The item is on your shelf and available because it has merit, or you
because it has passed its shelf life. Putting a note in a catalogue record
likely confuse a borrower more than it will help them as you would have to
go back and change that note if the producer/distributor removed the item.
And are you willing to constantly keep verifying this information?
If you are, then you have more time than many of us.
At 07:07 AM 2004-09-22, you wrote:
>I have been trying to withdraw a number of educational videos, only to
>find them still being offered for sale on the company website. I do not
>want to withdraw something that a teacher (K-12) is going to request for
>purchase next week. I have decided that I need wording for a note to add
>to my catalog records for public display for these titles. From the basic
>information, for example: Listed in 2004 ..... Company catalog to
>something more complementary and encouraging like: This classic film
>Any help would be appreciated. I could put this information in the
>summary or in a 590 note. A collection of notes would be nice for
>variety. Thanks! Kathleen
>Educational Media Center
>Worthington School District
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Tel. (604) 323-5533 Fax. (604) 323-5475