Re: [Videolib] TV shows on dvd

Ellen Druda (edruda@suffolk.lib.ny.us)
Thu, 2 Jun 2005 16:28:08 -0400

Just to confuse the issue more, some shows I circulate in the box, if you
need to watch the episodes in order; some I circ seperately if each is a
stand-alone show.

Ellen Druda
Dix Hills New York

----- Original Message -----
From: "Linda Stevens" <lstevens@hcpl.net>
To: <videolib@library.berkeley.edu>
Sent: Thursday, June 02, 2005 3:07 PM
Subject: RE: [Videolib] TV shows on dvd

> We find that it works best for our customers if the TV show sets are
> packaged individually by disc. The holds queue moves much faster and it
is
> easier to watch in one week. So, if there is a record in OCLC for
> individual discs, the video cataloger chops them up. If not, we keep it
> packaged as a set.
>
> Linda Stevens, Media Specialist
> Harris County Public Library
> 8080 El Rio
> Houston, Texas 77054
> lstevens@hcpl.net
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: videolib-bounces@library.berkeley.edu
> [mailto:videolib-bounces@library.berkeley.edu] On Behalf Of Deborah T.
Walsh
> Sent: Wednesday, June 01, 2005 2:14 PM
> To: videolib@library.berkeley.edu
> Subject: Re: [Videolib] TV shows on dvd
>
> Twisting this thread slightly to satisfy my own needs, I wonder how
> libraries already collecting TV shows on DVD package (or repackage?) them
> for circulation.
>
> Our circ policy is 7 days, no renewals on DVDs and it grieves me to tie up
> an expensive multipart item the patron probably has NO hope of viewing in
> our short loan period while long reserve lists build on it.
>
> Do you chop them up into pieces, as a rule, or not worry about this
problem?
> If you chop them up, how do you catalog them?
>
>
> Deborah T. Walsh
> Geneva Public Library District
> Geneva, IL
> dwalsh@geneva.lib.il.us
>
>
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