Re: [Videolib] formats: DVD vs VHS vs ??

Tom Boghossian (
Wed, 20 Apr 2005 10:38:07 -0700

Very good point!
Will DVD's survive the use of rough patrons?

Tom Boghossian
Film Services Manager
California Institute of the Arts

At 09:31 AM 4/20/2005 -0700, you wrote:
>Does it make sense to buy VHS tapes if the content is offered in digital
>format? I've worked myself into a possibly pointless quandary over this,
>given that many people don't even use VCRs any more. But we're finding
>circulating DVDs to be so fragile, whereas most of our older VHS tapes
>have lasted many years, Does anyone have a policy of continuing to collect
>in VHS?
>Deborah Benrubi
>Technical Services Librarian
>University of San Francisco
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