Re: [Videolib] op vhs title

From: Jessica Rosner <maddux2014@gmail.com>
Date: Wed Jun 10 2009 - 07:43:45 PDT

Well it's illegal. You can not convert from one format to another for
convenience. Why does this not count as a "special circumstance" ? . It
would seem obvious.

On Wed, Jun 10, 2009 at 10:33 AM, Fragola, Patty <fragolap@uww.edu> wrote:

> We have a faculty looking for a title that is only available through OP
> dealers as a VHS. Our collection development policy is that we no longer
> purchase VHS except under very special circumstances. What is the
> conventional wisdom on purchasing an out of print VHS and then converting it
> to DVD?
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> We are also trying to see if another title will suit the faculty’s needs.
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> Patricia Fragola
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> Circulation Coordinator
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> University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
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VIDEOLIB is intended to encourage the broad and lively discussion of issues relating to the selection, evaluation, acquisition,bibliographic control, preservation, and use of current and evolving video formats in libraries and related institutions. It is hoped that the list will serve as an effective working tool for video librarians, as well as a channel of communication between libraries,educational institutions, and video producers and distributors.
Received on Wed Jun 10 07:44:01 2009

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