[Videolib] "Green" DVD packaging

deg farrelly (deg.farrelly@asu.edu)
Mon, 3 Nov 2008 12:16:48 -0700

Erik wrote:

> Date: Mon, 3 Nov 2008 10:53:55 -0800
> From: "Erik Gudris" <egudris@dslextreme.com>

> Just wanted to ask any libraries or distributors on the use of "green" DVD
> packaging. We've noticed a few companies using the new flat, paper cases for
> their titles and wanted to know if there were any issues for libraries in
> cataloging or storing them, any preferences, etc.

We repackage our DVDs to locking cases for open shelves access.

For us, even the "green" packaging is waste. We would rather get the DVDs
with just the full-color printed cover insert, and minimal packaging.

deg farrelly, Associate Librarian
Arizona State University at the West campus
PO Box 37100 
Phoenix, Arizona  85069-7100
Phone:  602.543.8522
Email:  deg.farrelly@asu.edu

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