I would appreciate it you could take a couple minutes to answer the
following questions about your film collections to help me prepare for a
presentation to our library committee about the best way to handle
circulation and storage of DVDs and VHS tapes.
Is your institution one of ________Higher Education ______--Public
School________Public Library _______other
Are your films stored on open shelving ?________-yes _____no
Do films circulate to your patrons? ___________yes __________no.
Are you films projected to viewing stations_____-yes, ________no by staff
members or student assistants?
If neither please describe patron access to this collection
Do you experience damage to the collection by equipment( ie torn tapes in
If so, do you hold the patron financially responsible for replacement?
_______yes , __________no
Do you have problems with cases being returned
If so, do you hold the last patron responsible for replacement
What security measures do you take for DVDs? please describe
What security measures do you take for VHS tapes? please describe.
Please respond directly to me "firstname.lastname@example.org". I will summarize
for the list if people are interested.
Thank you for your time and your responses, Cindy Dubinski
Lucinda L. Dubinski
Coordinator, Interlibrary Loan and Reserve Services
Vassar College Libraries
124 Raymond Ave, Box 20
Poughkeepsie, New York 12604-0020