Salt Lake City Public Library
On Tue, 24 Oct 1995, L. M. Lockley wrote:
> I find your suggestion to try to ILL a copy of Liquid Sky very
> interesting. Our ILL person has informed us on many occasions that no
> one will ILL audio or video media for any purposes/reasons/etc! Do you
> know of a list of libraries that will do so that I can pass along to
> her? It would be great if you could. (According to our staff person -
> Public libraries are even more reluctant to loan this type of material)
> The reasons we are given for why no one will loan av material through ILL
> is supposedly: 1) no control over security of tapes (can be damaged more
> easily in mail, can be easily "wiped" if come too close to any number of
> security systems, etc) 2) many of the tapes are too expensive to loan out
> and 3) the circulation of such items is too high at the owning branch so
> they are reluctant to let the go outside their own system for fear of
> losing them (see # 1& 2).
> Please let me know if such a list of av lenders exists and where I can
> get a copy for our ILL staff person. Thank you.
> L. M. Lockley Phone: (314) 926-7323
> St. Charles City-County Library District Fax: (314) 926-0869
> Kisker Road Branch
> 1000 Kisker Road E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
> St. Charles, MO 63304-8726
> Perseverance pays off!
> On Mon, 23 Oct 1995, Kristine Brancolini, 812/855-3710 wrote:
> > Judie: According to OCLC WorldCat, dozens of libraries own this on VHS.
> > Try sending out an interlibrary loan request. Someone should lend it.
> > We find that public libraries are the best lenders, except for our
> > designated borrowing partners in the state and in the Big 10. Good luck!
> > Kristine Brancolini
> > Indiana University Libraries
> > email@example.com