Re: [Videolib] laser disc collections

Meghann R Matwichuk (
Fri, 4 Feb 2005 15:31:53 -0500 (EST)

We are keeping our laser disc collection and not adding to it. We're
trying to replace those titles that we don't have in any other format with
dvd releases as they become available in anticipation of the time when our
laser disc players bite the dust. Our classrooms are not equipped with
laser disc players and so few faculty have their own that we get very few
requests for them. I've noticed that on tours of the department, many
instructors look at our collection and ask, "what are those?"

Meghann R. Matwichuk
Instructional Media Department
Morris Library
University of Delaware
181 S. College Ave.
Newark, DE 19717
(302) 831-1475

On Fri, 4 Feb 2005, Diane Sybeldon wrote:

> What are libraries doing with their
> laser disc collections i.e., keeping, weeding,
> dispersing, withdrawing?
> Diane Sybeldon
> Information Services Librarian:
> Subject Specialist in Art and Art History,
> Music, Theatre, Dance, Film Studies
> and Media Collection
> 1210 Adamany Undergraduate Library
> Wayne State University
> Detroit, Michigan 48202
> Phone: 313-577-4480
> Fax: 313-577-5265
> E-mail:
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