Re: DVD cataloging

Brigid Duffy (
Fri, 27 Jul 2001 13:37:05 -0700 (PDT)

We're not part of the University library here, so we don't use LC, we use
accession numbers which we generate. But I agree, if you use LC for the
videos, don't make DVDs a special case. Users want to know what
information you have in your collection, regardless of format (at least at

Brigid Duffy
Audio Visual/ITV Center
San Francisco State University
San Francisco CA 94132-4200

On Fri, 27 Jul 2001, Rhonda Rosen wrote:

> hi everyone!
> we catalog our video collection using LC. i think we used LC for the
> videos as they were consistent with the rest of the library's collection,
> and they would be grouped in subjects, where for educational materials that
> makes sense.
> We are currently beginning to build our DVD collection, and so far we have
> been using an accession numbering system, athough to be honest, i'm not
> sure why....
> how are you all cataloging your media collections? is anyone using LC or
> accession numbers? i'm curious...
> Rhonda
> Rhonda Rosen
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