A quick question for the academic librarians in the audience -- how do
you handle replacements of lost / damaged videos if you circulate to
students? Like most academic libraries, we have a number of very
expensive titles in our collection alongside the $15-$25 ones, and I
can't imagine charging a student full price replacement for these
several hundred dollar titles for an honest 'oops'... What seems to
work best? A flat replacement cost? Thanks in advance.
Meghann Matwichuk, M.S.
Senior Assistant Librarian
Instructional Media Collection Department
Morris Library, University of Delaware
181 S. College Ave.
Newark, DE 19717
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