice little collection of classics,
foreign films, etc. (No brand-new blockbusters. The residence life office
has a rental collection from Swank for that.)

Barb

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