>Dear Video Librarians,
I would appreciate it you could take a couple minutes to answer
following questions about your film collections to help me prepare
presentation to our library committee about the best way to handle
circulation and storage of DVDs and VHS tapes.
Is your institution one of ____x____Higher Education ______--Public
School________Public Library _______other
Are your films stored on open shelving ?________-yes __x___no
Do films circulate to your patrons? _____x______yes __________no.
Are you films projected to viewing stations_____-yes, ___x_____no
members or student assistants?
If neither please describe patron access to this collection
Do you experience damage to the collection by equipment( ie torn
If so, do you hold the patron financially responsible for
_______yes , _____x_____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.
checking each one before it goes out and when it comes back in.
Please respond directly to me "firstname.lastname@example.org". I will
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