Re: [Videolib] Filing videos and dvds

Barbara Silberstein (Bsilberstein@princetonlibrary.org)
Wed, 05 Nov 2003 13:11:17 -0500

Thank you for all your replies.
When we move into a new building in April 2004 we will interfile our videos
and dvds, also our books on cassettes with books on cds.

Barbara Silberstein
Princeton Public Library

Sahra Vazirian wrote:

> We do interfile our feature videos with our feature DVDs just as we
> interfile our informational videos and DVDs. Neither the DVDs nor the
> videos are in security cases. It is working out so far.
>
> Sahra Vazirian
> AV Librarian
> Southfield Public Library
> 26300 Evergreen Rd.
> Southfield, MI 48037
>
> ph# 248-796-4378
> svazirian@sfldlib.org
>
> >>> bltata@aurora.lib.il.us 10/30/2003 9:28:28 AM >>>
> At this time, we don't. We have our DVDs in security cases. I need to
> investigate putting some kind of security tag on the videotapes
> themselves,
> since people take the tapes out of the clamshell cases. At this point,
> I am
> not ordering Pulp Fiction anymore, since I have lost copies within
> weeks of
> putting them on the shelves. Also, our video shelves are so tight, it
> would
> require a lot of shifting to interfile the DVDs. In a round about way,
> I
> hope this helps. Thanks to everyone who wrote about double shelving
> DVDs.
> Between the time I was told about this meeting and when we met, we
> received
> our new security cases for DVDs, which are more squared off, and stand
> better upright. Since we have them now, and have to pay for them, our
> director took the line of let's see how they worked. Also, our TSD
> head
> came right out and said that double shelving would be going backwards.
> So,
> the discussion is tabled for now.
>
> Becky Tatar
> Unit Head, Periodicals, Audiovisual
> Aurora Public Library
> 1 E. Benton Street
> Aurora, IL 60505
> PHONE: 630-264-4100
> FAX: 630-896-3209
> www.aurora.lib.il.us
> E-mail: bltata@aurora.lib.il.us
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Barbara Silberstein [mailto:Bsilberstein@princetonlibrary.org]
> Sent: Monday, October 27, 2003 3:51 PM
> To: Multiple recipients of list
> Subject: [Videolib] Filing videos and dvds
>
> Does anyone interfile dvds with videos on open public shelving? I
> wonder how that would work out?
>
> Thank you.
>
> Barbara Silberstein
> Media Librarian
> Princeton Public Library
> 301 N. Harrison St
> Princeton, NJ 08540
> 609-924-9529 x227
>
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