RE: [Videolib] Questions about disc repair

Gary Handman (ghandman@library.berkeley.edu)
Mon, 03 Apr 2006 08:11:30 -0700

hmmmm...i have a fairly light touch

don't know what shakes here...

gary

At 05:19 AM 4/3/2006, you wrote:
>Holy Schmokes, Gary!!
>
>I got this same message from you 10 times!....your "SEND" button musta
>stuck!
>
>Mark
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>[mailto:videolib-bounces@library.berkeley.edu] On Behalf Of Gary Handman
>Sent: Friday, March 31, 2006 4:44 PM
>To: videolib@library.berkeley.edu
>Subject: Re: [Videolib] Questions about disc repair
>
>hey jim!
>
>here goes for Berkeley
> >
> > What kind of library are you (academic, public, special, school,
> > system/other)?
> --academic
> > 1) How many libraries own a disc repair/cleaning machine and what
> > brand is it?
> --RTI Eco-Senior (which broke after 7 months and had to be shipped
>back for repair)
>
> > 2) Do you have an estimate of how many discs per week/month, etc. you
>
> > repair?
> --10-20 a month
>
> > 3) Do you offer the service to other businesses in your area (for
> > example, we repair DVDs for 2 local video stores on a weekly basis)?
> --No...I have offered use of the machine to several other media
>units
> on campus; so far no takers.
>
> > 4) Do you offer the service to your patrons? Who performs this
> > service in your library (we have trained a page/custodian to operate
>the machines)?
> --Not overtly, but if someone asked, I'd run a disc thru for them
>
> > 5) If you don't have a machine now, do you plan to get one in the
>future?
> > If you don't have a machine now, do you forsee a use for one or too
> > much trouble to bother?
> > 6) How large is your DVD and CD music, CD audio collections (volumes)
> --about 5,500 DVD; about 100 CD audio; about 35 CD-ROMS
>
> > 7) If you don't own a machine, have you considered (or do you now)
> > outsourcing repair/cleaning? - If now, who do you use?
> >
> > thanks for your responses. I'll provide the list serv with data
> > feedback when I collate the responses. Questions or comments, please
>e-mail me.
> >
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Gary Handman
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Moffitt Library
UC Berkeley
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