[Videolib] VCR recommendations

Agnes Hindulak (agnes.hindulak@wadsworth.lib.oh.us)
Fri, 05 Sep 2003 12:14:27 -0400

I am probably the only one who is unaware of which VCRs are best for heavy duty work. Please have pity on me and make recommendations on machines which seem to hold up. I am forever buying new ones! Your collected wisdom is the best.

Agnes (Abby) Hindulak
Wadsworth Public Library
132 Broad Street
Wadsworth, Ohio 44281
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----- Original Message -----
From: James Scholtz <jimscholtz@sdln.net>
Date: Saturday, June 14, 2003 5:47 pm
Subject: Re: [Videolib] Video Collection Development Policy for PL

> Hi Jean, My name is Jim Scholtz and I've been writing about video
> and
> libraries since 1985. While I think that it is great your are
> asking for
> samples of selection/collection development policies here, you
> might also
> want to check out some great new sources. Gary Handman's book,
> Video
> Collections in Multi-type Libraries (1998, rev. 2003, Greenwood
> Press) has
> some excellent chapters on collection development and also a
> couple of
> collection development policies specifically for AV materials
> (including
> DVD - including the Danville Public Library, IL policy which is
> great). Okay, I wrote that chapter, but the book also has some
> interesting
> commentary on why a CD policy is written the way it is. My
> earlier books,
> while they don't cover the current media (1985 - 1996) will give
> you a
> template and discussion on element inclusion for specific
> circumstances
> regarding CD/selection policies. You can also go to various
> library
> websites (like the Schaumburg (IL) Public Library website and get
> their CD
> policy. (or use Google to access library websites). Hope this
> information
> helps.
>
> At 12:40 PM 6/14/2003 -0700, you wrote:
> >Hi. I've been lurking on this listserv for about a year now,
> enjoying the
> >conversations. And now I have a question.
> >
> >I am rewriting my Public Library's video collection development
> policy and
> >it would help me to see samples from other public libraries.
> Please post
> >them, if you can, or send them to me directly.
> >
> >Thanks a million in advance.
> >
> >Jean Penn
> >Pasadena Public Library
> >jpenn@ci.pasadena.ca.us
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>
> James C. Scholtz, Director
> Yankton Community Library
> 515 Walnut St.
> Yankton, SD 57078
> 605-668-5276
> jimscholtz@sdln.net
>
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