My feeling generally is that you shouldn't mess around with that side of the
Maybe there are other concerns.
At 04:33 PM 4/8/97 -0700, you wrote:
>Dear Video Librarians,
>We are in the process of automating for the first time. We want to be able
>to put the barcodes directly on the videos, to save the step of opening the
>case to ensure that the video has been returned. Our first choice is to use
>the cases that have a hole cut out on the long side of the video case,
>because these would fit under our scanner. We would then put the barcode on
>the long side of the video.
>The problem is, we have been told that you should not put any labels on the
>side of the video that goes into the machine first. However, we have noticed
>that many videos come with manufacturer's labels already there!
>Does anyone have any experience with putting labels on the 'in' side of
>videos? Also, any other words of wisdom on this subject will be greatly
>Niagara Falls Public Library, Ontario, Canada