We used to have all the DVD discs behind the Circ desk, with the cases on open shelving. Staff put the discs in at checkout. However, this was repetitive, took time to do and space behind the desk.
We decided a year ago to eliminate as much repetitive work as possible and, as part of that decision, decided to place most of the DVDs out in open shelving. We have had some stolen but not as many as we thought. We don't plan to return them to closed shelving.
Manager, Adult Services
Duluth Public Library
520 W. Superior St.
Duluth, MN 55802
>>> "Coral Peterson" <email@example.com> 4/27/2007 10:15 am >>>
Is there a public library out there allowing open access to their DVD
collections - no security.
How did you decide on an acceptable loss rate?
Coral Peterson, B.A., M.L.I.S.
AV Collections Coordinator
The Regina Public Library
TEL. (306) 777-6012
FAX (306) 949-7260
Mail: P.O. Box 2311
Canada S4P 3Z5
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