Re: double-sided vs. single-sided DVDs

(therndo2@gmu.edu)
Fri, 22 Feb 2002 10:01:16 -0800 (PST)

I haven't been able to find a reliable method of doing this. However,
most of the double-sided DVDs have both the standard and widescreen
versions on 1 disc.

Thomas E. Herndon
Multimedia and Interdisciplinary Programs Librarian
Johnson Center Library
George Mason University
703-993-9047
703-993-9063 (fax)

----- Original Message -----
From: "Zerkow, Syma - HPL" <Syma.Zerkow@cityofhouston.net>
Date: Friday, February 22, 2002 12:18 pm
Subject: double-sided vs. single-sided DVDs

> Is there any way to tell before you order a feature film on DVD
> whether it
> is single-sided or double-sided? Our Processing Department is
> struggling to
> even fit our barcode number on the "doughnut" of a double-sided
> disc. They
> are not even trying to use the 3M tag. If we could tell ahead of
> time, we
> would limit our purchases of double-sided DVDs to titles essential
> to the
> collection.
>
> Thanks,
> Syma
>
>
> Syma Zerkow
> Coordinator of Materials Selection
> Houston Public Library
> 500 McKinney
> Houston, Texas 77002
>
> phone: 832-393-1484
> fax: 832-393-1466
> syma.zerkow@cityofhouston.net
>
>