RE: [Videolib] DVD recording formats (was DVD-R)

Threatt, Monique L (mthreatt@indiana.edu)
Tue, 21 Feb 2006 15:20:21 -0500

Our Information Commons' consultants said that most students use DVD-.
It is the format sold by our library supply store, and is most
compatible with our machines.

However, it was noted that DVD+ are used primarily with Macs.

Monique
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We use DVD+.

Jerry

Tenglund, Ann wrote:
> The recent informative discussions related to the DVD-R format leads
> me to a related question that we are struggling with. For those of
> you who have Digital Media Centers or Information Commons where
> library users are recording their creations to DVD, what format of DVD

> do you use for recording?
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> Thanks!
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> Ann M. Tenglund
> Coordinator of Library Computer Services & Information Literacy
> Librarian Friedsam Memorial Library St. Bonaventure University
> 3261 West State Road
> St. Bonaventure, NY 14778
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> Eileen
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> My decision to purchase DVD-R is driven by the faculty. We have many
> films on video that the faculty is pushing us to replace with DVD.
> They think the format is easier to work with than VHS. The faculty
> does not care if it is DVD-R or DVD or DVD-RW. The Library would
> prefer not to purchase DVD-R.
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> If it does not work in the classroom, etc., the faculty give the Media

> Department grief. It is up to that Department to make it work.
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> Eileen Karsten
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> Head of Technical Services
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> Lake Forest College
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> Lake Forest, IL 60045
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