RE: [Videolib] videocassette damage

Hooft, Robert (RHOOFT@jibc.bc.ca)
Wed, 28 Apr 2004 16:04:33 -0700

It's not possible for a video to damage a VCR. The VCR is always the cause, whether it be dirty heads, or mishandling by the patron(angrily ripping the video out of the machine if it gets stuck). It's like saying "the hammer hit my fingers"

Rob Hooft
JIBC Library

-----Original Message-----
From: videolib-bounces@library.berkeley.edu
[mailto:videolib-bounces@library.berkeley.edu]On Behalf Of Kathleen
Martin
Sent: Wednesday, April 28, 2004 2:30 PM
To: videolib@library.berkeley.edu
Subject: RE: [Videolib] videocassette damage

there is another side to this question. We have dealt with outraged
patrons who claim our videotape has damaged their VCRs. We post a notice
that the library will not be responsible.

Kathleen Martin
Co-ordinator of Community Services
Greater Victoria Public Library
Victoria, B.C.

On Tue, 27 Apr 2004, Laroi Lawton wrote:

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