RE: [Videolib] Previewing videos

Steven C. Matthew (
Fri, 1 Apr 2005 16:28:18 -0500

Our video cataloger previews media and has saved us from adding some
defective materials.


Steven C. Matthew
S.E. Wimberly Library Media Center

-----Original Message-----
[] On Behalf Of John Streepy
Sent: Friday, April 01, 2005 11:09 AM
Subject: [Videolib] Previewing videos

Hello all,
just a quick question for this happy Friday: Who in your library
previews your videos (meaning quaily control after you have purchased,
not evailuate for possible purchase)? Here it has been tradionally done
by our Media Circulation department, but our dean just informed my boss
that he does not want us previewing materials any more. I, in the hope
of providing a convincing argument against this new policy, would like
to get a handle on how other libraries do what I think is a necessary
part of our job 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
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