Re: [Videolib] DVD percent of checkouts at Academic libraries

Jerry Notaro (notaro@stpt.usf.edu)
Mon, 29 Nov 2004 13:29:39 -0500

John,

Thatr pretty well matches out stats.

Jerry Notaro USF St. Petersburg

> Hi all,
>
> just a question. Here at CWU we have a VHS collection of about 5000
> titles, and a DVD collection of about 360 titles. So far this school
> year our dvds have accounted for 35 to 40% of all checkouts. (up from an
> average of 25% last year) Do others with small dvd collections
> (compared to their VHS collections) have this sort of of percentage
> breakdown? What is the checkout percentage (roughly) between DVD and
> VHS at your school?. I am just trying to see if what we are going
> through here is similar to other academic libraries, as it is a good
> thing to gauge against others. Just send to me, if others want to know
> I'll post to the list. Thanks.
>
> jhs
>
> John H. Streepy
> Media Assistant III
> Library-Media Circulation
> James E. Brooks Library
> Central Washington University
> 400 East University Way
> Ellensburg, WA 98926-7548
>
> (509) 963-2861
> http://www.lib.cwu.edu/media
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