Re: [Videolib] Call numbers

Beth Traylor (
Fri, 12 Mar 2004 12:59:14 -0600


All of our titles have accession numbers. Our videotapes are labeled
starting with VHS-0001
and our DVDs are labeled starting with DVD-0001. We have colored
horizontal side labels on every title that make shelving much easier.

I hope this helps.

Beth Traylor
Multimedia Librarian
UWM Libraries

Catherine M. Von Elm wrote:

>Hello, all,
> We're looking to revise our call number scheme for a growing video collection at the University of
>Pennsylvania. We're considering going from LC call numbers (how many PN1997s can you shelve accurately?) to accession
>numbers. This is a closed stack collection, and I wanted to ask if anyone has any other clever call number schemes or
>simple filing/retrieval strategies.
> Thank you in advance for any and all comments.
>Cathy Von Elm
>Head of Circulation
>Van Pelt Library
>University of Pennyslvania
>Philadelphia, PA 19104
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