[Videolib] DVD circulation policies - public libraries

Montri, Tracy (tracy.montri@toledolibrary.org)
Fri, 26 Jan 2007 11:21:56 -0500

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Hello all! =20
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We've had circulating DVDs in our collection for 6 or 7 years now, and =
we are evaluating our current circulation policies. To get an idea of =
the trends within public libraries, I would appreciate you taking the =
time to please let me know your current policies and practices. Thank =
you in advance!
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Your Library system: =20
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How many DVDs do you allow per patron check-out? =20
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How long do your DVDs circulate? In regard to circulation time, do you =
distinguish between fiction and nonfiction, adult and juvenile? =20
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How do you handle your boxed DVD sets? Do they have a longer =
circulation period? Do you keep in one package or separate the discs? =20
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How do you secure your DVDs? =20
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Do you use a security case or lock? =20
If so, what is the name of the product?=20
Are you satisfied with the product? Why or why not? =20
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Thank you again for your time. It is appreciated. =20
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Tracy Montri
Manager, Audiovisual Department
Toledo-Lucas County Public Library
325 Michigan
Toledo, Ohio 43604
419-259-5285
Fax 419-255-1334
tmontri@toledolibrary.org

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practices.&nbsp; Thank =0A=
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check-out?&nbsp; </FONT></DIV>=0A=
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<DIV><FONT face=3DArial size=3D2>How long do your DVDs circulate?&nbsp; =
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circulation time, do you distinguish between fiction and nonfiction, =
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juvenile?&nbsp; </FONT></DIV>=0A=
<DIV><FONT face=3DArial size=3D2></FONT>&nbsp;</DIV>=0A=
<DIV><FONT face=3DArial size=3D2>How do you handle your boxed DVD =0A=
sets?&nbsp;&nbsp;Do they have a longer circulation period?&nbsp; Do you =
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Montri<BR>Manager, Audiovisual =0A=
Department<BR>Toledo-Lucas County Public Library<BR>325 =
Michigan<BR>Toledo, Ohio =0A=
43604<BR>419-259-5285<BR>Fax =0A=
419-255-1334<BR>tmontri@toledolibrary.org<BR></FONT></DIV></DIV></BODY></=
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