Re: [Videolib] Previewing videos

Beth Williams (
Mon, 04 Apr 2005 08:52:42 -0400

Hello--- our videos are previewed by work-study students when school is in
session, and a library technician when school is not in session if there is
a time crunch for getting the video out for circulation.

At 09:09 AM 4/1/2005 -0800, you wrote:
>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
>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
>Videolib mailing list

Beth Williams
North Hall Library

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