Re: video replacement costs

Patti McVay Gorrell (
Tue, 17 Jul 2001 04:44:55 -0700 (PDT)

Dear Diane,

In our consortium, if the item record indicates the actual cost of
the video, we charge the cost of the title plus a $ 25.00 'replace
process fee' and a $ 15.00 replace bill service charge. If the cost
is not in the record, the default is $ 75.00 across the board.

Thanks, Patti

>I need to come up with replacement costs for videos
>that are not returned to the libraries.
>Currently we are charging a flat $25 for
>lower priced popular features as well as high priced educational
>Is this what others do?
>Thanks -
>Diane Sybeldon
>Instruction/Media Librarian
>David Adamany Undergraduate Library
>Wayne State University
>Detroit, Michigan 48202
>(313) 577-4480 (voice)
>(313) 577-5265 (fax)
> (email)

Patricia McVay Gorrell
Manager of Film, Video, and Public Services 

The College of Wooster Libraries Gault Library, Audiovisual Services 1140 Beall Avenue Wooster, Ohio 44691-2364 Telephone 1- 330-263-2285 Fax 1-330-263-2253 E-mail