We do not attempt to be a competitor to local video rental stores,
other than in children's entertainment, classics, and major
Academy Award winners.
I can be more specific if you'd like to contact me off the list.
Hope this helps.
Collection Development Coordinator
Springfield-Greene County Library (MO)
---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: "Mike Boedicker" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2002 10:39:14 -0800 (PST)
>The recent question about weeding "The Constitution: that
>partly because of low use left me wondering in general about low
>of nonfiction videos in public libraries. Our MacArthur video
>wonderful though it is, circs. very little despite lots of in-
>promotion. We've seen a general reduction in NF circs in the
last year or
>so, but a significant increase in feature film circ. A sales rep
>Books told me he's seen this trend in most other public libs. in
>Midwest. Have other Videolib public librarians experienced
this? Our video
>collection is half features and half NF, an eclectic collection
>categories, but sometimes it's like pulling teeth to get patrons
to take out
>NF, even with displays and good selections like Maysles Bros.
>Burns' Jazz, 42 Up, etc. in addition to lots of instructional and
>titles. Any comments would be appreciated!
>Audiovisual Director & Webmaster
>Danville Public Library
>319 N. Vermilion, Danville, IL 61832
>(217) 477-5223 ext. 123 / Fax: (217) 477-5230
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