We inventory the collection every few years, but not on a specific
timetable. We're due to inventory any month now...
Audiovisual Director & Webmaster
Danville Public Library
319 N. Vermilion, Danville, IL 61832
(217) 477-5223 ext. 123 / Fax: (217) 477-5230
Date: Tue, 4 Mar 2003 15:18:56 -0500
From: "Maureen Tripp" <Maureen_Tripp@emerson.edu>
Subject: theft from collection
First, thank you to everyone who sent advice regarding my previous
about an instructor who wanted to add pornography to the video collection.
far, the instructor hasn't made specific requests, but once she does, I
Now, a more pressing problem. We have had an epidemic of missing DVDs
collection--not in circulation, not late. About half were last circulated
students; many were inhouse bookings, and 7 (out of 28) were never
all, meaning they were handed to customers without being recorded in our
circulation system, or were stolen. I think it is pretty obvious we are
with an inhouse thief.
Has anyone ever dealt with a similar situation? And a related question:
often, and how, do you inventory your collections?
Thanks for any feedback.
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