At 03:23 PM 3/22/2004 +0000, you wrote:
> My director has decided that certain sections of our video collections of
>too old. He decided that anything with a copyright date of 1998 or earlier
>in the computer videos, medical videos and all of the 500's (sciences) needs
> This means all my Windows 95, Windows 87 and Microsoft 97 videos go, even
>though some people are still using these programs. I still have Windows 95
>on my work computer.
> In the 500s, some examples of what I have to get rid of are the World of
>Chemistry (Annenberg-1990,) Mechanical Universe (Annenberg-1985-1987,) the DK
>Eyewitness series, the DK Amazing Animals series, Bill Nye the Science Guy
>and most of our National Geographics. Then we are supposed to replace these
>with more recent videos, if there is a need for that subject.
> I just started going throught the medical stuff, but a lot of it is from
>1996-1998, and the companies are still selling most of it (Films for the
>Humanities and Sciences especially.) He's concerned about bad medical advice
>in old videos, but a lot of them are documentaries or offer basic
>information--like dental care, why the sun is bad for your skin, breast
>Any advice anyone can offer would be helpful.
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James C. Scholtz, Director
Yankton Community Library
515 Walnut St.
Yankton, SD 57078
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